Tag Archives: Cooking

Seared Salmon

On the menu tonight was seared salmon and preserved lemon with red quinoa & pea shoot salad. Now I know I said that we were going to stick to the recipe and not change things up too much…..however, we just really are not wild about lemon in our food. So, we omitted the lemon and […]

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Seared Steak & Mashed Potatoes

The seared steaks, mashed potatoes with sautéed radishes and snap peas was most excellent tonight. The Mister fixed it all too! Well okay, I cooked and mashed the potatoes. Ingredients: 2 tri-tip steaks 3/4 pound Yukon Gold potatoes 6 ounces sugar snap peas 3 ounces radishes 2 cloves garlic 1 lemon 1 bunch tarragon In […]

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Seared Cod

Our second Blue Apron meal was enjoyed tonight — seared cod with spring vegetables & lemon-mustard vinaigrette. Ingredients: 2 cod fillets 10 ounces fingerling potatoes 3 ounces radishes 1 bunch asparagus 1 lemon 1 bunch tarragon In that little brown bag labeled knick knacks: 2 tablespoons butter 1 shallot 1 tablespoon capers 1 tablespoon dijon […]

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Hoisin-Glazed Chicken Meatballs 

Dinner tonight was the Hoisin-Glazed Chicken Meatballs from lovely folks at Blue Apron. Everything is packaged up so nicely. So, let’s get down to it and open up everything that was in the box for this dish. Ingredients: 10 oz ground chicken 3/4 cup long grain brown rice 3 cloves garlic 3 scallions 1 zucchini […]

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Linguine alla Carbonara

You might get the idea that The Mister and I eat a lot of pasta. Heh, okay so we do. We also like Italian meats and often have a variety of them in the refrigerator. What we used. 10 oz linguine 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 package (4 oz) Boar’s Head diced pancetta […]

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Chicken Pomodoro with Angel Hair

What we used: 2 boneless & skinless chicken breasts, pounded flat White wine, for myself & The Mister….oh, and for deglazing the pan For the coating: 1/2 cup Progresso bread crumbs 1/4 cup Boar’s Head grated Parmesan ( or any brand you prefer) 1 tablespoon Tuscan seasoning For the pasta: 10 oz angel hair pasta, […]

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Pizza!

You know how sometimes you crave a pizza? We were craving a pizza and we wanted lots of toppings. Lots. What was used: Boboli ready-made pizza crust. We used the thin crust this time. For the toppings: Roma tomatoes, sliced Red onions, sliced thin…really thin Basil, a chiffonade….JANE!!! Mushrooms, sliced Garlic, peeled and sliced Fresh […]

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Spicy Chicken Noodle Soup

The Mister is still not up and about; without going into detail let me just say it’s a slow process. Since The Mister is a huge soup fan I made a spicy chicken noodle soup. It’s good for what ails you. 4 sprigs of rosemary, sage & thyme from a pack of poultry herb blend […]

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Time to Re-Season My Cast Iron Skillet

I felt it was time to re-season my cast iron skillet because on this beautiful Saturday afternoon it just seemed the thing to do while dinner simmers (that will be a separate post later). I don’t have an interest in using the lye bath or electrolysis method — they seem extreme and I’m just spazz […]

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Vietnamese Spring Rolls

The Mister and I made something new tonight, Vietnamese Spring Rolls. What we used: 8 Vietnamese rice paper wrappers 4-6 oz rice vermicelli, cooked according to package directions and rinsed and drained 12 medium cooked shrimp, cut in half lengthwise Mint leaves Shredded lettuce 1 large jalapeño, sliced thinly Micro greens Basil would have been […]

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