Category Archives: What’s for Dinner?

Pistachio Pesto

I made this delicious Pesto for dinner. It was very garlicky and oh so good. This is based on a recipe I found in Fine Cooking magazine (Feb 2012), with a few modifications. Pistachio Cilantro Pesto 2 c Cilantro, rinsed 2 cloves of garlic pealed 3/4 c Pistachios shelled 5 Tbsp Olive Oil 2 tsp  Read more »

March 21, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Curried Cauliflower

Eating more veggies is the goal. Here I used cauliflower and peas to make a yummy side dish. Curried Cauliflower 1 of cauliflower 1/2 bag of frozen peas 2 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp butter 1 tsp curry powder 1/4 c half and half In a large skillet, saute the cauliflower and onion in olive  Read more »

March 14, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Stuffed Pork Roast

Our Friend Kevin came over and made us dinner this weekend. He is a great chef and this dish was popular with the whole family. Stuffed Pork Pork Loin 1 box Stove top stuffing 4 oz of provolone cheese, sliced 1 c fresh spinach He took a pork tenderloin and cut two long slits almost  Read more »

March 12, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasting squash makes a tasty dish. My family liked it – and around my house not all squash recipes get a happy reception. I peeled and cut up a Butternut Squash. In a pyrex pan I dotted butter on the pieces (may 2 Tbsp), dusted with cinnamon and brown sugar. Roast at 375 degrees for  Read more »

March 3, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Pecan Tilapia

Baked fish with Pecans and Panko. We are trying to increase the fish consumption around here. This is Tilapia. I oiled a baking dish with olive oil and and then arranged the Tilapia in a single layer, brushed lightly with olive oil, sprinkled panko  and then chopped pecans. We also had steamed mixed veggies and  Read more »

February 29, 2012 Posted by: Leave a comment - Permalink

Roasting a Turkey

Turkey in February, yep. This bird was on sale, so I bought it.  I like to use my Nesco roaster. The meat is juicy and tender and I can use the oven to make other things. After washing the turkey I stuffed it with some herbs and vegetables. It smells so good as it cooks.  Read more »

February 25, 2012 Posted by: 2 Comments - Permalink

Curried Pears

When I was young my mother would take canned peaches and broil them with butter, brown sugar and curry powder. The blend of sweet and savory was just perfect. The broiled fruit was soft, topped with a crispy caramelized crunch. A buttery smooth finish made the delicious dish a wonderful finish to our meal.  I  Read more »

February 24, 2012 Posted by: 3 Comments - Permalink