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Thanksgiving and the day after. 11/25/22

We had an all-hors d’oeuvres Thanksgiving dinner with the whole family. Each person brought an item or items in appetizer form. It was fun and relaxed although probably as much work as doing the whole big traditional spread. Here are … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with spicy black beans. 11/22/22

This dish is heavily reliant on staples in your pantry and fridge. The enchiladas are corn tortillas filled with shredded rotisserie chicken, some jarred salsa verde, chopped onion, and cheese. The cheese I used here was what we had, feta. … Continue reading

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Buffalo chicken wings 8/25/22

On Thursday I got sidetracked with planning a trip to Boston with my best friend and dinner got lost in the excitement. Luckily we had bought a bag of frozen chicken wings and made a dinner of them plus a … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu August 22 -28, 2022

Why is Northern California the hottest in late August to the beginning of October when the rest of the country is beginning to cool off? I asked the internet this question and got an answer. “In September, the interior of … Continue reading

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Vegan fusilli arrabbiata over kale 8/10/22

Oh, yum, it’s pasta Wednesday at our house! The sauce I made consisted of three fresh tomatoes from our daughter’s garden, a can of original Rotel diced tomatoes and chiles, a dollop of tomato paste, oregano, salt, and red pepper … Continue reading

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Vegan chickpea stew over kale 7/27/22

During our recent vacation I often felt like we were in a vegetable desert. Yes, we could usually get a salad but a dish like our dinner tonight was nowhere to be found. This chickpea stew is so easy to … Continue reading

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Weekly menu June 6 – June 12, 2022

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Weekly Menu May 2 – 8, 2022

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Weekly Menu April 25 – May 1, 2022

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Weekly Menu February 21-27, 2022

This week we are having some of our favorites. It is going to be cold here (for Nothern California) this week and most of our menu ideas are warm and comforting. Plus there is the added bonus of making a … Continue reading

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