Daily Dinner Table

Ideas for dinner tonight. Household and kitchen tips, recipes, tweaks. What's worked great, and not so great.

Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Chipotle Ribs

Here is a recipe for some really easy, really scrumptious ribs. You can use either beef ( shown here) or pork ribs. Baby back are exceptionally good, but this works … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tomato mozzarella salad

A great little simple salad. You’ll need cherry red and yellow tomatoes, if available. Soft mozzarella cheese ball, diced Basil ( gourmet garden works well too) Balsamic vinegar Lemon balm … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Caprese Salad

This is the epitome of fresh light ¬†flavors in either a sandwich or salad. This makes a beautiful light lunch, or a perfect salad along with lunch or dinner. You … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Another catch!

It was another great day on the dock! I don’t like having the same thing twice in a row, so here’s a new trout recipe. Delicious, healthy, quick and virtually … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Minute microwave breakfast muffin

I got this basic recipe from the Dr. Oz show. I’ve tweaked it, and you can too! There are SO many ways to make this for an endless variety of … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fresh caught trout

What a day! My husband and I went out on our dock to try to catch tonight’s dinner. It was unbelievable, he’d cast his line out, and get a bite! … Continue reading

March 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Crab Salad with Gazpacho and Avocado Salsas

I LOVE this! This is one of my favorite things to make either for a festive appetizer or a nice luncheon. It’s diet friendly, beautiful, and really tasty. It’s especially … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Amazingly good cheating chocolate mousse

Amazingly good cheating chocolate mousse. I “invented” this little ditty years ago when I was on weight watchers. I wanted a decadent chocolate dessert with virtually no “points”. I came … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Growing, growing

Avocados! Oh my! It’s been 2 months now and they are growing so well! I have to upload a new photo, but we were able to plant one already! Dirt … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Growing, growing….

Here we grow! ( hopefully) a green thumb is something I certainly have NOT been blessed with. BUT, my son is amazing, soooo, it’s his experiment. We are growing avocados! … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Navy Bean Soup

Well, my first attempt turned out pretty darn good! I had to make it quite different from the recipes I’ve found because our freezer was on the blink and I … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Great seasoning

Here’s a photo of the Cat 5 seasoning I mentioned before. Go to Tonylegner.com to order. He’s got all sorts of great stuff. Check it out if you like hot … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Excited about my great new pot!

I just bought this great cast iron pot at our local flea market! I’m so excited! It’s (supposedly) over 100 years old. Just imagine the dishes it’s cooked & the … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Vegetable Risotto

The beauty of a risotto is you can put whatever the heck you want in it. Spring vegetables, like tonight’s version, might include asparagus, zucchini, squash, artichoke hearts, peas. Winter … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · Leave a comment