Tag Archives: easy meals

Teriyaki Adventures, part 2

This recipe is for an actual sauce (not a marinade) and is best used for stir fry. The timing of the corn starch addition is really important. The sauce needs to be cool before the corn starch is added, otherwise … Continue reading

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Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) and spinach

Ingredients:                                               How to:  First, caramelize the onion in a neutral oil on medium heat. When they start … Continue reading

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Salmon with lemon and stir-fried bok choy

Sorry it’s been so long since the last post. I was caught up in finals, followed by several weeks of sleeping.   Ingredients for fish:  1 filet of Steelhead trout – I apologize for the misleading title, but Steelhead trout … Continue reading

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Peanut sauce round 2

I wanted to make more of the peanut salad dressing from the last post, but we were almost out of peanut butter. Heaven forbid. So I improvised, and the result was a similar-tasting sauce with a more interesting texture.  For this recipe … Continue reading

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Thai Peanut Style Salad Dressing

This salad dressing was inspired by this slow cooker recipe. I made the original recipe last week and it was so yummy that I’ve been craving the sauce ever since. Unfortunately we were out of chicken and out of other slow-cooker … Continue reading

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Spicy Stuffed Peppers – delicious and easy!

    Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: < 30 minutes Serves two.                 Ingredients:  3 bell peppers, seeded and cut in halves. 1/2 cup dry quinoa and 1 cup water for cooking … Continue reading

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Easy weeknight dinner, a.k.a. why I own a casserole dish

I really like this dish, which is weird because I don’t like the main ingredients: frozen spinach and cottage cheese. I enjoy fresh spinach, and I love other types of cheese…but something about these particular foods just ekes me out. Despite … Continue reading

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