Tag Archives: asparagus

Shrimp scampi with corn and asparagus succotash. 7/7/19

John did a great job cooking the shrimp. It came out rosy pink with that snap as you bite into them and then the slightly toothsome inside. We decided to double the sauce because we were putting the shrimp scampi … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala with mashed potatoes and asparagus. 7/3/19

We have a habit of having a glass of wine and an hors d’oeuvre before dinner. It seems a nice civilized routine. Wednesday’s offering was crackers with a smear of butter and a slice of radish. I don’t know that … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan. 5/3/19

While I was eating the chicken Parmesan I was thinking, “Why don’t we eat this more often? It is so good!” John split the breasts in half longitudinally so that we each had two thinner pieces. He sautéed them in … Continue reading

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Vegan springtime pasta. 4/29/19

What shouts Spring more than asparagus?! I bought a few too many spears for our holiday dinner on Saturday so I used them in my Meatless Monday dinner, Penne with Asparagus. I cut the asparagus to mimic the shape of … Continue reading

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Holiday dinner. 4/27/19

Our belated family Passover dinner was a big success culinarily. It was less of a success family-wise because both grandkids and their mom were sick and could not come. So that was a real letdown.  Feel better soon! But since … Continue reading

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Spring menu. 4/19/19

If I had remembered to take a picture of our dinner last night it would have looked something like this. The difference is that John sous vide two racks of lamb instead of boneless leg of lamb. He set the … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Asparagus and Penne. 3/26/19

Eating asparagus always tastes like springtime. I am old enough to remember when  asparagus was only available for a few weeks and during that time it seemed like asparagus was omnipresent in every meal. Now, of course, we can eat … Continue reading

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