Tag Archives: potatoes

New England Clam Chowder. 3/12/21

Last real cooking day of the week since Saturday is LFD (Leftovers For Dinner) and Sunday is BFD (Breakfast For Dinner.) I have gone off menu with this selection since I had to rejigger my plan earlier in the week. … Continue reading

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Delicious soup from your pantry. 12/29/20

I have talked about this clam chowder before, how it is low in calories, quick and easy to make, and delicious. But did you realize that you can make it from pantry and staple refrigerator items? Here is the recipe. … Continue reading

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Comfort food. 7/4/19

Just remembered I forgot to post yesterday’s dinner! I even considered not posting it at all since I feel somewhat guilty for giving into making a comfort food dinner. When we had finished dinner I did not feel comforted only … Continue reading

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Christmas in June cookout! 6/29/19

Since we were off in Italy over Christmas with our adult children, we never had a chance to celebrate with the grandkids. We had this situation arise once before and found that having Christmas around the Summer Solstice was an … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef stew. 5/15/19

Do you have your favorite beef stew that you make on the stovetop or in your slow cooker? You can make it faster in your Instant Pot! Growing up, my mom always made beef stew in her stovetop pressure cooker. … Continue reading

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Mediterranean fish soup. 5/1/19

Mediterranean fish soup is a delicious combination of fish and shellfish, vegetables, and a slightly fennel-tomato-Pernod fish stock. It does not take long to cook but there is a lot of prep work. You can find the recipe by Rick … Continue reading

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Holiday dinner. 4/27/19

Our belated family Passover dinner was a big success culinarily. It was less of a success family-wise because both grandkids and their mom were sick and could not come. So that was a real letdown.  Feel better soon! But since … Continue reading

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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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