Tag Archives: shallots

It’s all about the sides. 4/22/19

I am really pleased with this dinner, chicken and brown rice with chunky tomato vinaigrette and cucumber-avocado salad. Not only is it delicious but it is so versatile. We served it with some rotisserie chicken that we picked up from … Continue reading

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Harissa Chicken Thighs with Shallots. 9/9/18

We are having dinner mid-afternoon today since we are going to our son’s concert later. He is a beat boxer/bass in an a capella rock/funk band. We decide to try something new, a braised chicken dish with Mediterranean flavors. The sauce … Continue reading

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“Quick” Vegetarian Pad Thai – 5/20/17

This pad Thai, adapted from a Food and Wine recipe, may be quick to cook but the prep time is not minimal. There is a lot of chopping and sauce making ahead of time. Here is the original recipe http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/quick-shrimp-pad-thaiContinue reading

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Meatless Tuesday – Enhanced penne with asparagus – 5/9/17

I know I need to branch out from my incessant use of asparagus and penne for my meatless meal, But I love it! I tried to jazz it up a bit by adding shallots, lemon zest, garlic, and almonds plus … Continue reading

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May 25, 2016 – Pad Thai with shrimp

I first made this Food & Wine “Quick Pad Thai” in April. I wish I had jotted down some improvement notes then! Except for making the sauce, everything you do amounts to chopping things up. I added julienned carrots and … Continue reading

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