Tag Archives: Salad

Last of the tomatoes. 11/29/18

We are down to the last of our tomatoes from this year’s crop. To mark the occasion and as a preview to our upcoming trip to Italy I made a dress-your-own salad with oil and vinegar accompanied by a slice … Continue reading

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Vegan Instant Pot Chickpea Biryani. 10/30/18

If you own an Instant Pot, Chickpea Biryani is super fast and super easy. What takes the longest is soaking the rice for 20 minutes! My recipe is an adaptation of a NYTimes Cooking dish, Pressure Cooker Shrimp Biryani. I … 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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Vegetarian dinner in two acts. 9/27/18

Tonight’s dinner, sort of fattoush and dal, I serve in two courses because John does the dishes and I want to cut down on his work. This way instead of four bowls we only need two. He says he likes … Continue reading

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Salade Niçoise. 7/26/18

It has been really hot for over a week now. I am attempting to find different dishes to make for dinner that will not heat up the kitchen. Today’s attempt, Salade Niçoise. This is more of an assemblage of various … Continue reading

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New! Vegan! Lentil salad with roasted potatoes. 5/21/18

I am always on the lookout for a new recipe to incorporate into my vegan/vegetarian Tuesdays. This recipe came into my mailbox via the Washington Post but I see there are lots of similar recipes online. I was hoping for … Continue reading

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Spaghetti rigate X 2. 4/6 and 4/7/18

We bought some Barilla spaghetti rigate the other day and thought we would return to Italy for the evening meal. Rigate means striated and the spaghetti has grooves on it that run the length of each strand. It helps the … Continue reading

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