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March Best Bites

March Best Bites

I didn’t cook so much in March for some reason, so relied on Lucy’s and Trader Joe’s to fill in the gaps at home. Sometimes I’d just buy vegetables to go with soups and purchased entrées, and that works well, too, such as adding kale to vegetarian split pea soup from Lucy’s, below. (Those fried sweet … Continue reading

February Best Bites

February Best Bites

I had Chinese, Japanese, Mexican (my own guac), Italian, American style comfort food, and more. Meyer lemon preserves turned out well (though next time I need to make thinner slices), and I surprised myself by using up every bit of a too-thick and too-tomato-y bean and broccoli soup I’d made. I roasted some parsnips, which … Continue reading

January Best Bites

I found plenty to occupy myself with while we waited for winter snows to arrive. And when they finally did, in the Blizzard of 2016 (so far), I had plenty of victuals to see me through. But that’s almost always the case with me, I could feed myself from my freezer, fridge, and pantry for weeks … Continue reading

December’s Best Bites

December’s Best Bites

Happy New Year everyone! December is maybe the most delicious month of the year, what with holiday meals, special dinners out, and home baked goodies. I didn’t really do any holiday baking this year, however, thanks to a bum knee (slowly improving), so I indulged in more purchased treats, including – God help me – various appetizers (I … Continue reading

October Best Bites

October Best Bites

As you’ll see below, my love affair with grilled cheese and Lucy’s chicken pot pie and clam sauce continues. But I also roasted some spareribs, made braised beans with escarole, discovered TJ’s pumpkin cream cheese (the only pumpkin anything I’ve indulged in so far), and tried the very good Café Spice Indian entrées at McCaffrey’s. The chicken … Continue reading