Tag Archives: quick and easy

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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Roasted Baby Asian Eggplant/Aubergine and Fennel

Contains:  Nightshades.   Is:  Vegetarian, vegan, paleo, Whole30, gluten-free, quick and easy.   There’s also a bit of radish in here, as well as scallion (green onion).  This dish was made as a side (for the braised goat shoulder dish) but could … Continue reading

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Elk Steak, Pan Fried (Brunch Recipe; Dinner Recipe)

Cooking ELK!  Two recipes for elk New York strip steak (or beef, or venison, or bison…)   This meal works just as well with beef (or, I assume, bison/buffalo/venison).  This elk meat was obtained from a meat vendor at a local … Continue reading

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Salmon, Jicama, Tomato, Cabbage, Feta, Scallion and Sprout Salad

Contains: Seafood, nightshades, dairy (if using Feta).  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free. Sometimes simple is best, and a salad can always be refreshing.  The salmon provides a good blast of protein.  If you can find it, and also want to pay … Continue reading

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Bison (or Beef) Steak Tartare

Contains:  Raw meat, egg, optional soy.  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free.   This is essentially steak tartare, which is raw meat from a very healthy source, and very fresh (or freshly thawed if you get the meat shipped to you … Continue reading

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Soft Corn Tacos with Scallions, Pepper Jack, Avocado, Microgreens

Contains:  Dairy.  Is: Vegetarian, gluten-free, quick and easy. Well, earlier today I posted an omnivore taco, and now I am making a vegetarian one.  Photos here are more step by step (probably because I was less hungry, ya’think???) As always, … Continue reading

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