Tag Archives: Broccoli

Pizza with Italian sausage, tomato sauce, arugula, and cheeses; orange, olive, and onion salad – 9 December 2017

I intended to make a pizza I first made in 2012, based on an epicurious recipe – just tomato sauce, mixed, grated fontina Valle d’Aosta and Pecorino Romano cheeses, and arugula tossed in a balsamic vinaigrette over the top. But. … Continue reading

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Tilapia; piperade; brown rice – 8 December 2017

D really wanted to try the piperade alongside a fish. I went to the Bowl and texted him some options, and he selected tilapia. No bones! That’s a big plus for me. The smallish fillet I got was maybe half … Continue reading

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Dinner at Anchalee – 5 July 2017

D knew he might be late working on the studio this evening, b/c he and R were really getting going on the porch walls. He said if he wasn’t ready to cook in time, we could go out to dinner. … Continue reading

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Leftover nasturtium pasta; broccoli – 21 June 2017

When I was making this pasta yesterday I suggested to D that I just make enough for dinner, but he said no, make a whole half recipe and we can have leftovers. I reheated the pasta slowly in a covered … Continue reading

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Hamburger; broccoli – 16 June 2017

D thought we should have hamburgers again, and have the yummy summer tomato jam that E made in September on them. We added some of the monster tomato, sliced, salted and peppered, and some romaine. Mayo for me, Mayo and … Continue reading

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Broccoli calzoni – 2 February 2017

Brother B really liked these calzoni when I made them on a previous visit, so I went for it right away this time. I followed what I did last time. I forgot the recipe had parmaggiano in it and didn’t … Continue reading

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Broccoli and cheese calzoni with tomato sauce – 29 December 2016

D kindly posted the original recipe from which this dish is derived (by me). I’m still cooking for brother B at his and Mom’s house, to relieve him of cooking duty for at least a bit. The original is from … Continue reading

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Seashell pasta with tomato/mushroom sauce; broccoli – 20 December 2016

Moi cooking at Mom’s. We ate at the table, instead of in Mom’s room by the TV as usual. Brother B had opened a can of whole, peeled tomatoes, which he likes to put over the Knorr pasta “sides” (which … Continue reading

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Skoodgeled hamburger with onions; mashed potatoes; broccoli – 2 December 2016

D had used about 1/2 pack (1/4 lb) of a frozen hamburger aliquot while I was gone, so the rest needed using. D suggested mashing some potatoes, so I did that (Yukon Golds, all we normally have, though I think … Continue reading

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Seashell macaroni and cheese; broccoli – 2 January 2016

Last dinner at Mom’s before I return home, and we sort of punted it. Was thinking of macaroni and cheese – a favorite with Mom and veggie-bro B – but no macaroni. And also, only a bit of the mild … 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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Open-faced sandwich with prosciutto and cheese: broccoli – 15 December 2015

We didn’t have a lot of time to cook, and decided just to use up the Grocery Outlet prosciutto we’ve been using for awhile now. I cooked the remaining pieces of prosciutto in a bit of olive oil and placed … Continue reading

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Leftover Himapan Chicken; leftover sesame/garlic broccoli – 18 June 2015

Knowing we were going to go to a neighborhood meeting regarding the proposed construction of 4 townhouses down the block, D&I decided just to plan on having the last of the Anchalee leftovers for dinner. We didn’t know we’d be … Continue reading

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Spinach pita triangles; garlic/sesame broccoli – 15 June 2015

We had a number of options for dinner. I had planned to cook up the 4 frozen pita doughs I had, two for spinach triangles, the other two to have with hummus I bought at The Cheese Board on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with pesto and toasted pine nuts; broccoli – 12 June 2015

We succeeded in removing and eating one long-term resident of the freezer for lunch, and got ambitious and tested out two others. We have pest0 in the freezer from Sept or Aug 2013, but we also found one vat from … Continue reading

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Omelette with basil, garlic, and grana padano; broccoli; toast – 4 January 2015

We had sort of planned to do a group cook tonight, but delayed that till tomorrow. I suggested to D that he use the basil I brought back from Mom’s (it would have gone to waste) in an omelette; he … Continue reading

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Moros y Cristianos; broccoli; carrots – 26 December 2014

Mom and Brother B liked this when D&R made it for them last February, and when I made a simplified (more likely to be made) version in May. I didn’t post that one, I see. Here is the version I … Continue reading

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Tuna sandwiches; broccoli; spinach and feta salad – 10 June 2014

I had extravagant plans for a tagine tonight, but the leftover tuna (1/2 can – something like 3.5 oz) needed eating, and D had some haricots for one of his great pastas, so he pointed out that we could put … Continue reading

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Linguine with tomato sauce and goat cheese; broccoli; lettuce and carrot – 26 May 2014

Still at Mom’s, but this time I’m cooking my food – after a fashion. I have no garlic, for example, and what herbs I want I have to buy in plastic containers instead of running out to the garden (wrong … Continue reading

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Pizza Americano; broccoli – 23 March 2014

I wasn’t sure how D would react to this all-American pizza, instead of the tomato-sauce-free, veggie-heavy pizzas I usually make, but he deemed it “very good.” Happy 🙂 This is a remake of a personal pizza I made on 3 … Continue reading

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Hamburger; garlic mashed potatoes; broccoli – 11 March 2014

D made little hamburgers (one might even describe mine as “teeny”), mixing in onions, garlic, and Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce, and served on small pieces of an Acme Rustic Sweet Baguette. We added lettuce, and stuff – the usual … Continue reading

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Chevre with tomato sauce, herbs, and olives; broccoli – 18 November 2013

I knew I would be late getting home, so I planned this meal. It also was based on the fact that I opened a 1-lb vat of Laura Chenel chevre from Costco for my pizza Saturday. This is a recipe … Continue reading

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Scotch Broth; broccoli – 23 October 2013

We had made lamb broth/stock by boiling the bones from some lamb chops we had eaten, along with one carrot. I took it out today to make this soup, which, in its Campbell’s incarnation, was a favorite of my childhood. … Continue reading

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Chicken Saltimbocca; black rice; broccoli; fresh tomatoes – 1 October (already??) 2013

We went to Costco on Sunday and bought, among very  many other things, chicken breasts. This, and the fact that I left some prosciutto led D to think of cooking Chicken Saltimbocca, a recipe that he found, ironically, in Chez … Continue reading

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Hamburgers; potato salad with tarragon; broccoli – 27 May 2013

Last time we had Round Buns from Acme Bakery, D said he wanted to have hamburgers on them. Today being an all-American holiday, it seemed to be the day for hamburgers and potato salad. I defrosted two of the round … Continue reading

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