Category Archives: Vegetables

Eat more fish! It is good for you! 9/21/20

Since I have lost over 50 lbs. my overall cholesterol is great. One thing that is not so great is my HDL (good cholesterol) reading. It is lower than it should be. My doctor told me to eat less fat … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashanah dinner. 9/19/20

Note: Eek, I wrote this post on Saturday and then forgot to post it! Sorry. Although we are not religious, we still like to celebrate the holidays of both our faiths. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year and begins … Continue reading

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Shrimp in a Pernod cream sauce. 9/17/20

This is a pretty fancy dinner for an ordinary weeknight. We have had this before and I posted the recipe here. John did the cooking and I did the chopping for this dish. We served it with rice and finished … Continue reading

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Winner, winner, chicken dinner. 9/16/20

September 16 is a celebration day for John and me. It is the day he retired from full-time work in 2002. He has been retired for 18 years! We have had a wonderful time being with each other doing so … Continue reading

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Kale and white bean vegetable soup. 9/15/20

The soup I made the other day and had for lunch transformed itself into dinner. I added more vegetable stock to it which made it soupier and less stew-like. All the vegetables in it are things you probably have in … Continue reading

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John’s birthday dinner. 9/14/20

Because of the pandemic this year instead of going out for John’s birthday we cooked his requested favorite meal. He chose popcorn before-sies, sushi appetizer, and fried scallops with collards and corn for the main. We bought the sushi at … Continue reading

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Breakfast for dinner. 9/13/20

I enjoyed my omelet this week which I pared down to just three ingredients eggs, mushrooms and Swiss cheese. I hardly ever eat cheese so a slice of ultra-thin Swiss cheese is a special treat. I stayed with the mushroom … Continue reading

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Roasted Chilean sea bass with mango salsa. 9/12/20

John roasted three pieces of sea bass for 12-15 minutes depending on their thickness. How’s that for a fast delicious dinner?! I made a mango salsa to go with the dinner by combining mango, a chiffonade of kale, Fresno chile, … Continue reading

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Leftover day. 9/11/20

One of the great things about making a double recipe of something you really like is that there is plenty left for another dinner. Of course you run the risk of overeating which I managed to do on both nights … Continue reading

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Creamy corn orecchiette. (Vegan) 9/10/20

This creamy pasta dish has no dairy in it  at all as long as you exchange the butter for oil and omit the parmesan cheese.  The creaminess is basically due to some water or vegetable stock puréed in the blender … Continue reading

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