Author Archives: marypilat

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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Hey, I am back! (Conglomeration soup) 2/17/2018

The reason I have not posted for a week is not because I have not been cooking and eating. It is because I spend 6 days with my very best girl friend. She flew out from South Carolina to Las … Continue reading

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Menu mix-up! 2/7,8,9/18

I had a menu plan. I posted it in my kitchen and online. Problem is when I got to Wednesday I did not feel like eating fish so I had spaghetti which I always feel like eating. Then Thursday rolled … Continue reading

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Lamb chops, sweet potato, asparagus. 2/6/2018

John grilled the lamb chops. I nuked the sweet potato which he then finished on the grill. Asparagus on sale. It must be Spring! I added some toasted panko bread crumbs with lemon zest to the asparagus.

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Menu for this week posted. 2/5/2018 (Chicken Monday!)

I enjoy planning menus for the week, printing them, and hanging them up so family members can see (and I can remember) what is planned for dinner. I use the title Kap’n Mom’s Kitchen – Homade Specials because our family … Continue reading

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