Category Archives: Vegetables

Modern grilling-steak. 4/25/18

To grill a perfect steak, you need a little equipment. Here is how we do it. First season the steak. Next vacuum seal it. Fill a tub with water and add an immersion circulator. Set the temperature to 125F (for … Continue reading

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Unbeatable scallops! 4/24/18

It appears we have thrown out our carefully planned menu and now are eating willy-nilly. This morning I gave John a number of dinner choices and he said that he would really like to have the fried scallops dinner again. … Continue reading

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Leftover-ish? 4/23/18

I took about 4 oz. of ground beef out of the freezer just in case our neighbors decided not to fulfill their “c’mon over” invitation from last Sunday. We had not heard from them all week so I did not … Continue reading

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Unhungry dinner. 4/21/18

Today we just were not hungry for dinner. That includes the dinner we planned on our menu which was steak and the back-up dinner, spaghetti with mushroom and garlic sauce. So we ended up using our leftover brown rice and … Continue reading

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Shrimp in saffron Pernod sauce. 4/20/18

Wow, that makes two fancy dinners this week! This recipe comes from The Kenwood Restaurant up in Sonoma wine country via my friend, George. Sadly the Kenwood has gone out of business but John has just related to me that … Continue reading

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Hamburgers and tabbouleh. 4/19/18

Some American food with a Mediterrean side made for a tasty dinner. John seasoned the burgers with salt and pepper and also added a little baking soda to help the meat stay juicy. Although they were a little more medium … Continue reading

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Fancy dinner night. 4/18/18

What’s the occasion? No occasion! Sometimes it is just nice to treat yourself to an out of the ordinary dinner. Tonight’s dinner was fried scallops and tartar sauce with steamed new potatoes and broccoli salad. It was really good! In … Continue reading

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