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Lamb chops in Utah – 4/28/17

Once we got to Utah, we looked in the freezer. I feel like we need to eat what we have.  Most of the proteins lend themselves to the hunk of meat, vegetable, starch kind of dinner. Ergo, lamb chops, couscous, … Continue reading

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Lamb chops, couscous, and broccoli – 10/26/16

We buy Australian lamb from Costco. It is always good quality and everyone in the family likes it. I was looking at the per capita consumption of various meats and it looks like chicken, beef, and pork are far more … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken with couscous and broccoli – 9/25/16

Obviously I was living on the wild side when I moved a Chicken Monday meal to Sunday. No doubt I will be confused for the rest of the week about what day it is. John set the immersion circulator at … Continue reading

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August 12, 2016 – $0.99/lb. Chicken

I went to the store on Friday to replenish my vacation-emptied kitchen. John and I planned a menu and chicken was not on my list. But whole chicken was on sale for $0.99/lb. and I could not resist a bargain. … Continue reading

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July 13, 2016 – Fried scallops with collard greens and corn

A while ago we bought frozen sea scallops from Costco. We have been disappointed in them. Even though there is no indication on the label that they have been treated with tripolyphosphate, they ooze that telltale milky liquid and refuse … Continue reading

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July 12, 2016 – BBQ glazed chicken, lemon-garlic couscous, steamed broccoli

Here again I am breaking with my tradition and having chicken on Tuesday instead of Monday.  It is always my intention to wash the sheets and make chicken on Monday but life often interferes.  Given the success of last week’s … Continue reading

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June 5 & 6, 2016 – Meat and more meat

Jon and the kids are here in Utah for a week and this means a week full of meat and more meat. I will probably end up gaining weight from this but feeding them a bunch of vegetarian meals is … Continue reading

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May 31, 2016 – Grilled chicken thighs with zucchini and couscous

Now that it is heating up here in Utah, it is time for more outdoor cooking. John cooked the chicken thighs on the grill painting them with barbecue sauce on the last turn. This way the skin gets crispy and … Continue reading

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April 25, 2016 – Lamb leftovers

Tonight we had lamb from yesterday. The way we managed to still have rosy pink but warm lamb was to sous vide it at 125F for around an hour. It was still juicy and tender. I made some couscous and … Continue reading

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July 30, 2015 – Grilled shrimp with couscous and vegetables

It is still pretty hot here so we decided to make a simple dinner of shrimp cooked on the grill and quick cooking couscous with some diced vegetables. John marinated the shrimp in soy sauce, garlic, ginger, sambal, and a … Continue reading

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