Tag Archives: brussels sprouts

Fried scallops, Brussels sprouts, and tots. 11/8/18

Can you tell our son has been visiting all week?! John and he conjured up an all fry meal! Since I cannot deny my son what he wants, I only put my foot down about the tater tots and said … Continue reading

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BBQ chicken, Brussels sprout slaw, smashed potato salad. 10/13/18

 We are supposed to be making Instant Pot Shrimp Biryani tonight but we cannot find curry leaves. Plus buying U-20 shrimp costs about $25.00 for a frozen pack. So while we are out at the store we have to change … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken with corn and slaw. 7/1/18

We were originally supposed to have take-out from our favorite Chinese restaurant but we had too many vegetables that needed eating so we opted to move our menu one day ahead. Nothing says summer better than some chicken grilled out … Continue reading

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Roast cod with parsley sauce and chickpea purée. 5/31/18

This dinner has a lot of moving parts. There is a parsley sauce, a chickpea purée, the cod itself, and we added a vegetable, Brussels sprouts. The recipe suggests that you make the  parsley sauce in the blender and chickpea … Continue reading

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Fancy wine night. 5/24/18

Every so often we have a fancy wine night. Over the years we have collected a small stash of “better” wines which we normally save for special occasions. Other times we just open a bottle as a special treat to … Continue reading

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Use it or lose it – a bowl of vegetables 9/6/17

We have so many cherry tomatoes! It seems that our daughter’s cherry tomato plants are much more prolific than her sandwich size tomatoes. On top of this I have a lot of vegetables I bought about a week ago in … Continue reading

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Shrimp stir-fry – 3/11/17

Finally we are back to eating something reasonable. Along with the shrimp that John marinated, I cut up a variety of vegetables – onions, carrots, celery, snow peas, garlic, ginger, poblano chile, and Brussels sprouts. I usually add cabbage but … Continue reading

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Lamb chops with Brussels sprouts and rice

As I have mentioned before lamb chops are not photogenic. John grilled them and I heated up the brown rice that we had earlier in the week and I also prepared the Brussels sprouts. In our family they are known … Continue reading

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April 22, 2016 – Earth Day and Passover

Tonight, the night of the first Seder of Passover, we just had three of us, John, our daughter, and me. We are doing the family Seder on Sunday. We started with some chicken liver pate with cornichons and our main … Continue reading

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October 21, 2015 – Lamb chops with brussels sprouts and new potatoes

Tonight we have a homey kind of dinner and, since Sarah loves lamb, we all eat together! John marinates the lamb and cooks it on the grill. I steam the new potatoes and make the sprouts. I add some of … Continue reading

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