Category Archives: Vegetables

Sweet and salty grilled pork with herbs and citrus. 10/14/18

This is a new recipe for us adapted from one I saw on The NY Times Cooking site. We do not usually cook pork because most cuts of pork are dry and tasteless. For this dish, though, we can use … Continue reading

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BBQ chicken, Brussels sprout slaw, smashed potato salad. 10/13/18

 We are supposed to be making Instant Pot Shrimp Biryani tonight but we cannot find curry leaves. Plus buying U-20 shrimp costs about $25.00 for a frozen pack. So while we are out at the store we have to change … Continue reading

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It is still summer here. 10/12/18

Here it is almost the middle of October and the high temperature yesterday was 89F. That is much too hot for this time of year. All the magazines and websites have articles extolling hardy fall dishes and I have no … Continue reading

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Burger, slaw, chips. 10/11/18

John grills the hamburgers. I make the cole slaw. We open a bag of chips. Dinner. (At least the cole slaw is homemade!)  Grilled hamburger, cole slaw, chips

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Mushroom farrotto 10/10/18

In farro with mushrooms the farro is taking the place of rice which would have made this dish mushroom risotto. Farro is a tasty grain and kind of looks like brown rice’s big brother with a nuttier flavor and a … Continue reading

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Currying flavor. 10/9/18

John and I arrive back in California around 10 AM which means we got up really early this morning to drive to Las Vegas for our flight. We need something simple for supper. Curried chicken and rice fits the bill! … Continue reading

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Steak, potatoes, salad. 10/6/18

What could be more American than steak, potatoes, and a salad. The surprising thing, though, is that this dinner turned out much more delicious than any comparable dinner of recent memory. What is up with that?! John sous vide the … Continue reading

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