Tag Archives: Feta

Cold “poblano quiche”; marinated red peppers – 2 Sept 2017

Well, this experiment didn’t work, but it was worth a try I guess. Not awful, just not inviting. Last night I cooked an extra poblano quiche for tonight, wanting to see how it would be when cold. Answer: dense, not … 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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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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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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Squash and feta pizza from Arizmendi – 7 November 2014

I needed to bring D&R a pizza at their event, and we again settled on Arizmendi in Emeryville, whose menu is easy to read. (For the Lakeshore store, you have to be on Facebook! Forget it!) Except, remarkably, when I … Continue reading

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Omelette with chile sauce; turnip greens – 31 July 2014

D made a sorta omelette tonight, to try out this nifty fermented (?) chili sauce I got at the Tuesday farmers’ market. I’m writing this the 11th of August based on photos, so unfortunately I don’t recall all the details. … 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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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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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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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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Garlic mashed potatoes; asparagus with feta; smoked salmon salad – 10 March 2014

Once again, D arrived home with no idea what he would cook for dinner, and had an interesting and delicious meal on the table in less than 45 minutes. He found a packet of smoked salmon that someone at work … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, parsley, and Romano; roasted asparagus with feta – 6 March 2014

D cooked tonight – he had an idea and mushrooms, I had no idea – and made his signature dish. He cooked mushrooms, pine nuts, and (later) parsley in olive oil, tossed with cooked spaghetti, and offered a plate of … Continue reading

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All pizza, all the time – #1 Arizmendi, Emeryville – 10 January 2014

D, remarkably enough, suggested we try a binge of “all pizza, all the time,” sampling multiple take-out or eat-in restaurants, plus my own pizza. We started with a trip to Arizmendi in Emeryville, after meeting with our title company for … 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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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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Spaghetti with tomato/basil sauce; asparagus with feta – 14 April 2013

Addpix tHE nIGHT OF THE tURBO tAX cRASH – and clearly I had the caps lock on, but it does represent the evening effectively, so I’m leaving it. While I waited on hold for the TT help people for an … Continue reading

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Asparagus with feta; reheated chicken; potatoes; white sauce – 10 March 2013

D has bought fat asparagus at the Bowl twice recently, and it’s been sitting end-down in water on the island in two little plastic containers. Tonight he decided to make some of it into asparagus with feta. He decided to … Continue reading

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Pizza with no eggplant – 15 Sept 2012

I had a cute little round eggplant that I wanted to use for this pizza, but when I pulled it out of the fridge, after picking and washing the herbs with which to brush it, I found it was too … Continue reading

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Panini; Greek salad – 24 July 2012

I decided to have a Greek salad to use up the feta I bought for… something. Anyway, this is from Mediterranean the Beautiful, which is a decent cookbook full of very nice photos. The recipe is below. I figured out … Continue reading

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Mixed herb pasta with red bell peppers and feta; white zucchini – 7 July 2012

I finally took over cooking, with D at a show today and expected to return home pretty worn out. I went to the Cheese Board this morning and bought some fresh mozzarella di bufala for a pizza in the near … Continue reading

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Dinner at Borobudur – 9 June 2012

D suggested, rather out of the blue, that we run into SF and have dinner at Borobudur, an Indonesian restaurant we had tried when in SF with D’s Dad P a couple of years ago. Arriving a half hour early … 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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Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce; roasted asparagus with feta – 6 April 2012

D went to the Bowl today and found a 99 cent bag of “use me now” tomatoes, so he made a tomato sauce for tonight. This is based on a Georgeanne Brennan recipe, and includes garlic and onions, fresh tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Bow-tie pasta with grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper, and Bulgarian feta – 2 March 2012

I had one roasted red pepper left over, so I decided to make an eggplant pasta. I bought a smallish globe eggplant a few days ago. I sliced this into about 1/2″ slices, brushed them with olive oil, in which … Continue reading

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Eggplant, red pepper and feta pizza with basil – 25 January 2012

I defrosted this crust in the morning by taking it out of the freezer, putting a little olive oil into a medium porcelain bowl, rubbing the frozen dough all over carefully with oil, and leaving it in the bowl, tightly … Continue reading

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