Tag Archives: Arugula

Cacio e pere; warm apple and sage salad – 5 January 2014

Since more than half of the ravioli filling was left over from last night’s recipe from Saveur, D suggested just making the ravioli again, but adding more pear, since we could not really taste the pear last night. I did … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with cranberry beans, arugula, and pecorino romano; romano beans – 26 July 2013

D bought some cranberry shell beans at the Bowl on I think Wednesday. Yesterday I got home and found the shelled and in the fridge; today, I got home and found them in a pan, cooked to perfection. He boiled … Continue reading

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Pizza with prosciutto, fontina, and arugula; avocado-tomato salad with Padron chilis – 14 July 2013

I had prosciutto, arugula, and Fontina Valle d’Aosta to use up, so I googled those three words plus “pizza” and got several possible recipes. I chose the one that also used tomatoes, b/c we have a bunch of fresh and … Continue reading

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Pizza with prosciutto, mozzarella di bufala, arugula, and olives; Brussels sprouts – 24 May 2013

Finishing off all that extra prosciutto di Parma… I found this recipe in one of the cookbooks from ‘Ino, a wonderful little restaurant in the West Village where we ate several times during our 2011 trip to New York. OMG … Continue reading

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Pizza with arugula, toasted walnuts, and gorgonzola dolc – 24 March 2013

Addpix I rediscovered this pizza while searching last week for good arugula recipes, so we would use up the “pillow” of baby arugula we bought at the Bowl last weekend. I had an arugula salad (a large version of 1 … Continue reading

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Speck; broccoli – 23 March 2013

Still coming up with recipes to use up the arugula pillow D bought at the Bowl last weekend. “Speck” is the name of a dish we have at L’Osteria del Forno in San Francisco, and also the name of one … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Calabrian sausage and arugula – 21 March 2013

Addpix D made a wonderful pasta tonight, using a Calabrian sausage from Christopher Lee, and some more of the arugula pillow he bought on Saturday. He started by cooking chopped red onion in olive oil, then added slices of the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with leftover skirt steak, arugula, and lemon; roasted asparagus – 18 March 2013

D cooked a very interesting and delicious pasta tonight, and added roasted asparagus for a wonderful veggie. He threw cut up leftover skirt steak into olive oil to heat up, then put very thin slices of lemon on top of … Continue reading

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Penne with Sundried Tomatoes and Arugula; Arugula salad with Blood-orange vinegar – 22 September 2012

R, who has just moved into a new house and is living out of boxes, came over and cooked us dinner, instead of inviting us over. He cooked Penne with Sundried Tomatoes and Arugula, from epicurious – a wonderful dish! … Continue reading

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Omelette with tomato and arugula; braised leeks with vinaigrette – 15 August 2012

We still had bread, so instead of a pizza, I decided an omelette with arugula and tomatoes would be good. I cut up about half a medium red onion into small dice, and cooked it in butter in a 10″ … Continue reading

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Fettucine with cannellini and arugula; caprese – 14 August 2012

Another in a series of meals designed to use up a pound of arugula! The Pasta Bible has a cannellini and arugula pasta, and this is largely but not completely based on that. It was ok but not great, which … Continue reading

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Pizza with toasted walnuts, gorgonzola dolce, and arugula – 13 August 2012

Still trying to use up a mound of most excellent baby wild arugula, I searched my three blogs for past recipes. I found this pizza in 2010. It was delicious, and I was really glad that I had a blog back … Continue reading

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Speck; Alpine Spaghetti; sugar snap peas with mint – 2 June 2012

This whole dinner was to use up the wild baby arugula from the Bowl. I decided to make “speck” as we have it at L’Osteria del Forno in SF. I looked up how I made it last time on 5 … Continue reading

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Pizza with artichokes, olives, sundried tomatoes, and arugula – 30 May 2012

We ran out of bread – always a potential pizza-moment – and I realized we had some of that strange, cheap, not brine-packed fresh mozzarella to use up – so we decided on this pizza. It’s from The Edible Italian … Continue reading

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Panini with soppressata, fontina and arugula; chard with garlic – 29 January 2012

I wanted to use some Fontina Valle d’Aosta I had bought at the Cheese Board last week, and this recipe seemed ideal – easy and interesting. I used Fra’ Mani soppressata I got at Berkeley Bowl, and also baby wild … Continue reading

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Alpine Spaghetti; Speck – 5 January 2012

I had decided to make the speck recipe we have at l’Osteria del Forno in SF, but I was in a quandary about what to serve along with it. Finally decided a very simple pasta would be ok. Still didn’t … Continue reading

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Early dinner at ‘ino – 20 November 2011

Realizing that the best meal we had had on this trip was our first breakfast at ‘ino, we came back for panini, and added a salad into the mix. (And we came back for breakfast the next day – writing … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, prosciutto, arugula and pine nuts; salad; red pear – 4 November 2011

D got home well after 7 with no idea what he was going to cook. I stepped into the shower, and by the time I got out, dinner was almost done. He sauteed sliced brown mushrooms, then added pinenuts, arugula, … Continue reading

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Linguine with cranberry beans and arugula; grilled prosciutto-wrapped radicchio; fresh tomatoes – 30 October 2011

D cooked the cranberry beans I bought last week, in stock with rosemary and garlic. I used some of them last night on the speck, and the rest tonight on the pasta. The beans were sitting in a bit of … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with white mushrooms, favas, and hard sausage; salad with arugula and a gift of cherry tomatoes – 19 August 2011

I asked D to make something where the multicolored cherry tomatoes from my friend J’s parents’ garden would stand out. He was considering cooking them (very lightly ) in a pasta, but decided on a salad instead. They were wonderful! … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, parsley, and Romano; salad with fresh tomatoes – 17 August 2011

D finally got to make the pasta he was on the way to making two days ago, when he discovered we didn’t have any pine nuts (the Costco bag in the bottom drawer of the fridge having finally run out … Continue reading

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Made-up-on-the-spot pasta; salad with avocado – 15 August 2011

D took over cooking after his show ended yesterday, and he is great at dealing with an overloaded fridge and making good food come out of it. He was going to do his signature pasta of mushrooms, pinenuts, and parsley … Continue reading

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Tuna confit sandwiches on Acme rolls; arugula salad; mushrooms with rosemary – 16 July 2011

This was take-out with flair 🙂 We couldn’t go to the Kermit Lynch/Cafe Fanny/Acme Bread Bastille Day party for lunch, but I realized I could get the food and the wine before the event ended, and serve it for dinner, … Continue reading

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Wine-tasting dinner at Local Mission Eatery, with wines from Clos Saron – 29 June 2011

We have really been impressed with Clos Saron wines. We figured that if this restaurant liked Clos Saron, we’d like the restaurant – and we were right! We got to sit at the bar (“seats 1 and 2,” we figured … Continue reading

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Pizza with artichoke hearts, arugula, and dried tomatoes – 13 May 2011

This is from The Edible Italian Garden. I used half a frozen white pizza dough. Defrosted in the morning, transferred to an oiled bowl about 5pm, and set in warm water. It turned out really well. I cooked the dough … Continue reading

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