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Caprese salad and more. 7/23/19

On Tuesday we used our bountiful tomatoes for Caprese salad. The salad is simply slices of tomato and mozzarella, a sprinkling of basil, and olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Oh, and don’t forget the salt! My salad looks like the … Continue reading

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Vegan/vegetarian grilling. 7/8/19

It is summer and time for firing up the grill and having delicious burgers. Portobello mushrooms take the place of meat in tonight’s healthy grilled dinner! After marinating the burger-sized portobello caps in oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, and garlic powder … Continue reading

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Sous vide ribeye steak, grilled potato, broccoli and fava beans. 6/4/19

Today’s division of labor was like every other day, John cooks meat and grills and I do vegetable prep and cooking. John gave the steak a 2 hour immersion circulator bath at 130F and then seared the steak on the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving thoughts. 5/21/19

It feels so cold and wintery today that my dinner thoughts turned to Thanksgiving! I am definitely ready for some sunshine and warmth. Since we were going to Costco today, John suggested we get one of their big rotisserie chickens … Continue reading

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Roasted chicken thighs, rice, broccoli. 3/22/19

After preparing dinners from all over the world this week, we come back to a humble chicken dinner to finish off the work week. John bakes the chicken thighs in the oven and then crisps the skin under the broiler. … Continue reading

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Fried scallops with confetti rice, broccoli. 3/10/19

We try something different with the breading on the fried scallops. I suggest we try fresh breadcrumbs instead of panko breadcrumbs. I also suggest we try shallow frying but I do not win on that one. I am not the … Continue reading

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Classic chicken Monday. 2/11/19

In an attempt to make today’s post more interesting, I will report that I read an article about how rutabagas are the perfect vegetable for making spaghetti type noodles. And I have just spent the last 15 minutes trying to … Continue reading

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