Monthly Archives: April 2010

30 April 2010 – Veggies after a party at Riva Cucina

This picture doesn’t really show dinner – quite – but after this party we didn’t eat much – just some fresh veggies. The picture is of small plates at Riva Cucina, served free for their third anniversary celebration. It was … Continue reading

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29 April 2010 – Philly Cheesesteak; broccoli

D made Philly cheesesteak again, with beef chunks, this time a green pepper (instead of yellow or orange), onions, and jarred jalapeno slices (a necessity for the correct taste, we have found). It was tasty, but not as convincing tasting … Continue reading

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28 April 2010 – D’s birthday dinner – Pasta with haricots and olive tapenade

This is on hold till I have time to bring up more of the pictures – especially of dessert! But the major point was to have the Le Paradou Cotes du Luberon. Amazing wine.

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27 April 2010 – Spaghetti with chicken and onions; salad

D used the last of the chicken he cooked the other day, chunked into bite-sized pieces, and heated with onion, as a very yummy pasta sauce. The salad has romaine, avocado, and I think some celery root, with balsamic vinaigrette. … Continue reading

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26 April 2010 – Bread and cheese and cold veggies after the neighborhood meeting

&$!*&^#(*&^$@.  I keep forgetting to photograph dinners that are a little odd. We came home about 9:00 from our neighborhood meeting – to which I had gone directly from work – and D made a sort of snacky dinner. Fresh … Continue reading

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25 April 2010 – Chicken breasts with orange; brown rice; zucchini and mushrooms; salad

D still cooking – he pan-cooked some Costco chicken breasts, slicing them crosswise first and topping with tarragon and some grated tangerine and lemon zests. He served these with short-grain brown rice. He sauteed zucchini with mushrooms. The salad was … Continue reading

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24 April 2010 – Pan-cooked pork chops with rice, chard stems and onions

D cooked this one. It was very good. He cut a Costco pork chop in half sideways – that is, making it half as thick – and fried it in a pan with sage, thyme, and oregano. He cooked onions … Continue reading

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23 April 2010 – Herb Omelette; roasted asparagus with feta

D cooked a wonderful dinner tonight. When I got home, he was wondering what he could cook, so it is all the more impressive. Dinner doesn’t have to be complicated to be fantastic. He took herbs from the garden – … Continue reading

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22 April 2010 – Dinner at Mezze – Spanish special prix fixe meal

This post on hold just briefly, till I can get back to it… I’m almost caught up! {26 December 2010 – I never did get back to this. Oops. This turned out to be the least engaging of the Mezze … Continue reading

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21 April 2010 – Spaghetti with mushrooms, pinenuts, parsley, and pecorino Romano

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20 April 2010 – Red snapper cooked in fresh salsa, over rice

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19 April 2010 – Grilled cheese sandwich; green beans with onions

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18 April 2010 – Wells goat cheese with tomato sauce and olives; arugula salad

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17 April 2010 – Three pizzas and three guests!

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16 April 2010 – Pizza with chard and goat cheese (again!)

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15 April 2010 – Spaghetti with home-grown mushrooms

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14 April 2010 – Baguette and cheese before the Planning Commission meeting

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13 April 2010 – (A different) spaghetti with mushrooms and pecorino Romano

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12 April 2010 – Airplane food: Thai chicken wrap with aioli

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11 April 2010 – Mom’s pot roast; noodles; peas; canteloupe

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10 April 2010 – Chicken Pot Pie and salad from Mom’s neighbors

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9 April 2010 – Chicken cooked with canned peaches and raspberry/peach jam (at Mom’s)

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8 April 2010 – Chicken, pan-cooked; rice; before leaving for the airport

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7 April 2010 – Spaghetti with pancetta and cheese; asparagus

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6 April 2010 – Spaghetti and tomato sauce with mushrooms

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