Tag Archives: Panini

Pizza with chard and goat cheese – 29 July 2014

Oh, the trials of having to use up an opened log of Laura Chenel (from Costco) goat cheese 😉 This is a favorite pizza of mine, and D really likes it, too. Even people who don’t like chard like it. … Continue reading

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Panini; cannellini bean salad; baby bok choi – 18 June 2013

I’m writing this on 4 July based on photos. I wanted to use up the cannellini bean salad from the 15th, and made a panino (then split in two for D and me) to have with it. Looks like this … Continue reading

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Truffled egg toasts with asparagus; avocado and olive salad – 9 June 2013

LOL! As I write this, the previous post on this blog is… truffled egg toasts with asparagus, on the 6th. Since I still had asparagus (and the season is ending) and wanted to try these with a different bread, and … Continue reading

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Panini with red pepper puree, pesto, and Fontina Valle d’Aosta; baby artichokes – 10 May 2013

Addpix I had other plans for dinner, but I didn’t get home till after 7, so I decided to go for a quick dinner using a Semifreddi Bakery roll I bought and froze last week. It was a “wheat” roll, … Continue reading

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Panini with leftover foccacia, robiola and prosciutto; favas; baby carrots – 22 April 2013

Addpix I knew I wouldn’t be off work till 6 at the earliest, and then D called and said I should come by his work b/c they were doing “a pour” – that is to say, pouring molten metal into … Continue reading

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Roast chicken and mixed mostly-root vegetables – 9 March 2013

D decided to roast a chicken, so he would have some materials for dinners this week, as well as an elegant and delicious dinner for a Saturday night. He bought a free-range chicken this morning and immersed it in salt … Continue reading

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Panini with new Calabrian sausage; Brussels sprouts – 24 February 2013

D and I cooked this together again. That’s nice. He bought some Semifreddi ciabatta rolls this morning at the Bowl, and we had one for lunch and one for dinner. To make panini, we cut the domed top of the … Continue reading

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Panini with roasted red pepper puree, fontina, and onions; Brussels sprouts – 10 February 2013

Had to be a quickie tonight as I am working on upgrading my lectures in two courses, and that is a lot of work. Plus the usual weekend stuff – laundry and ironing and all that. We were out of … Continue reading

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Panini; romano beans; fresh tomatoes – 28 September 2012

I was going to make a pizza tonight, but got home too late to start the dough. However, I found I still had one Semifreddi ciabatta roll in the freezer, so I pulled that out to make panini, and ran … Continue reading

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Panini with red pepper puree, pesto, and fontina; grilled, marinated zucchini and eggplant – 14 September 2012

I was intending to make a pizza tonight, but got home after 5 to find I no longer had any frozen doughs. I did find the frozen Semifreddi ciabatta roll. I decided to make a panino instead, cutting it into … Continue reading

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Panini; Romano beans; tomatoes – 21 August 2012

We had a relatively busy afternoon, with signing the refi documents, so I planned on something easy. Ended up making it even a bit easier. We are out of frozen pesto cubes, so I decided to buy basil at the … Continue reading

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Panini; Greek salad – 24 July 2012

I decided to have a Greek salad to use up the feta I bought for… something. Anyway, this is from Mediterranean the Beautiful, which is a decent cookbook full of very nice photos. The recipe is below. I figured out … Continue reading

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Panino and green beans before the LeConte neighborhood meeting – 21 June 2012

Amazing. I called D at 6:33 and reminded him we should already be eating. He was walking home already, and suggested I turn on the panini press and cut some bread. I did. We finished dinner at 6:56. Finished! It … Continue reading

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Panini; beets with lemon, butter and parsley – 11 June 2012

I finally made red pepper puree out of the peppers I roasted the other day. For each pepper, 1/2 Tbsp oil, rounded 1/2 tsp salt, and something like 1/8 tsp pepper, but who measures? I tucked away one of the … Continue reading

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Dinner at Borobudur – 9 June 2012

D suggested, rather out of the blue, that we run into SF and have dinner at Borobudur, an Indonesian restaurant we had tried when in SF with D’s Dad P a couple of years ago. Arriving a half hour early … Continue reading

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Bocadillos with speck and manchego; beet greens with leftover tomato bits – 3 June 2012

I decided to make these sandwiches yesterday, when researching the recipe for speck (smoked prosciutto) earlier on this blog. The search returned another recipe that used the same meat, this sandwich from the cookbook Pinxtos, which my brother B gave … Continue reading

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Panini; asparagus – 16 May 2012

After D and I visited our neighbor R to discuss neighborhood matters, I made the (fortunately quick and easy) dinner I had planned – a grilled sandwich and steamed asparagus. In the morning, D went to the Bowl and bought … Continue reading

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Panini with soppressata, fontina and arugula; chard with garlic – 29 January 2012

I wanted to use some Fontina Valle d’Aosta I had bought at the Cheese Board last week, and this recipe seemed ideal – easy and interesting. I used Fra’ Mani soppressata I got at Berkeley Bowl, and also baby wild … 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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Panini; roasted sweet potato spears – 9 January 2012

We’re on our second scheduled night of watching The Singing Detective, having simple dinners that are on time and fairly quick to eat so we aren’t up all night. I chose a panini recipe from the ‘ino cookbook Simple Italian … Continue reading

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Panini with treviso and scamorze; salad with pomegranate seeds – 12 December 2011

Last night I started a lamb curry which I intended to finish off tonight (cook another hour, add tomatoes and cilantro) while we brought home the Christmas tree from the Bowl. However, D found they were out of trees but … Continue reading

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Panini; radishes with butter and salt – 2 December 2011

Well, I managed not to write this up on time and have forgotten (by the 22nd!) which panino this was 😦 I expect it was the excellent one with radicchio and scamorze and truffle oil, since there is no doubt … Continue reading

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Early dinner at ‘ino – 20 November 2011

Realizing that the best meal we had had on this trip was our first breakfast at ‘ino, we came back for panini, and added a salad into the mix. (And we came back for breakfast the next day – writing … Continue reading

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