Tag Archives: Pancetta

Fettucine with grilled radicchio and endive, toasted walnuts, and Roquefort – 28 January 2018

[Filling in missing entries on 8 Feb] This was a kick. D flying home and had a wine tasting with his lunch at Vino Volo, trying the “value reds” this time. He really enjoyed the Mencia and texted me about … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with potatoes, ham, and pancetta – 27 January 2018

[Filling in missing posts on 8 February] Another a bit-too-lazy dinner for one – I used the second half of the defrosted pizza dough, and made an ok but not great pizza. Cooked up the next-to-last round of pancetta, and … Continue reading

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Linguine with pancetta-mushroom cream sauce; Romano beans – 21 January 2018

This is a dish from the Contra Costa times [pretty sure] on Wednesday the 24th of July, 1996! I can’t find the article on the web, which I guess, given the date, is not surprising. The dish won the top … Continue reading

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Papardelle with radicchio and pancetta; zucchini – 3 July 2013

I’ve made this pasta a few times now – great, and easy (for sufficiently foodie versions of “easy” 🙂 ) Here’s my recipe including time points: -100 mins or so: make pasta dough. Mix 1 cup flour with 1 egg … Continue reading

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Penne with Sundried Tomatoes and Arugula; Arugula salad with Blood-orange vinegar – 22 September 2012

R, who has just moved into a new house and is living out of boxes, came over and cooked us dinner, instead of inviting us over. He cooked Penne with Sundried Tomatoes and Arugula, from epicurious – a wonderful dish! … Continue reading

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Crummy pizza and good wine – 23 January 2012

What was wrong with this? I think perhaps it just didn’t cook right in the smaller oven. Looked good, though. This was a quickie personal pizza of the Brussels sprouts and pancetta persuasion. The dough was made yesterday and stuck … Continue reading

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Grilled pork tenderloin; pilaf; kale with pancetta – 15 January 2012

R was over for dinner and to look at old family slides. D and I and gone to Costco in the morning and bought pork tenderloins, and I grilled one of those for dinner. Looking for instructions on the grilling … Continue reading

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Pizza with Brussels sprouts and pancetta – 6 January 2012

When I bought pancetta (minimum order 1/4 lb) for the pasta the other night, I also bought some Brussels sprouts so I could make this pizza to use up some of the remaining pancetta. I got a kick out of … Continue reading

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Linguine with Pancetta Mushroom Cream Sauce; kale from the garden – 4 January 2012

I pulled this recipe from the Contra Costa Times ages ago – yikes! 24 July 1996! might even have been the Trib – but never made it till now. It used up the last 1/4 cup of whipping cream from … Continue reading

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Two pizzas at Motorino – 19 November 2011

What do you do when you can’t decide which pizza to have? Have them both! But I thought D meant to eat most of them, and then take some pieces back to the hotel. Nope. They were really good, and … Continue reading

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Homemade pappardelle with pancetta and radicchio; zucchini-bell pepper tapas – 5 August 2011

I found this pasta recipe in the course of a completely different search at Saveur.com, and printed it out for consideration later. Which was not much later, it turns out. I used Paul Bertolli’s recipe for pasta: 1 cup flour, … Continue reading

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The end of the spaghetti sauce; Brussels sprouts with pancetta – 30 April 2011

We had some leftovers to use up today, so had a pretty simple dinner. D reheated the rest of the spaghetti sauce (with hamburger and mushrooms) , adding, I think, a bit of red wine from a bottle that was … Continue reading

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Savory pancakes with pancetta and dandelion leaves; cold veggies – 23 April 2011

This is pretty much the same dish as is shown second from left in the banner above, and described in the post linked in the Banner Photos page. It’s from Georgeanne Brennan’s Potager, a stupendously good cookbook. It’s a favorite … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts and parsley; Brussels sprouts with pancetta – 21 April 2011

D made his wonderful ‘signature’ pasta tonight. Mushrooms, pine nuts, and parsley, all sauteed in olive oil, and tossed with spaghetti. He added brussels sprouts, boiled, then sauteed with a round of just-cooked pancetta. Delicious meal! This was too much … Continue reading

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Tomato, bacon, snap pea and artichoke pasta – 26 January 2011

D had a bunch of random veggies that he wanted to use up, and he added in a few things lying around, to make a really delicious and interesting pasta. His thing. He bought some cherry tomatoes on the markdown … Continue reading

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Pizza with artichokes and pancetta – 22 January 2011

Oh neat, it worked! Kewl 🙂 We decided not to make bread this morning b/c we are not eating at home tomorrow and it would just go stale. Which left another pizza opportunity. Yesterday when buying radicchio and endive at … Continue reading

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Pizza with Brussels sprouts and pancetta…again – 18 January 2011

D had to be out till 8 again, so I offered to try a second incarnation of this pizza, given we still had more pancetta and another ball of fresh mozzarella. I was trying an increase of both Brussels sprouts … Continue reading

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Pizza with Brussels sprouts and pancetta – 16 January 2011

OK, wow, it worked! At least well enough to be a great dinner and to tell me what I needed to change. In New York last month, we had lunch at Motorino at the behest of my friend A. The … Continue reading

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2 April 2010 – Penne with zucchini, sweet onions, and pancetta

Catchup – written the 13th. The first dinner I cooked after returning from Washington was this pasta I found in the Washington Post. It has zucchini, pancetta, and sweet onion (this one from Mexico). We liked it a lot. Obviously … Continue reading

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20 February 2010 – Scaloppini of pork with pancetta and sage

This was a recipe I found in the Contra Costa Times when Nicholas Boer was the food editor. It’s extremely thin-sliced pork, pancetta, a few sage leaves, cooked with garlic, vin santo or marsala, and some pork sugo. It’s supposed … Continue reading

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