Category Archives: Vegetables

🥬 Not salad for lunch. 3/25/20

I am not a big fan of salad. It is a pain in the neck to construct and then you have to make salad dressing to have it be palatable. I much prefer my salad in its heated version – … Continue reading

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🥩 Ribeye steak with mashed rutabagas and spinach. 3/23/20

Today is our daughter’s birthday and we were supposed to be celebrating it in Bari, Italy. Instead she is upstairs having a digital Happy Hour with her friends. I am sorry for her and us but what can you do? … Continue reading

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🥬 Composed salad. 3/20/20

In these harried days when no one is composed, make a composed salad out of leftovers and what you have in your fridge.  Starting with a bed of romaine, I put some egg salad, corn and diced asparagus stems, edamame, new … Continue reading

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🐚🐟 Shrimp in yellow curry with vegetables. 3/19/20

We made Mark Bittman’s shrimp in yellow curry but we made it lighter by substituting the cup of coconut milk with non-fat yogurt, two teaspoons of cream, and about 1/4 teaspoon of coconut extract. I am sure using the coconut … Continue reading

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🥬 Chipotle bean burger and collard greens. 3/18/20

I cannot take any credit for the chipotle bean burgers since they are made by Morningstar and cooking them is just one minute on each side on high in the microwave. I served mine with a little barbecue sauce and … Continue reading

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🐚🐟 Scallops, new potatoes, snow peas. 3/17/20

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We are celebrating by having at least a portion of our dinner be green. My contribution to this dinner are the Irish snow peas and that Irish favorite, potatoes! I also am in charge of the … Continue reading

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🐑 Lamb chops, asparagus, rice. 3/16/20

In a departure from our usual fare, we have rib lamb chops that John sears in a pan on the cooktop and finishes in the oven. They had been in the freezer for over 6 months and it was time … Continue reading

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