Monthly Archives: December 2016

Please, only notice the salad – 12/17/16

I took this picture of our dinner tonight and I think I was trying to highlight the fact that I had salad and lowlight the fact there is steak and tater tots on the plate! Seriously the only reason that … Continue reading

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Lentil stew with turkey sausage (or not) and vegetables – 12/15/16

As usual this dish cane be made vegetarian or vegan by omitting the meat. The weather here in Northern California has taken a (California) winter turn and a warm bowl of lentil stew is the perfect dinner for a chilly … Continue reading

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Chicken, again (sigh) – 12/13/16

Boneless, skinless chicken breast is about as boring as you can get. I need to get out of this rut of bland meals! Do you recognize that root vegetable mash? It started out as mashed potatoes last week, then morphed … Continue reading

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Not lentil soup -12/12/16

Tonight’s dinner was supposed to be lentil soup. I gave away a bag of lentils to our local food drive thinking that I had another. I always have plenty of lentils on hand! But, no. Switching gears I took the … Continue reading

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Orecchiette with white beans, turkey sausage, and vegetables – 12/10/16

This was a clean out the refrigerator kind of dish. The sauce was basically a little olive oil and pasta water. This can easily be made vegan by omitting the turkey sausage.

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Grilled steak with confetti mashed potatoes and broccoli – 12/9/16

John grilled a steak and we split it. John takes the eye part and I have the cap. It is yummy. I also made this mash which I call confetti mash. I had some leftover mashed potatoes and added parsnips, … Continue reading

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December 8, 2016 – Birthday!

Today I start out with coffee cake especially made for me by our daughter for my birthday. It replicates the ones that we used to get our house when I was growing up from the Dugan man with his expandable … Continue reading

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