Easy dinner, tortellini and salad. I made an quick white sauce for the pasta, thickened a cup of milk with roux and seasoned it with salt, white pepper, parmesan cheese and a bit of garlic.
Got some nice looking wild salmon at Costco. Made a tossed salad, oven roasted some baby potatoes. Seasoned the salmon with Essence of Bargabus and lemon, baked it until just barely done.
One of my son’s friends joined us for dinner. She tries to eat a gluten-free diet, so I decided to keep it simple and serve oven-baked chicken breasts, rice and steamed veggies. Seasoned the boneless, skinless chicken with my spice mix (Essence of Bargabus, recipe here) and baked it at … Continue reading
B: breakfast tostada (fried egg on toasted corn tortilla, cheese and salsa L: leftovers D: Pork Stir Fry (pork tenderloin, veggies, pasta) We had a bunch of miscellaneous fresh veggies, so a stir fry sounded good to me. Younger son complain about having had this meal a few days ago, … Continue reading
B: toast L: sandwiches D: we ate separate from the boys, pizza for them, take out for me and Lisa from El Cotixan
B: Toast, fruit L: Tuna sandwiches D: Chicken “Fried” Rice Had an emergency computer service call come up and we didn’t have time to shop yesterday. We had a bunch of miscellaneous veggies, so I thawed a couple of chicken breasts and made a cooker of rice. Marinated the chicken … Continue reading
B: Clif bar (white chocolate/macadamia nut) L: leftover chicken and veggies D: Pork tacos and “Mexican” coleslaw I cooked off a pork shoulder this afternoon and shredded it for the tacos, with tomatoes, avocado, and onion. My version of “Mexican” coleslaw is similar to Fidel’s in Solana Beach. Shredded cabbage, … Continue reading
B: Shredded Spoonfuls L: steak salad D: homemade pizza (margarita, chicken sausage and veggies, cheese) I’ve been meaning to do a whole post on homemade pizza. I’ve been using this dough recipe. It’s super easy and requires no kneading; mix it up, let it rise for 2 hours and start … Continue reading
When our kids were watching the Peanuts holiday shows, my 4 year old got Charlie Brown’s name a little wrong and said he wanted to watch that “Charlie Barley Show”. It sort of stuck and that’s now one of my son’s sometimes-nicknames. I saw the 7 bean and barley mix … Continue reading
The boys get a huge kick out of breakfast for dinner. Our #1 son buys lunch at school once a week and they even have a breakfast for lunch option sometimes. Tonight, it was scrambled eggs, chicken sausage, and toaster waffles for them. Lisa and I were going to have … Continue reading