Tag Archives: potatoes

Cod with Moroccan flavors. 2/7/19

John prepares the marinade for the cod with some input from me. I ask him to cut down on the heat because I am still feeling the effects of last night’s jerk chicken. He substitutes regular paprika for the hot … Continue reading

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Stretch your food budget. 12/4/18

On Tuesday we made a beef stew. There was less than a pound of meat in it and some potatoes, onions, and a few limp carrots and celery. We had some leftovers but not enough for a whole meal. So … Continue reading

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Finally cooked something. 11/17/18

Let’s see, Tuesday pretzels, Wednesday egg, Thursday pizza, Friday leftover pizza, and Saturday, I finally make something. I am still needing comfort food and with John spurring me on, we make beef stew in the Instant Pot. John browns the … Continue reading

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Day off for mom. 11/7/18

Usually at our house I am the chief chopper-upper and vegetable maker. Tonight I lounge on the couch while my son and husband take over the dinner duties. John sous vides the steaks and then finishes them on the grill. … Continue reading

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BBQ chicken, Brussels sprout slaw, smashed potato salad. 10/13/18

 We are supposed to be making Instant Pot Shrimp Biryani tonight but we cannot find curry leaves. Plus buying U-20 shrimp costs about $25.00 for a frozen pack. So while we are out at the store we have to change … Continue reading

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Steak, potatoes, salad. 10/6/18

What could be more American than steak, potatoes, and a salad. The surprising thing, though, is that this dinner turned out much more delicious than any comparable dinner of recent memory. What is up with that?! John sous vide the … Continue reading

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Not classic chicken dinner. 7/5/18 (a recipe included)

According to my menu I was supposed to be making chicken breast, mashed potatoes, and a green vegetable. But I was just not feeling it.  Summer temperatures are just too warm for the classic. Plus I had left over salads … Continue reading

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