Tag Archives: Broccoli

Why is Steak Cheaper Than Hamburger Meat?

On most Fridays, our local Safeway store features either Rib Eye or New York Strip steaks for $5. a pound.  Good ground beef is usually more than that, so we eat a lot of steak! The New York Strips are … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parm – Day 2

Add some greenery and some baby yellow peppers, and we are both smiling at the treat soon to be enjoyed.

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Rib Eye Steak

The red peppers are here in abundance this week, so there will be a lot of them on our table. There was just enough rib eye steak meat left over for a low-meat dinner, so I supplemented the protein content … Continue reading

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Quinoa, Peppers, Broccoli

There are a few weeks of the year when our local ethnic grocery store has all colors of bell peppers on sale for 3/$1..  This is a happy time for us, as we are able to be totally profligate and … Continue reading

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Crêpes and Broccoli

  We had had a late and large lunch, so a light supper seemed in order.  I hadn’t made crêpes in many years, but was inspired by an efriend’s post – Whole Wheat Crepes With Spinach & Mushrooms into giving it a whirl. … Continue reading

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Omelette Pizza

  Isn’t this gorgeous?  It tasted just as good!!! Last night was the Tenth Anniversary of the opening of the Cochise Oncology Clinic here.  Little did we expect as we watched it being built that we would be going there on … Continue reading

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Stuffed Peppers in Cuisinart Oven

  There may be a plethora of posts about the Cuisinart Oven Central coming up because I am finding it most useful.  It easily held six stuffed peppers, and reheated the potatoes, carrots and celery in the space around the peppers … Continue reading

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Omelette as a Reward

A few bites of this omelette and he forgot all about the unpleasant prep yesterday and the 6:15 am arrival time at the hospital this morning. The dreaded colonoscopy is over! Better yet . . . a clean report! Nothing … Continue reading

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Beef Tips and Mushrooms 

   Stew meat tenderized in the Crock Pot, with onions and mushroom gravy over barley.  And good old broccoli! Quick, simple, and delicious!

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Teeny Tiny Frittata

   I was up very early this morning, so couldn’t really wait for the usual late breakfast hour to roll around.   Fortunately there was a small bowl of egg wash left from last night’s bread-baking session.  I frizzled a … Continue reading

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Stir Fry with Orecchiette

I just love the bright colors of any stir fry, and this one was especially good. I wrapped a piece of bacon around already-cooked boneless chicken thighs, reheated them enough so that the bacon cooked, and served them with the … Continue reading

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Broccoli Soup – Deluxe

This is a rough draft of a soup I have in mind for a company dinner next Sunday. I thought I would give it a test run today, and the result was sooooo good, I fear that duplication will not … Continue reading

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Mash Soup

Apparently a very popular dish in England is Bangers and Mash – mashed potatoes and sausage. We didn’t have that, but I did have a lot of mashed potatoes left over the other night. I also had about a quart … 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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Cream of Broccoli and Beyond

Well it IS Cream of Broccoli, but it also has onion, mushrooms, salsa, chicken breast, Cheddar cheese, and barley in it. The barley was a last-minute brainstorm. Gary loves barley, so . . . well, why not? Dump it on … Continue reading

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Mutton Curry

No, this isn’t mutton; it’s chicken. But I made this curry dish with some curry paste that is supposed to be for mutton. That sounds ghastly to me, but I can’t really tell the differences among the different packets of … Continue reading

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Put it together, and what’ve you got? (sing along)

This is a plate made completely of leftovers. The mystery meat is meatloaf – I make it thin and bake it in the toaster oven for about twenty to thirty minutes instead of an hour in the big oven. The … Continue reading

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Soup – Salad – Sandwich

The three “S’s” of good eating. After a morning of slinging boxes around in our storage room, this late lunch proved to be just right. How can you go wrong with a roast chicken, pepper cheese, and tomato panini on … Continue reading

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Doc Martin and the Two Omelets

SOMEone had made a piggy of HIMself at lunch time with a burrito, and wasn’t hungry at dinnertime. Also – Doc Martin. So I made myself an omelet that looked like the above before I folded it over and like … Continue reading

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Cranberry Relish

This is one of our favorite dinners. Roast chicken, in a rich gravy made from the very gelatinized bone broth from the roasting process, is great comfort food, but it is the cranberry relish that makes it so very special. … Continue reading

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