Food: Dinner Tonight – Peanut Noodles

Decades ago, I’d go into the grocery store and buy ready made peanut sauce and coconut milk and put together the perfect chicken noodle meal, which was intended for a two-day dinner, but the family always had seconds, it was so delicious. But now, it’s very difficult to find ready made peanut sauce, since all […]

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Food: Garlic Butter, Salmon, Creamed Spinach

I realized as I was multi-tasking this morning that it’s nearing noon – which means I am hungry and need to get a quick bite for lunch and think of dinner – which for tonight is this wonderful recipe. I am on the fence about the creamed spinach part, with heavy cream or coconut milk […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Cajun Steak

Had a flank steak in the freezer and wanted to try something different then the norm – my own simple spices, garlic, butter, seared in wine and voila dinner is served. Except, tonight I wanted to step-it up a notch – in terms of spices and style of cooking – although as I read this […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Lemon Chicken and Mint Sauce

Chicken is always a good idea – especially if its the only thing left in the freezer a day before the weekly grocery shopping.  So, this recipe is perfect for tonight’s dinner, paired with a glass of my favorite Cabernet. INGREDIENTS 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into bite size chunks 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Szechuan Noodles with Chicken

This recipe is perfect and I plan to change nothing – for dinner tonight, on this rainy cold Wednesday – while I contemplate refreshing or enhancing my blog. INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup peanut oil 6 cloves garlic, thinly sliced or smashed 1-2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 inch fresh ginger, grated 1/4 cup raw sesame seeds 8 ounces Chinese egg noodles 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup rice vinegar […]

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Food: Dinner Tonight – Zucchini and Cheese Lasagna

Okay, so here’s a solid recipe to a favorite dish of mine – spicy Italian sausage, veggie (in this case zucchini,  or eggplant that I love, and all sorts of cheese). As you well know, I am always searching for variations to the simplest of ingredients making up a fun recipe and this one works […]

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