Tag Archives: fennel

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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Ham with red onion; braised fennel; boiled turnips and steamed turnip greens – 10 December 2011

D got inspired by some veggies at the Grand Lake farmers’ market today and cooked a wonderful winter dinner, using techniques from Alice Waters’ book about simple foods. He braised fennel wedges, and boiled turnips while steaming their greens above … Continue reading

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Calabrian Pizza from Rotten City – 16 May 2011

We’re having a big cleanup/renovate week, with R helping me and D painting the kitchen, so D suggested we just plan on someone else cooking for us. R is a big fan of Emeryville’s Rotten City Pizza (named after its … Continue reading

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Brie and bread before the City Council meeting – 8 February 2011

D got this dinner together before the City Council meeting, while I wrote a 90th birthday card to my uncle. Then we spent about 3 hours listening, and also speaking, at City Council. Love-hate – it’s a major pain to … Continue reading

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30 July 2010 – Chicken saltimbocca pieces over spaghetti; avocado salad

D used up the last, small half chicken breast from the chicken saltimbocca by serving it over pasta. He also added some thin slices of fennel, which was a nice touch. He served a salad with avocado and thyme blossoms … Continue reading

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19 June 2010 – Homemade sausages; homemade pasta with home-grown fava beans

This was a great dinner, at the end of an amazing day that started with buying the meat for sausages at Taylor’s, in downtown Oakland. Our friends N&M were here for the weekend, and brought with them their sausage-making equipment … Continue reading

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