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Warm night, cool dinner (vegan!). 7/11/19.

It is starting to get toasty again so what better than Italian toast with garden tomatoes and basil, garlic and onion? Dinner consisted in part of crostini that were the essence of summer. Also on the menu was “Best Gazpacho” … Continue reading

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My favorite spaghetti dish. 7/6/19

Since it is a long weekend I decided to make up a new batch of spaghetti sauce flavored with ground beef. John bought enough ground beef for us to have a hamburger meal plus at least four pasta dishes. Starting … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

We are back from our little vacation with our son and his kids. We ate a lot of marginal food – burgers, pizza, tacos, etc., anything that the kids wanted. There really was not much to blog about. I brought … Continue reading

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Chickpea salad. 4/24/19

Note: This is either a vegan or vegetarian entree salad. Omit feta for the vegan rendition. Doesn’t this look good! Summertime in a dish. And a cool dinner is what I need tonight because it is unseasonably hot today. In … Continue reading

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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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Shrimp biryani. 1/18/19

So we were supposed to be eating the shrimp biryani on Thursday but realized that we did not have any limes. We had spaghetti and meat sauce instead. And as often happens when we are eating pasta, I was too … Continue reading

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Planning ahead. 11/25/18

Yesterday I thought to myself, if I do not start planning and cooking ahead my whole house of cards is going to fall down.   I am not sleeping well and I need occasional little naps. Often I need a … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday. 11/1/18

Since we decide that cooking fish in the house is a bad idea due to the fish smell and having people in to see our up-for-sale house, we are casting around for something else to eat. I look in the … Continue reading

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Delicious vegan pasta. 10/27/18

In the time it takes to boil water and cook spaghetti, I make a delicious vegan sauce for our pasta. Here’s all you need – thinly sliced garlic that you brown up in some olive oil, a can of small … Continue reading

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Why not eat breakfast for dinner? 10/19/18

I make such a delicious breakfast for dinner. I take more time and care with it than I do in the morning when there is so much else to do. My dinner breakfast has carbs, protein, and vegetable. The green … Continue reading

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