Tag Archives: potatoes

Leek and potato soup. 9/19/22

Tonight’s leek and potato soup began life a few weeks ago as Instant Pot Vichyssoises. We had a bunch left over so we heated it up to come back as leek and potato soup! No need to eat it cold … Continue reading

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Potato latkes. 12/5/21

Sunday night was the last night of Hanukkah so we fired up our electric wok with plenty of oil and made potato latkes. Actually John did all this and I just devoured the crispy potato pancakes. We and our daughter … Continue reading

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Vegan! Ethiopian spicy red lentils plus Ethiopian cabbage, potatoes, and carrots (atakilt wat). 11/22/21

Our family loves the food at Zeni’s, an Ethiopian restaurant in San Jose, but it is kind of a schlep to go there and, of course, pandemic. So every once in a while John and I try to make a … Continue reading

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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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