Tag Archives: Tomato

NOLA BOY makes dinner

The cutting ceremony has come and gone, and I am home from the hip replacement surgery.  Before going into the hospital, I pre-cooked a lot of food, and we have been taking advantage of our own in-home cafeteria-style food emporium. … Continue reading

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Chicken Salad Supreme

Here is a typical lunch for us. Most of the components are self-evident, but the chicken salad was especially good, so I scribbled down the ingredients while we were eating it.  As usual, I just tossed in whatever appealed to … Continue reading

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Nopalitos and Tostadas

  An efriend in another (East Coast) state uses nopalitos interestingly, thus I was spurred to give them a try.  I’ve seen them on the grocery store shelves here in the desert for many years, and, indeed, a huge cactus … Continue reading

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Leftover Leftovers

  Just after New Year’s Day, our local grocery store decided to rid themselves of their premium frozen turkeys for $.79 a pound.  A 21-pounder somehow managed to come home with me, and thus we have had myriad meals on … Continue reading

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Hummus Supreme

  I’m never shy about mixing and matching things that appeal to me.  Almost never does it turn out to be something that is inedible.  And this is far and away one of the very “bestest” combinations yet! It is … 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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Mix ’em up Salad

No tortellinis in this salad! Just field greens, Swiss cheese, tomatoes, strawberries and tangerine sections. After the photo, I drizzled on a bit of the Sesame Ginger Coleslaw dressing that I am finding many uses for, and gobbled it down. … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Resurgence

What’s not to like? Swiss cheese, with fresh tomato and field greens. A yummy and very satisfying lunch!

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Smothered Pork Loin

   I roasted a big pork loin and then cut it into five big chunks for another dinner and lunch from each part.  The side dish is bulgur with onions, carrots, celery, and mushrooms.  The asparagus is just starting to … Continue reading

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Anasazi Beans

   So many beans start out very colorful, but cook up to a less lustrous appearance.  These Anasazi beans were very flavorful atop white rice, accompanying a jalapeño cheeseburger, grilled onions, tomato slices, and a generous handful of freshly-roasted red … Continue reading

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Split Pea Soup

We love split pea soup and it is quick and easy if I soak the peas in a vacuum bottle full of hot water for a few hours in the morning. We are frequently at a medical appointment until after … Continue reading

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The GPS and the Lunch

The plan was to go to either Tenneco Well or Whitewater Draw today on a photographic outing. The GPS wanted to be updated, but then refused to be cooperative. Time passed, and it was too late to go, so we … Continue reading

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Spinach Omelet in the New Pan

Some days . . . only an omelet will do. Fortunately, these lovely ingredients were on hand, and I thoroughly enjoyed this light lunch. I’d meant to use Swiss cheese, but pulled out the pepper cheese in error, so since … Continue reading

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Club Sandwich

We seldom have cold foods at lunch time, but – like today – when a fresh loaf of whole wheat bread comes popping out of the bread machine, it is time to make a Club Sandwich Deluxe! Above are the … Continue reading

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Beans and Rice – Colorful Veggie Platter

All these beautiful colors make me feel healthy just to look at them! This is a platter for two. I made a Ham and Swiss grilled Hoagie-type sandwich for DH to eat with his; I had a bowl of bean … Continue reading

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