Category Archives: Recipes

Classic Red Beans and Rice for One

Revisited an old recipe that I created almost 20 years ago when I realized that a full pot of Red Beans was too much food for two and that I didn’t want to wait until I had leftover ham to … Continue reading

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Happiness is a Hot Roux

Finally found the perfect Shrimp Étouffée recipe.  This one is from a Junior League cookbook from Monroe County, Louisiana and uses a classic roux followed by the trinity of onions, green peppers, and celery to capture that deep rich flavor I was looking … Continue reading

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Almost back to Meals for One

Well, Thanksgiving found me with a full house with both of my son’s home from college, so no meals for one here 🙂 Tonight was a meal for two, cooked up some tandori chicken, spiced rice, and a variation on … Continue reading

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Lentils & Eggplant

I’ve decided to try to get more vegetables into my dinners, so what could be better then an Indian dish with Lentils or Eggplant? Now I have to confess I’ve never actually had an Indian dish with Lentils or Eggplant, … Continue reading

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Linguine with Kale for Dinner

I’ve been thinking that I needed to add more vegetables to my meals — in fact it’s probably time to add some vegetarian dishes to the list. So I’m guessing that’s why a menu for pasta with greens caught my … Continue reading

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Spicy Shrimp Tacos for lunch

A quick meal that’s great for lunch, or add some sides and make it for dinner. Corn tortillas are SO MUCH better then the flour ones, just walk away from the mexican aisle and grab the refrigerated ones instead! They … Continue reading

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