Category Archives: Salad

Whole grain penne with pesto. 9/15/21

Last week I harvested a bunch of basil from my two backyard basil plants to make pesto. Since I did not have quite enough I used some store-bought Italian parsley to supplement the basil. I used this recipe from the … Continue reading

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Gazpacho and chickpea salad. 9/9/21

As the temperature keeps hovering in the mid- to upper 90s, I am finding ways to keep from heating up the kitchen. On Thursday I made gazpacho from the myriad Roma tomatoes that our daughter brought home from the Community … Continue reading

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Hot night, cool dinner. 9/8/21

In the San Francisco Bay Area September is the hottest month of the year. For those of us brought up in the mid-Atlantic states and New England, we are expecting a cool break in the weather. Even though I have … Continue reading

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Salad days. 8/25/21

I seem to be in the post-vacation doldrums. I planned out my menu and even bought what I needed to make it but I am just not executing my plan. Both Monday and Wednesday this week I just did not … Continue reading

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Sushi and salad. 8/10/21

We have thrown our menu out the window because it is too hot to be heating up the kitchen by turning on the oven or the stovetop. So we opted to get take-away sushi and I made a salad with … Continue reading

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Vegan burger and nuoc cham slaw 8/6/21

John and I saw these Incogmeato burgers made by Morningstar at the grocery store and we thought we would give them a try. They are a nice size and at 250 calories are not over-the-top fattening. John cooked it in … Continue reading

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Pesto penne and salad. 8/5/21

Since I knew that the amount of pasta we were preparing would not fill us up, I made a large salad for each of us. I think I have mentioned many times before that I do not really like salad … Continue reading

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Seared tuna in tiger’s milk with edamame salad and rice. 8/3/21

A couple of times when we have been out to dinner we have ordered some fish that was in a Peruvian ceviche of tiger’s milk. Tiger’s milk is a spicy lime marinade which if you make it according to the … Continue reading

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Chicken with Tabbouleh and Moroccan carrot salad. 7/29/21

Since it was in the mid-90s on Thursday, I decided to shift from sheet pan roasted vegetables to cool salads. I made my usual parsley forward tabbouleh and looked through a bunch of recipes to find a carrot salad that … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 7/24/21

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu is a dish we ordered when we used to eat out before the pandemic and the dieting. We periodically try to make it at home with varying results. Saturday’s rendition was closer. Some day … Continue reading

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