Category Archives: Vegetarian

Avocados with cottage cheese and French dressing before the Planning Commission meeting – 7 February 2018

We had pork tenderloin left, enough for sandwiches again, and we had one avocado that was ripening, but perhaps not quite ready. D said let’s have the sandwiches for lunch and see if the avo is rpier for dinner. I … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with two kinds of mushrooms; tall choi sum – 4 February 2018

We planned this dinner – by going to the Bowl and looking at mushrooms and choosing two – to go with a wine we were tasting from The Wine Mine. It was pricey, but we bought a bottle from the … Continue reading

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Omelette with mushrooms; piperade – 31 January 2018

Using Up Stuff dinner, and quite a tasty one. We had the last too-thin-to-plane 6 square inches of the Danke cheese, a red and a yellow pepper originally intended for polenta with greens and peppers (soon, soon) and two large, … Continue reading

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Dinner at Juan’s for the heck of it – 29 January 2018

We couldn’t decide on dinner and nothing obvious was lying around. So we did a workout walk/weights in the early dark, then shower, then walked over to Juan’s. I ordered a half serving of chile rellenos (chile relleno, I guess) … Continue reading

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Fettucine with grilled radicchio and endive, toasted walnuts, and Roquefort – 28 January 2018

[Filling in missing entries on 8 Feb] This was a kick. D flying home and had a wine tasting with his lunch at Vino Volo, trying the “value reds” this time. He really enjoyed the Mencia and texted me about … Continue reading

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Fettucine with pea pods and mushrooms – 24 January 2018

This is the original-size recipe from Georgeanne Brennan’s Potager, with my quantities. Originals in [ ]s. I scaled it down for 4 oz fettucine (for one) tonight, but it should have been even smaller. Try 5 oz for two when … Continue reading

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Omelette with leftover cilantro/mint sauce; pea pods – 20 January 2018

D cooked this entirely, while I had a shower, b/c we were running a bit late. He made an omelette using three eggs, and adding the rest of the Old Rotterdam cheese, grated. When it was mostly or completely cooked, … Continue reading

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Omelette with hen-of-the-woods mushrooms; broccoli – 11 January 2018

We were thinking about making Gerald Hirigoyen’s recipe from Pintxos, wherein Ok, writing this the 18th, unfortunately. No idea where I was going with that sentence. LOL! I’ll look up the cookbook and see if I can add anything. […] … Continue reading

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Pizza with roasted red peppers, potatoes, and tapenade – 9 January 2018

An old favorite. I’m filling this in on the 16th so not sure why I decided I had to make this – just that I love it and it’s winter and there are red peppers in discount bags at the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with three kinds of mushrooms; sauteed pea pods – 8 January 2018

D cooked a perfectly delicious pasta tonight – made it up on the spot. Or actually, he probably thought out bits and pieces previously… He cut up three large white mushrooms into rather thick chunks, and also used the extra … Continue reading

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Pizza with radicchio, endive, walnuts, and Roquefort – 6 January 2018

When I was at the Bowl the other day, I noticed the radicchio and endive, which looked really nice, and remembered we had some gorgonzola dolce that wanted eating, so thought of this pizza. And then I didn’t use the … Continue reading

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Mushroom tart on puff pastry; pea pods – 5 January 2018

Now that we’ve got the wine, I wondered if we could do the tart it went with. That is to say: at Piperade, we shared a mushroom tartlet, and asked the server/bar guy what wine to have with it. We … Continue reading

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“Cheese foccacia”; mixed, sauteed greens – 3 January 2018

Went to the p.o and found NO MAIL after not going since the 27th. Could this be true? I went to the Bowl late, not just when they reopened, to get bananas for breakfast, mostly, but then I also decided … Continue reading

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Pizza with potatoes, roasted red pepper, and tapenade – 21 December 2017

A great fall/winter pizza – and a favorite. D really liked/s it and agreed with me that we liked it better than the Cheese Board pizza we had for lunch (got while picking up Fontina Valle d’Aosta for this pizza) … Continue reading

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Broccoli calzoni – 15 December 2017

When I went to the Bowl… was it last week? … I bought some broccoli with long stems, thinking to use the stems in this dish, while having the florets for our veggies a couple of times. I left some … Continue reading

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O-konomi-yaki – 14 December 2017

What a great day! We went into the city by BART, had coffee at Blue Bottle at the Ferry Building, walked to a gallery exhibition I wanted to see on Geary near Market (and added a second while we were … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita; Brussels sprouts – 12 December 2017

OMG Doug Jones won! Whoopeee!! Plus, we had a pizza Margherita, always a good thing, not least b/c it’s so easy (once you’ve got frozen cubes of sauce and frozen pizza dough). I defrosted 5 cubes of Margherita sauce, and … Continue reading

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Omelette with piperade; orange, onion, and olive salad – 10 December 2017

This was the last thing D wished to make with the piperade, and there was just enough left – which might have been by design, come to think of it… He made a 3-egg omelette with just a bit of … Continue reading

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Pizza with walnuts, gorgonzola dolce, and arugula – 6 December 2017

We have a half-pillow of arugula from the Bowl, since R found a pillow and asked us to split. Our half I think was pressed into too small a bag, and is a bit broken up and therefore its lifetime … Continue reading

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Burrata, baby lettuce salad, and roasted, marinated red pepper; yellow beans – 22 November 2017

This is pretty much a direct copy of a previous dinner, which was a direct attempt – quite successful – to copy Vino Volo’s plate called “Burrata.” the first time I had this was at IAD, (24 March 2016, as … Continue reading

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4/5 Tomato tart; English peas – 21 November 2017

I went to the Tuesday farmers’ market wondering if the heavy rains had eliminated the possibility of more tomatoes from Dirty Girl Produce. But they’re south of here, where it rains less, most of the time, and indeed, there they … Continue reading

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Pesto with the last of the basil; fruit salad – 15 November 2017

Home again, and eating up what needs to be eaten. First, it’s past the time our basil should have been killed by the weather, so we decided to pull all the plants (one bin, a mature set of stems sold … Continue reading

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Fondue with borrowed fondue pot; roasted asparagus – 12 November 2017

Our SIL L suggested we have the family’s traditional cheese fondue, the recipe brought to our (mutual) late MIL by a Swiss exchange student in the 60s. We were sure our FIL P would really enjoy it. Unfortunately, when D … Continue reading

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Carry-on airport lunch as the main meal – 7 November 2017

Forgot to take a photo of dinner (also on the plane) so my carry-on lunch will have to do for the main shot. I decided to have my larger meal at lunchtime (whatever that means when you’re crossing three time … Continue reading

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Extra fresh pasta from last night with enhanced tomato sauce; roasted asparagus with feta – 2 November 2017

How the heck did it get to be November already? Anyway, as with a couple of previous instances, I used 2/3 of the fresh pasta dough last night for ravioli, and cut the rest into fettucine, which I let dry … Continue reading

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