Monthly Archives: August 2012

Panini; Romano beans; tomatoes – 21 August 2012

We had a relatively busy afternoon, with signing the refi documents, so I planned on something easy. Ended up making it even a bit easier. We are out of frozen pesto cubes, so I decided to buy basil at the … Continue reading

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Omelette with tomato and arugula; braised leeks with vinaigrette – 15 August 2012

We still had bread, so instead of a pizza, I decided an omelette with arugula and tomatoes would be good. I cut up about half a medium red onion into small dice, and cooked it in butter in a 10″ … Continue reading

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Fettucine with cannellini and arugula; caprese – 14 August 2012

Another in a series of meals designed to use up a pound of arugula! The Pasta Bible has a cannellini and arugula pasta, and this is largely but not completely based on that. It was ok but not great, which … Continue reading

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Pizza with toasted walnuts, gorgonzola dolce, and arugula – 13 August 2012

Still trying to use up a mound of most excellent baby wild arugula, I searched my three blogs for past recipes. I found this pizza in 2010. It was delicious, and I was really glad that I had a blog back … Continue reading

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Elicoidali with grilled basil chicken and tomato sauce – 11 August 2012

I wanted to grill something for Saturday dinner, and also wanted to avoid the default beef short ribs I’ve used on multiple such occasions recently. I got a humongous bunch of basil at the farmers’ market in South Berkeley on … Continue reading

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Pizza with tomato sauce (!) and dry sausage – 10 August 2012

A few days ago, D found some “used tomatoes” at the Bowl – Romas (I think) in a 99 cent bag to sell quickly – and made a salsa with the best ones. He cooked the less great ones into … Continue reading

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Gazpacho; goat cheese crostini – 9 August 2012

The forecast made today one of the hottest of the summer (not so hot, but still the hottest) and I also finally got Dirty Girl Produce dry-farmed early girls at the Berkeley farmers’ market on Tuesday. Gazpacho! Turned out we … Continue reading

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