Monthly Archives: September 2011

Pasta with cranberry beans and hard sausage; green beans with mushrooms – 30 September 2011

D keeps finding fresh shell beans at the Bowl, and keeps buying them b/c they’re terrific. He bought these cranberry beans before M&N arrived with tons of leftovers, but these kept nicely in the fridge for a few days. When … Continue reading

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Smoked pork loin; rice; artichoke – 29 September 2011

D is doing a great job of using up the bounty of leftovers from M&N. He cooked slices of smoked pork loin from the Bowl (delicious, and less that $6/lb) in butter or oil (it’s the 1st and he doesn’t … Continue reading

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Pancakes with butter for dinner and olollieberry jam for dessert; bacon; Brussels sprouts – 28 September 2011

D is still using up the leftovers M&N brought us on their way back to the airport from their Pt. Reyes vacation. We ate in the sunroom with the center windows wide open, it being one of the hottest days … Continue reading

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Leftovers from The Slanted Door without actually going there – 27 September 2011

Our friends M&N passed through on their way back to the airport from their brief vacation at Pt. Reyes. They returned our coolers and reusable ice packs, with a pile of leftovers they couldn’t conveniently take on the plane with … Continue reading

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Yummy leftovers gmish – 26 Sept 2011

D, who managed to cut his thumb on the table saw yesterday (not that badly, considering the possibilities), nevertheless also managed to make a very tasty dinner tonight. He cut up some more of the leftover beef from Friday night’s … Continue reading

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Two pizzas to use up stuff in the fridge – 25 September 2011

I used up two and a half balls of Gustosella buffalo mozzarella on Friday, and had a half-ball leftover. D suggested making a margherita, but didn’t realize how little cheese was left (I would ordinarily use 1 ½  or 2 … Continue reading

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Snacks before, and during, the LBNL Citizens’ Advisory Group meeting – 22 September 2011

D and I attended the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory’s Citizens’ Advisory Group meeting, which started at 6pm. D planned a snack before the meeting and another snack, this with wine, afterwards. He made an outstanding gazpacho earlier in the day, which … Continue reading

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Mystery Curcurbita; fresh tomato sauce; sausage; fresh tomatoes – 21 Sept 2011

Our friend J (one of our friends J…) gave us a couple of alleged spaghetti squash last week, but when discussing it, J realized that, since it was a volunteer in his garden, it might actually be an unintended hybrid. … Continue reading

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Dinner before a City Council meeting – 20 Sept 2011

D prepared a simple dinner that we could eat quickly before leaving for the City Council about 7:15. He had made a salsa with large chunks of tomato and tomatillo, cilantro, and lime, which we had with our Costco tortilla … Continue reading

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Cappellini with pesto; fresh tomato – 19 September 2011

D got home about midnight – ok, not quite that late, more like 8pm – and whipped up a great dinner in no time, by pulling 3 cubes (made in an ice cube tray) of pesto out of the freezer. … Continue reading

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