Daily Dinner Table

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

Monthly Archives: June, 2012

Roasted Lobster Tail with Shrimp, Linguini, Colorful Carrots and Lemon Garlic Sauce

I wanted to make something special to celebrate  my wonderful husband for Father’s Day.  I wanted it to be somewhat healthy, and look really pretty.  I got out my many … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · 3 Comments

Baked Salmon with Dill

There are just about as many ways to make salmon as there are fish in the sea. I got this idea, at least for the mayonnaise, from my sister in … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · 3 Comments

Roasted Asparagus

The roasting of vegetables enhance and intensifies their flavor, and a great example is fresh asparagus. Roasting asparagus also allows it to keep the beautiful green color & it doesn’t … Continue reading

June 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dinner Alfresco

What a perfect opportunity to dine alfresco! Too bad we didn’t. I started preparing dinner way too late, but had to stop to take a picture of the beauty outside. … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eggplant with parmesan

What a simple way to prepare eggplant! It’s another favorite.  Easy, delicious, healthy. Serve this with a simple salad of Romaine with a bit of squeezed fresh lemon juice, shredded … Continue reading

June 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Steak, perfected

Every now and then you just need a good, thick, steak. I like to go to Sam’s Club and buy a whole beef tenderloin, bring it home and cut it into … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

These potatoes will keep those pesky vampires at bay. The garlic, butter and cream make these a delicious indulgence. You can easily make them more figure friendly by using Smart … Continue reading

June 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Tip for pounding chicken

If you need to pound your chicken breast to make them thinner, it can be a mess! I like to put a sheet of plastic wrap on a cutting board … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lemony Chicken with Capers

This is an old standby, fresh, flavorful and pretty easy. It’s one of my husband’s favorites and he requests this very often. To make less of a mess while pounding … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Lemon Basil Jasmine Rice

I wanted to make rice. I didn’t, however want just rice.  I was making a lemony chicken and wanted to compliment the chicken, but add a little pizzazz to the … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Computer glitching

My computer has taken all day to work itself out! I’ve got a couple of experimental recipes that worked out pretty well to post in the morning. hope my computer … Continue reading

June 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Mystery beverage….or The Big Lady

My son Alexander, came up with this beverage. It’s one of his favorite concoctions. I’ve got to say, it didn’t  sound so good to me at first, but I’ve got … Continue reading

June 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

More about bread

I was curious to see if the french baguette would turn out differently if I measured the ingredients rather than the suggested weigh method in the Saveur magazine. So, back … Continue reading

June 10, 2012 · Leave a comment

Sunday Pancakes

Every now and then you just HAVE to have a pancake! I figure it this way, if you’re going to indulge, it’s gotta be worth it. These pancakes are worth … Continue reading

June 10, 2012 · Leave a comment