Tag Archives: Chevre

Extra fresh pasta from last night with enhanced tomato sauce; roasted asparagus with feta – 2 November 2017

How the heck did it get to be November already? Anyway, as with a couple of previous instances, I used 2/3 of the fresh pasta dough last night for ravioli, and cut the rest into fettucine, which I let dry … Continue reading

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Nicoise of small round things; Romano beans 18 August 2017

D wanted to use up the radishes and Tokyo turnips, as well as the last three itty quail eggs,  by making another Nicoise salad “with whatever we have around,” rather than shopping for stuff. The other half of the tuna … Continue reading

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Fettucine with tomato/chevre sauce – 17 August 2017

To use up more of the Laura Chenel chevre loaf I bought for a chard pizza awhile back, I decided to make this recipe, using fresh tomatoes (also wanting using) and sage from the back yard. I cooked up a … 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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Bitty bit of fresh pasta with tomato/chevre sauce; asparagus with aioli – 3 May 2017

Still using up the Laura Chenel goat cheese we opened. Costco is now selling this in a terrible container – too large, and too vulnerable once opened. Bring back the 11-oz logs! But we make an attempt 🙂 I weighed … Continue reading

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Crostini with chevre, sundried tomatoes, and basil; English peas with mint – 2 May 2017

We finally opened the vat of chevre from Costco (I’ve been traveling to see Mom and brother B so much I haven’t had time to use it) and I bloggled to see how I might use it. I found this … Continue reading

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Patricia Wells’ chevre with tomato sauce, olives, and herbs; kale from the garden – 1 May 2017

We considered going out to someplace low-key b/c it was our anniversary (and Riva Cucina is not open on Mondays) but finally elected just to have a good (as usual) dinner at home. Working on using up the Costco, 21 … Continue reading

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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

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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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Pizza with tomatoes, onions, arugula, and goat cheese – 12 August 2015

It’s time to have all our tomato foods, and tonight I made a pizza with fresh tomatoes. It was missing some of the tang I wanted, but it was pretty good nevertheless. This is a recipe from The Cheese Board … Continue reading

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Open faced sandwiches with random stuff; Brussels sprouts – 9 December 2014

Yesterday, thinking D&R had eaten up almost all the bread for lunch, I bought an Acme ciabatta, but then I cut it in half and froze it when we didn’t need it for dinner. I took out half this afternoon, … Continue reading

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Pizza with pistachios at Pizza Moda – 4 September 2014

D called about 6:30 and said let’s go to Pizza Moda. I was unenthusiastic since I wasn’t really ready to go out, but I managed to get ready quickly enough, and we had a really good pizza there. Not the … 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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Merry unbirthday to me – Chez Panisse calzone; carrots Provencal; culled apple salted caramel cheesecake pie – 20 July 2014

This turned out to be a pretty decent day to have moved my birthday to this year. I wanted to cook something we don’t have very often, but shied away from things that are so terribly complicated that we don’t … 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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Chevre, tomato sauce and olives; sugar snap peas – 7 December 2013

I decided on this dinner b/c D was going to be arriving late at the airport and I needed something I could cook quickly after picking him up, and also b/c we had a lot of goat cheese that wanted … 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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Chevre with tomato sauce and olives; kale – 12 February 2013

Happy Darwin’s Birthday! I finally made the dish I had intended to make on Friday, when I stopped at Arizmendi for a baguette and ended up buying a terrific pizza. This is a recipe from Patricia Wells At Home in … Continue reading

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Gazpacho; goat cheese crostini – 9 August 2012

The forecast made today one of the hottest of the summer (not so hot, but still the hottest) and I also finally got Dirty Girl Produce dry-farmed early girls at the Berkeley farmers’ market on Tuesday. Gazpacho! Turned out we … Continue reading

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Linguine with tomato-goat cheese sauce – 23 July 2012

I am working on using up the Laura Chenel goat cheese from Costco while it’s still good. I decided to cook this sauce for pasta, which is an idea, though not exactly the recipe, from The Pasta Bible by Christian … Continue reading

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Pizza with tomatoes, goat cheese, and herbs – 21 July 2012

We were out of bread again, so I decided to make a pizza to use more of the Costco (Laura Chenel) goat cheese and great Odoriko tomatoes from Miyashita Farms. This is a recipe from The Cheese Board’s excellent recipe … Continue reading

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Using up leftovers: omelette/scrambled eggs with red pepper aioli; fresh egg pasta with favas – 18 July 2012

We decided we needed to use up bits and pieces of what was in the fridge. We had the red pepper aioli from the swordfish dinner a week ago, served over an omelette D made – just 2 eggs total, … Continue reading

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Baguette and cheese before the City Council meeting – 10 July 2012

D went to the Bowl this morning and picked up an Acme rustic baguette and some goat cheese labeled “Chevre de Bellay with Herb.” Just one? Perhaps. Neither of us could identify the herb(s) in question, which coated the outside. … Continue reading

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Linguine with Wells sauce and goat cheese; salad – 6 March 2012

D took off with an idea I had the other night. We had Patricia Wells’ goat cheese with tomato sauce, herbs, and olives, and noted there was enough goat cheese left to make it again. Remembering a pasta from the … 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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