Tag Archives: quick and easy

Large Smelts Baked with Bok Choy and Mushrooms

Contains:  Seafood (fish), nightshades (seasoning).  Is:  Quick and easy.  My camera’s battery is about dead, and the charger has gone on walkabout, so I’ve chosen to find an old recipe I made back in 2007 and recorded elsewhere. I was … Continue reading

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Bowtie Noodles (Farfalle) with Clams, Cream Cheese, Peppers and Shallots

Contains:  Wheat, gluten, dairy, nightshades.  Is:  Quick and easy. Remember those clams from the last post?  Here we are with today’s dish, containing the rest of the chopped clams.  (No soup this round).  This is another very simple thing born … Continue reading

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Eggplant (Aubergine) Breakfast Fritters with Shawarma Seasoning

Contains:  Egg, wheat/gluten, nightshades.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick and easy.   There are a number of eggplant/aubergine recipes on this site, so I had to sleuth around to find something a bit different.  I got some ideas, but made this into my … Continue reading

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Marathokeftedes: Greek Fennel Fritters

Contains:  Gluten/wheat.  Is:  Vegetarian, quick and easy.  Vegan if one uses coconut or other alternative yogurt.   Quick and easy.    Apologies for the dearth of recent recipes.   Been busy, which makes for an accurate excuse.   At any case, we are … Continue reading

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Appetizer: Soft Shelled Crab & Ramps, with Za’atar Seasoning

Contains:  Seafood (shellfish), some nightshade in the seasoning.  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free, Whole30, paleo, keto.   You can learn more about soft-shelled crabs in a future post (for another online food challenge — which I will link to on the … Continue reading

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Open Face English Muffin Cheese Melt, with Seared Tuna, Avocado, Pickled Ginger, and Brie Cheese

Contains: Seafood (fish), wheat (gluten), dairy. Is: Quick and easy. This one is Japanese-inspired, but fusion with my take on this. You can consider this a Good Friday dish. Yes, the pickled ginger was leftover from a Japanese-restaurant take-out. Note, … Continue reading

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Chinese Silken Tofu, Quick, Easy, Uncooked, Vegan

Contains:  Soy, legumes, nightshade seasoning.  Is:  Quick and easy, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, served room temperature. I had planned to make a different and pan-fried tofu recipe, but discovered I only had the silken (which I’d bought back when I planned … Continue reading

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Japanese Miso Dressing with Duck Breast

Contains:  Soy (potentially gluten), added sugar.  Is:  Quick and easy, just ducky… A continuation of my Asian Cooking Month!   If you are gluten-free, read your miso container label.   There are indeed some that contain no wheat (gluten).   Duck is not … Continue reading

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A Quick Chirashi Bowl, Japanese-Inspired

Contains:  Seafood, grains.  Is: Quick and easy.   The Feast of the Seven Fishes didn’t happen for me here this past year.  I did manage to make four of the seven, but I will write this up so you can use … Continue reading

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Savory Puff Pastry “Cookies”

Contains:  wheat, gluten, potential nightshades.  Is:  Quick and easy, fun.  Can be vegetarian if you don’t use bacon grease.  I did this one on a spur of the moment inspiration, assuming you can call this an inspiration.  But they can … Continue reading

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