Monthly Archives: August 2017

Better pasta at home than restaurant – 8/30/17

Here is a pretty poor pasta primavera I had in Banff at a fairly fancy restaurant. Obviously no care was taken in the plating, just slopped on the plate and not tidied up. Also vegetables were overcooked and the sauce … Continue reading

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Pork loin chop with leftovers – 8/29/17

As I mentioned we are freezer foraging currently. There are just too many old things in the freezer. We bought a couple of these in a package a few months ago. The first one we made did not turn out … Continue reading

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Turkey sausage with Texas caviar – 8/28/17

I have been craving a hot dog type meal since we went to the baseball game in Great Falls, MT. The hot dogs there were a real disappointment. I expect a steamed hot dog at a ball game. This one … Continue reading

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Make a lighter version of a restaurant dish you liked – 8/27/17

Here is something I liked from the Tonic Kitchen+Bar at the Applause Hotel by CLIQUE at the Calgary, Alberta airport. Since we were staying out of Calgary near the airport, we did not have a lot of choices on where … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with meat sauce – 8/26/17

OMG, I made such a delicious red sauce with ground beef! Nothing fancy but so good! As frequently happens when I make something this delicous I just dive in and forget to take a picture. Trust me, this was a … Continue reading

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Freezer foraging plus vacation fare – 8/25/17

Here’s another good choice from the appetizer portion of the menu. These are fresh vegetarian spring rolls with a peanut sauce from Krung Thep, a Thai restaurant in Idaho Falls, ID. They were delicious and beautiful too. My food might … Continue reading

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Creative leftovers plus another vacation dish – 8/24/17

After three long days on the road home, we were in no mood to cook so we bought one of those roasted chickens from the grocery store. ¬†Today we have a leftover breast and some asparagus from yesterday’s pasta. ¬†With … Continue reading

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