Tag Archives: green beans

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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Delicious scallops! – 5/22/17

Normally we do not fry anything.  However, we found that these scallops which ended up being too watery to sear properly can be cooked to delicious perfection by frying them. If the only thing you ever eat fried are scallops … 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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OMG, delicious fried scallops! – 1/14/17

Never tried fried scallops? They are fabulous- crunchy on the outside and soft and sweet inside. They are the only fried food that we make. After drying the scallops thoroughly, I dredge them in seasoned flour, then dip them in … Continue reading

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Veál shanks, mashed potatoes, and green beans – 11/5/16

We have had these veal shanks in the freezer for ages and finally decided to cook them. I whizzed up onion, carrot, celery, and garlic in the food processor to use as a flavor base.  After searing the meat John … Continue reading

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Our son’s favorite meal – 10/9/16

After having dinner at our friends’ house on Thursday, Chinese food on Friday, and driving to Utah on Saturday, it is time to get back to cooking! We are spending two weeks in beautiful Utah red rock country. Our son … Continue reading

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Lamb chops, sweet potato, and green beans – 9/21/16

John cooked the lamb chops on the grill and I microwaved a sweet potato and then mashed it with some chipotle powder. The real star of the show, though, were the green beans. Along with the half sandwich that I … Continue reading

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August 18, 2016 – Warm Niçoise salad (with or without tuna)

Note: for a vegetarian dish omit the tuna and add another half egg. I found this Gwynth Paltrow recipe a while ago and made it according to her instructions. I wasn’t happy with the results. Putting everything in a pan … Continue reading

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July 1, 2016 – Brain food and the Puzzle Contest

Every Friday the Wall Street Journal has a crossword puzzle contest. It’s a meta puzzle based on the solution to the puzzle. It’s always tricky and John and I usually work on it together. So what better food for our mental … Continue reading

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May 2, 2016 – Lamb chop with farro and green beans

As you can see I am still trying to keep my meat portions small. The real star of the show was the leftover farro which I mixed with lentils. Mmmm, so good!

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