Category Archives: Vegetables

Penne with broccolini and mushrooms. 5/23/20

If you are like me and trying to cut back on carbs or calories, you are probably trying to eat a smaller portion of pasta. It is sad I know to see that wee amount in your bowl. I make … Continue reading

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Sea bass with chickpea purée and parsley sauce. 5/19/20

This dish turned out looking a little garish what with the bright oranges and greens but it was quite delicious—a lot of work for the person dealing with the vegetables, though. And that was me! The original recipe is from … Continue reading

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Chicken and rice with ginger/scallion sauce

I saw this recipe on the NYTimes Cooking site and it appealed to me because it seemed dead easy without much cleanup. Put white rice in a pot with chicken broth, some salt, and a tablespoon of grated fresh ginger. On … Continue reading

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Seared scallops with corn and snow peas. 5/16/20

We have a division of labor in our house, John cooks the animal proteins while I take care of the vegetable proteins and veggie sides. Tonight John made his superb seared scallops in a cast iron pan while I sautéed … Continue reading

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Sheet pan turkey sausage and roasted vegetables. 5/15/20

I really like making these sheet pan dinners. Roasting vegetables makes them delicious and the clean-up is as easy as crumpling up the piece of aluminum foil you cooked them on. To start cut up your vegetables and put them … Continue reading

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Shrimp, rice, bok choy with oyster sauce 5/14/20

Sautéed shrimp is simple to make. White rice is easily prepared. Stir fried bok choy only takes around five minutes to cook. What makes this simple, easy dish delectable? It is the sauce comprised of oyster sauce, soy sauce, rice … Continue reading

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Rotini with mushroom/meat sauce. 5/13/20

Just looking at this bowl of pasta makes me happy! Even though I only allowed myself two ounces of pasta and two ounces of meat, the small pieces of mushroom mimicked the meat, and the sauce was plentiful and delicious. … Continue reading

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