Category Archive: Main Dish

Alright…I did it again.Used the box of death to help with dinner. But whatever. It’s hot in this damn house either way, might as well get a good meal out of it. Dreaming of the day when I have my own air-conditioned kitchen. Sigh. One day. For now, I’ll just sweat I guess. Oh, and […]

Taco Tuesday

July 20 , 2011 by Marga Munson - in Main Dish

So it’s been a couple days since I’ve sat down to write anything, just….didn’t have much to say yesterday I guess. We went out for dinner Monday to Paco’s here in San Bernardino. That place is killer. MMMMM. So good. Had a shredded beef and rice burrito. As far as dinky, hole-in-the-wall places go, tist […]

It’s official. The cool weather is gone. For how long? I have no freaking clue. But it dawned on me yesterday, as I stepped out of the shower and didn’t feel all that refreshed. The heat of July is back. Had to stand in front of a fan as I got dressed actually. No bueno. […]

Mmm…Sunday. You know how it is, you sleep in a little bit, don’t jump up and shower immediately, and if you’re a lucky one, you got to spend Saturday at your friends’ house, eating delicious food and having a kick-ass time. Yesterday, Evelyn (the goddess of curry) and I, tag-teamed a BBQ and had friends over to […]

I think I may be a glutton for punishment. Here I am complaining about how it’s so hot, and we don’t have AC and bla bla freaking bla. And what do I go ahead and do for dinner? I turn the OVEN on. You know, that big box of HOT DEATH in your kitchen?? Yea. […]

So it’s Friday night…and it’s inching closer to Mike coming home from work, so I start on dinner. I had these grandiose ideas of actually setting the table and sitting down for a civilized meal. Did this actually happen? Keep reading.Warm Pasta SaladServes 2 (with leftovers, yay!)Ingredients:1/2 fettuccini 1/4 cup chopped red onion1/4 cup sliced black olives1/2 cup […]

Has anyone out there tried to cook a meal in a house without air conditioning?  In July?  In San Bernardino?? I am dying out here!!! But the “show” must go on. I will take my 3rd shower of the day later. Mini Beef and Bean Chimis Serves 3 Ingredients: 6-9inch flour tortillas 1lb of lean […]

Serves 2 (with rice leftover…perfect for lunch the next day!)Ingredients:Chicken-1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 large or 2 small boneless/skinless chicken breasts¼ cup soy sauce1 teaspoon granulated garlic1 teaspoon ginger1 teaspoon red pepper flakesRice-2 cups of water1 cup of white or brown rice1 package Steam Fresh mixed veggies2 eggs2 tablespoons soy sauce1 teaspoon granulated garlicSalt to tasteCombine […]

Amatriciana-My Way Serves 4 Ingredients: 3 slices bacon, diced 1/3 cup chopped onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes 1 can stewed tomatoes 1 ¼ cups linguine pasta, uncooked 2 teaspoons chopped fresh basil 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese Cook the bacon over medium heat until crisp, around 5 minutes. Remove […]