Monthly Archives: July 2012

Potage Potot

Soup du jour Potato, broccoli, red peppers, onions, zucchini, topped with shredded Cheddar and smoked paprika. Incredibly satisfying. Someone asked for more directions. Er . . . I don’t have recipes, but just wing it with whatever I happen to … Continue reading

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Ratatouille

Eggplant, onions, red pepper, green pepper, roasted chile pepper, and tomato. Chop into roughly equally-sized pieces and sauté over high heat. Stay attentive and push them around pretty constantly until they color up a bit. Sprinkle on a generous amount … Continue reading

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Maple Caramel Granola

I make a huge batch of this, but it still disappears in record time. Five-grain cereal, brown sugar, butter, and maple syrup as a binder, with dried cranberries and chopped dates. For sprinkling on cooked cereal, or any dessert. Probably … Continue reading

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Two-pepper Burrito

There was half a stuffed pepper leftover, so it became lunch for two, as you see above. I chopped up the stuffed pepper, added some jarred salsa, and a bit of cheese to hold it together, then rolled it up. … Continue reading

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Serial cooking – second day

I took the leftover spinach and some of the angel hair to make soup. Additional ingredients were homemade chicken broth, large chunks of chicken, celery, onions, carrots, and a number of seasonings that we like. At serving time, we sprinkled … Continue reading

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Serial cooking

Then add cooked hamburger meat, mushrooms, onions, and sausage to the leftover spaghetti sauce, which now has made a thick sauce, and serve over mozzarella-sprinkled angel hair. Place a strip of spinach down the center for a nutritious addition. Add … Continue reading

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Pizza redux

Mushroom addition for the second iteration of this week’s pizza lunch. I sautéed eight large mushrooms in olive oil and butter, added another slice of provolone to hold them down, and warmed it through in the microwave. Meanwhile, I was … Continue reading

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