Category Archives: Legumes

Healthy start to the week. 4/15/18

Now that we are here in Utah and we have taken care of the unpacking and the installation of our patriotic goose guard, it’s time to make a menu and shopping list. I like to make a menu for a … Continue reading

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Bad lunch on the road. 4/14/18

When John and I travel back and forth between NorCal and Utah we like to stop at family owned places for lunch. There are certainly lots of chain restaurants and fast food available but you get lots of interesting lunches … Continue reading

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More dining in Rome. 3/11/18

Sometimes you say, oh, I don’t care. I just want something to eat. You’re wrong. You care. This lasagna was not good but at least the serving person was charming. It is raining as we leave Rome. We are headed … 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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Do-overs. 1/31 & 2/1, 2018

I tried to improve on two dishes this week. I wanted to make them easier or better. I had mixed results. I decided to make my tomato and ground beef spaghetti sauce in the Instant Pot. Recipes I read said … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces – 12/25/17 to 1/14/17

After almost nobody even bothered to look at my pretty rum cake, I decided to make a change.  I am tired of trying to find vegan recipes and I am going to be traveling quite a bit this year and … Continue reading

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Some things do not go together. 12/20/17

In an effort to clean out the refrigerator and still have a vegan lunch, I took out three containers. One had Rotel jalapeño and tomatoes, one had olive oil smashed potatoes, and one contained black beans. I figured, hey, I … Continue reading

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