Category Archives: Vegetables

Birthday Celebration! 12/8/18

Every year I celebrate my birthday with my friend who has a birthday the day after mine. We have been doing this for many years, probably more years than most of my readers have been alive! It is a fun … Continue reading

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Crispy chicken sandwich at home. 12/5/18

This is turning out to be a week of secondary use of ingredients – you know, leftovers. The other day we made chicken Marsala. John could not fit all the tiny chicken thighs in the pan so we had two … Continue reading

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Stretch your food budget. 12/4/18

On Tuesday we made a beef stew. There was less than a pound of meat in it and some potatoes, onions, and a few limp carrots and celery. We had some leftovers but not enough for a whole meal. So … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala. 12/3/18

I was thinking about something a little different for our Chicken Monday and came up with Chicken Marsala. John and I made a quick trip to the grocery store and bought some boneless chicken thighs and mushrooms. First John takes … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 12/2/18

I have been craving some beef stew. This is the exact same beef stew my mother used to make when I was a kid. Back then I hated everything but I grew up and realized that the comforting flavors of … Continue reading

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Simply spaghetti. 12/1/18

Last night we opened a jar of Bertolli tomato sauce and cooked up some thick spaghetti. I usually make my own sauces but we got a late start on supper so it was the jar for us. I am not … Continue reading

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Sonoma Wine Country. 11/30/18

Since my birthday is a week from tomorrow, we figure that it is a good time to start celebrating early. December will be a month of celebrating and travel so there will not be a whole lot of cooking. But … Continue reading

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