Tag Archives: Chard

Scotch Broth; semonlina-with-bay patties; chard stems – 16 May 2017

I used my lamb broth from last week’s leftover bits to make Scotch Broth. I defrosted some bits of lamb from 2012(!!) that were marked as being small chunks – they were too small for a good kebab, indeed, but … Continue reading

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Pizza with chard and goat cheese – 7 May 2017

Using up that 21 oz Costco vat of Laura Chenel chevre. Still. Used perhaps a bit under 2 more oz tonight on this pizza. I’ve done this many times, so won’t rewrite in entirety. But I did weigh the chard … Continue reading

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Pizza with chard and goat cheese – 18 January 2016

Got two lovely bunches of chard from Happy Boy at the Saturday market and I decided to make this pizza with one of them, since we also still had one unopened Laura Chenel goat cheese log from our previous trip … Continue reading

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Semolina/bay patties; chard; Midnight Moon goat gouda – 26 January 2015

This was a piecemeal meal, but it turned out to be a delicious one. We had a lot of extra semolina with bay from last night, and greens (3 for $5) from Happy Boy Farm at the Berkeley farmers’ market … Continue reading

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Scallion soup; chard – 13 January 2015

Another step towards using up the cream – this is not an unpleasant task. I first made this soup  in 2011 and tonight’s was no different, except that instead of putting mostly the solids into the blender, I just blent … Continue reading

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Pizza with chard and goat cheese – 29 July 2014

Oh, the trials of having to use up an opened log of Laura Chenel (from Costco) goat cheese 😉 This is a favorite pizza of mine, and D really likes it, too. Even people who don’t like chard like it. … Continue reading

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Polenta with greens and red peppers; salad with avocados and olives – 21 December 2013

This is a fantastic recipe (one of many) from Georgeanne Brennan’s Potager. It makes great leftovers, too (see tomorrow’s lunch!) You make polenta (salted water:polenta = 6:1), stirring frequently over about 40 minutes. You are supposed to add grated white … Continue reading

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Italian sausage; chard; potatoes with parsley – 11 April 2013

Addpix We had to work on taxes, and I didn’t get home till 7, so nothing fancy tonight. I took the last of the 3 bunches of chard I got at Berkeley Bowl last week – amazingly almost entirely still … Continue reading

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Special dinner for a special wine – 29 March 2013

Addpix A few years ago my friend M, a winemaker, gave D and me a tasting of some truly extraordinary wines, and I brought home a bottle of one, well beyond anything we would normally spend, but an exceptional bottle, … Continue reading

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Omelette with Chervil and Fontina Valle d’Aosta; Chard – 5 March 2012

I called D as I was leaving work at 7:15, and he was just on the way home, too. I got home and he had washed up some of the chard from our friend A at the garden at work, … Continue reading

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Sultan’s soup from the freezer; chard from the garden – 4 June 2012

A COLD day in June, with projected highs in the upper fifties both here and at my work. Ick. I thought I recalled seeing single-serving soup in the freezer, and dug out a one-person yellow split pea soup and a … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb kebabs; pilaf; chard – 12 May 2012

I wanted to grill some red peppers for use this week, and wondered what I could grill for dinner along with them, to combine cooking and save gas. It being a Saturday, I decided on lamb kebabs. I had packets … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce; chard from the garden – 10 March 2012

D found a bag of “bargain” tomatoes at the Bowl for 99 cents and made them into a sauce. He and peeled the tomatoes by dipping in boiling water, then removing the skins. He added thyme from the garden, onions … Continue reading

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Chevre with Wells sauce, olives and herbs; yard chard – 4 March 2012

Working on finishing an opened, large log of Laura Chenel Chevre, D and I decided that making this neat recipe from Patricia Wells at Home in Provence would be a great idea. We used a 102oz (!) can of whole … 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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Pomegranate Khoresh and chard for New Year’s day dinner; also a terrific lunch – 1 January 2012

Well, I said this year I would not worry about sticking to a strict format, and also would not worry about sticking strictly to dinner. Good thing, since lunch was really delicious and interesting. I’ll get to that below dinner, … Continue reading

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Pasta with leftover pork tenderloin in pomegranate sauce; chard stems – 27 December 2011

D suggested making the leftover pork tenderloin into a pasta. I was doubtful, but he was right. I cut up the remaining 3 inches or so of meat into lengthwise quarters, then sliced about 1/8 inch thick. It looked like … Continue reading

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Pizza with artichoke hearts and prosciutto; chard – 18 June 2011

I decided to use up some of the remaining prosciutto in a pizza, and found this successful experiment, poorly recorded, from earlier in the year. In addition to the prosciutto, I had a small (6.5 oz) jar of Passport artichoke … Continue reading

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Pizza with chard, goat cheese, and garlic/pepper oil – 18 May 2011

I’ve made this many times, so will go over it only briefly. Add 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes and a large clove of garlic, minced, to 2T olive oil and allow to stand till ready to use. Saute a minced … Continue reading

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Potato and chard soup in lamb stock; cold veggies – 19 April 2011

D cooked a soup for himself and R the other day, and tonight he added chard to it for dinner. The soup was made from lamb stock, from the bones leftover from dinner on the 16th, with peppercorns, bay, and … Continue reading

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Polenta with greens and peppers – 26 March 2011

This is one of my favorite dishes, which D sweetly made for me during my post-op period of favoring softer foods. If this is a limited diet, I’ll take it 🙂 It’s also beautiful 🙂 The recipe is from one … Continue reading

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Pizza with chard, goat cheese, and red pepper flakes – 6 March 2011

Now that we’ve opened the Laura Chenel goat cheese log, we have to use it diligently. Not a problem! This is one of my favorite pizzas, a recipe from epicurious, with some excellent modifications from a commenter (“a cook from … Continue reading

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6 October 2010 – Provolone and padron sandwich; chard stems

Well. This WAS a punt. I got home too late to make the pasta I had planned, so D and I had a quick think about it. There was provolone left over from the pizza, and bread given to us … Continue reading

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6 September 2010 – Pizza with chard and goat cheese

D&R were going to be late getting out of their show, so I was on my own for dinner. I made this pizza b/c there was still some goat cheese to use up. Also, it’s probably my favorite pizza at … Continue reading

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13 August 2010 – Personal pizza with chard and goat cheese

This is a major favorite pizza! D&R have a late night at their show, so I am on my own for dinner. I pulled a personal pizza dough out of the freezer this morning and put it – still totally … Continue reading

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