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“Poblano quiche”; panzanella – 24 June 2017

We had half a cup of whipping cream to use up, and I suggested this dish – which we call “poblano quiche” despite its lack of a crust – and D thought that would be great. Amidst all the grilling … Continue reading

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Gmish of calabrian sausage, tomatoes, eggplant, and summer squash over rice – 19 June 2017

D wanted to use some of the mound of veggies we got at the farmers’ market Saturday, and suggested we use the last of the Calabrian sausages in the freezer. The previous one was seriously freezer burned 😦 so I … Continue reading

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Panzanella; Calabrian sausage; grilled veggies – 17 June 2017

This dinner had a complicated history, and ended up sorta one-off in a couple of places from where it began. I wanted to make a panzanella recipe from Weber’s Real Grilling, which has grilled bread and grilled eggplant in it … Continue reading

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Pizza with eggplant and roasted red pepper – 4 June 2017

I planned to make this pizza using the rest of the grilled eggplant slices from the eggplant “sandwich” night on the 2nd. I also grilled up a mediumish red pepper at the same time, and left it in a closed … Continue reading

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Eggplant sandwiches where the eggplant is the “bread”; wild rice mix – 2 June 2017

We worked out a series of dinners. This one leads into a future pizza, since I grilled the veggies for the pizza (a red pepper; the rest of the eggplant) along with those for dinner (most of the eggplant). This … Continue reading

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Pizza with eggplant, red pepper, and feta – 9 December 2016

We’re in “using up stuff in the fridge” mode, and I used this pizza to take on the Bulgarian feta that I bought for … something last month, I think. It’s not as boldly opinionated as I usually think of … Continue reading

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Hummus with lamb; 10 January 2016

This is a recipe from the Moro cookbook, which I cooked previously and really loved. I made the hummus from dried garbanzos, tahini from the Bowl, garlic crushed in salt, and freshly squeezed lemon juice. The ground lamb is cooked … Continue reading

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Curry with random things – 1 October 2015

D made a most delicious and excellent curry, using whatever amused him. He found a recipe but only slightly followed it (on the Thai Kitchen site). It said how much of the red curry paste to add, and he thought … Continue reading

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Rice with eggplant, peanuts and garlic; broccolini – 9 August 2015

D had a plan to use up the extra rice I cooked when I made the rice and herb salad the other day. It was long grain brown rice, about half of the amount from 1 cup of uncooked rice. … Continue reading

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Ratatoille; bruschetta with cannellini beans – 26 July 2015

[eta: Yikes, WP says this is the 1200th post in this blog! When I fill in more from this spring it will be farther than that numerically, but for now, it’s a bit of a landmark :)] Well, used up … Continue reading

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Casarecce with grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper, and feta – 26 July 2014

I needed to use up the extra grilled eggplant slices that were left over after I used 6 slices for the eggplant sandwiches on … Wednesday the 23rd. I bought a couple of red peppers at the Bowl and heated … Continue reading

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Eggplant sandwiches where the eggplant is the “bread;” Wild Rice Blend; tomato – 23 July 2014

I made this to use up the fresh mozzarella (Cheese Board person thought the balls were 4 oz but they were 8, so I had bought two when I should have bought one) and then I was reminded it also … Continue reading

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Eggplant sandwiches; braised fennel – 10 July 2014

D keeps being plagued by ideas he should be cooking better stuff, and then realizing no, we’re sick. It’s ok! Still really good food, though nothing fancy. All this time and we haven’t resorted to having something delivered – probably … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Hen-of-the-woods bases; grilled eggplant in basil and garlic marinade – 7 July 2014

D and I are still sick, with sore throats. Lots of mint tea with honey and lemon (a cool, round-leafed mint from the back yard – spearmint?). We have foods in the fridge that want eating, so we made up … Continue reading

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Eggplant “sandwiches” where the eggplant is the bread; leftover black rice with onions – 29 March 2014

Had a hard time deciding on dinner, partly b/c the ones that made sense required a trip to the Bowl, which is not advisable on weekends. But I did it. Went to the deli, took a number (81 – they … Continue reading

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Pizza with grilled eggplant and red pepper, feta; lettuce salad; Brussels sprouts – 22 March 2014

I really liked this pizza a lot, and D did too! I used 1/3 recipe of crust, about 1/2 a “medium” eggplant, and one smallish (long and thin) red pepper for this recipe. D and I planned to plant some … Continue reading

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Apple and Roquefort – 2 March 2014

I was really excited when I saw that Pizza Moda still had their pear and gorgonzola pizza on the menu, and decided to have that for dinner as a carryout. When I called, however, I learned that the online menu … Continue reading

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Lamb loin chops; panzanella; collard greens with bacon – 13 July 2013

This is practically a remake of a meal from 7 August 2010.The grilled lamb and pazanella are from Weber’s Big Book of Grilling. Differences from the recipe: There were no rib chops at the Bowl, so I bought 2 loin … Continue reading

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Eggplant sandwiches where the eggplant is the “bread”; leftover rice with additions – 18 May 2013

Addpix Yesterday I thought of making a pizza tonight, since we would be out of bread, but for some reason I thought of this recipe that I haven’t made in awhile, which also doesn’t demand bread as an accompaniment. This … Continue reading

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Eggplant/aioli sandwiches; salad with eggs and salsice – 7 May 2013

Addpix I planned to make these sandwiches if there was enough slice-worthy bread left when I got home – and there was (obviously). When I grilled the eggplant on Sunday and made eggplant/red pepper/feta pasta, I kept aside four really … Continue reading

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Pasta with grilled eggplant, red peppers, and feta – 5 May 2013

Addpix I had planned on a pizza tonight using grill-roasted red peppers, grilling an extra red pepper and herbed eggplant slices for an additional dinner, while the grill was on anyway. I ended up doing the “additional dinner” instead, and … Continue reading

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Panini with red pepper puree, pesto, and fontina; grilled, marinated zucchini and eggplant – 14 September 2012

I was intending to make a pizza tonight, but got home after 5 to find I no longer had any frozen doughs. I did find the frozen Semifreddi ciabatta roll. I decided to make a panino instead, cutting it into … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with add-on – 25 July 2012

D was not having dinner tonight so I decided to have a personal pizza. At the time I decided that I had no idea what kind it would be, be I had bought a bag of discounted Japanese eggplants at … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita; eggplant caponata – 19 June 2012

Well, last night I expected each of us to eat a ball of fresh mozzarella, and I also expected there to be leftover grilled veggies. I was going to take the veggies and a third mozzarella ball to work for … Continue reading

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Grilled zucchini, eggplant, and red pepper in individual marinades; fresh mozzarella; refried rice – 18 June 2012

The other day I ran across this recipe in my recipe notebook, with a notation “Outstanding”, from 28 July 2011. I bought two small-medium zucchini, a rather fat Japanese eggplant, and a good sized “Holland” red pepper at the Bowl … Continue reading

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