Category Archives: Omelette

Omelette with chives, spring onions, and gruyere; zucchini with spring onions – 22 May 2011

Well, the world is still here, so we had dinner. We worked hard most of the day, and D planned a simple but good dinner of an omelette. He had some leftover spring onions, which he used both in the … Continue reading

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Omelette; braised leeks with vinaigrette – 8 May 2011

I’m writing this on the 9th of July, believe it or not, based on the photo. It was Mother’s Day and R came over with wondrous goodies for dessert after lunch. D cooked a simple dinner of an omelette, and … Continue reading

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Omelette with cheese, ham, and chives; garden salad – 10 April 2011

D made another wonderful omelette for dinner, along with a lovely salad. The bread is also his: a part-whole-wheat no-knead bread, I think also with Grape Nuts fines tossed in for a nice flavor and good nutrition besides. I’m writing … Continue reading

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Omelette between a late arrival and work on the income taxes – 30 March 2011

D got home very late from work – close to 8:00, I think – but came up with an omelette in short order. There was basil in water on the island, which he used, and some old but still good … Continue reading

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Omelette with chives, and a Grocery Outlet wine tasting – 21 March 2011

D was late anyway, and called to say he was going to Grocery Outlet to pick up an Eric Stauffenegger wine that R had found there yesterday. It was a white Burgundy, so D thought he’d make an omelette to … Continue reading

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Omelette with basil and Roma tomato; avocado with pickled onions – 3 February 2011

D got home really late, and made us an omelette for dinner,with fresh basil and a chopped Roma tomato – but first, he also made a remarkable salad. He learned to do Julia Child omelettes, and almost always does them … Continue reading

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Omelette with pecorino, Greek oregano, pepper, and “too much milk”; Brussels sprouts – 28 January 2011

D came home and searched around the fridge for something to cook for dinner, not realizing till it came up in another context that it was Friday, not Thursday night. That meant he had to cook a dinner worthy of … Continue reading

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14 December 2010 – Omelette with Emmentaler and special mushroom; green beans

D cooked another quick and delicious meal after getting home from work about 7pm. He made an omelette with Emmentaler cheese that he got at the Bowl, and also sauteed an interesting mushroom (also from the Bowl) in butter. He … Continue reading

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17 November 2010 – Omelette with ham and emmentaler; brussels sprouts with ham; fresh tomatoes

Another winner from D. This year he studied how Julia Child made omelettes, and he really makes great ones now – fluffy, and cooked just right. This omelette had eggs and milk, salt and pepper, as usual, plus some Saag’s … Continue reading

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2 November 2010 – Frittata with ricotta and pecorino; broccoli; tomatoes

This is the first recipe I’ve made from our new cookbook, My Calabria, by Rosetta Costantino. It was very tasty, and the directions were quite accurate, always a concern with an unfamiliar book. The two of us ate half of … Continue reading

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27 October 2010 – Omelette with fresh herbs and cheese; haricots with onions; fresh tomato

I am really impressed with D’s ability to put together a wonderful meal without planning, and in a short time. We sorted our VISA bill into budgets tonight before dinner, b/c the bread was not done yet, and when we … Continue reading

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13 September 2010 – Omelette with eggplant pesto; fresh tomato

D cooking now. I actually suggested this idea yesterday at lunch, when we had leftover eggplant pesto. Normally D hates getting suggestions about what to cook – and I love getting them – but this suited him well, since he … Continue reading

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25 August 2010 – Omelette with leftover ratatoille, sour cream, and old wine; avocado, tomato, and balsamic vinegar

Knowing I would be in front of various classes for 7 hours today, I told D last night that it would be a night for cold white wine. He was impressed I could still actually talk when I called at … Continue reading

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5 July 2010 – Omelette; potato salad; green beans

D cooking: a workday for him, so he cooked a quick but delicious dinner. Unfortunately, writing this on the 9th, I can’t remember what herbs he put into the omelette. I do think he used chunks of Emmentaler in it. … Continue reading

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30 June 2010 – Omelette with Emmentaler and scallions; turnips and cauliflower; grilled bread with favas

D is cooking now – it’s really fun to have two cooks – much more variety. He has practiced Julia Child’s way of making omelettes, so they are fluffy and light. This one was particularly tasty. He used two eggs … Continue reading

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23 May 2010 – Omelette with potatoes and soprasetta

(Written 13 June) Long time catching up here… I’m pretty sure that D used the soppresetta in this omelette the night before I flew back to Mom’s. Good taste – I do remember that!

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3 May 2010 – Omelette after a retirement party

So, there are a lot of interruptions to normal dining this week (writing this on the 6th). On the 3rd, after faculty meeting, there was a reception for four retiring faculty members, with good finger food. Too much of it, … Continue reading

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23 April 2010 – Herb Omelette; roasted asparagus with feta

D cooked a wonderful dinner tonight. When I got home, he was wondering what he could cook, so it is all the more impressive. Dinner doesn’t have to be complicated to be fantastic. He took herbs from the garden – … Continue reading

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14 March 2010 – Omelette (more or less) with fried potatoes and cilantro; zucchini

I decided to make this main dish b/c 1) I bought some on-sale red potatoes at the Bowl and they needed using, 2) I still had some cilantro and it needed using, and 3) Chef Anna of the Grand Food … Continue reading

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22 February 2010 – Mushroom Omelette with buttered toast

D cooked this one – he makes really nice omelettes 🙂 He got crimini and eridanyi? not the right name… will have to look it up, sorry. They are fat-legged mushrooms without much of a head. We had some leftover … Continue reading

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16 February 2010 – Basil omelette and toast

Well, this is the first day I didn’t post my dinner on the same evening I had it. I was getting ready to pick up D at the airport, and cleaning up the house before he got home – just … Continue reading

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8 February 2010 – Omelette with salsa, avocados, and Monterey jack

Well, I’m glad this one came to me. There was a neighborhood meeting that lasted till 8:30 tonight, and of course I chatted with people a bit afterwards, before walking the one block home. I really started cooking just before … Continue reading

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21 January 2010 – Moro omelette and a most excellent salad

D found a recipe for an omelette in the Moro cookbook. Moro is a restaurant in England that specializes in Spanish cooking. The omelette has zucchini (salted and let to sit), toasted pine nuts, and a pile of herbs: mint, … Continue reading

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