Tag Archives: Celery

Seven Bean Soup for a rainy, windy night – 16 January 2019

D suggested this a day or two in advance, after seeing the NOAA forecast for our area, which included a 100% chance of rain, and breezy weather with strong gusts of wind. Time for the official start of winter, I … Continue reading

Posted in Meatless, Soup, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hyacinth bean, potato, and kale soup; grilled, prosciutto-wrapped radicchio – 7 October 2018

We bought these cool-looking beans at the Saturday market 8 days ago, and have just gotten around to cooking them (they were in fine shape). They are called “Hyacinth beans” and are native to Africa, according to Wikipedia; but these … Continue reading

Posted in Soup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Common Grill Black Bean Soup; Brussels sprouts – 30 January 2018

To use up what was about 6.4 oz but should (per the recipe) have been 8 oz of remaining Niman Ranch ham – from a 3/4″ or so thick round slice that was a pound – well, I said I’ll … Continue reading

Posted in Beans, Ham, Legumes, Soup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Soup with capon stock, updated with sausage; salad – 4 January 2018

D wanted to add salsicce secche to his soup from Tuesday the 2nd, so that was dinner tonight, which finished up the soup. Last time (2 days ago) he served out all of the penne he had added, b/c he … Continue reading

Posted in Beans, Soup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bean/veggie/penne soup from Christmas capon stock – 2 January 2018

After boiling and reboiling this stock a few times, D finally made it into a soup, and an excellent soup it was! Here are the beans being checked for untoward inclusions: We tried to use up tiny quantities of old … Continue reading

Posted in Beans, Legumes, Lunch, Meat as a flavoring, Soup | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spaghetti with leftover capon bits; Brussels sprouts – 30 December 2017

D cooked an excellent pasta, using up some/most of the small bits of capon that E removed from the carcass after our Christmas feast. He started by cooking some red onion, then celery slices, in olive oil and Mystery Grease … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Pasta | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Asian, Meatless, Restaurant, Small plates, Uncategorizable, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another chance for gazpacho; bread & cheese; dinner on the deck – 26 September 2017

It was scheduled to be over 80, even here in the coldest part of the city, so I thought we should take the 3 cups of tomato juice we froze last time and make a second gazpacho from it. Notably, … Continue reading

Posted in Meatless, Restaurant, Soup, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gazpacho – 10 September 2017

Our first gazpacho of the season! Knowing it was supposed to be on the hotter side today (which might mean upper 70s ;)) the other day at the Bowl, I bought a large bottle of Campbell’s tomato juice, which is … Continue reading

Posted in Meatless, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Ravioli with herbs and chevre; sauteed celery – 30 April 2017

D went to visit his friend and physical therapist J-M today, and among other things, they discussed the herb-filled gigantic ravioli J-M had had in Italy during her last visit. Also our friends R & L dropped in out of … Continue reading

Posted in Lunch, Meatless, Pasta, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Lamb, Restaurant | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hamburger on a Kaiser roll; celery – 2 March 2017

D & R flying home, and I had not eaten my poppy seed Kaiser roll that we bought from Acme before D left (when they had only 4 round buns and we needed 6 rolls). I defrosted a ~1/2 lb … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Sandwich | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spaghetti with “lobster” mushrooms and scamorze; salad with radicchio and celery – 4 December 2016

D picked me up close to 6 after my trip home from the ASCB meeting, and then proceeded to make this delicious dinner. He cooked one mediumish (3″ across or so?) lobster mushroom, chopped, in butter, with salt and pepper, … Continue reading

Posted in Meatless, Pasta, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Omelette with mushrooms and aged gouda; lettuce salad – 20 December 2015

We decided we were too stressed to go to a party tonight, so had one unexpected dinner to make (yes, we RSVP’d “no”). We had two eggs left, and D was confident that would be fine. I suggested we have … Continue reading

Posted in Eggs, Meatless, Omelette, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Spaghetti with tomato/hamburger sauce; salad with tomatoes and celery – 28 July 2014

I got home too late to make the “foccacia” dough I had planned on (even knowing I’d be kinda late, so couldn’t make the pizza I had really planned on) so that is put off a couple of days. Instead, … Continue reading

Posted in Pasta | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Risotto with celery, parsley, and Humboldt Fog – 1 February 2014

D had some Humboldt Fog, a superb goat cheese from Cypress Grove, the other day, and thought it would taste really good with celery. He decided to make a risotto, and this is it. Pre-prep included cutting up celery stalks … Continue reading

Posted in Meat as a flavoring, Risotto | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cream of celery soup; baby bok choi – 8 December 2013

I made this soup using a semi-recipe online friend B, but I’m sure I’m missing something. In particular, I don’t get a strong celery taste, though there are many more celery pieces per cubic centimeter than in the canned celery … Continue reading

Posted in Soup | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Scrambled egg sandwich; celery – 22 March 2013

Addpix A minimalist dinner tonight, because we had lots of snacks and not a small bit of wine at a nice wine tasting event, by North Berkeley Wine, at The Wooden Duck furniture showroom. I just scrambled up one egg … Continue reading

Posted in Eggs, Meatless, Sandwich, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

11 October 2010 – Heirloom tomato salad with warmed, crusty goat cheese patties, celery leaves and basil

Another nice use for our goat cheese log, which I opened yesterday. This recipe appeared in the Contra Costa Times several years ago, in an article on great, fresh, local food in places other than California – in this case, … Continue reading

Posted in Meatless, Salad-centered | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

17 February 2010 – Linguine with tomatoes, sage, and goat cheese

This is a variant of a favorite recipe from The Pasta Bible – a great cookbook. I had intended to make this previously, but ran out of time, so had pesto instead that night. I had since eaten up some … Continue reading

Posted in Meatless, Pasta-centered | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment