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Personal pizza with zucchini, feta, cilantro, and lime juice; salad with fresh pear and pecans – 23 October 2018

Had this cilantro left over from the tagine; when at the Saturday market, I noticed a very pretty little zucchini and suddenly remembered I also had a bunch of Greek feta in the fridge that wanted eating, and the three … Continue reading

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Spaghetti in oyster mushroom cream sauce – again; pear salad – 23 September 2018

When we had this on the 21st, D used the “stems” of the very delicate, white oyster mushrooms, and they turned out to be rather tough, such that they interrupted the experience of the pasta. He decided to buy more … Continue reading

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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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