Monthly Archives: December 2016

Homage to Hanukkah – 12/30/16

Since we are a multicultural household we celebrate both Christian and Jewish holidays. Plus since we were busy on the first day of Hanukkah celebrating Christmas Eve we missed having our usual Hanukkah treat, potato latkes. Tonight’s dinner was an … Continue reading

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A versatile dinner dish – 12/29/16

A big bowl of pasta – who doesn’t love it?! While we made ours with some leftover chicken and chicken stock, you could scramble an egg and toss it with the pasta and vegetable stock, or add some tofu and … Continue reading

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Straighter and narrower – 12/28/16

Dinner tonight was back on track! John sous vide a boneless skinless chicken breast using his new container and vacuum sealer. I made broccoli (again!) and rutabagas using my new ceramic knives. I cooked the rutabagas in the microwave which … Continue reading

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Woeful dieter – 12/26/16

Last night for dinner we had some leftovers  from the Christmas feast and from the hors d’oeuvres on Pilat Eve. There are so many delicious but evil things in the refrigerator! After munching on some chips and dip with leftover wine, … Continue reading

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Take-out strategy – 12/21/16

When we get take-out from our local Chinese restaurant we frequently order more than we are planning on eating that night. So last week we ordered our usual moo shu and Mongolian beef but we also got a container of … Continue reading

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A scrummy dinner – 12/19/16

Just learned today that “scrummy” is British for scrumptious. I was reading a site where people were talking about eating the skins of various squashes and calling them scrummy.  Squash skin, though, cannot hold a candle to our delicious dinner … Continue reading

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Meatless Sunday – 12/18/16

It appears that one of my pre-new year’s resolutions is to throw my weekly standards out the window.  No more chicken Monday, giant-bowl-of-food Tuesday, Chinese Sunday, and meatless whenever! Much like our deplorable “unpresidented” soon-to-be president, I shall keep everyone guessing … Continue reading

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