Covid19 has restricted my buying habits to a great extent—I can no longer shop multiple ethnic stores to get just the right ingredients. As a result, I have been making mostly “old favorites” that have easily obtained ingredients. This dish has become an almost weekly meal in my house—and not just because it takes only about ten minutes to put on the table. This dish is not so much a recipe, but an assembly of ingredients—the only “cooking” required is a few minutes in the microwave to soften the pita bread and to warm up the falafel balls.
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I broiled some salmon for dinner the other night and I had some leftover salmon. While my wife loves tuna sandwiches, she cannot—for some reason—tolerate salmon salad. Since I was having lunch on my own, I decided to make this treat for a quick and easy lunch.
Jan is having another potluck with her students. San Jose anthropology students present papers at the SWAA conference every year. To prepare them, the professors have them present before each other and two professors for feedback and suggestions. Since they come in on a Saturday to do this, food is usually involved.
Jan likes the idea of BLTs—bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwiches—but she has an aversion to bacon. Yesterday, she asked me to make her one using turkey bacon. Eilene and I do not dislike bacon, so I made her a more standard version. For myself, I just had to add a twist with some pickled artichoke hearts. Continue reading
I am not sure that this even counts as a recipe.
I have leftover Karl’s French Chicken Salad from last night. I usually try to have leftovers from my meals, so that someone (or several) can have a nice lunch the next day. Jan wanted crackers with her serving of chicken salad. I decided to put mine on a croissant.