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Instant Pot Palak Dal. 5/25/20

Our son has been encouraging us to try this dal (lentil) dish that he makes at home. The recipe he sent me Lentils with Spinach or Palak Dal was from America’s Test Kitchen and like many of their recipes had … Continue reading

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🥬 Red lentils and ginger with creamed spinach. 12/26/19

Our house is still awash with baked goodies—rum cake, all sorts of cookies, focaccia, and panettone, but it is time to put the brakes on the endless eating. Oh, I have enjoyed it, the prime rib, the silky mashed potatoes, … 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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Lamb chops. 5/12/19

Sunday is our leftover day so we took a tour of the freezer and found a couple of 2 rib lamb chops from a couple of weeks ago.  We need to be more proactive in using the food we have … Continue reading

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Classic chicken. 10/4/18

Today’s classic chicken is John’s sous vide chicken breast served au jus with my confetti couscous, and spinach. We are supposed to be having butternut squash but the cut up squash I bought has not liked sitting around for a … Continue reading

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Sous vide, grilled steak. 9/26/18

Tonight’s dinner is simple. Cook the steak in the immersion circulator set at 125 F. Microwave the potato halves. Put them both on a hot grill briefly. Add spinach to the plate. I really love how this method of cooking … Continue reading

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Fire on the grill! Epic fail. 9/18/18

We run into a little trouble when our cast iron flat top catches fire on the grill. Our experiment with searing scallops on a ripping hot surface does not turn out well.  Lesson, never add fat too an overly hot … Continue reading

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Monday Sous vide grilled BBQ Chicken. 9/17/18

Tonight’s dinner has two courses! How fancy of us! For out first course we have a the ingredients for a Caprese salad on a bed of spinach. Our daughter’s tomatoes are the stars with backup from basil that I grow … Continue reading

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Vega/Vege Afghani dahl with spinach salad. 9/11/18

Note: This simple dinner is vegan when omitting the yogurt and feta. After our Sephardic extravaganza on Monday it is time to get back to something simpler. I cannot stress enough how delicious this Afghani preparation of lentils is. It … Continue reading

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Steakhouse dinner at home. 8/2/18

You do not need to spend big bucks at a steakhouse to get a great quality steakhouse dinner. You can make it at home! We buy prime cuts of beef at Costco and split one steak between the two of … Continue reading

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