Category Archives: Dinner for One

Dinner for One–Golden Filet of Sole

Something about fresh fish and crispy potatoes always takes me back to Rome, since this is the meal I eat most often when I’m there.  This elegant dinner can be assembled for one (or two) persons in about 45 minutes … Continue reading

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Dinner for One–Pasta with Kale, Sausage and Tomatoes

Still in the process of cleaning out my freezer for my seasonal departure from Florida.  As you may have seen in my prior post, I made a beautiful pasta based on chicken sausage and leftover swiss chard stems. Tonight, along with one … Continue reading

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Dinner for One–Smoked Salmon Hash with Tuscan Kale

At the farmers’ market, I found a vendor that smokes his own salmon using a hot-smoke method, rather than a simple cure.  This means that the fish is cooked, as well as smoked.  It’s firmer and drier than conventional smoked … Continue reading

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Dinner for One–Salad with Roasted Peppers and Soppressata

  Soppressata is a natural with roasted peppers, in the same way anchovies are–they’re both very strong and salty, and pair beautifully with the sweetness of the peppers.  Last week at the farmers’ market, I bought some Florida red peppers–they … Continue reading

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Dinner for One – Veal Marsala

    The veal cutlets at the butcher today were irresistable–paper thin and no visible muscle or sinew.  This looked like the perfect dinner for one. The dish requires only a couple of pieces of thinly sliced veal, some flour, some butter … Continue reading

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Dinner for One–Eggs and Spinach

  Italians rarely eat eggs for breakfast–they’re more for the evening meal (just as pasta is more for the midday meal).  I happen to prefer eggs in the evening as well, so since I have some sauteed spinach left from my steak dinner … Continue reading

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Dinner for One – Skillet Potatoes and Sausage

  There are many times when I make dinner for one (me)  and I always look forward to them.  Because I try never to throw food away, I usually have several little baggies of this or that in my freezer which can be … Continue reading

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