Tag Archives: Tomatoes

Moroccan Experiment

This doesn’t look like much, but I assure you that it was a delightful taste treat whose deliciousness is bringing memories of just yesterday flooding back into my brain! The bun was a delightful experiment that went altogether RIGHT, and … Continue reading

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Platelet Celebration

While waiting patiently to have its cataract removed, NOLA Boy’s right eye was able to help with eating this delicious lunch.  We had to cancel the scheduled time last week because of low blood counts, but we were more than … Continue reading

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Rigatoni Light

Summer is here, so minimum heat in the kitchen is the goal.  The rigatoni from the other night, combined with the Italian sausage meatballs (with minimum sauce left on them), combined with big chunks of Roma tomatoes and a gigantic … 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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Tide You Over Sandwich

Need just a bit of delicious food to tide you over until the next meal . . . and with fab flavor, no skimping on nutrition, and very satisfying to boot? Look no further than a quick cut-in-half bolillo roll … Continue reading

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Hot Club Sandwich on Sourdough

One of our favorites – Remember those two turkey breasts from about a week or so ago?  Well, I dragged out one of the packages from the freezer and started making lunches with it. This was the result – A … Continue reading

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Aubergine

our new favorite quicky dinner.

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BBQ Pork Chops, Beans and Rice

One of our favorite meals is also one of the easiest. Any kind of beans makes DH’s little heart go pitty-pat, so I always cook a whole pound at a time. This makes about six cups of beans – and … 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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Tomato Ears

All the flap about the “ears” on the new iPhone X screen made me think of this photo that I took a while ago.  These lovely tomatoes on the vine are back at the grocery store – finally – at … Continue reading

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One Potato

Now that’s what I call a LOADED baked potato.  Lunch was really late this day, so dinnertime rolled around, and neither of us was really hungry.  I had put six large-ish baking potatoes in the Crock-Pot, just to have on … Continue reading

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Easy Pork Green Chile Stew

The green chile pork stew went over really big when I made it a few months ago, but it was a lot of effort and fussing, and took most of the day in the Crock-Pot to cook.  The good side … Continue reading

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Three Pepper Supreme Cheeseburger 

Summer has definitely arrived in our desert.  The good part is that lovely green chilis are starting to show up in earnest.  We have some kind most of the year, but as summer arrives, and turns to fall, the harvest … Continue reading

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Pasilla Burger

  We love chili rellenos, but my few attempts to make them resulted in too much effort for too little reward, so we usually get them during the few eating out forays that we adventure out on.  BUT – pasilla … Continue reading

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Pepper Steak

  I have a new frying pan, and am using it nearly daily.  It is great for quickly browning veggies without the risk of burning them.  This stir-fry happened in record time, with almost no clean up. I tossed some … Continue reading

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Easy Enchiladas

  To make this delicious and quick lunch treat, I used leftover meatloaf, but you can start with ground meat, or shredded roast beef, or even bits of leftover pork. Seasonings are cumin, salt, pepper, oregano, garlic, mild red pepper granules, … Continue reading

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Feta Dust

   There has been the merest suggestion of feta cheese left in the container for several days.  Every day I think I will finish it off, but it seems to regenerate when I am not looking.  This is a new … Continue reading

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Southern Italy, with a Little Bit of Greece

We were nearing the end of one of the best batches of spaghetti sauce I’ve ever made and I wasn’t sure there would be a sufficient quantity for dinner, so I sautéed a few sliced mushrooms and added them in. … Continue reading

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Spinach Salad with Ginger Dressing

A new discovery! Semi-dried ginger!! I’ve never been overly pleased with the regulation powdered, dried ginger that is found in the spice area of the grocery store. It has a wee bit of flavor, but not much, and it tastes … Continue reading

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Yellow Cornbread and Chicken Lunch

Back awhile ago, I blogged about putting marinating meat in a plastic bag and then in a bowl that keeps the fluid securely around the meat. We had a couple of the breasts left over from that meal, and I … Continue reading

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