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

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

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

Caribbean Collards

I’m trying to eat “clean”, at least for today! We’ll see how long I go. I eat pretty healthy for the most part,( although I’ve noticed that lots of pasta … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 4 Comments

Kale and Orzo Medley

This was last nights dining experiment. I wanted to make something pretty healthy, vegetarian and pocketbook friendly. It was tasty, the family ate it all up, but I think I’ll … Continue reading

June 29, 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

Taco Fiesta

It has been years since I’ve made this dish. This was a favorite of  my son, Alexander, when he was a youngster. I wanted to make it for him (if … Continue reading

June 21, 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

Med Pie (Mediterranean Pizza)

My oh my, ‘atsa Pie! I was first introduced to a version of this pizza by my sister in law, Kathy, who is a fabulous cook. I don’t recall exactly … Continue reading

May 29, 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

Tomato mozzarella salad

A great little simple salad. You’ll need cherry red and yellow tomatoes, if available. Soft mozzarella cheese ball, diced Basil ( gourmet garden works well too) Balsamic vinegar Lemon balm … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Another catch!

It was another great day on the dock! I don’t like having the same thing twice in a row, so here’s a new trout recipe. Delicious, healthy, quick and virtually … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment