Tag Archives: Vegetables

🥬 Not salad for lunch. 3/25/20

I am not a big fan of salad. It is a pain in the neck to construct and then you have to make salad dressing to have it be palatable. I much prefer my salad in its heated version – … Continue reading

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Dinner ideas. 10/9/19

Here are a couple of dinner ideas from the past week. The first picture is of chicken chili. I used my version (lower in fat) of the Neelys from Food Network’s recipe. One thing that I discovered is that using … Continue reading

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Vegetarian/vegan paella. 8/3/19

After eating on the less healthy side for the past few days, my sister and I decided to go to the Farmer’s Market today and make a vegetable inspired dish. Laden with corn, zucchini, shitaki mushrooms, green onions, spinach, parsley, … Continue reading

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Vegetable stew with chickpeas and ditalini. 3/9/19

If you are looking to use up vegetables that have sat a little too long in the crisper this vegetable stew is a great way to turn them into dinner. Carrots, onions, fennel, celery, garlic, tomatoes, and broccoli (or what … Continue reading

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Roasted chicken thighs and confetti rice. 3/8/19

John cooks these chicken thighs in a slow oven and then crisps the skin under the broiler. They are juicy and satisfying. I serve mine with barbecue sauce. I cook jasmine rice in the Instant Pot. It turns out perfectly … Continue reading

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Crispy pork cutlet. 2/9/19

We are supposed to be eating these cutlets with frisĂ©e, lemon, and capers but it is pouring rain out and it seems like going with what is in the refrigerator rather than making a special trip somewhere just for frisĂ©e … Continue reading

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Carbonnade Ă  la Flamande. 1/2/19

Every so often because we went on a Viking cruise I get an email with recipes from various regions they sail to. I have saved a few of them and, since it is winter, I thought I would try one … Continue reading

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Red beans and rice. 1/1/19

Let the cooking begin! I am sooooo happy to be back in my own kitchen! Though I am not a big believer in luck, I figure that a traditional lucky dinner to start the new year couldn’t hurt. So I … Continue reading

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Comforting chicken dinner. 10/15/18

Even though it continues to be around 80F for a high, the mornings have gotten very cool and the house stays chilly throughout the day. I feel like it is okay to turn the oven on again! Monday is 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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