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Meatless Monday. 8/13/19

On this hot meatless Monday we are minimizing the heat in the kitchen with microwaved corn on the cob, a salad, and portobello mushrooms grilled outside. Let’s start with the corn. It is so easy when you do it in … Continue reading

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Leftovers taco for one. 8/7/19

John and I make and eat dinner together each evening but breakfast and lunch are totally free-form.  We eat what we want at whatever time we like. It works best for us this way. Today I made a leftovers taco … Continue reading

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Texas caviar is the star tonight. 7/28/19

We had Texas caviar in two ways tonight. First as an appetizer before dinner with tortilla chips and then as the vegetable with our dinner. Since it was hot we just bought a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store and … Continue reading

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Pasta fagioli. 3/26/19

John is working at his office today so I am flying solo tonight for dinner. This pasta fagioli is based on a recipe by Giada De Laurentiis of Food Network fame. You can take a look at her recipe here. … Continue reading

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Great pasta fagioli. 2/19/19

Wow, did this turn out well! Our daughter who always looks askance at anything we cook gave it an A+. We followed Giada De Laurentiis’s recipe tweaking it to make it our own (and better!) While our recipe is for … Continue reading

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Sausage and bean stew/soup. 12/9/19

We still have some of the red beans from January 1st left in the refrigerator. Today I take the rest of the beans, the smoked sausage that I forgot to put in the red beans and rice I made, and … Continue reading

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Red beans and rice. 1/1/19

Let the cooking begin! I am sooooo happy to be back in my own kitchen! Though I am not a big believer in luck, I figure that a traditional lucky dinner to start the new year couldn’t hurt. So I … Continue reading

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