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Supercaulifloweristicexpialidocious – 12 December 2018

Wow. Not sure how I found this recipe – probably some ad popup that looked good enough to follow (and, after all, would have said “epicurious” so no doubt worth it). Anyway, it was absolutely scrumptious! The reviews on the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti alla Puttanesca; bruschette with tomatoes and basil, cranberry beans – 23 August 2018

We had decided to make bruschetta with the last of the cranberry beans, and moved a pizza back by a day since there was that nice Acme Italian that we kept out for lunch. Decided to add in bruschetta with … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with cannellini, onions, sundried tomatoes and parsley – 2 April 2018

Oh Argh. Writing this [finally (and ironically) in the time I have to spare b/c the internet is down and we don’t have extra minutes to spare on the cell phone data plan] on the 16th, and I remember this … Continue reading

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Broiled pizza Margherita – 8 June 2013

This was a big experiment, which I went through with despite it being after a big event. Unfortunately, I am writing this on 1 July, but trying to remember it. The experiment was my first broiled pizza, a la James … Continue reading

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Chicken with tarragon/raspberry vinegar and onions; rice; zucchini – 15 May 2013

Addpix I didn’t think this would take as long as it did, but like most cooking, there is just a lot of stuff that needs doing. This morning I defrosted a packet of Costco chicken breasts (we need to wean … Continue reading

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Capelletti with sausage, zucchini, and sundried tomatoes; broccoli – 25 April 2013

Addpix Sixtieth anniversary of the publication of the structure of DNA. Cool. I wanted to use at least one of the Italian sausages from Christopher Lee before freezing the rest. I came up with this idea for a pasta while … Continue reading

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Fettucine with cannellini and arugula; caprese – 14 August 2012

Another in a series of meals designed to use up a pound of arugula! The Pasta Bible has a cannellini and arugula pasta, and this is largely but not completely based on that. It was ok but not great, which … Continue reading

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Riccioli with grilled eggplant, tomatoes, and lots of other stuff; carrots – 12 January 2012

I had a lot of pieces that could have been put together into many different dinners. Finally what decided the matter was D’s leaning toward a Pizza Margherita for tomorrow night, which meant not an eggplant pizza, which left eggplant … Continue reading

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Panini; roasted sweet potato spears – 9 January 2012

We’re on our second scheduled night of watching The Singing Detective, having simple dinners that are on time and fairly quick to eat so we aren’t up all night. I chose a panini recipe from the ‘ino cookbook Simple Italian … Continue reading

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Curried pork with Thai spinach – 8 January 2012

I made a recipe from Thailand the Beautiful, a gift form R sometime back, and it was good, though I think I would make some changes in the amounts of the ingredients. I would increase the pork, and probably the … Continue reading

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Scallion soup; endive and crouton salad – 29 December 2011

I changed this dinner just before I went off to shop. It was going to be more difficult (satay) and would not have gone together well. D wanted to use up the cut-off parts of the Pain de Mie (breakfast … Continue reading

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Early dinner at ‘ino – 20 November 2011

Realizing that the best meal we had had on this trip was our first breakfast at ‘ino, we came back for panini, and added a salad into the mix. (And we came back for breakfast the next day – writing … Continue reading

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Mystery Curcurbita; fresh tomato sauce; sausage; fresh tomatoes – 21 Sept 2011

Our friend J (one of our friends J…) gave us a couple of alleged spaghetti squash last week, but when discussing it, J realized that, since it was a volunteer in his garden, it might actually be an unintended hybrid. … 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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9 March 2010 – Spaghetti and (randomly mixed) tomato sauce with mushrooms

D cooks Tuesdays through Thursdays this term, so this is his meal – a punt, but as usual for him, very good. He started with a can of tomatoes, and intended to add some basil leaves that I had not … Continue reading

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4 March 2010 – Tunafish sandwiches the hard way

Except that the ahi tuna was already grilled last night – there was just too much for dinner. So D made some of the rest into sandwiches. He sliced the tuna steak and made an aioli to spread on the … Continue reading

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2 February 2010 – Pasta with tomato sauce; snap peas with mushrooms

D cooked tonight again, it being Tuesday and one of my late nights. He bought some Roma tomatoes at the Bowl today and some sausage – the hard kind that you can eat right out of the package – and … Continue reading

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