Category Archives: Vegetables

A really ugly looking dinner. 8/20/19

We have a lot of Aunt Ruby’s German Green tomatoes so I made tomato sauce. About two weeks ago I ruined it by putting in red tomato paste turning it into brown sludge. Why not make my own tomato paste … Continue reading

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Chicken dinner. 8/19/19

Today is my older sister’s birthday. Happy Birthday, Peggy! She is coming for a visit in October. I am looking forward to it. I had such fun with my younger sister a few weeks ago. I anticipate a great time … Continue reading

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Light clam chowder. 8/18/19

Wow, did this come out well! In fact it is so good that our daughter ate it for breakfast this morning. Granted this is not exactly summer fare but it has been pleasant here for a few days so I … Continue reading

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Less cooking. 8/16-17/19

I am running out of steam for doing actual cooking at the end of this week. Maybe it is the hot weather that has gotten to me. On Thursday we were supposed to have chicken on the grill but John … Continue reading

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Burger time! 8/15/19

It is in the 100s again today. Late August and September are the hottest months here in Northern California and it is the time of summer that no one looks forward to. We are not going to be heating up … Continue reading

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Great tabbouleh and more! 8/14/19

I get a lot of accolades from the family when I make this parsley-forward tabbouleh based on a recipe for a Lebanese Tabbouleh from NYTimes Cooking. For tonight’s version, here is the recipe: Lemony Parsley Tabbouleh 1/2 cup bulgur wheat … Continue reading

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Shrimp scampi. 8/13/19

Tonight’s dinner is easy for me. I have to mince 4 cloves of garlic, heat up some leftover rice, and zap the Stouffer’s spinach soufflé for 10 minutes. John, on the other hand, has to peel and de-vein the shrimp, … Continue reading

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