Tag Archives: figs

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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Pizza with figs, cheeses, arugula, and caramelized onion – 8 September 2017

I decided to make this pizza as a good way to use up the gorgonzola dolce in the fridge. Then it turned out I didn’t have quite enough of the cheese, so I made two slices-worth of the pizza with … 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So, D is on a very useful kick of trying to empty the fridge of stuff that is outdated or otherwise gone bad.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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Using up leftovers: chicken with rice; cooked carrots – 13 June 2017

D wants to use up all the myriad stuff in the fridge. We decided to mix the ~1/4 breast of chicken and the rice left over from the 11th, when we served the with onion/vinegar sauce and tarragon, and just … Continue reading

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Cold cannellini beans and piperade, after having lunch at Cindy’s Backstreet Kitchen – 24 June 2015

D and I went to the Napa valley today, where he had an art consultation at 11. He dropped me at V. Sattui, where I enjoyed tasting wines. I hoped to run over to Dean and DeLuca across route 29, … Continue reading

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Cannellini and prosciutto salad (aka “speck”); prosciutto-wrapped figs; green beans – 21 June 2015

A 12-picture day! – lots of memorable food, including a Father’s Day treat from R, of course. I have a semi-choreographed ballet of ingredients-to-use-up, of which dinner was a part, but I can never keep all the elements of it … Continue reading

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Pizza with figs, gorgonzola, and arugula – 19 June 2015

I tried a pizza tonight based on one we’d loved at Pizza Moda. This was not as sumptuous, but one must recognize that restaurants make sumptuous dishes in part b/c they don’t have to worry about your health 😉 So … Continue reading

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Fig and Gorgonzola pizza at Pizza Moda – 29 October 2014

My friend B warned me that the fig pizza would be “seasoned out” at Pizza Moda at the end of the month – which means, at the end of this week! So I convinced D (not hard) that we should … Continue reading

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Dinner at Riva Cucina! – 20 July 2011

We had another superb dinner at Riva Cucina, to celebrate D&R selling a piece to someone who saw their work at Riva. We split two appetizers, and each had pasta for dinner. We all chose the same dessert. R & … Continue reading

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Cheese, baguette, and fruit before the City Council meeting – 12 July 2011

Needing a quick and easy dinner before the City Council meeting, I went to the Cheese Board and bought two cheeses for dinner. One was an old favorite – Fromager d’Affinois. The other was suggested to me by the CB … Continue reading

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5 November 2010 – “Tapas”: Flatbread with tomatoes and basil; maltagliati with fresh tomato sauce; gorgonzola stuffed figs with prosciutto

Wow, did this turn out great! I was punting all the way, but the dinner really was good. I had some small dishes I wanted to try, and they didn’t seem to go with anything, so I put them with … Continue reading

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