Tom Khaa Soup

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© 2013 REMCooks.com

This is a really tasty soup and requires very little effort. It’s one of those perfect weeknight meals that warms you on a cold winter night. You can also enjoy it in the summer because it is just darn good and takes so little time it hardly warms up your house. Continue reading

Seared Swordfish with Blood Orange Infused Olive Oil and Roasted Asparagus

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© 2012 REMCooks.com

This is one of those KISS meals. Not that I got kissed by the Baby Lady for fixing it, although, lucky me, I did get a kiss from the Baby Lady. :) It’s just a simple and fabulous dish that uses quality ingredients and I get out of the way to let the ingredients shine. It’s also quick and exceptionally easy, perfect for a weeknight meal, not to mention low-cal and low-carb while I’m working on my Holiday weight loss program. How can you go wrong with something that’s easy, tasty, good for you and helps you get that “girlish figure” back? Continue reading

Baby Lady’s Crispy Green Enchiladas

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© 2012 REMCooks.com

Baby Lady has been inquiring, repeatedly, when I was going to post this meal. You see, these are Baby Lady’s Crispy Green Enchiladas. I call them taquitos but as she pointedly reminded me she made it so she can call it whatever she wants. Somedays… Continue reading

Southwestern Style Zucchini

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© 2012 REMCooks.com

It has been a while (Thanksgiving, actually) since I have posted a veggie side dish. I need to rectify that because sometimes it’s the sides that make the meal absolutely delicious. It’s the sides that tie the meal together. Also, in many instances, what to serve as the sides is the hardest thing to figure out. Continue reading

Romesco de Peix – Catalan Fishermen Stew

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© 2012 REMCooks.com

Inasmuch as it’s still winter, it’s time for another soup/stew. This stew hails from Catalonia, an autonomous community within Spain, with Barcelona as its capital, that borders France and Andorra to the north and the Mediterranean Sea to the east. Due to its location on the Mediterranean Sea, not surprisingly various seafood dishes and vegetables, such as tomatoes, red peppers, aubergines, mushrooms and artichokes, are common. Additionally, because it’s northern boundary has the Pyrenees, you find a lot of pork, lamb and cheese dishes, as well. Given we are trying to shrink our bellies, we selected this fish stew and we are glad we did.  Mm good! Continue reading

Baby Lady’s Red Wine Marinara Sauce

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© 2012 REMCooks.com

This is the sauce we used in the Eggplant & Zucchini alla Parmigiana. Some people would refer to this as a marinara sauce. Other people would call it a tomato sauce. Still others, like me, would simply call it a red sauce. Whatever you call it, it sure is good. Continue reading