Daily Dinner Table

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

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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

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

With a little help from my freezer

Does this look like a frozen pizza? Well, it is, and it isn’t! I like to keep a frozen pizza in the freezer for a quick “emergency” situation. If I … Continue reading

May 30, 2013 · 6 Comments

Great garlic tip!

I have done this forever, but recently realized that this tip might not be as well known as I thought. (I always figure if I know it, everyone must!) But … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

Interesting facts published in Discovery Health

I read this today and found it interesting. I thought you may also.  I’ve read this basic premise before in various publications, but the problem continues and may be worsening. … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Popeye Vegetable Soup

This is actually  more of a Tip than a recipe. If you want to really  kick up the nutrition and filling power of a ready-made or convenience food, without adding … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Dinner’ll Bean a Minute!

Want fast food?  Sometimes you just need a little help. Tonight was that night.  Morningstar Farms has a mighty fine Black Bean Burger, and with a few tweaks, it can … Continue reading

July 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

Got smelly hands? This tip will help!

If you’ve been chopping onions, garlic, or even messing with something fishy, it can be really difficult to get those… ahem… lovely smells off of your hands. You’ve tried, soaking … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Something fishy

A tip for adding some extra great shrimp/seafood flavor to soups, stews, fish broth, vegetable broth, actually pretty much any kind of cooking is in the shells. Yup, save those … Continue reading

June 23, 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

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