Tag Archives: Beets

Birthday dinner at Chez Panisse – 28 April 2017

A major birthday for D, so we took R&E and went to Chez Panisse for dinner, having remembered a month in advance to call in for reservations. Next time should get first seating, though, as dinner lasts quite a long … Continue reading

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Salade Nicoise – 10 July 2013

We still had half a can of tuna (tonno) left, so I decided to make this salad once again. No doubt will make it a few more times over the summer. Here’s what needs to be done: Clean baby potatoes … Continue reading

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Nicoise Salad – 29 June 2013

I’ve been wanting to make this salad ever since Saveur sent me their Provencal menu. They send very enticing emails. It’s a terrific magazine, to which I’ve subscribed happily for several years. I love beautiful food, so I was totally … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with parsley pesto; grated beets with lemon, butter and parsley; snow peas – 18 October 2012

Using-stuff-up dinner here, but it was quite yummy. I cooked 5 oz of spaghetti and D tossed the rest of his parsley pesto over it, plus some additional olive oil. It needed a bit of salting, but otherwise was quite … Continue reading

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Panini; beets with lemon, butter and parsley – 11 June 2012

I finally made red pepper puree out of the peppers I roasted the other day. For each pepper, 1/2 Tbsp oil, rounded 1/2 tsp salt, and something like 1/8 tsp pepper, but who measures? I tucked away one of the … Continue reading

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Snacks before, and during, the LBNL Citizens’ Advisory Group meeting – 22 September 2011

D and I attended the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory’s Citizens’ Advisory Group meeting, which started at 6pm. D planned a snack before the meeting and another snack, this with wine, afterwards. He made an outstanding gazpacho earlier in the day, which … Continue reading

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