Monthly Archives: February 2016

February 29, 2016 – Leap Year Pasta

Really, there is nothing leap year about this recipe except the date I made it on. In order to stretch the dish and make it filling, I use a lot of vegetables. In addition to the spaghetti I add carrots, … Continue reading

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February 28, 2016 – Warm Niçoise Salad

I made this a couple of weeks ago. The first time all the ingredients went into the oven and cooked together (potatoes and beans parboiled first.) This time I cooked the vegetables separately and John seared the tuna. I think … Continue reading

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February 26, 2016 – Vegetarian dinner out

Tonight we are going to a concert where our son is singing. We are having dinner at Mistral in Redwood Shores. I choose two things from the appetizer menu, a beet salad and a Mediterraean sampler. The beet salad is … Continue reading

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February 24, 2016 – Chicken leftover soup

After an exciting four days in Tampa for our nephew’s wedding, we flew home on Sunday. I returned with a terrible cold. Monday – I can’t even remember what we ate. Tuesday – we ordered out. It is Wednesday and … Continue reading

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February 16, 2016 – Golden beets and feta cheese salad

We had this salad as part of our dinner last night. Roast the beets wrapped in aluminum foil in a 400F oven for about 40 minutes. When cool enough to handle remove the skin using two paper towels. Dress the … Continue reading

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February 15, 2016 – Penne with broccoli, carrots, and cherry tomatoes

Guess what? We are in Florida! We arrived Friday night and are staying a week for a family wedding. The first several days we are staying at my sister’s in Marco Island. I haven’t really been in control of dinners … Continue reading

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February 11, 2016 – Sashimi

Tonight it was like old times with both of our kids home. We went out to dinner at a local Japanese restaurant. I am still working on finding the exact order I want. Last time I had hamachi nigiri and … Continue reading

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