Tag Archives: Riesling

Savory pancakes with bacon, dandelion greens, and lemon-parsley butter; green beans – 30 November 2014

I’ve been waiting to make this for weeks. Finally found a time when nothing else was scheduled, when there was no bread, and before the bacon went bad. Amazing. D helped cook this, which made it ge much faster, b/c … Continue reading

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More spaghetti with chicken, asparagus, and lemon – 13 March 2013

D wanted to try his neat pasta of last night with more crisply cooked chicken and more lemon. It was great! For the two of us, he thin-sliced a half lemon and four caperberries, a clove of garlic, and a … Continue reading

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Dinner from Anchalee – 7 March 2013

We had a pain-in-the-neck financial form to fill out (will get us money, so not all bad) so D decided we should get takeout. He ordered from Anchalee and I went to pick up the order shortly after I got … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken thighs and rice; cucumber salad – 12 July 2012

Our friend M is staying with us, and made this wonderful chicken dinner. He marinated about 4 lb of chicken thighs – about 6 quite large thighs (“thundering thighs” per D) – and grilled them on our range’s grill. Here … Continue reading

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Curried chicken and red pepper; Thai jasmine rice; Thai cucumber relish – 17 June 2012

We had one more Riesling from Grocery Outlet to try, so I made one more Thai-ish meal for the purpose. This is a recipe I found online and liked quite a bit, for its flavor as well as for being … Continue reading

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Dinner from Anchalee – 13 June 2012

Having no bread, and having two Rieslings from Grocery Outlet to try out, I decided Asian food was the way to go. When I realized it would be a good workout night, which would make me late, I decided to … 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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Summer rolls – 17 April 2012

D made a wonderfully refreshing dinner of summer rolls. He cooked green onions, some Fresno(?) chili, tofu, carrots, and ginger, all in fine dice or smaller; and added fresh bean sprouts, cucumber, cilantro, and Thai basil. He says he’d add … Continue reading

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Lamb tagine with aprocots and prunes; sautee mix with red-dyed garlic – 21 December 2011

This was the second real success from my tagine book. More than half have been uninteresting, but this was quite good. Lamb chunks are cooked with onion and garlic and also blanched almonds and a bunch of good-smelling spices; then … Continue reading

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Tagine of lamb kefta with lemon sauce; cold veggies – 1 August 2011

I actually USED UP a tin of turmeric. OK, I bought it 20 years ago. 30? At the Coop, which has not existed for a decade or more. But I actually did use it up! And the meal was terrific! … Continue reading

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Cheese, baguette, and fruit before the City Council meeting – 12 July 2011

Needing a quick and easy dinner before the City Council meeting, I went to the Cheese Board and bought two cheeses for dinner. One was an old favorite – Fromager d’Affinois. The other was suggested to me by the CB … Continue reading

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Tilapia; rice; Brussels sprouts; cucumber relish – 6 July 2011

D was all set to cook some fish with salsa, since we had a lot of salsa leftover from the vat he made for lunch today. However, he was really interested in tasting the fish more on its own, so … Continue reading

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Chicken satay; peanut dip; cucumber-carrot pickle; cucumber relish; Thai jasmine rice – 24 June 2011

Wow! A very successful experiment tonight! I tried four more recipes from Saveur, from the May 2011 edition this time, and they all worked. Chicken Satay (Satay Ayam), Javanese Peanut Sauce (Saus Kacang Tanah), and two somewhat similar condiments: Thai … Continue reading

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Curry with Anchalee rice – 28 May 2011

I’m writing this the 6th of July, based on the photo and the history, so unfortunately the true ingredients for this dinner are lost. However, I remember that for our second Anchalee dinner, we ordered tons of their really interesting … Continue reading

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Another take-out dinner from Anchalee – 23 May 2011

Great food again from Anchalee, after we worked on the house till almost 8:30. We had the crispy vegetable rolls again (not in the picture – I ate them too fast), wrapped shrimp (coated and deep fried along with some … Continue reading

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Thai take-out from Anchalee – 17 May 2011

Another hard day of work on the house. We planned in advance to order take-out from Anchalee, which is about 1/2 mile from our house. It was really good food, as we knew from eating there once and having take-out … Continue reading

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Spring rolls and veggie curry rerun – 3 May 2011

I’m writing this the 6th of July (!) based on the photos, but I think I remember this evening. D was wondering what to make, and looking through the fridge, and I said you have more of the fixings left, … Continue reading

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