Tag Archives: Red Peppers

Simple Stir Fry

This is one of our most cherished dishes.  So simple, and so delicious.  The recipe is basically cooked rice with whatever veggies and meat you have. Sauté the veggies, move them over in the pan, and heat the rice in … Continue reading

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Petite Pan Pizza

About two years ago, my sourdough starter took a header, and we’ve been without ever since,  But now I am trying to get a new sourdough starter going.  It is slow going, so I’ve been making smallish bread things to … Continue reading

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Healthy Mac ‘n’ Cheese

The perennial favorite comfort food . . . Between the rainy and chilly weather (yes, I am a weather wuss!) and my continued inability to walk very far, I haven’t been to the grocery store for nearly three weeks, so … Continue reading

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Black Beans Deluxe

NOLA Boy loves beans of any color, so I rotate them, but try to keep a supply on hand at all times. The InstantPot has made beans so very easy, it is nearly criminal not to enjoy them to the … Continue reading

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Italian Meatballs and Stir Fry Peppers

Happily I announce that we are both back in the land of the living! After decades with no serious respiratory problems, at least for me, we both came down with a doozy of a case of the “whatever it is … Continue reading

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Cranberry Cornbread

We always have plenty of dried cranberries on hand, so today I whipped up a new taste treat to go with the Cream of Potato/Onion/Mushroom/Cabbage/Pepper Soup for our lunch. This cornbread was just perfect.  I used all purpose flour and … Continue reading

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Chicken Florentine

Can’t you just taste the many flavors here?  The shaved Parmesan really gave it some class! We’ve become real fans of the boneless, skinless leg/thigh pieces.  I have no clue how they get the bones out of there whilst still … Continue reading

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Black Beans and Tri-Color Peppers

Here is a lovely supply of black beans as provided with the assistance of the InstantPot. Over rice, in a tortilla, on a tostada, made into chili, or a soup . . . the possibilities abound!

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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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A Penne for Your Thoughts

Remember the Eggplant Ragout and the Mini Penne?  Well, of course there was leftover penne (so handy to have at the ready), so a quick lunch was available by sautéing some pasilla and red peppers, and scallions – then adding … 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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Typical Taco Lunch Plate

The ubiquitous Mexican Grey Squash makes another appearance with pasilla peppers, red peppers, and onions, to accompany a crispy lunch taco and avocado.

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Poppa Pepper Speaks

They listened carefully, and fulfilled their destiny, just as he had raised them to do.

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Buffalo Ghee

LEARNING CURVE = More work needed !!! I tried posting yesterday’s blog entry directly from my iPad last night, but seems that it works differently from the iPhone.  So the picture got published before I had written any text. Likewise … 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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Swiss, Salami, and Roasted Green Peppers

  Yes, everything is “roasted peppers” these days.  I’m putting them in, on, and around just about anything I make.  Every lunch and dinner has peppers in some form. The Triscuit snacks above are an especial favorite.

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Sourdough Bread and Roasted Peppers

Yesterday was a very busy day.  Can’t believe I got so much done, but two of the best things you can see above! In a propitious confluence of events, our local ethnic market had all the peppers in the colors … Continue reading

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Burger Lunch Feast

Why is there a depression in the cheese?  Well, because I make a hole in the burger as I put it into the pan.  This helps the center to be cooked to the proper temperature without overcooking the rest of … Continue reading

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