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Penne with nasturtiums in a cheese/cream sauce; baby bok choi – 20 June 2017

This is a favorite recipe that we have at least once a year, while the volunteer nasturtiums are overrunning the yard. We’re a bit late this year, in fact, as they are already fading with the lack of rain (normal, … Continue reading

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Emptying the fridge 22 December 2015

Getting ready to fly to Mom’s tomorrow at the crack of dawn – leaving the house well before the crack of dawn, actually – so we tried to eat up everything perishable in the fridge, while also freezing two lunch-sized … Continue reading

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Omelette with tomato-basil sauce and mild cheddar; green beans; pear salad; multi-grain baguette pieces – 29 December 2014

Mom noted that we had about 2 1/2 dozen eggs, and even with using 5 in the poteca we would still have an overstock, so I volunteered to make an omelette for dinner. I mixed three servings separately, one egg … Continue reading

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Cheese? and Pear salad before an early flight – 21 December 2014

There was no imagining that I could cook the night before a 6am plane flight (and 4am departure, and 3am alarm), so D of course too over. I asked if we could have one of the two pears R gave … Continue reading

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Matsutake mushroom “quiche”; pear and walnut salad – 24 November 2014

Last night, I noted that I had another 1/2 cup of cream to use up, and D wondered if he could find porcini to do his porcini version (with scamorze) of the same dish. Then he thought that any mushroom … Continue reading

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Truffled egg toast with asparagus; cranberry beans; persimmon and walnut salad – 15 November 2014

Having some asparagus that wants eating (in fact, some stalks are sprouting from the tips – but I promise the picture below was taken two days later) and my having discovered in the freezer some Pain de Mie we froze … Continue reading

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1 April 2010 – Spaghetti before the Symphony

Catchup – written 10 April D cooked this dinner for R, our wondrous neighbor T, and me before the Berkeley Symphony’s final concert of the season. He made a pretty standard pasta sauce – with hamburger, even! The salad was … Continue reading

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11 March 2010 – Avgolemonno, asparagus with morels, and pear salad (!)

Wow, what a great meal! D cooked one of his specialties that I have been hoping he would do – the soup called avgolemonno. It’s based on a good stock (he took some turkey stock out of the freezer), rice, … Continue reading

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16 January 2010 – pasta with wild mushrooms, peapods, pear salad

Oh, this was so good! And it was an afterthought, too. I expected I’d have a bunch of grilled, herbed eggplant left over from last night, and would make an eggplant, grilled red pepper and feta pasta (a fave). No … Continue reading

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11 January 2010 – savory pancakes with bacon, lemon, and bitter greens; pear salad

I am reminded why 1) I rarely make this dish and 2) I still do make it. Wow, it is delicious! But wow, is it a lot of work… D noted the other day that we had a substantial dandelion … Continue reading

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