Tag Archives: Vegetables

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 frisée, 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 frisée … Continue reading

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Carbonnade à 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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