Monthly Archives: December 2008

Dinner Project: Trout

The last time we went to the farmer’s market, the fish stall had a special on trout. We managed to get two whole, deboned rainbow trout for about $8. I seasoned it with salt and pepper and dusted it with … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Natto Soba

Paul had to work late tonight, so I was on my own for dinner. I hate cooking for only one, so I decided to fall back on a simple, quick meal that I really love, but Paul doesn’t care for. … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Salmon from my mom

Every once in a while, my mom will bring me food. This time, she brought me some salmon, marinated in some form of teriyaki. Now, my mom is a GREAT cook. Her story is that when she got married, she … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Split Pea Soup

Remember the book about the two hippos, George and Martha, and how on a date, she serves him split pea soup? He hates it, so he keeps pouring it into his loafers. Martha thinks he’s eating it all up, so … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Steak

It’s been 25 below today, almost -40 with windchill. Couldn’t ask for a better reason for steak night. We had a couple of nice organic steaks from the Farmer’s Market in the freezer, which I seasoned with only a bit … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Oden

It snowed all day, and it was cold enough that Henry refused to go for a walk. What’s better on a day like this than a traditional winter dish? Oden is what they eat in Japan to warm the body. … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Salmon Sausage

Paul and I went to the Farmer’s Market intending to get only vegetables for the week since we already have a freezerful of proteins to use up. But when we rounded the west side of the market, the fish booth … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Gnocchi in Veggie Pesto Cream Sauce

I live a few blocks away from the Italian Centre Store, which for a pasta lover and lazy cook is a godsend. Henry and I walked down for some quick supplies and came home to make a quick and delicious … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Chickpea Curry

I’ve had a craving for Indian food all day, so I thought I’d ask the internet how to make something simple, like Chickpea curry. Thanks to bbc.com, I found something do-able. The actual cooking of it was easy, but somehow … Continue reading

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Dinner Project: Unagi-don

The amazing thing about this dinner is you barely have to do anything! You can get pre-cooked, pre-sauced unagi kabayaki from T&T Supermarket for about $8, which has two or three portions. You can heat it in the microwave. To … Continue reading

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