Category Archives: take-out

Lunar take-out. 7/20/19

Happy Moon Day! I remember sitting on a roof balcony of a fraternity at MIT with my then boyfriend when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. It was amazing! Later I learned that my now husband, John, worked on the … Continue reading

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Fried rice. 6/9/19

On Tuesday John and I along with our son and grandkids are taking an intergenerational roadtrip! We are heading up the North Coast to commune with redwoods, Paul Bunyan, small Victorian towns, and the spectacular coastline. So we are in … Continue reading

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Working with take-out. 6/7/19

Apparently I have thrown my menu out the window. Being short of prep time yesterday, I froze the chicken we were supposed to have and John ran out to the store to pick up something pre-prepared. He chose ribs, potato … Continue reading

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Pizza Margarita. 5/26/19

Tonight was supposed to be our Memorial Day weekend cook-out but with rain in the morning and threatening all day plus temperatures in the upper 50’s we decided to postpone the grilling and chilling until tomorrow. So what to eat? … Continue reading

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Pi Day. 3.14

Since I did not happen to think about it when I was planning out the menu, I am taking a minor deviation from the plan to present our silliness on Pi Day. This is a very difficult dinner (NOT)! Buy … Continue reading

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Bad choice. 2/26/19

Last night was supposed to be vegetarian taco night. I had it all planned-soft tacos with black beans, charred corn, shredded cabbage and cheese, and salsa. Sounds good, doesn’t it? But John said he didn’t feel like eating my plan … Continue reading

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Last of the tomatoes. 11/29/18

We are down to the last of our tomatoes from this year’s crop. To mark the occasion and as a preview to our upcoming trip to Italy I made a dress-your-own salad with oil and vinegar accompanied by a slice … Continue reading

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A/C broke!! Picnic supper 9/30/18

Right now we are in the desert of Southwest Utah. Even though it is the very end of September the temperatures are still in the mid-90’s. Our air conditioning decides to stop working today. So throw the chicken dinner idea … Continue reading

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Noodles and eggplant. 9/24/18

I had a procedure done on my knee over the weekend so there has not been any cooking. John went out and bought some Chinese food and we have been eating it. I chose this dish because I thought it … Continue reading

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Busy person’s chicken dinner. 8/14/18

This is hardly a cooking post but sometimes when you are busy buying a prepared chicken and making a quick side is the best you can do. This turns out to be a very eensy chicken. Look at the size … Continue reading

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