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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Tomato, Cucumber and Watermelon Gazpacho

It’s cucumber week! I have been craving the light crisp freshness of cucumbers lately and thanks to the latest edition of the Food Network Magazine, this recipe hit the spot. … Continue reading

August 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Cucumber Basil Martini

There are not many things more refreshing than this beverage! It’s actually more like a cucumber gazpacho with a kick. The addition of basil and touch of ginger set it … Continue reading

August 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

Multi-National Salad

You may be wondering… Multi-National? Well, it’s got some southwest with the black beans, Cat 5  & avocado, some Greek with the Kalamata olives, and I couldn’t come up with … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

Crustless Spinach and Tomato Quiche

I had such a busy day today! Fun all around, and now it’s time for dinner. What to make? I’m hungry now, and don’t really want a big production, but … Continue reading

June 24, 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

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

Empty Pantry Pasta

What to make when you’ve been away, you have an empty pantry, and a refrigerator full of, well….. science experiments?  I didn’t really feel like cooking much tonight. We had … Continue reading

June 9, 2012 · Leave a comment