Tag Archives: snow peas

Seared scallops with snow peas and new potatoes. 7/2/19

Of all the proteins scallops are my favorite. Sweet and succulent they make any dinner feel special. John did a great job cooking them in our cast iron frying pan. He made sure it was really hot before he put … Continue reading

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Pasta with tuna, snow peas, and parsley. 6/8/19

Today, for my half birthday celebration (what? you don’t celebrate your half birthdays?!) I made campanelle with a lot of snow peas and parsley plus a can of tuna. I sautéed a little onion and garlic and then, when the pasta … Continue reading

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Seared scallops. 2/10/19

I love scallops. I especially love them breaded and fried but since I am trying to eat reasonably, I am having them pan seared tonight. The steamed new potatoes only take about twenty minutes to cook and, after they are … Continue reading

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Jerk chicken. 2/6/19

John wants to try making Jamaican-style jerk chicken. I find a no-fuss recipe on the NYTimes cooking site and with much fuss he makes the chicken. The fuss has to do with grinding up a whole bunch of spices, cinnamon, … Continue reading

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“The Classic”. 7/23/18

”The Classic” is our go-to Monday chicken dish. It is basically a chicken breast, a starch, and a green vegetable. If I were to ask my kids what we eat on Mondays they would answer without any hesitation, chicken. I … Continue reading

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Balance your plate – 7/19/17

Ideas keep changing about how we should eat. I think balanced is probably the best way. But the proportions towards that balance have also changed. I used to make my plate in thirds – protein, complex carbohydrate, and vegetable. These … 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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