Day 22 – Lisa – Bison Bad

Tonight I made bison burgers.  They weren’t good.  They weren’t juicy and fatty like burgers should be and really if I’m going to eat a burger, I want it juicy and fatty.  I stir fried some vegetables as a side dish and put some yummy strawberries out.  My kids had left over pasta because the bison burgers didn’t look too appealing.  Next time I’m hungry for burgers . . . I’m going to have burgers.

Typical winter weekday dinner

Beef sirloin, turnips, and sweet potato

Beef sirloin, turnips, and sweet potato

It’s a little special because it’s got steak in it. Like Alyssa‘s, our dinners tend to look like this: some meat, some kind of starchy or sweet vegetable, and another vegetable, usually green. We’re WAPFish, Paleo-esque, nondenominational types. Tonight’s green vegetable is yellow turnip. Continue reading

Jan 04: Sunday Sushi

Seaweed Salad and Miso Soup

Seaweed Salad and Miso Soup

It’s fun to have so many celebrations close together at this time of year: Thanksgiving, Itsenäisyyspäivä, Winter Solstice, Christmas, Romjul, New Years and January 4th.

Yes, today is a rather important anniversary — eleven years of a relationship. As a result, I was invited out for a celebratory evening meal at one of my favorite local places — an authentic Japanese restaurant!

Still, sushi is a rare treat… Continue reading