Tagged with dinnertime

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

On the Menu This Week

On the Menu This Week

Here’s what we’re eating this week! There are several recipes I haven’t tried before. And it’s almost all vegetarian, with the exception of Wednesday’s salad, because we have some leftover chicken to use. If we didn’t already have chicken on hand I probably would just leave that out. I’m also using 3 different recipes from … Continue reading

Taco Night

Taco Night

Tacos are one of the few dinners that I can make that my entire family eats. They may not all eat all parts of it, but I do not have to fix something special for each of the kids.  Our taco night menu has been evolving and one of the best new additions is a … Continue reading

Yummy, Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Yummy, Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

I make a lot of soups. Particularly in the winter, but really all the time. Piano lesson night has become soup and baked potato night. The kids’ lesson is from 5-6, so it’s too early to eat dinner before we leave, and there’s not enough time when we get home to start to prepare something. … Continue reading

Dinner Time

We cook dinner at home most nights. Well, really every weeknight. We’re not take out people or take-the-kids-anywhere-in-public-for-dinner-on-a-weeknight (dear god no) kind of people. And we like food, we like delicious food, so often that takes a little more time than something easy and convenient. If I’m well-organized and have planned for something easily prepared … Continue reading