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Dinner at Riva Cucina – 11 May 2017

D and I decided finally to get to Riva Cucina, which we had tried to do on 17 December (but they apologetically said they had only one table, by the door, and someone else was asking for it so if … Continue reading

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Crostini with chevre, sundried tomatoes, and basil; English peas with mint – 2 May 2017

We finally opened the vat of chevre from Costco (I’ve been traveling to see Mom and brother B so much I haven’t had time to use it) and I bloggled to see how I might use it. I found this … Continue reading

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Lemon kefta tagine; couscous – 19 December 2015

I’d been wanting to make this tagine again for awhile – in fact, wanted to make it all last winter but couldn’t find the cookbook (which appeared back on the shelf… just missing it? It’s thin…). So when R&E donated … Continue reading

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Speck; Alpine Spaghetti; sugar snap peas with mint – 2 June 2012

This whole dinner was to use up the wild baby arugula from the Bowl. I decided to make “speck” as we have it at L’Osteria del Forno in SF. I looked up how I made it last time on 5 … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato sauce and sausage; sugar snap peas with mint – 22 June 2011

A few days ago at the Bowl I found Roma tomatoes in a ‘use me quick’ 99 cent bag. I brought them home, and D set about making a tomato sauce with them, cooking garlic and onions, the chopped tomatoes, … Continue reading

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3 July 2010 – Skirt steak from the Farmers’ Market; favas on toast; snap peas with mint

We got a skirt steak from Prather Ranch at the Oakland (Grand Lake) Farmers’ Market, and cooked it according to a favorite recipe from Gourmet, April 2004. There is a cilantro sauce served over the grilled, steak, which is rubbed … Continue reading

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28 June 2010 – Leftover riccioli with eggplant and red pepper; snap peas with mint

I used more than 8 oz of Riccioli on Saturday when I made this pasta, so I had a lot left over. D said what the heck, just have a leftover dinner – so I did. However, I added in … Continue reading

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