Tag Archives: Gorgonzola dolce

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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Personal four-cheese pizza, again; yellow beans – 6 August 2017

The last day of the show in SF, so D was gone for most of it (after I ran him up to the truck rental site). Had a great Skype chat with a former student for a letter. Also had … Continue reading

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Personal four-cheese pizza; kale from the garden – 5 August 2017

I decided halfway through the day that even if a mass dinner was to be gone to after D&R&E’s show in SF, I would not run in by BART and bus to get there. Two days in a row running … Continue reading

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Broccoli rabe pizza at Pizza Moda – 1 June 2017

But it sure doesn’t feel like June… that’s ok – we had pizza so all is well. So, D said let’s go to Pizza Moda for No Corkage Night and have the last of the Pinots in our series. When … Continue reading

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Personal Four Cheese pizza; kale – 1 March (ack!) 2017

When I was at Cheese Board yesterday buying a half light-bake pizza for 2 lunches, there was no line and no one waiting, and I strained to think of a cheese I should be buying. Rejected the idea b/c I … Continue reading

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Pizza with radicchio, walnuts, and gorgonzola dolce – 7 December 2016

D found a bag with three heads of radicchio for 89 cents/lb at the Bowl last week, and bought them, not particularly knowing how they would end up being used. I thought of two ways to use them, and this … Continue reading

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Butternut squash soup; apples and gorgonzola dolce – 18 December 2015

This is the soup I had at Pizzaiolo, asked the chef about, and got the recipe – so simple! – told to me in a few seconds. The recipe as recovered from my quickly written recording of it is here. … Continue reading

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Four Cheese Pizza – 2 December 2015

D bought a couple of nice heirloom tomatoes on Saturday from Tomatero Farm at the Grand Lake Market, and suggested I make another Four Cheese Pizza from the Greens cookbook. We had more of the Vacherin substitute for Fontina Valle … Continue reading

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Four cheese pizza with a different cheese; padrons – 13 November 2015

We had these really cool heirloom tomatoes from I think Riverdog Farm at the Saturday farmers’ market, and I decided to make a four-cheese pizza with them. I used only one of the tomatoes in the end – the round … 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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Pizza with tomatoes, gorgonzola, and sage – 31 August 2014

This is a follow-on to last night’s pizza. I created a pizza recipe from a pasta recipe in The Pasta Bible; tonight’s is a pizza based on a pasta based on two pastas from The Pasta Bible 🙂 [A pasta … Continue reading

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Nasturtium pizza – 30 August 2014

I decided to make up a new pizza, to use up at least something in the fridge. But what would it be? I decided to play off the nasturtium pasta recipe I make from The Pasta Bible, since I had … Continue reading

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Salad on the deck – 13 May 2014

It was in the high 80s here, and the 90s where I work. D’s workplace overheats in hot weather, so he decided to take today (and tomorrow) off, instead of the weekend, which is supposed to be temperate. And, he … Continue reading

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All Pizza All the Time: #2 – Dinner at Pizza Moda – 12 January 2014

D suggested we go out to a sit-down dinner tonight at Pizza Moda, which I had found through a Google search of local pizza places. It sounded great on Yelp, so we gave it a try. Yelp was right this … Continue reading

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Penne with cheese sauce and nasturtiums – 7 April 2013

Addpix I made ths pasta under false pretenses – I thought I still had some of the excellent Cheese Board Roquefort to use up, and I didn’t; I thought I could use the last of the cream, but it was … Continue reading

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Asparagus bread pudding; endive with gorgonzola dolce – 31 March 2013

Addpix With R & D working on the electricity for R’s house, I was on my own cooking this labor-intensive dish, except that D brought in, washed, and did the initial picking over of the herbs. Leaving only an hour’s … Continue reading

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Pizza with arugula, toasted walnuts, and gorgonzola dolc – 24 March 2013

Addpix I rediscovered this pizza while searching last week for good arugula recipes, so we would use up the “pillow” of baby arugula we bought at the Bowl last weekend. I had an arugula salad (a large version of 1 … Continue reading

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7 October 2010 – Penne with cheese sauce, sage butter, and tomatoes; bruschetta

This is a mashup of two recipes from the Pasta Bible, one of the best impulse purchases (at Costco) I’ve ever made. A nasturtium pasta starts with shallots cooked in butter, with cream or half and half added, and cubed … Continue reading

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5 October 2010 – Four-cheese pizza with “pink girl” tomatoes

This is a pizza that can be made in the winter with Roma tomatoes, but really, it is best in summer. I am trying to do the pizzas with tomatoes before time runs out on this tomato season. I use … Continue reading

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7 September 2010 – Pizza from Arizmendi

Left late and there was no bread, so I decided to stop at Arizmendi, just before they closed at 7pm, and pick up a pizza. The pizza had Roma tomatoes, onions, and gorgonzola cheese, with rosemary oil painted generously over … Continue reading

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19 May 2010 – Dinner at Osteria del Forno in San Francisco

We had planned a belated birthday dinner for D here at Osteria. Tried last night, but it is closed Tuesdays (which of course meant we got to discover La Ciccia – all to the good).  I had the pasta special … Continue reading

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6 May 2010 – Pasta with cheese sauce, little tomatoes, and sage

I’m caught up! I’m caught up! Well, except for the “I have to come back to this one” group awhile back. Everything back to the 30th was written tonight. So. Last night I had noticed both fontina and sweet gorgonzola … Continue reading

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12 March 2010 – Pizza with arugula, gorgonzola dolce, toasted walnuts, and red onions

…and other stuff.  I thought those previous dinner pictures looked kind of pathetic with just one little piece of pizza on the plate, so here are two: I was considering trying this combination last weekend b/c the volunteer arugula in … Continue reading

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7 January 2010 – Pizza with radicchio and sweet gorgonzola

Everything went wrong with cooking today. And yet, the pizza was really good! First, Cheese Board is still closed for their January break, so I couldn’t get their gorgonzola dolce (bought Mountain gorg at the Bowl instead). Then I picked … Continue reading

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