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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Oooh, we’re having a beige dinner (Long Grain and Wild Rice Stuffed Portobello with Tofu)

There IS a story behind this. Years ago, my sister Maddie invited our Mom, my husband, and I over to her place for dinner. I think it was hamburgers, baked … Continue reading

July 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Spinach & Rice Salad

A favorite old standby of mine. This goes with just about everything, and it’s a great “base” to use as a main dish if you’d like also. Just add some … Continue reading

June 22, 2012 · 12 Comments

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

Mixta (Mixed) Paella

On a recent trip to Spain, I bought something I’ve always wanted. A genuine Paella pan! A carbon steel pan. They come in a gazillion sizes and it was tough … Continue reading

May 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

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