Category Archives: Vegetables

All-American taco dinner. 2/28/21

In 2016 we were all threatened, much to our glee, with a taco truck on every corner if we voted for the wrong candidate. Tacos like hamburgers, hot dogs, and pizza have become an American staple served weekly to our children, … Continue reading

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All-American dinner. 2/27/21

We went on a hike yesterday up the Huber Wash in Zion National Park. Although the round-trip is supposedly 4 miles, it was a difficult hike for me since the rock-strewn trail was tortuous for my fragile knee which does … Continue reading

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Kenwood shrimp. 2/26/21

This shrimp recipe comes from the now-defunct Kenwood Grill in Sonoma Wine Country. It was a lovely place to sit and have lunch and a glass of wine. The shrimp dish recipe which  they were nice enough to give us … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast with roasted vegetables. 2/22/21

Monday at our house is traditionally reserved for chicken. Especially when the kids were growing up they always knew that there would be some sort of chicken on Mondays. Often our daughter would be assigned to choose the spices for … Continue reading

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Penne with kale and mushroom. 2/23/21

I was just mentioning to John this morning that pasta seems to go with everything. I had never made it with kale before but it worked out perfectly. I especially liked the flavor of the whole grain penne with the … Continue reading

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BFD – Eggs with pinto beans and kale. 2/21/21

Note: There is no Menu for the Week this week. Daily posts will go on as usual. Each Sunday I try to do something a little different with my Breakfast For Dinner. For this week’s BFD I sautéed some mushrooms, … Continue reading

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LFD – Dal soup with additional veg. 2/20/21

For Leftovers For Dinner I sautéed some mushrooms, cabbage, and kale stems and then added them to the split chickpeas and split pigeon peas stew. I added more broth to it to make it soupier. It seemed to be lacking … Continue reading

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Shrimp fajitas. 2/19/21

Shrimp are such versatile ingredients and lend themselves to many different cuisines. You could take an Italian route with shrimp scampi or a Chinese one with shrimp stir-fry. Tonight we decided to go Mexican with shrimp fajitas with corn tortillas … Continue reading

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Chana/Toor dal, kale, rice. 2/18/21

Chana dal is dried split chickpeas and Toor dal is dried split pigeon peas. I make this in the Instant Pot where the Chana dal holds up structurally and the Toor dal breaks down giving the dish a creamy texture. … Continue reading

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Country winner, Philippines! Chicken adobo. 2/17/21

We had never made chicken adobo from our country with the most views last week, the Philippines. So I scouted around the internet for a recipe that looked doable and followed it closely. The results were so-so. The broth that … Continue reading

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