Monthly Archives: February 2018

Chicken Monday Classic. 2/26/18

Our classic Chicken Monday plate always reminds me of Thanksgiving and is a real comfort dish for me. John sous vide the chicken breast which we split between us. I made the rutabagas in the Instant Pot and mashed them. … Continue reading

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Thai basil eggplant and tofu. 2/25/18

Sunday is often when we take a break from cooking and order Chinese food but we decided to make our own Asian cuisine tonight. We are  trying to perfect this dish and we still have not got the sauce to … Continue reading

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Instant Pot beef shanks. 2/24/18

On Saturday we decided we would make a stew out of a couple of beef shanks we had and then save the stew until Sunday to eat. That did not happen. We ate it right away. First we browned the shanks … Continue reading

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Sausage cacciatore. 2/22/18

Due to the tendinitis of my left hand I still felt on Wednesday that cooking was too hard and we ordered a pizza for delivery. On Thursday, though, things were improving so I suggested we defrost a couple of sausages … Continue reading

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Chicken cacciatore on a bad day. 2/20/18

Today was not a good day. I got a cortisone shot in my knee (ouch!) and a splint for my left hand due to de Quervain’s something which is like tendinitis. I woke up with a lump on my hand … Continue reading

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Flexible spaghetti. 2/19/18

Here is my menu for the week. Sunday was chili night, check. Tonight should be chicken cacciatore, right? It should especially be so since it is Chicken Monday. But we were late getting the chicken to marinate and nobody felt … Continue reading

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It’s chili at home! 2/18/18

Brrr.. actually it is not that cold here in Northern California but it is chilly enough to make chili in my Instant Pot! I used a recipe from Jacky+Amy as the basis for my chili. Anyone who espouses the use … Continue reading

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