Tag Archives: couscous

Prize winner! Algerian tagine. 2/8/21

This past week’s winner of most views by a country was Algeria with 355 views.  Dininglite.blog seems to be very popular in North Africa. Both Egypt, last week’s winner, and Algeria made strong showings. I decided to make a tagine … Continue reading

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New! Chicken and chickpea tagine. 12/15/20

Chicken and chickpea tagine is a recipe that I found on NYtimes Cooking site. If you have a subscription you can find it here. We, of course, made some changes to lower fat and sugar and to pare down several … Continue reading

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Lamb and salads. 7/13/19

In my ongoing attempt to use up what foods we have in our freezer, tonight we had some boneless leg of lamb (left over from Passover) with an embellished cole slaw (leftover from last night) and a couscous Mediterranean salad. … Continue reading

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Classic chicken. 10/4/18

Today’s classic chicken is John’s sous vide chicken breast served au jus with my confetti couscous, and spinach. We are supposed to be having butternut squash but the cut up squash I bought has not liked sitting around for a … Continue reading

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Harissa Chicken Thighs with Shallots. 9/9/18

We are having dinner mid-afternoon today since we are going to our son’s concert later. He is a beat boxer/bass in an a capella rock/funk band. We decide to try something new, a braised chicken dish with Mediterranean flavors. The sauce … Continue reading

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Trying a new veggie burger. 11/4/17

First a little business – John and I are leaving for Utah tomorrow. I will not have a new post until Monday, 11/6. Since John and I have decided to make an unplanned trip to Utah my lunch today was basically … Continue reading

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Chicken Monday. 10/23/17

Chicken Monday is an institution at our house. It is a chicken oasis after a sometimes over indulgent weekend. It is a soothing reminder that not all the food is going to change. In my quest to become a part-time … Continue reading

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Pork loin chop with leftovers – 8/29/17

As I mentioned we are freezer foraging currently. There are just too many old things in the freezer. We bought a couple of these in a package a few months ago. The first one we made did not turn out … Continue reading

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Make a lighter version of a restaurant dish you liked – 8/27/17

Here is something I liked from the Tonic Kitchen+Bar at the Applause Hotel by CLIQUE at the Calgary, Alberta airport. Since we were staying out of Calgary near the airport, we did not have a lot of choices on where … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb and cauliflower with couscous – 6/4/17

I discovered that I took a picture of one of the meals we made when the kids were visiting. Since it is hot for cooking in the kitchen in St. George in the summer, we made this boneless leg of … Continue reading

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