Monthly Archives: March 2014

Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

I’ve got a big batch of this ready for tomorrow, when Mostly Meatless March ends.

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Shrimp with Israeli Couscous, Feta and Dill

This was an impromptu dish that came together well. I should have done a better job chopping the herbs finely but eh.

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Portobello “Steaks” with Bleu Cheese Butter

These turned out quite nicely (and weren’t bad tucked into a bun for veggie burgers the next day). I served the mushroom steaks with hassleback potatoes (still don’t feel like I’ve perfected those yet) and asparagus.

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John’s Four Cheese Grilled Cheese

These were so good. And probably at least partially responsible for my less than stellar weigh-in this morning.

John is definitely the one to make grilled cheese in our household. I tend to burn them, or try to make them pseudo-healthy, etc. He just has it down, and he isn’t afraid to experiment with whatever cheese we happened to have in the house. This is more of a guide than a formal recipe.

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Recipe Variation: Caesar Salad with Shrimp and Quinoa

Not a recipe, really, but adding shrimp and quinoa to a basic Caesar salad makes for a nice variation.

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Massaman Curry with Shrimp, Potato and Tofu

Massaman curry is becoming the default curry in our household, basically because we have a giant tub of curry paste we’re trying to use up. John and I have both made our own version: here’s one I did that was MMM-friendly.

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Quick Shrimp in Caramel Chile Sauce

I had to rethink dinner plans after messing up a recipe, and for some reason nothing sounded good. I flipped through one of my Vietnamese cookbooks and stumbled on this. Very easy and turned out quite well.

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