Category Archives: Vegetables

Fish soup – 6/24/17

While walking about Bergen, Norway we stopped at Bryggeloftet & Stuene for a bowl of fish soup. Shrimp, mussels, and salmon were in the soup and so perfectly cooked that I can only imagine that they dropped them in the … Continue reading

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Simple delicious vegetarian first course – 6/23/17

They say you eat with your eyes first. You can take the most humble ingredient and raise its level to stardom with just a little care – presenting, the beet. I had this for dinner at restaurant 26 North in … Continue reading

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Some airline food – 6/22/17

It is hard to eat decently on a flight but here is a first course on KLM that was decent and tasty. Cauliflower soup, a colorful mixed salad in a delft bowl, a saucer of olive oil (?), and a … Continue reading

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Another hot night! June 20, 2017

It is still hot. Enough, already! No cooking. I bought a rotisserie chicken and potato salad at the grocery store. My contribution was a broccoli and carrot salad with a sweet, tart celery seed dressing.

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Hummus with pita and Lebanese tabbouleh – June 19, 2017

It is really hot here in the Bay Area. We never expect hot weather to last more than three days and we are hunkering down to try to preserve our cool. Sunday night the power went out and we were … Continue reading

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Visiting family! – 6/3/17

Our son and two grandsons are here for a little over a week. The dinners we prepare are going to be more kid-centric and less dining lite. The first night they were here we had Zayde burgers or hamburgers made … Continue reading

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Meatless Tuesday’s chickpea stew – 5/30/17

Healthy and delicious chickpea stew is one of my favorite meatless dishes. It takes a fair amount of chopping but comes together pretty quickly. If you are good at multi-tasking you can be chopping quicker cooking vegetables at the same … Continue reading

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