Tag Archives: Nero d’Avola

Hamburgers; broccoli – 10 March 2019

I had this tomato left over from a linked threesome I bought when I needed two tomatoes (Sultan’s Soup, pizza) and decided I could use the third for hamburger topping. I really, really should not consider buying tomatoes in winter, … Continue reading

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Curry with random things – 1 October 2015

D made a most delicious and excellent curry, using whatever amused him. He found a recipe but only slightly followed it (on the Thai Kitchen site). It said how much of the red curry paste to add, and he thought … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita; green beans – 14 June 2015

I made an new batch of Margherita sauce, and thought I would just get a pizza dough out of the freezer this time, to make it easy. Only problem: no pizza dough in the freezer. It was already about 5:30, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, parsley, and pecorino – 10 June 2015

“Hooooome again!” My Dad used to say that as the car rocked to a stop in the driveway as we returned from vacation. I arrived home from Mom’s late yesterday, and this evening D cooked his most excellent signature dish: … Continue reading

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Pizza with roasted red peppers, prosciutto, and balsamic onions; kale – 19 January 2015

I’m remembering this, again, based on photos, on 20150616. This is a pizza I found earlier on this blog, here, with all the details and nice pictures. It’s originally from epicurious. I see we had more kale with this – … Continue reading

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Omelette with chervil and sheep ricotta; salad with persimmons and walnuts – 29 November 2014

D wanted to use up the rest of the beautiful chervil and we still have his bread from TG, so we decided on an omelette with toast. I suggested I make a salad with the persimmon I bought last week, … Continue reading

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Gazpacho; bruschettae; cheese – 5 September 2013

D had intended to put croutons on a salad, after promising me the leftover, drying bread would not go to waste – but he forgot. He decided to have them on the last of the gazpacho, which is actually suggested … Continue reading

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Young broccoli with a soft-boiled egg; leftover rice with mushrooms – 13 February 2013

D took over cooking, partly because this is a hard week at work for me, and partly because he had some ideas for things to cook, notably this nifty young broccoli he got at the farmers’ market yesterday. He sort … Continue reading

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Salad with ham and cheese; broccoli – 5 April 2012

D made a delicious salad, based on romaine, and including lots of good stuff. He cut up some Kentucky Legend ham and added some Beemster cheese that has apparently been in the fridge for some time. He toasted some pine … Continue reading

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Linguine with shiitake stems, oranges and parsley; pear salad – 17 January 2012

D is cooking again, with my semester starting, so he is doing his usual raiding of the fridge, making interesting combinations out of whatever is there. The shiitakes were from … good grief, the 24th of December. They kept remarkably … Continue reading

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Panino with pesto, red pepper puree, and fresh mozzarella; yellow squash and tomatoes – 14 January 2012

Easy dinner tonight. When I cooked the eggplant “sandwiches” I had (as usual) some red pepper puree left over. I decided to use that in an imitation of a panino in a cookbook from ‘ino in New York. In fact, … Continue reading

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Pizza with leftover omelette sauce – 14 December 2011

Since we still had no bread and none in process, I decided this morning that I might as well make a pizza, not having done so (b/c not cooking) in quite awhile. But what kind? What sort of stuff was … Continue reading

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Eggs baked in tomato sauce, with milk-soaked croutons – 6 December 2011

Wow, this was excellent, and really interesting. Another new recipe from our newest cookbooks from ‘ino in New York. D resurrected the remaining croutons from the 4th, which had been in an airtight (more or less) container with a snap-on … Continue reading

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Pizza with grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper, and Bulgarian feta – 20 May 2011

I offered to make a pizza since we were out of bread. There was a 4″ or so chunk from the wide end of a medium globe eggplant in the fridge, so I decided to use that up. D was … Continue reading

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Pizza with grilled eggplant, roasted red pepper, and Bulgarian feta – 20 May 2011

I am filling in the occasional dinner when we run out of bread – always a pizza opportunity. We had maybe 4″ left from the fatter end of a medium globe eggplant that had been sitting in the fridge for … Continue reading

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17 September 2010 – Cooking with Rosetta

This was a bit of an adventure – we took a cooking class with Rosetta Costantino (check out her gorgeous blog) on the theme of peperoncini, a signature ingredient of Calabria (the toe of the Italian boot). I had the … Continue reading

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9 September 2010 – Bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches; avocado and tomato salad

I had this sudden flash that we never have BLTs  because we think of them when it’s not tomato season. So now is the time. I went to the Bowl and managed to get several things we needed, counted and … Continue reading

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2 August 2010 – Gemelli with a sauce of fresh tomatoes, pinenuts, onions, and basil

D used a farmers’ market tomato to make this sauce. He sauteed onions, then added the fresh tomato (diced) and a julienne of onion, and some pine nuts. The wine was the rest of the bottle of the Sicilian Nero … Continue reading

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29 June 2010 – Spaghetti with favas, lemon, and Romano; avocado salad

D is cooking again. He harvested the remaining favas today and took out all the plants (about 9 of them, grown to our height or taller) and made them into one more variant on the pasta we’ve had a few … Continue reading

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27 June 2010 – Homemade Toulouse sausage, rice with peppers, baby bok choi

I came up with this dinner in a backwards way. Had rice to use up. Had multiple colors of sweet peppers left from a wonderful salad we had for lunch Saturday. Solution: sautee onions, then also cut-up peppers, briefly; mix … Continue reading

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2 March 2010 – Risotto with mushrooms and asparagus

D cooked a risotto – one of his specialties that I have never attempted. Clearly, it’s spring, as the asparagus was about $1.60 and also good. We have tons of stock in the freezer, and he used a turkey stock … Continue reading

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4 February 2010 – Pizza from Arizmendi

D was going to  cook tonight but is getting ready for a big event and worked very late. He asked me if I could pick up a pizza at Arizmendi on my way home for the two of us and … 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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