Monthly Archives: December 2012

Pizza with bacon and dandelion greens – 23 December 2012

Addpix We have some really happy looking dandelion greens in the front yard, and I thought I should make something with them – possible something related to Georgeanne Brennan’s excellent recipe for savory pancakes with bacon and dandelion greens. I … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato-basil sauce; broccoli – 8 December 2012

D cooked since I was busy packing for a trip. He used up a pack of basil that I had bought for the Margherita pizza, and the rest of the lovely broccoli from (I think) Kaki farm, at the Tuesday … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pinenuts, parsley, and Romano; Brussels sprouts – 7 December 2012

We had some mushrooms we have to use up, and also a bit more parsley, so D suggested we (actually he) make his signature pasta for dinner. It goes great with our Friday wine, too, so all to the good. … Continue reading

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Chicken piccata; baby bok choy – 5 December 2012

I was thinking of making that chicken “bruschetta” with grilled tomato and lettuce, but realized that the choreography of leftovers would not work well at this point. I decided to defrost the chicken (2 breasts in a Costco packet) anyway … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato-mushroom sauce; broccoli – 4 December 2012

I knew I’d be late again, and planned on using up the tomato sauce that D made several days ago, adding in some of the mushrooms I bought at the Bowl on Friday. I went to the farmers’ market on … Continue reading

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Beef stew; baby bok choy – 3 December 2012

Knowing I’d be at work late, I planned to have leftover beef stew tonight. Which was a good idea. I heated up the stash I’d made for the occasion. I bought five baby bok bhoy heads at the Bowl on … Continue reading

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Pizza margherita – 2 December 2012

Knew we were running out of bread at lunch, so I planned a pizza margherita, though knowing I’d have to go out to buy the fresh mozzarella (at The Pasta Shop on Fourth St this time) and also make the … Continue reading

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Beef stew with leftover wine – 1 December 2012

When the weather forecast turned to permanent rain, and hard rain at that, I decided a beef stew was in order. I bought 3 pounds of local grass-fed beef (liked the brochure) for just over $22 at the Bowl on … Continue reading

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