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 Berkeley farmers’ market.
D (without actually consulting it) used a recipe from 100 best pasta recipes by Diane Seed – has to be the easiest ever: heat olive oil, toss in a can of tomatoes, salt, and pepper, cook on high 5 minutes, stir in basil leaves.
D took out the second bottle of a wine we got recently at Vino, the Grape Expectations store on 4th St in Berkeley. It’s called “Chateau Bas / L’Alvernegue” with the appellation “Coteaux d’Aix en Provence
R made some excellent gingerbreaddy cookies with frosting – addictive!
Just another table shot for fun: