Tag Archives: Cannellini beans

Leftover fagioli with added sausage; kale from the garden – 7 March 2019

We had one more dinner’s worth of fagioli all’uccelletto from Saturday, and I proposed to defrost a sausage and add it to the beans this time. I found pork sausage with rapini and pecorino from Christopher Lee, and decided on … Continue reading

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Porchetta; fagioli all’uccelletto; grilled zucchini – 2 March 2019

This was a celebration dinner, my excuse to purchase Christopher Lee’s prepared (but uncooked) porchetta, which he describes thus: Loin of Berkshire Pork rolled with Wild Fennel, Rosemary, Sage, and Garlic, tied and oven-ready. Each roast is 4 ribs, total … Continue reading

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A most excellent random soup; leftover Pintxos salad – 3 December 2018

Another freezer mystery turns out to be really great! I found one of the small square glass snap-seals in the freezer with something that looked a bit like tomato sauce in it, a cup or less, most likely, and moved … Continue reading

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Pintxos white bean, manchego, avocado and apple salad – 4 August 2017

I went in to the show in the morning with D&R&E, and came home by bus and BART before the end. Usually I go on for Friday afternoon (bus and BART or ferryboat) but this time I decided to skip … Continue reading

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Grilled tuna, radicchio and green onions, and cannellini beans, in anchovy vinaigrette, with homemade aioli – 13 December 2016

This is a meal I love from Paul Bertolli’s Chez Panisse Cooking. D and I made the aioli – one egg yolk, whisked constantly as 1/2 cup peanut (or other unopinionated oil) is first dripped in, then streamed slowly, followed … Continue reading

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Speck; green beans – 10 August 2015

Wow, we’re both tired out tonight! D worked hard on the new studio all day, and I struggled on the phone with multiple error-prone organizations – more burnt out than physically tired, to be sure. Fortunately had planned a pretty … Continue reading

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Millet and bean salad with tomatoes and basil; zucchini and yellow squash – 27 June 2015

D and a discussed the need to use the rest of the millet from the ratatoille dinner, and also to use basil, so obviously I googled “millet basil.” I got a recipe that we could mimic, though in fact we … Continue reading

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Ratatoille; bruschetta with cannellini beans – 26 June 2015

[eta: Yikes, WP says this is the 1200th post in this blog! When I fill in more from this spring it will be farther than that numerically, but for now, it’s a bit of a landmark :)] Well, used up … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with cannellini beans, arugula, and bread crumbs; salad with farmers’ market tomato – 25 June 2015

D said he would cook this nifty pasta but he and R discovered a problem with designing electrical conduit, and by the time they came up with a solution it was 8:30! Meanwhile, I prepped the arugula for the pasta, … Continue reading

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Cold cannellini beans and piperade, after having lunch at Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen – 24 June 2015

D and I went to the Napa valley today, where he had an art consultation at 11. He dropped me at V. Sattui, where I enjoyed tasting wines. I hoped to run over to Dean and DeLuca across route 29, … Continue reading

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Radicchio with pappardelle; bruschetta with cannellini – 15 March 2014

Not sure what reminded me of this dish from Saveur, but we did have 1/4 head of radicchio and a small bit of yellow onion wanting eating, and bacon in the freezer. All that was left was to make the … Continue reading

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Herb slab with mushrooms and cannellini; asparagus – 13 March 2014

D invented this dinner for finance night. He didn’t like it, but it was hearty and filling and enjoyable, if not the most delicious thing on the planet. He cooked mushrooms with some onions in olive oil, and used some … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms and cannellini; Brussels sprouts – 12 March 2014

D made up a pasta sauce using mushrooms cooked in olive oil, parsley, and I think pine nuts, plus some cannellini he had boiled with rosemary and olive oil. It was a tasty sauce. He said perhaps it should have … Continue reading

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Lamb chops with “Lamb Merlot” marinade; kale with bacon; cannellini beans – 25 December 2013

Normally we would have a big feast that requires multiple cooks on Christmas, but with the guys engaged in a construction project-with-deadline, I was pretty much it till dark, so D and I settled on a fairly simple meal to … Continue reading

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Panini; cannellini bean salad; baby bok choi – 18 June 2013

I’m writing this on 4 July based on photos. I wanted to use up the cannellini bean salad from the 15th, and made a panino (then split in two for D and me) to have with it. Looks like this … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb kebabs; cannellini bean salad; sugar snap peas with mint – 15 June 2013

Weber’s Art of the Grill has fabulous side dishes. I wanted to make this cannellini bean salad, though what it accompanies in the book – a marinated rack of lamb – is normally too pricey and too much work (i.e. … Continue reading

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Cannellini bruschetta; ricotta salata with favas; kale – 25 March 2013

Addpix I wanted to use up more of the cannellini beans I cooked up on Saturday, and also more of the favas D bought last week, before they respectively go bad. I decided to make a bruschetta by mashing some … 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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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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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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Grilled pork chops; potatoes; cannellini beans; sauteed onions; grilled asparagus – 14 March 2012

I called D from Grocery Outlet, and he suggested I look for some prepared meats from Fra’ Mani and other notable producers. While I didn’t find those, I did mention seeing some boneless pork loin chops for a good price … Continue reading

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Jacket potato with Beemster and cannellini beans; broccoli – 13 March 2012

D planned this one in advance. He bought two medium russet potatoes at the Bowl, and microwaved them for about 10 minutes, then opened them, topped with cannellini beans covered with Beemster (a gouda), and broiled to mel the cheese. … Continue reading

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Cannellini beans; angel hair pasta with leftover sauce; cold veggies; before and after a neighborhood meeting – 12 March 2012

I got home with about 10 minutes to spare before our 6:30 neighborhood meeting. Since I was leading the meeting, it would not do to be late. D had a nice plate of veggies for me, of which I managed … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato-mushroom sauce; bruschetta with cannellini, boquerones, and piquillo peppers – 10 January 2012

I chose the main picture tonight b/c it was the more novel end of the meal, and also the coolest looking. This is a bruschetta of cannellini beans recooked with garlic and herbs, then topped with boquerones (white anchovies) and … Continue reading

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24 October 2010 – Cannellini beans on toast; roasted tomatoes with garlic and thyme

What a great dinner! D bought Romas at the Bowl yesterday for the purpose of roasting them tonight, with garlic and thyme and oil. He decided to add cannellini beans, which he cooked with rosemary and garlic, after a Paul … Continue reading

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