Category Archives: Vegetables

Shrimp biryani. 3/21/19

Biryani is an Indian dish thought to have been brought to India by Arab traders and has an etymology stemming from the Persian word for rice. Since it is the first day of Spring, it is also Nowruz, a new year’s … Continue reading

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Lasagna. 3/20/19

When we were planning this week’s menu, John suggested we have a family favorite that we hadn’t had for quite a while.  Hmm, Kenwood shrimp? Eggplant parmigiana? BBQ ribs? I suggest lasagna – end of discussion. Who does not love … Continue reading

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Sausage with peppers and onions on polenta. 3/19/19

Today is not all about baking (see my other post, Nana Banana Cake) we also need to eat dinner! While John is taking lead on the dinner making the sausage and polenta, I have a supporting role in the onions, … Continue reading

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Red lentils and salad. 3/18/19

I make this as a vegetarian dish by adding some dairy toppings. For a vegan dish omit the garnishes. We start our dinner tonight with a Greek salad embellished with leftover tabbouleh and thinly sliced cucumber. The cheese on top … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Chili. 3/17/19

This is a quick chili that you can make with rotisserie chicken from the grocery store. It features white beans, poblano and jalapeño peppers, and plenty of lime. At our house we manage to eat the whole pot although that … Continue reading

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Steak, grilled potato, asparagus. 3/16/19

John sous vides the steak at 128F and then hits on the grill on both sides briefly. I cut a baking potato in half and microwave it. Then I rub it with olive oil, salt, and garlic powder. John also … Continue reading

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Ides of March vegan fare. 3/15/19

Our daughter suggested I should carry on our silly themes by making an Ides of March Caesar salad and stick a knife in it. Pretty literal, I would say. I should have thought of these obscure not-quite-holidays when I was … Continue reading

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