Category Archives: Casserole

Scalloped potatoes with poblanos; roasted asparagus with feta – 4 April 2019

When I needed a tiny bit of roasted poblanos for something… oh right, the sauce for the polenta and black beans… D bought me two whole peppers. I roasted both of them along with the red pepper that went in … Continue reading

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Last of the leftover lasagna; Romano beans – 12 March 2019

I am writing this up on the 27th, from photos and memory, but pretty sure when we finished the second incarnation of the lasagna, I again moved the leftovers into containers where they could be both stored and reheated – … Continue reading

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Leftover “Paul’s Lasagna”; Romano beans – 11 March 2019

When we had lasagna on the 8th, I tucked away the remaining part in the Corning Ware baking dish and re-covered it with (most of) the foil I used to cover it while baking. I just popped this into the … Continue reading

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“Paul’s Lasagna”; salad – 8 March 2019

I have to add the recipe card to this! I had only 3/4 or so of the required cottage cheese (well, I guess it wasn’t actually required, then, was it?) and 3.5 instead of 5 strips of bacon (Niman Ranch … Continue reading

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Chicken calavo; curly kale – 7 December 2018

I really wanted to try this again, as I remembered liking it before. We wanted to have chicken to serve with the piperade a couple days ago, and we had a pile of rpie avocados from Costco, so it seemed … Continue reading

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Leftover Baked Garden Vegetables – 20 March 2018

This is spring? {sigh} Well, at least it’s rain we need. It’s been cold and gray and this will continue for several more days, apparently. We planned to do more on our taxes, heading into preparing for Section C – … Continue reading

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Baked Garden Vegetables – 17 March 2018

Not sure why I got a bee in my bonnet about having this right now, except that it seems to me a nice cold weather comfort food. And of course, it’s delicious! The only problem with this concept is that … Continue reading

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Baked “quadrucci” with ham and prosciutto; green beans – 19 April 2017

I made a list of stuff we need to use up before it goes bad, and this recipe used fully four of those ingredients (but didn’t use any of them up completely, alas). I made fresh pasta, six sheets as … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pie and cornbread from a friend – 2 April 2017

Mom’s friend H came over to give B and me a nice little chicken pot pie – two, actually, but we had had a big, late lunch (or second lunch in my case) of somosas and [other things… not sure … Continue reading

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Trinacria veggie lasagna; carrots – 28 December 2016

Decided, with brother B’s agreement, to use the frozen Veggie Lasagna (that’s its official name) that R&E bought at Trinacria in October and left here for B. Looked to me (correctly, as it turned out) that it would serve four, … Continue reading

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Chicken pot pie with sage biscuit topping; broccoli – 25 December 2015

I suggested early on that, since there were enough of us to make this light work, we make this “Chicken Pot Pie with Sage Biscuit Topping” for Christmas dinner with Mom and brother B, and R&E. There is lots of … Continue reading

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“Janet’s Chili”; green beans – 24 December 2015

I made our usual Christmas Eve dinner of chili, which simmers for 3 hours, so is great for pre-prep for a busy evening. Brown one chopped onion and 1 1/2 pounds hamburger, remove grease, add 28 oz tomatoes (chop if … Continue reading

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Mom’s chili, cooked by me; salad – 24 December 2014

True to family tradition, I cooked up a batch of Mom’s chili for her, brother B, and me, for Christmas Eve. It’s a great recipe for what often is a hectic day, though this one was less so. However, we … Continue reading

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Hamburger-noodle casserole; mixed vegetables and added canned corn; refrigerator rolls; lettuce and carrots – 23 May 2014

Classic Mom-dinner here. She wanted to make this, which she says was a favorite of my late sister P. The recipe calls for one medium onion, chopped, and cooked with 1 1/2 lb of beef and 1/2 tsp (or was … Continue reading

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Eggplant/red pepper curry; Thai jasmine rice – 18 July 2013

I wanted to make┬áthis curry – or the original version of it – b/c we have a Thai basil plant and are not using it. I bought the red pepper, and was going to take out a package of chicken … Continue reading

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Asparagus bread pudding; endive with gorgonzola dolce – 31 March 2013

Addpix With R & D working on the electricity for R’s house, I was on my own cooking this labor-intensive dish, except that D brought in, washed, and did the initial picking over of the herbs. Leaving only an hour’s … Continue reading

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Mom’s chili; green beans; exceptional wine – 18 December 2011

Tonight I made the chili that Mom used to make every Christmas Eve, to have when everyone was hysterically wrapping presents and generally going nuts. After a simple beginning, the chili simmers for 3-4 hours, while you do other stuff. … Continue reading

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Eggs baked in tomato sauce, with milk-soaked croutons – 6 December 2011

Wow, this was excellent, and really interesting. Another new recipe from our newest cookbooks from ‘ino in New York. D resurrected the remaining croutons from the 4th, which had been in an airtight (more or less) container with a snap-on … Continue reading

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Noodles with hamburger sauce and cottage cheese at Mom’s – 21 November 2011

Got to Mom’s in time for a good dinner, a casserole with noodles, cottage cheese, and a hamburger sauce over the top. We also had the ubiquitous Safeway cole slaw, some tomato slices, mixed frozen vegetables (green beans, carrots, corn, … Continue reading

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Dinner at buvette – 18 November 2011

This was a restaurant D discovered in the New York Magazine online site, where my friend A’s 2010 references to her favorite restaurants all led. We had to wait only about a half hour, though the restaurant was full and … Continue reading

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Chili; canned green beans – 7 November 2011

D was cold at work today and came home wanting a hearty, warm dinner. He decided to make chili. He cooked the remaining more-than-half of a yellow onion from the fridge and some large garlic chunks in olive oil, then … Continue reading

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Pseudo-cassoulet; braised mixed greens – 25 June 2011

D and I cooked this one together, though for the main dish, we were mostly using his ideas. It was time for a Christmas (a dinner worthy of his personally chosen ‘wine-of-the-month’ gift to me), and he wanted to pull … Continue reading

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Leftover lamb biryani; broccoli; peach – 15 June 2011

Easy dinner tonight – I just reheated the lamb biryani and cooked some broccoli. To reheat the lamb biryani, I put a small layer of water into a saucepan for steam, added an appropriate amount of the l.b., covered it, … Continue reading

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Lamb biryani; broccolini – 12 June 2011

I finally am getting a bit ambitious with the start of summer “vacation”. Have a lot of work to do, but the days are not as structured, so I can be at home early, and have enough time to cook … Continue reading

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Asparagus bread pudding; garden salad with nasturtium – 15 May 2011

Ah, the annual asparagus bread pudding ­čÖé It’s a lot of work, mostly in cleaning and picking leaves off the herb stems, but it is so worth it! The recipe is from Georgeanne Brennan’s Potager, an outstanding cookbook. We save … Continue reading

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