Monthly Archives: September 2013

Spaghetti with cranberry beans, mushrooms, coppa, sugar snap peas, and parsley; broccoli – 20 September 2013

D cooked a good pasta for Friday dinner. He cooked onions and mushrooms in olive oil, added some of the cranberry beans he made the other day, and some coppa from the freezer stash. He also tossed in some sugar … Continue reading

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Soup with potatoes, mushrooms, cranberry beans, and parsley; cheese and veggies – 18 Sept 2013

D thought he was going to make his signature pasta with mushrooms, pine nuts, and parsley, but he changed his mind and used some beef broth and some other (?) broth he found in the fridge to make a soup. … Continue reading

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Eggs, peas, and tomatoes over bread – 16 September 2013

D resurrected this old dish – one we used to have decades ago – last year or so, and we remembered how much we enjoyed it. It didn’t occur to me till halfway through eating it that he had probably … Continue reading

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Pizza with Margherita sauce and pesto; salad with avocado and olives; The Wine That Got Away – 15 September 2013

I’m going to be cooking Saturdays and Sundays for a bit. Intentionally let the bread run out on sandwiches at lunch using the beef from last night, spreading on the parsley sauce, a thin layer of Dijon mustard, and a … Continue reading

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Grilled beef kebabs; parsley sauce; tomatoes; marble potatoes; salad with olives and avocado – 14 September 2013

I offered to cook, since D was helping R with a project all day. I found some great powerhouse wines in the basement the other day, and decided to cook for one of them (since D is not likely to!). … Continue reading

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Salad of fresh veggies – 10 September 2013

D made a nice salad for dinner. Nothing particularly unusual, just really tasty. He started with a bed of romaine. He added slices of carrots and radishes from the farmers’ market, wedges of tomatoes from Dirty Girl Produce, also from … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, parsley, and pecorino romano; salad – 8 September 2013

D worked in the yard all day, and then came in and cooked a fine dinner. It’s an easy one for him, but ever so delicious – plus, he invented it. He cooks mushrooms, pine nuts, and (at the end) … Continue reading

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Boeuf Bourguinon; Romano beans – 7 September 2013

When last night’s intended bottle of Savigny-les-Beaune turned out to be corked,I suggested we use it in a beef stew, and then settled on EB’s recipe for Boeuf Bourguinon. The recipe I copied says it’s originally from The Flavor of … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato sauce, coppa and mushrooms; bruschettae – 6 September 2013

D loves to make a batch of fresh tomato sauce, and then change it in its leftover incarnations. Tonight he took the sauce with mushrooms that he made on the 3rd, and added more mushrooms, and also a bunch of … Continue reading

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Gazpacho; bruschettae; cheese – 5 September 2013

D had intended to put croutons on a salad, after promising me the leftover, drying bread would not go to waste – but he forgot. He decided to have them on the last of the gazpacho, which is actually suggested … Continue reading

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Gazpacho, cheese, and tortilla chips before the Planning Commission meeting – 4 September 2013

D remembered more Tomato Season dishes, and cooked up a couple this week – here is the first. He more or less followed the recipe for Gazpacho in the Victory Garden cookbook, which is terrific – however, I think he … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with cranberry beans and coppa; Romano beans – 3 September 2013

D cooked more of the cranberry beans into this delicious pasta. I’m writing this the 7th so don’t remember everything in it. Maybe he does. Anyway – some of the beans no doubt mashed, others left whole, cooked in olive … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce; cranberry beans – 2 September 2013

D made a sauce using a bag of Romas from the bargain veggies shelf at the Bowl. I’m writing this the 7th, so do not remember if this was the first iteration, but I think so. There are mushrooms in … Continue reading

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Garden salad with ham and eggs – 1 September 2013

D made a delicious salad, using whatever he found in the fridge. Of course, the fridge is pretty full at this point… He started with a bed of romaine, and added tomatoes from Tomatero Farm from the Grand Lake market … Continue reading

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