Tag Archives: polenta

Creamy polenta with black beans, avocado, and radish. 10/12/22

When John makes polenta he starts with 1/2 cup polenta and just under 3 cups of salted water, two bay leaves, and two cloves of garlic. He cooks it, stirring, for 15 minutes. After discarding the bay leaves he stirs … Continue reading

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Vegetable stir-fry with polenta and fresh herbs 6/5/22

Since I ate an egg for breakfast I was looking for something different for Sunday night’s dinner. Aha, leftover polenta in the refrigerator! Given that polenta did not seem to lend itself to Asian flavors I decided to make an … Continue reading

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Atlantic cod, polenta, parsley sauce, and zucchini 6/2/22

Every week I get emails with what is on sale at our local grocery stores. This week I saw that fresh Atlantic cod was $12.99/lb. (plus another 10% off for being an Amazon Prime member) at Whole Foods. Having lived … Continue reading

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Shrimp with broccoli and zucchini over polenta 5/12/22

Shrimp with vegetables over polenta is our version of shrimp and grits. John uses Bob’s Red Mill polenta and makes it in a ratio of six parts water to one part polenta. One half cup of polenta turns into quite … Continue reading

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Sweet Italian sausage with polenta and salad. 5/30/19

I started out by cutting the onions and bell peppers for tonight’s dinner plus enough for use in the fajitas we are having tomorrow night – two birds with one stone! Next I prepared the vegetables for the salad. I … Continue reading

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Sausage with peppers and onions on polenta. 3/19/19

Today is not all about baking (see my other post, Nana Banana Cake) we also need to eat dinner! While John is taking lead on the dinner making the sausage and polenta, I have a supporting role in the onions, … Continue reading

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Chicken Marsala. 12/3/18

I was thinking about something a little different for our Chicken Monday and came up with Chicken Marsala. John and I made a quick trip to the grocery store and bought some boneless chicken thighs and mushrooms. First John takes … Continue reading

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Sweet Italian sausage and polenta. 6/10/18

Our son and two grandkids have arrived for a fun week in the hopefully not too blazing sun of Utah! Obviously there will be less time for blogging as we hike, swim, play games, travel to the Grand Canyon, etc., … Continue reading

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Vega- Vege- Pesca- tarian Day. 10/26/17

I am doing the best I can to have a more plant-based diet. Sometimes I make mistakes and sometimes my lifestyle doesn’t allow me to be perfect. Today I started off with a vegan oatmeal breakfast. This was followed by … Continue reading

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Salad, peppers and onions, polenta, sausage – 7/27/17

Leftovers night! The sausages and polenta are from the night we had friends over for dinner, the peppers and onions are newly made but originally for the friends dinner, and the salad is the same as the golden beet, tomato, … Continue reading

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