Daily Dinner Table

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

Author Archives: barbaralandfair

What you have in the fridge shrimp

We went to my brother & sister in laws home for a lovely Memorial Day lunch & visit with my sweet niece & her family today. Oh shoot! I should … Continue reading

May 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Chicken Marsala

Here is a simple, quick dinner that tastes like it took much longer. I generally like to pair it with garlic mashed potatoes and french string beans, but hey, you’ve … Continue reading

May 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

Crab Stuffed Peppers

An easy quick dinner for Summer nights. Crab is pretty much my favorite food, and I look for all kinds of ways to enjoy it. Although plain with a little … Continue reading

May 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Santa Rosa Sunset

We live on beautiful Santa Rosa Island in the panhandle of Florida. On the south side is the Gulf of Mexico, and surrounding us on the north is Santa Rosa … Continue reading

May 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Gazpacho

This delicious cold soup is perfect for the dog days of summer. It’s great for lunch, a light dinner, a “shot” for appetizers and great for your vegetarian days. It’s … Continue reading

May 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Maldon Salt

I LOVE Maldon Salt. It feels SO extravagant, luxurious, special and decadent. I was recently on a short family vacation at an Airbnb in the Catskills with our kids & … Continue reading

May 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Oh man were these good! I was asked to make stuffed mushrooms for a little gathering and I couldn’t decide if I wanted to make Hot Italian Sausage or Crab. … Continue reading

April 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Bread!

I love baking bread. I love to eat bread even more! Today, in prep for having the family over for Easter dinner tomorrow, I baked some bread. One was experimental, … Continue reading

April 3, 2021 · 2 Comments

A Fabulous Find!

Although I am not Jewish, this cookbook piqued my interest, and boy am I glad it did! What a fabulous find. It also happens to be #7 on the NYT … Continue reading

March 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Sheet-pan Salmon with inspiration from India

This is a very tasty and easy one pan dinner which is colorful & healthy. I like to make a whole salmon filet and either re-heat, or even pack up … Continue reading

March 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

A Sweet Find

I found this amazing product on the shelves of my local grocery store and figured I’d try it. Generally, when you find something that seems too good to be true, … Continue reading

March 30, 2021 · 2 Comments

Lemon-Basil Infused Water

Happy Summer! What’s better on a hot summer day, then a refreshing, delicious, tall cool glass of water? Lemon -basil infused water! It’s very simple to do. If you’re not … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

I DO know Jack Dip

Need something to bring to an impromptu party? Friends dropping by unexpectedly? Here is a great snack/ dip you can whip up in 5 minutes, tastes great and (aside from … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lemon Honey Whipped Cream

I made some key lime pie the other day, was busy preparing dinner for company & asked my son, Xander, if he’d whip up some cream for the pie topping. … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 2 Comments