Tag Archives: butternut squash

Sous vide chicken breast, butternut squash, broccoli. 3/10/21

John set the temperature for 159F and the immersion circulator did the rest of the work. Once the water is at temperature we cook the meat for at least 1.5 hours. Then when I have the vegetables ready the chicken … Continue reading

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Odds and ends. 10/28/20

I did not stick exactly to my menu yesterday. I have a Zoom meeting on Tuesdays at 3:30 so by the time I am done sometimes I  do not feel like going through the big dinner production. Certainly you can … Continue reading

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Comforting chicken dinner. 10/15/18

Even though it continues to be around 80F for a high, the mornings have gotten very cool and the house stays chilly throughout the day. I feel like it is okay to turn the oven on again! Monday is a … Continue reading

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“The Classic”. 7/23/18

”The Classic” is our go-to Monday chicken dish. It is basically a chicken breast, a starch, and a green vegetable. If I were to ask my kids what we eat on Mondays they would answer without any hesitation, chicken. I … Continue reading

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Using tofu and flaxseed + chicken parm and spaghetti. 11/8/17

Since my recent physical I have been trying to eat more foods that will have the effect of lowering blood sugar and cholesterol. My doctor suggested eating flaxseed and going with a more plant based diet. In reading up on … Continue reading

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Jazzed up vegetables. 10/1/17

I have been through a week of doctor’s appointments after getting a physical on Tuesday, blood tests on Wednesday, and a CT scan on Thursday. Try as she might, my doctor cannot find anything significant wrong with me. There are … Continue reading

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New recipe! Curried butternut squash and chickpeas – 1/31/17

Curried butternut squash and chickpeas is a recipe I found through Food and Wine Magazine. It was pretty good except I would tweak it a bit if I made it again. The recipe called for the curry powder and cayenne … Continue reading

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Chicken Monday – 1/16/17

Just a regular chicken Monday. Boneless skinless chicken breast, green beans, butternut squash, and a little packet gravy. The breasts were 8 ounces each so we have leftovers but we ate up all the vegetables.

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Chicken Tuesday – 11/1/16

Once again we did not manage to get the chicken on the proper day. Perhaps I will give up on Chicken Monday altogether. Secretly, I would like to make it Meatless Monday but John is unconvinced. Tonight we had the … Continue reading

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Orrecchiette with winter squash – 10/31/16

Well, it is Halloween at our house and we are ready for trick or treaters. Unfortunately, no one shows. Must be a combination of a Monday night, on and off rain, and being at the end of a cul-de-sac. Guess … Continue reading

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