Tag Archives: Corn

Make-Your-Own tacos at a very fun wedding – 11 November 2017

Well, this is why we flew out here. Not the tacos, but the wedding 🙂 It was fun and a bit unorthodox, in keeping with the spirited nature of the couple. Dinner was tacos that you made yourself from a … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Italian sausage, sundried tomatoes, onion, and herbs; pear and walnut salad – 2 October 2017

I picked up a packet of four Italian sausages from Christopher Lee yesterday, and, since we had dinner planned for that night, tonight was the night for one of his sausages. We decided to make a pasta using one sausage, … Continue reading

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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

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Dinner at Anchalee – 5 July 2017

D knew he might be late working on the studio this evening, b/c he and R were really getting going on the porch walls. He said if he wasn’t ready to cook in time, we could go out to dinner. … Continue reading

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“Three Sisters” grilled vegetable salad with cranberry beans, from Mitsitam – 1 July 2017

D suddenly got out a couple of cookbooks the other day b/c he wanted to explore some new recipes. One was the Mitsitam Cafe Cookbook from the National Museum of the American Indian. This is the first new recipe he’s … Continue reading

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Using up stuff in the fridge: ricotta and spreads; grilled spring onions; grilled prosciutto-wrapped figs stuffed with Cambozola – 14 June 2017

So, D is on a very useful kick of trying to empty the fridge of stuff that is outdated or otherwise gone bad. We figured out a couple of things to have, and he went to the Bowl and bought, … Continue reading

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Pizza with zucchini, corn, feta, and cilantro. And lime. And red pepper flakes – 9 January 2017

We had cilantro left over from the pinto bean soup, zucchini b/c I bought one (not noticing the half zucchino in the fridge, which today died a sad death resulting in my cleaning out the refrigerator drawer), and feta from … Continue reading

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Fresh cranberry beans cooked in piperade; corn on the cob – 20 June 2015

This is after a recipe in Pintxos by Gerard Hirigoyen. I used fresh cranberry beans instead of dried beans, and made some other revisions based on what we had around. It turned out to be a delicious meal! I had … Continue reading

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Dinner from Anchalee – 16 June 2015

Bird day. OMG. Two hummies left the nest and crazy ensued. Nuff said. We watched and worried till too late to make the dinner we had planned, so D kept the feral cats away from baby birds while I went … Continue reading

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Quesadillas with avocado and salsa; corn – 2 June 2015

Still at Mom’s, but I’m cooking (for the local tastes…) [written 150625 based on photos] Woa, this was a big hit! I asked brother B if Mom might like quesadillas, given they are good food and so easy to make, … Continue reading

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Pan-fried salmon; patate arrosto; canned corn – 1 June 2015

Aaack! Can’t believe, with all the time I had to sit at my computer while visiting at Mom’s that I didn’t write up ANY DINNERS. But I cooked most of them, so I can reconstruct based on the photos. I’m … Continue reading

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Cheese Board pizza; salad with tomatoes and avocado – 27 July 2014

Great dinner, despite being take-out. As D points out, here is quite a good place to do take-out. We had pizza for lunch and dinner today – for dinner, the pizza I had leftover from yesterday’s lunch, when I bought … 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 sturgeon; grilled corn and avocado salsa; Thai jasmine rice; cold veggies – 2 July 2013

D pointed out last night that we had some white wine in the fridge waiting for the right dinner, and then mentioned fish, so I sorted through the Weber grilling books and composed this dinner. The salsa is made by grilling … 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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Pad Thai prawns; corn salad – Dinner at Anchalee! – 17 April 2013

I called D about 7:30 to see if he had any ideas for dinner, and he suggested walking to Anchalee. I agreed, and we had a very good dinner of corn salad and Pad Thai with prawns. We asked for … Continue reading

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Dinner from Anchalee – 7 March 2013

We had a pain-in-the-neck financial form to fill out (will get us money, so not all bad) so D decided we should get takeout. He ordered from Anchalee and I went to pick up the order shortly after I got … 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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Dinner with new friends – 18 August 2011

R’s dear friends J&M invited us to J’s parents’ house in Berkeley. Great meal, even better company – what a wonderful evening! J and her Dad V apparently did most of the cooking. We saw V grilling kefta (lamb with … Continue reading

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Wine-tasting dinner at Local Mission Eatery, with wines from Clos Saron – 29 June 2011

We have really been impressed with Clos Saron wines. We figured that if this restaurant liked Clos Saron, we’d like the restaurant – and we were right! We got to sit at the bar (“seats 1 and 2,” we figured … Continue reading

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Mexican dinner with the faculty – 4 April 2011

This was a wonderful dinner – great food, great company. I am not typically impressed by our catered dinners – they’re good, not scrumptious – but this one I totally enjoyed. They served us a platter of small corn tortillas … 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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