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“Quick” Vegetarian Pad Thai – 5/20/17

This pad Thai, adapted from a Food and Wine recipe, may be quick to cook but the prep time is not minimal. There is a lot of chopping and sauce making ahead of time. Here is the original recipe http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/quick-shrimp-pad-thaiContinue reading

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Firecracker Fusilli – 5/16/17

We used to have a restaurant nearby called Fuzio’s that served a dish called Firecracker Fusilli. It went out of business here but I see that it is still in San Francisco and Modesto. Anyway, it was a spicy pork … Continue reading

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National Shrimp Day (U.S.) – Shrimp tacos – 5/10/17

I did not know that May 10th was National Shrimp Day here in the U.S. when I planned to make shrimp tacos. Just a lucky happenstance, I guess. (BTW May 10th is also a National Day for receptionists, third shift … Continue reading

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Pork fried rice – 4/22/17

Happy Earth Day! To help save the earth we had a dinner that was mostly vegetables and rice.

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My First Vegan Day (I think) – 1/17/17

Today I made a conscious effort to have a total vegan day.  Maybe I have eaten vegan at other times by happenstance. Today I decided to keep my diet plant based. For breakfast I had peanut butter on toast.  For … Continue reading

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June 30, 2016 – Penne with shrimp and broccoli

Here I am combining two of my favorite things, crossword puzzles and food. The sauce for this penne dish consisted of peanut sauce, fish sauce, pasta water, and a few drops of sesame oil.  Using plenty of vegetables cuts down … Continue reading

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