Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dansk Burger

Today’s Safeway $5. special is Havarti cheese. What is better than Havarti cheese? At the moment, not a single thing comes to mind . . . except if this is what happens at lunch time. What? You can’t see the … Continue reading

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Boo-Rito

Inside is a mixture of ground meat and Mexican spices with a splash of refried beans. I had some leftover gravy, but no tomato sauce, so the “enchilada sauce” was not as tomato-y as I would have liked. But it … Continue reading

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Huge Moth

I don’t know what kind of moth this is; maybe it is a butterfly. He was about four or five inches across and velvety black, but the black faded away when I altered the picture a bit to show the … Continue reading

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Salted Eggplant

New post at ANIMALS SPOTTED. This is the first step to a delicious sweet eggplant dish without the acrid bitterness that can manifest. Cut the eggplant into slices about 3/4″ thick (or whatever you like, but this thickness works fairly … Continue reading

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Spaghetti and Broccoli

This looks pretty simple, yah? Hot Italian sausage, organic ground beef, red peppers, onions, and jarred spaghetti sauce . . . over angel hair pasta. And what’s with the sour cream? I love sour cream on tomato-y things – kinda … Continue reading

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Rainbow Chard

New post at ANIMALS SPOTTED. ROADRUNNER(S) In 2005 and 2006, we spent 18 months fulltiming in our motorhome up in the Pacific Northwest. We were incredibly impressed with the variety and quality of the produce there, and came to know … Continue reading

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Burger Queen

New post at ANIMALS SPOTTED. You may get the idea that we eat a lot of hamburgers . . . and you would be right. Not unlike those who frequent drive-through establishments, we favor hamburgers at lunch time. We eat … Continue reading

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Chicken and Green Beans

Every couple of weeks I roast up a big, organic chicken in my Nesco roaster, and it makes six or seven dinners for us. From the chicken pictured here, I still have both legs and both thighs left. These will … Continue reading

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Open-Faced Hot Roast Beef Sandwich

This was a very good use of some leftover London Broil. Freshly sautéed onions and peppers, and some pretty green avocado made this an “eyes-rolling-back-in-the-head” lunch. The pretty red and black bowl held the end of a scrumptious batch of … Continue reading

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Stir Fry Soup

This looks more noodle-y than it really is because I just tossed the noodles on top. I refrigerate the soup separately from any kind of grain or pasta because it soaks up all the broth, making the grain/pasta too soft … Continue reading

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Reheating Without a Microwave

A lot of our meals are made partially or totally from foods from other meals. Reheating in a microwave seems to make the food exeedingly unappetizing; dried out, even. I usually reheat things on the stove in a covered pan. … Continue reading

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Pepper Steak, Louisiana Style

There is so much to say about this picture . . . What are those foods? Organic sirloin tip steak, gravy from the meat juices, grilled onions, beet greens, roasted red peppers, red beans and rice. And that beautiful roll? … Continue reading

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Foot Soldier

The Mexican Generals (the big black and yellow and orange grasshoppers) are starting to show up since the rains have slowed down. I’m not seeing very many in our yard this year, or on the roads, where they sometimes make … Continue reading

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Sifting Methods

Since the pancakes have become so important to Sunday breakfasts, I have been pushing to make them better than ever, so a few months ago, I started sifting the dry ingredients together. Is that really necessary? Well, it DOES seem … Continue reading

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The Golden Girls

One of the fun things about getting old is that there is more time to play with toys. And I do have a lot of fun playing with my photography toys. While tidying up a box of papers (treasures, all!) … Continue reading

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Great Northern White Beans

We’re on a bean kick these days. This soup and salad provided great energy and nourishment. The yellow-ish stuff is spicy red pepper hummus. After my disastrous attempt to make it, I am now content to purchase it when it … Continue reading

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You Say “Ceci” and I Say “Garbanzo”

So nourishing! We both felt like a million bucks after downing this lovely lunch.

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