Tag Archives: Romano beans

Last of the leftover lasagna; Romano beans – 12 March 2019

I am writing this up on the 27th, from photos and memory, but pretty sure when we finished the second incarnation of the lasagna, I again moved the leftovers into containers where they could be both stored and reheated – … Continue reading

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Leftover “Paul’s Lasagna”; Romano beans – 11 March 2019

When we had lasagna on the 8th, I tucked away the remaining part in the Corning Ware baking dish and re-covered it with (most of) the foil I used to cover it while baking. I just popped this into the … Continue reading

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Hamburgers; broccoli – 10 March 2019

I had this tomato left over from a linked threesome I bought when I needed two tomatoes (Sultan’s Soup, pizza) and decided I could use the third for hamburger topping. I really, really should not consider buying tomatoes in winter, … Continue reading

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Linguine with pancetta-mushroom cream sauce; Romano beans – 21 January 2018

This is a dish from the Contra Costa times [pretty sure] on Wednesday the 24th of July, 1996! I can’t find the article on the web, which I guess, given the date, is not surprising. The dish won the top … Continue reading

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Omelette with hen-of-the-woods mushrooms; broccoli – 11 January 2018

We were thinking about making Gerald Hirigoyen’s recipe from Pintxos, wherein Ok, writing this the 18th, unfortunately. No idea where I was going with that sentence. LOL! I’ll look up the cookbook and see if I can add anything. […] … Continue reading

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Roast pheasant with bacon and thyme; mixed wild rice with wild mushrooms; strange, bright-colored pear thing – 23 November 2017

My last winter-celebration dinner at home was TG 2014 – I’ve been off to visit Mom while I could, which was great, but I did miss our big cooking events. So, here we had a good one. E wanted to … Continue reading

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Burrata, baby lettuce salad, and roasted, marinated red pepper; yellow beans – 22 November 2017

This is pretty much a direct copy of a previous dinner, which was a direct attempt – quite successful – to copy Vino Volo’s plate called “Burrata.” the first time I had this was at IAD, (24 March 2016, as … Continue reading

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Ravioli with fresh tomato sauce – last of the season :( ; Romano beans – 1 November (!) 2017

We decided to have another ravioli dinner to use up (almost) the rest of the ricotta I bought a few days ago, and I also wanted to make some of M’s soup¬† – first steps only – and freeze to … Continue reading

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Nicoise of small round things; Romano beans 18 August 2017

D wanted to use up the radishes and Tokyo turnips, as well as the last three itty quail eggs,¬† by making another Nicoise salad “with whatever we have around,” rather than shopping for stuff. The other half of the tuna … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with leftover sauce; bruschetta with fresh mozzarella and pesto – 16 November 2014

We realized today that we had a lot of bits and pieces in the fridge that wanted eating. We came up with the idea of using the leftover 1/2 ball of Gustosella mozzarella di bufala on bruschettae, along with the … Continue reading

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Omelette with piperade; Romano beans with bacon – 3 November 2014

D cooked a wonderful omelette, but I don’t remember (15th) which cheese he used in it, unfortunately. Over the top, he put some of the piperade he had made the other day out of the red and yellow sweet peppers … Continue reading

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Bread, cheese, and fresh vegetables – 9 September 2014

D had some idea about dinner with last night’s cheese on the side, but he revised that to be simpler: the cheese, slices of the Acme Pain au Levain, and fresh veggies. Great dinner! For veggies he quartered about 6 … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with edible puffball mushrooms; romano beans – 9 July 2014

D bought an odd little spherical, perhaps 3″ or 2 1/2″ diameter, white mushroom, with a rough surface, at the Bowl the other day. It was called some kind of puffball. Unfortunately, I failed to photograph it before it was … Continue reading

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Eggplant and red pepper aioli sandwiches; romano beans – 8 July 2014

We’re trying to use up stuff in the fridge and make easy dinners while we’re both still sick with sore throats and general ickiness. I grilled eggplant slices yesterday to have alongside the pasta, knowing there would be a bunch … Continue reading

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Beef, red pepper, and onion kebabs; couscous with currants; Romano beans – 5 October 2013

We met a winemaker at Costco who was talking about his wine, encouraging people to try it. Though we don’t often have meals that go with California cabernets, we decided to try a bottle of this wine – Silver Stag … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Roma tomatoes, coppa, and Romano beans – 26 August 2013

I was so happy with this dinner! Partly b/c I didn’t have to make it – it just appeared, with my having to contribute only table-cleaning and water-lemoning-and-pouring – but mostly b/c it was really, really delicious! D came home … Continue reading

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Ligurian pork chop; Thai jasmine rice; Romano beans – 23 August 2013

This is almost a recipe from Recipes from Paradise by Fred Plotkin. I forgot that it calls for marinating the boneless pork chop (Costco, 1 1/2″ or so thick) before then cooking it in the marinade (plus olives). I got … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with cranberry beans, arugula, and pecorino romano; romano beans – 26 July 2013

D bought some cranberry shell beans at the Bowl on I think Wednesday. Yesterday I got home and found the shelled and in the fridge; today, I got home and found them in a pan, cooked to perfection. He boiled … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with ham and pine nuts; romano beans – 25 July 2013

D is cooking, and bought a small package of Kentucky Legend sliced ham yesterday (among other things – when he went to the Bowl just to get bread). He cut a few slices of ham into matchsticks, and cooked those … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with cranberry beans, mushrooms, and parsley; romano beans – 1 July 2013

D agreed to cook tonight since I didn’t know when I’d get home from work. He made a very tasty pasta, cooking mushrooms in olive oil, then adding the remaining cranberry beans and some of their garlic cloves from Friday, … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with leftover sauce; romano beans with morels – 27 June 2013

D dug around in the fridge for a few minutes, as is his wont, and came up with a yummy dinner – part leftovers, part yummy new inspiration. We’d had bits of leftover cooked spaghetti a couple times in the … Continue reading

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Pizza with caramelized onions, bacon, and fresh mozzarella; romano beans – 16 June 2013

This is a variant on Friday’s (14th) broiled pizza attempt. I think I liked that crust better, but this one was not up to my usual standards, so not a good experimental comparison, unfortunately. I used 1/3 of my usual … 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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Spaghetti with fresh tomato sauce; romano beans – 17 September 2012

D took over cooking since I got home rather late to do both that and wash my hair before dinner. He reheated his tomato sauce with cranberry beans, adding in the other half of the hottish pepper from our friend … 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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