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Rhode Island clam chowder. 9/10/21

We finally got around to making clam chowder since the weather has cooled down some. Rhode Island style chowder is much lighter than its super thick and creamy cousin to the north. Of course I have pared down the cream … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu. September 6-12, 2021

This week’s menu contains a holiday meal on Monday. Monday is not only Labor Day but also the beginning of the Jewish New Year celebration. Since at our house we celebrate national holidays, Christian holidays, and Jewish holidays I am … Continue reading

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Vacation cooking. 8/17/21

Here are some dinners I made or bought this week while on vacation. Although I am aware of what I should be eating, lunches out and snacks with drinks at “cocktail time” are proving difficult to control. Now that we … Continue reading

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Weekly menu August 9 – 15, 2021

At the end of this week we are taking a little vacation. We’ll be staying in a self-catering condo so the cooking will continue but I am not quite sure yet of what we will be cooking. So this week … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 7/8/21

We were supposed to be preparing shrimp tonight but we opted to change the menu to a favorite of ours, clam chowder. I have taken a traditional recipe for New England clam chowder and lightened it up so that it … Continue reading

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Whole grain spaghetti with pesto, salad 7/5/21

Tonight we started with a salad since we were having pesto rather than vegetables in our pasta. The salad had a mix of greens, mushrooms, scallions, and cherry tomatoes. I make a very low fat salad dressing using two of … Continue reading

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Healthy shrimp scampi with broccoli and rice 7/2/21

John and I were wondering tonight, why don’t we make this more often? Good question because it is healthy and delicious. I am definitely going to make sure that it appears on the menu at least once a month from … Continue reading

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Thai green curry with zucchini zoodles and tofu. 6/14/21

Update: I forgot to post this dinner on June 14th. As you will read it was not entirely a success. We are trying it again this coming week with more and varied zoodles and chicken. We are going to amp … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu. June 7 – 13, 2021

Since I have been super serious about staying on my diet this past week, I have gotten back and a little below my goal weight. This is a reason for celebration! Wait, hold on, Beebamom, don’t undo all the good … Continue reading

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Pasta with greens, mozzarella, and chickpeas. 5/26/21

When I came across the recipe for this pasta it sounded like something we would really like. What I really did not like was the amount of oil in the recipe so I worked on slimming that down. I have … Continue reading

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