Tag Archives: pecorino

Spaghetti with fava beans and prosciutto; zucchini with onions – 7 July 2019

We decided Friday not to plan Sunday dinner but to punt it; then I went to the Bowl and found, among other things, very nice-looking fava beans, and bought them assuming they’d come in handy at some point. We had … Continue reading

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Melon, grapes, and cheeses to try with this wine – 4 September 2018

I remembered that we had really liked this wine when we had the bottle we bought at the Wine Mine tasting last month or so. We wrote on the bottle “melons, grapes, cheese,” but had it with something else [check … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with cranberry beans and turnip greens; stuffed figs – 22 August 2018

D wanted to use some of the rest of the cooked cranberry beans in a pasta. On Tuesday, (yesterday) he had thought to look for something else to add to the dish that inspired him, but he got to looking … Continue reading

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Chicken with onion/raspberry/tarragon/vinegar sauce; rice; green beans (haricots?) – 4 November 2017

Mostly we are using stuff up before our trip, but we had fewer Things than nights, so got a Costco chicken breast packet out to make this. The rationale for this particular dish was the use of tarragon, which will … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with fresh San Marzano tomato sauce – 21 October 2017

Our wonderful neighbor S came by earlier in the week with a large bowlful of San Marzano tomatoes, which they grew and couldn’t use all of. D resolved to make them into a sauce, which is apparently why Italians grow … Continue reading

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Ravioli with herbs and chevre; sauteed celery – 30 April 2017

D went to visit his friend and physical therapist J-M today, and among other things, they discussed the herb-filled gigantic ravioli J-M had had in Italy during her last visit. Also our friends R & L dropped in out of … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, and parsley – 23 April 2017

We puzzled over what to have when – forgetting I’d bought a poblano to use up the cream in a “poblano quiche” – and settled on D’s signature pasta, since we had both mushrooms and parsley wanting using. Mushrooms sauteed … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, parsley, and pecorino; salad with tomatoes – 1 December 2015 (ack!)

Oooo, cool, my blog is snowing again 🙂 A little feature WordPress offers. Nice. I’ve written about this meal a lot – D’s invention, sort of his signature dish: mushrooms and pine nuts cooked in olive oil, parsley added here, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pinenuts, parsley, and pecorino Romano – 3 November 2011

D made an excellent rendition of his signature pasta – sliced mushrooms cooked in olive oil, pine nuts added to toast them, and parsley tossed in, and possibly also added fresh after cooking. All this is tossed with the cooked … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, parsley, and Romano; salad with fresh tomatoes – 17 August 2011

D finally got to make the pasta he was on the way to making two days ago, when he discovered we didn’t have any pine nuts (the Costco bag in the bottom drawer of the fridge having finally run out … Continue reading

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Spaghetti al Cacio e Pepe; Brussels sprouts – 13 July 2011

D cooked this in a flash, after we put together another apple pie and popped it in the oven. Great dinner 🙂 The recipe is from Trattoria by Patricia Wells. You  cook spaghetti as usual, and toss it with grated … Continue reading

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Pasta salad with sliced ham and sugar snap peas; Pecorino Crotonese – 21 June 2011

It was an actual Hot Day, scheduled to be 89 degrees, which was an excellent excuse for a pasta salad. I didn’t have anything in particular in mind, but there were 2 slices of Saag’s Black Forest Ham that wanted … Continue reading

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Pizza with artichoke hearts and prosciutto; chard – 18 June 2011

I decided to use up some of the remaining prosciutto in a pizza, and found this successful experiment, poorly recorded, from earlier in the year. In addition to the prosciutto, I had a small (6.5 oz) jar of Passport artichoke … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, and parsley – 9 March 2011

D’s specialty, which is terrific and easy. The only caveat is to use very fresh mushrooms. This is not a dish that is forgiving about mushrooms being used up because they’re about to go bad. He sautees sliced mushrooms with … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with artichokes, soppressata, pecorino, and lemon – 27 February 2011

This was a fun bit of leftover use. There were still two artichoke pieces and change in the jar I bought for a previous pizza, and I had soppressatta in the freezer from another previous pizza, and  half a ball … Continue reading

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Personal pizza with radicchio, mozzarella di bufalo, onion, soppresatta, and pecorino – 21 February 2011

OK, here’s the next try – and it was better. After last night’s attempt I decided 1) not to blanch the radicchio – perhaps La Ciccia’s radicchio is slightly crunchy b/c it cooks just right in the oven?? – 2) … 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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Spaghetti al Cacio e Pepe (with Pecorino and Pepper); salad with avocado; sugar snap peas – 15 January 2011

D came up with this out of nowhere. Or actually, out of Patricia Wells’ “Trattoria” and a fridge and pantry with good staples in them. Tough meal 😉 Cook the spaghetti, and warm a mixing bowl and all the serving … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, parsley, and pecorino – 9 January 2011

D cooked his official pasta, which is a terrific dish. It consists of mushrooms and pinenuts, cooked in oil, with parsley added. This is tossed with spaghetti, and pecorino is shaved over the top with a carrot peeler. Simple and … Continue reading

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