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A favorite. 11/4/18

Whenever our son comes to visit he always requests his favorite. Surprisingly I do not recall making this for him when he was a kid.  This dish is actually just some of his favorite things – meatballs, noodles, gravy, and … Continue reading

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Salade Niçoise. 7/26/18

It has been really hot for over a week now. I am attempting to find different dishes to make for dinner that will not heat up the kitchen. Today’s attempt, Salade Niçoise. This is more of an assemblage of various … Continue reading

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Shrimp Scampi. 7/19/18

Tonight John is making a recipe from America’s Test Kitchen, shrimp scampi. In our house we have a division of labor when it comes to cooking. John is in charge of all red meat, poultry, fish, and shellfish. I am … Continue reading

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Salmon, salsa, beans, and potatoes. 7/2/18

Finally found some decent salmon to buy to start in on our two pescatarian dinners this week. John used the America’s Test Kitchen technique for cooking the salmon which starts with a quick brine and continues with beginning the cooking … Continue reading

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Meat night. 6/25/18

As I mentioned earlier in the week, one night a week is now dedicated to red meat and the other six are either poultry, vegetarian, or pescatarian.  I think John was really looking forward to this night! John grilled up … Continue reading

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Beef overload. 6/14 & 15/18

We have been eating way more beef than usual since the family is visiting. Thursday and Friday were no exception. Thursday we ate at a nice restaurant nearby. The whole event was almost derailed since one of our grandsons has … Continue reading

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Colorful dinner with new technique. 6/6/18

The other day we were watching a segment of America’s Test Kitchen and they had a technique for getting salmon cooked perfectly. First you brine the fish for 15 minutes. Then you start the cooking with the fish skin side … Continue reading

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