Category Archives: Vegetables

Salmon with a dill sauce. 12/2/20

This dinner was as delicious as it looks! John, my fish and meat cook, did a superb job seasoning and cooking the salmon. I threw together a really tasty dill sauce by combining mayonnaise, yellow mustard, parsley, dill, capers, a … Continue reading

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Memories of Bari, Italy. 12/1/20

Along with my food blog I have another blog which chronicles our travels and important moments in our lives. We were scrolling through the various entries and came upon a trip that included an unplanned stop in Bari in October, … Continue reading

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Shrimp biryani, basmati rice, broccoli. 11/30/20

John and I (mostly John) have not made this dish lately. John was looking through the freezer and happened upon a bag of curry leaves. We decided that I had gotten them from the Asian grocery before the pandemic and … Continue reading

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BFD, scrambled eggs, veggie patty, salad, pita. 11/29/20

Here we are back to the easiest dinner of the week, Breakfast For Dinner (BFD). John was busily concocting his omelet but I felt like, “Easy. All I want is easy.” So I made some simple soft scrambled eggs, microwaved … Continue reading

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Soup and sandwich. 11/28/20

Easy dinner tonight. I made soup with chicken stock plus whatever produce I had and some chicken breast pieces. I also made tuna salad which I eat as an open-faced sandwich with a lettuce leaf as my top “bread”.

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Thanksgiving leftovers. 11/27/20

Originally I had planned for duck tacos tonight but I was done with rich food and John wanted to make a “Peking duck” leftover meal so I decided on some chicken warmed up in chicken broth and the leftover sprouts, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving feast! 11/26/20

Although we were just three people (our household), we had a lovely Thanksgiving full of all the foods we like best. Of course, not having eaten rich foods for over a year, dining royally meant that I felt sick all … Continue reading

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Masoor dal, rice mix, zucchini 11/25/20

Tomorrow is our big Thanksgiving feast for the three of us so we wanted something fairly light for dinner tonight. These red lentils cook up in 15 minutes and are flavored with ginger, onion, garlic, turmeric, cumin, and cayenne. A … Continue reading

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Pan-seared scallops with rice and snow peas. 11/24/20

Yum, scallops! John does such an incredible job cooking them and they are just so sweet and tender. He lets our cast iron pan heat for five minutes with just minimal oil and then the cooking process also takes about … Continue reading

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Omelet and salad. 11/23/20

I love easy Sundays! No thinking,little prep, and a satisfying outcome. I sautéed some onions, mushroom, and spinach and laid that mixture and an ultra thin slice of Swiss cheese on my forming two-egg omelet. When the bottom egg mixture … Continue reading

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