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Soups On! Guinness Onion Soup

Pittsburgh fall weather today = 80 degrees and blue skies. I opened the windows and started cooking for soup season. I’m stuffing my freezer full of different soups so I can pull-out a bowl when I need some comfort from the cold.

As many know, I like beer, and I cook with beer quite […]

What’s for dinner? Lamb Roast

It’s been a busy summer. I’ve had no time to post. For that matter, I haven’t cooked all summer. However, the Boy’s mom, dad and sis came to visit Saturday and I was able to cook a big dinner. I was in my foodie heaven.

First up…

Lamb Roast. I purchased an already marinated […]

What’s for dinner? Finglerling Potato Salad with Ale Dressing

Tonight I grilled steaks. I just used salt and pepper. I like marinades but sometimes I just like it simple, especially, when I’m making something different that I want to stand out from the main meat.

I didn’t want the standard baked potato, and I didn’t want rice and a green vegetable. So, I tried […]

What’s for dinner? Barbecue Pulled Chicken

A Slow Cooker Meal

I made this Thursday night after work. I tossed it into the slow cooker around 7 PM, and it was done at 10:30 – just in time for bed. Then all I had to do today was toss the buns into the toaster and heat the chicken in the microwave […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day from the Irish Rabbits

Photo by Glen Green

Sunday Dinner

I made this wonderful dinner for the Boy’s brother and the bro’s wife. We had a nice visit while breaking bread – only I didn’t serve bread – not while dieting. I might not try this on a weekday (after work) type of dinner, but it was easy to prepare and doesn’t take long […]

Chicken and Creamy Basil Sauce with Baked Peaches

Chicken with Creamy Basil Sauce (low-calorie)

INGREDIENTS 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts iodized sea salt and cracked pepper to taste 2 Tbsp cornstarch 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 large shallots, finely chopped 1 ¾ cup fat-free, no MSG, reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 (6oz) plain Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 package […]

Beef Bulgogi

INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound flank steak, thinly sliced into strips 2 Tbsp and 1 ½ tsp low-sodium soy sauce 1 Tbsp and ¾ tsp of sugar (I use Truvia) 1 bunch of green onions, chopped 4 gloves of garlic 2 Tbsp sesame seeds 1 Tbsp sesame oil ¼ tsp ground pepper

PREPARATION

Mix everything together […]

Paprika Braised Chicken

Photo by Glen Green

INGREDIENTS 3-4 Chicken Breasts (skinless and boneless) 3/4 teaspoon coarse salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups finely diced onions Pinch of sugar (substitute with Truvia) 1 cup diced red bell pepper 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 tablespoons sweet paprika ½ teaspoon ground red […]

Photo of the Day

Broiled Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa, Steamed Veges and Bhutanese Red Rice all for 345 calories. Yummy!