Category Archives: Vegetables

Chicken enchiladas with spicy black beans. 11/22/22

This dish is heavily reliant on staples in your pantry and fridge. The enchiladas are corn tortillas filled with shredded rotisserie chicken, some jarred salsa verde, chopped onion, and cheese. The cheese I used here was what we had, feta. … Continue reading

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Salmon bowl. 11/21/22

This bowl is a family favorite and we make it three different ways, this one with salmon, another with shrimp, and my favorite with tofu. Other than making rice and cooking the salmon, there is no other cooking involved. I … Continue reading

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Harira, ham, and egg. 11/20/22

This Sunday’s Breakfast For Dinner made use of leftover Harira, a Moroccan stew we made earlier this week. I added a piece of deli ham that I cut in strips, an over easy egg, and a squirt of sriracha to … Continue reading

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Farro bowl with sheet pan eggplant and Brussels sprouts. 11/19/22

This dish started out as a quinoa bowl with tahini sauce that I saw on the NYTimes cooking site. John is not a fan of quinoa so I changed the grain to farro. I did not want all the calories … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburger with tabbouleh 11/18/22

Once again John is responsible for making the burgers and I am taking care of the tabbouleh. He does a masterful job of cooking the burgers out on the grill in the almost dark. They are more on the medium … Continue reading

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Traditional chicken dinner. 11/17/22

For years this was the dinner we had on Mondays. In fact our son who is married and has children of his own tells me that on Mondays he always makes chicken. I know he is not making “traditional” chicken, … Continue reading

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Moroccan Harira soup/stew 11/16/22

While I was away John saw an episode of America’s Test Kitchen where they made this North African dish. He thought it looked doable and good so we put it on the menu for this week. We tweaked the recipe … Continue reading

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Seared tuna with rice and bok choy. 11/15/22

After marinating the tuna for an hour in soy sauce, ginger powder, garlic powder, and a few drops of sesame oil John coated the pieces with black and white sesame seeds. Then he seared it for two minutes on each … Continue reading

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Pasta with broccoli, mushrooms, and zucchini 11/14/22

As much as I love going on vacation and eating dishes that someone else prepares and cleans up, I am always happy to come home to my own kitchen and my own way of cooking. My bowl of pasta is … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburger with chopped salad 11/2/22

John made some really yummy hamburgers out on the grill in the dark! He says he can tell if they are done by how they feel and the length of time they have been cooking. This is why I leave … Continue reading

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