Category Archives: Salad

Hamburger and salad. 1/20/23

Tonight we enjoyed a hamburger which John cooked beautifully on the grill. If I could only choose one way to eat beef it would be this, a simple burger with a slice of onion on a bun with a smear … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner, 1/16/23 and Open-faced tilapia sandwich with salad, 1/17/23

Apparently I forgot to post yesterday so today is a two-fer. My classic chicken dinner is always served with butternut squash, rutabaga, or potato mash. Sometimes, like Monday night, it is a combination because I don’t have enough of any … Continue reading

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Asian tofu bowl. 12/21/22

This is my favorite bowl of the three we make. And it is probably the easiest. We get very firm tofu that gets marinated in soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, and garlic powders and then everything else (except for the … Continue reading

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Potato latkes and salad. 12/20/22

Before we are totally enveloped in Christmas celebrations we took time out for John’s holiday, Hanukkah. Although this is a minor holiday in the Jewish calendar it has gained status due to its proximity to Christmas. Since it celebrates the … Continue reading

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Fried scallops with tots and salad. 12/8/22

This is my birthday dinner. I love fried scallops and have not had them since July 17, 2020! That’s the thing about having this blog I always know what and when I ate something. So obviously frying stuff is not … Continue reading

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Taco Tuesday – carnitas! 12/6/22

Pork butt (shoulder) was on sale this week for $1.87/lb. So we thought we would buy a small one and try making carnitas in the Instant Pot for some dinners and lunches. We followed this recipe from the Well plated … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburger with chopped salad. 11/26/22

John grilled the burgers to perfection and I assembled a pre-packaged salad. No inventiveness in this meal but if I am going to have a red meat dinner, I would always choose a hamburger over a fancy steak.

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Grilled hamburger with tabbouleh 11/18/22

Once again John is responsible for making the burgers and I am taking care of the tabbouleh. He does a masterful job of cooking the burgers out on the grill in the almost dark. They are more on the medium … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburger with chopped salad 11/2/22

John made some really yummy hamburgers out on the grill in the dark! He says he can tell if they are done by how they feel and the length of time they have been cooking. This is why I leave … Continue reading

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Zoodle-mania. 10/26/22

So here is a silly/stupid thing I did. I wanted to make some zoodles to augment our pasta dish. Unfortunately I pulled a cucumber out of the fridge instead of a zucchini! John snitched a few strands out of my … Continue reading

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