Tag Archives: Cilantro

Personal pizza with zucchini, feta, cilantro, and lime juice; salad with fresh pear and pecans – 23 October 2018

Had this cilantro left over from the tagine; when at the Saturday market, I noticed a very pretty little zucchini and suddenly remembered I also had a bunch of Greek feta in the fridge that wanted eating, and the three … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with a creamy gorgonzola sauce; kale – 17 January 2018

We have about 1 1/2 cups of heavy (whipping) cream left after apparently overbuying for Es unbirthday dinner on the 14th. R&E took half of about 3 cups and we have the rest. So, what to do with it? Came … Continue reading

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Posole Rojo – 12 January 2018

What do I call this – takeout? Dinner with friends? E texted us last night asking if we’d like some of the posole she had made – evidently a large recipe – and we of course said an enthusiastic yes! … Continue reading

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Chili-rubbed capon roasted with carrots; Chile Colorado; kale with cilantro and white onions; gratin potatoes with roasted poblanos – 25 December 2017

We’ve done this dinner before, more than once. It’s from Gourmet Dec 2000. By Friday we had not taken time to discuss what to cook, and finally I said to R why don’t we just re-run the capon dinner? My … Continue reading

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Flatiron steak; refried potato patties; filet beans – 25 November 2017

Another day at the Grand Lake Market for D&R, and so another Prather Ranch opportunity. I asked D to pick up a thin flatiron steak before they ran out, since I was not going to be there till lunchtime, and … Continue reading

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Lemon kefta tagine; couscous – 19 December 2015

I’d been wanting to make this tagine again for awhile – in fact, wanted to make it all last winter but couldn’t find the cookbook (which appeared back on the shelf… just missing it? It’s thin…). So when R&E donated … Continue reading

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Pizza with zucchini, corn, feta, and cilantro – 20 June 2014

I decided to make this pizza to use up the last of the cilantro, which it almost did. D went to the Bowl to buy some stuff, and offered to pick up what was needed for the pizza. He bought … Continue reading

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Grilled polenta with black bean salad – 13 June 2013

I made this at least once previously and our notes said we loved it, so I decided to make it again. The bean salad is also perfectly beautiful! It’s a lot of work, but of course, I made it harder … Continue reading

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Pizza with zucchini, feta, corn, and cilantro – 5 June 2013

Tonight’s pizza is from The Cheese Board’s wonderful cookbook, though I have altered it a bit. I had cilantro left over, and when running down a list of possible pizzas, this one stood out for that reason. Also b/c we’ve … Continue reading

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Pizza with zucchini, feta, corn, and cilantro – 5 June 2012

Prepared this intermittently while watching the transit of Venus, which was considerably more important in the long run 🙂 I decided to go to the Cheese Board to get a good feta (Bulgarian) and also a Fontina Valle d’Aosta for … Continue reading

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Leftover skirt steak with cilantro sauce and couscous; haricots with onions – 3 August 2011

We had three chunks of skirt steak left over from Saturday night (the 30th), and couscous from one dinner and lunch today (both for the lamb kefta), and I put them together for dinner. I reheated the beef by simply … Continue reading

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Pizza with tomato, feta, lemon, and cilantro – 15 July 2011

Yikes, is it the 15th of July already?? OK, I am cooking again so of course we had pizza. I made a new crust that is 1/4 whole wheat flour, and froze half the recipe. The rest was dinner. This … Continue reading

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Pizza with zucchini, corn, cilantro, and feta – 13 March 2011

We arranged that I would cook this pizza because we were about to run out of bread. We had some cilantro left over, in fact from the last time I made pizzas with cilantro, so I decided to do this … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with zucchini, feta, corn, and cilantro – 25 February 2011

Continuing on the “feta and cilantro” theme, I made this excellent recipe from the Cheese Board cookbook. It has one tiny zucchini in it, a couple T of canned (b/c it’s not summer) corn (Green Giant Niblets), tossed with red … Continue reading

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Personal Pizza with Romas, Feta, Corn, Lemon and Cilantro – 24 February 2011

I knew I could leave early enough to pay attention to a pizza today – even made a trip to the Bowl (in the rain – ok, just a little) before settling in. This is a Cheese Board recipe. This … Continue reading

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Pizza with Italian sausage, poblanos, corn, tomato pesto, and cilantro at Paisan; fried olives – 13 January 2011

D had a meeting that he knew would last late, so he decided not to cook. By the time he got home it was too late to go to Riva Cucina, so we chose pizza at Paisan. This is very … Continue reading

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9 November 2010 – Pizza with Farmers’ Market tomatoes, feta, cilantro and lemon, with sourdough crust

OK, I cheated. I bought the dough at Cheese Board this after noon – a shade over 5/6 of a pound of it for this pizza. I also got Corsican feta there, but should have bought Bulgarian, which is more … Continue reading

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17 July 2010 – Pizza with Tomatoes, feta, cilantro, corn and lemon

This is a variant of a Cheese Board recipe. The corn – cut off one cob  bought today at the Grand Lake Farmers’ Market in Oakland – is D’s idea. It’s a great addition! Nothing out of the ordinary: plain … Continue reading

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3 July 2010 – Skirt steak from the Farmers’ Market; favas on toast; snap peas with mint

We got a skirt steak from Prather Ranch at the Oakland (Grand Lake) Farmers’ Market, and cooked it according to a favorite recipe from Gourmet, April 2004. There is a cilantro sauce served over the grilled, steak, which is rubbed … Continue reading

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16 May 2010 – Skirt Steak with cilantro garlic sauce; roasted asparagus with feta

(Written the 27th:) For an easy dinner that we thought P would enjoy, we used two coordinated recipes from Gourmet of April 2004 that we have enjoyed before (rather often, together and separately): Skirt steak with cilantro garlic sauce, and … Continue reading

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