Tag Archives: Dinner

BBQ Beef, Spanish Rice, Mexican Grey Squash

This meal was so flavorful, that the BBQ beef was practically superfluous.  The Spanish Rice had wonderful flavor from herbs and bacon, and a bit of body from a modicum of cheese. Mexican Grey Squash is much like zucchini, only … Continue reading

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Eggplant Ragout and Mini Penne

Eggplant . . . not my favorite food, but WOW – this turned out great.  And unexpectedly easy.  I read somewhere years ago that it improves the stringent feeling of eggplant if it is salted and drained before cooking/roasting it.  … Continue reading

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Beer Brats and Cranberry Beans

As usual, this meal is a melange of several different cultures, but the outcome was very enjoyable.  The little sausage bits are German beer cheese brats, with Mexican pasilla peppers and regular red bell peppers.  I should have tossed in … Continue reading

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Curry in a Hurry

Probably an overworked phrase, but this really was just that. Stir fry some veggies, add some beef pieces, add some curry powder to broth and flour for the curry sauce – and this delicious meal is ready faster than you … Continue reading

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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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Sunny Paris

Whoopeee!  We got to go on a short trip – a week in New Mexico !!! First night home – leftover noodles and lots of bits of veggies from the trip, combined with a lovely stalk of bok choy that … Continue reading

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Bulgur and Friends

There were bits of this and that leftover. Steak, baked potato, bulgur, kale, grey squash, onions, various-colored peppers, grape tomatoes, and asparagus, as shown in pan above. A quick spritz from my trusty squirt bottle, and everything heated to perfection. … Continue reading

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