Posted in February 2016

This Week’s Menu

Getting a late start on planning things out this week. Wednesday Tilapia with lemon-caper can sauce, sautéed spinach, baked risotto, and peas. Thursday Baked ravioli (Cover & Bake), side salad Friday Tomato Soup (Slow Cooker Revolution), Frittata (How to Cook Without a Book), salad Saturday or Sunday Meatloaf, twice baked potatoes, green beans with almonds … Continue reading

So Smug, Yet So Delicious

At the top of our weekly menus lately is sautéed tilapia fillets with a pan sauce, sautéed spinach and a baked rice or barley. It’s a pretty plain meal on the surface: fish, green, grain. But put together, I am really pleased with it. The white wine vinegar pan sauce is vinegary and mustardy; the lemon-caper sauce, delightfully acidic; … Continue reading

It’s Friday, I’m in Love

Alfie Boe I listened to a few episodes of the podcast, Desert Island Discs: Dame Judi Dench, Mary Berry and Alfie Boe. They were all delightful and, Alfie, in particular, was just charming. I love his story and the way he talks about his family. He recalls his father fondly and it is just so sweet. I first … Continue reading