Tag Archives: Salsa

Leftover Common Grill Black Bean Soup – 25 March 2019

D still under the weather. We had planned to have the leftover soup for lunch, but he suggested saving it for dinner, by which time the rains would have returned, and also, he would feel more like getting up and … Continue reading

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Common Grill Black Bean Soup; edible-pod peas – 22 March 2019

I wrote up the recipe for this soup here. This time, I made a half-recipe, which is enough for two dinner servings and looks like one lunch, or one more dinner. I used 3 strips of thick-cut Fra’Mani applewood-smoked bacon, … Continue reading

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Omelette with avocado, salsa, and Monterey Jack – 9 March 2019

This is probably my favorite omelette, though D is not as entranced. I make this one, he makes the others (which are excellent, and totally different – Julia Childy). I make the two omelettes separately, one egg for me, typically … Continue reading

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Gazpacho; Kanaal cheese – 13 October 2018

I said, “It’s been so cold this tomato season we haven’t even made gazpacho!” D says, “Ok, let’s make it tonight.” We were trying to figure out how to use the Dirty Girl Produce dry-farmed early girls we still have … Continue reading

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Pacific Snapper (aka Rock Cod) with salsa and rice – 11 October 2018

Also called “[fish] Veracruz. D made a wonderful version of it tonight! He bought just .355 lb of snapper at the Bowl (one filet) but it was plenty for the two of us. I pulled out the five pones with … Continue reading

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Maltagliati with chives and bacon; salad – 24 July 2018

For the two of us for dinner, we need something like 2/3 of a recipe of Paul Bertolli’s pasta dough – which is irreducible b/c it has one egg – so I dry the remainder in some useful form. When … Continue reading

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Crackers with sardines, Cambozola; piperade – 1 February 2018

Symphony night again, and D suggested we have more of the Cabozola we got at the Bowl, and add in a can of the sardines I got when they were tasting them at Costco last summer. We didn’t have bread, … Continue reading

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Personal four-cheese pizza; salad with avocado and olives and nifty greens – 3 September 2017

I had another personal pizza today, using up some of the cheese that I think I bought before the Cheese Board’s vacation, for the purpose of making this pizza. More than once, clearly, since I think this is actually the … Continue reading

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Nachos for dinner on a hot (for us) evening; Fathers Day treats in the afternoon! – 18 June 2017

D & I went out for a long neighborhood workout-walk in the morning. After lunch, R&E showed up with a most wonderful Father’s Day treat. After D painted more on his new studio and I did whatever it was I … Continue reading

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Common Grill Black Bean Soup; kale – 7 April 2017

Rainy and cold, so I suggested we make a soup. We had planned on nachos soon, so buying salsa and sour cream worked for both that and this soup. I made the soup, changing only a couple things from the … Continue reading

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Quesadilla – 4 April 2017

Last dinner with brother B. and he chose a quesadilla over an omelette with the same ingredients. We used up the second half of the 8-pack of Mission (brand) 10″ whole wheat tortillas. I grated some Safeway Monterey Jack over … Continue reading

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Omelette with Monterey Jack, fresh salsa, and avocado – 4 February 2017

At Mom and brother B’s, moi cooking. I noticed a display of fresh salsas (and guacamole etc.) at the entrance to the Safeway the other day, and decided to make this favorite omelette of mine. I bought a couple of … Continue reading

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Leftover Common Grill black bean soup – 19 January 2016

We had leftover soup and leftover lentil salad ingredients. Asked to choose, D decided he felt like soup, so we had this. We just reheated the soup and topped with sour cream and La Cascada fresh salsa (mild version).Also had … Continue reading

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Common Grill Black Bean Soup; kale – 16 January 2016

This is a delicious soup and great for this rainy, cold (California version) weather.  I wrote it up in some detail here. Changes are: I settled on 1Tbsp plus 1 tsp salt, and that was great. Used Niman Ranch applewood … Continue reading

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Omelette with salsa and Monterey Jack; green beans – 4 June 2015

Cooking for Mom and brother B at Mom’s, to give them a cooking break. [Written 150625 based on photos and the memories they bring up…] Mom loved the salsa a couple nights ago, so I suggested trying this omelette, as … Continue reading

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Quesadillas with avocado and salsa; corn – 2 June 2015

Still at Mom’s, but I’m cooking (for the local tastes…) [written 150625 based on photos] Woa, this was a big hit! I asked brother B if Mom might like quesadillas, given they are good food and so easy to make, … Continue reading

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Nachos with black beans and salsa – 11 Sept 2014

I brought home excellent leftover salsa and some black beans from an event at work, and we made nachos with them, using up our Costco $3 mega-bag of tortilla chips. The chips were a bit under the weather, and I … Continue reading

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Rice, crispy lettuce, salsa, and carnitas at a nighttime event – 10 September 2014

I neglected to take a picture of dinner, which was eaten mostly in the dark outside the door of the auditorium, watching a talk that was already underway when I arrived. However, there was a lot of the delicious stuff … Continue reading

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Omelettes with Monterey Jack, salsa, and avocado; radish greens – 21 November 2013

D and R had salsa at lunch earlier in the week, and with too little left over for more nachos, I suggested I make my favorite omelettes for dinner. I bought a mega Haas avocado at the Bowl a few … Continue reading

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Grilled lamb kebabs; cannellini bean salad; sugar snap peas with mint – 15 June 2013

Weber’s Art of the Grill has fabulous side dishes. I wanted to make this cannellini bean salad, though what it accompanies in the book – a marinated rack of lamb – is normally too pricey and too much work (i.e. … Continue reading

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Tilapia fillet cooked in salsa – 2 June 2013

Writing this 4 July, from the photos and a pretty good memory… We had some of D’s fresh salsa left over – no doubt from nachos for a previous day’s lunch – and I wanted to cook fish, and also … Continue reading

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Dinner before a City Council meeting – 20 Sept 2011

D prepared a simple dinner that we could eat quickly before leaving for the City Council about 7:15. He had made a salsa with large chunks of tomato and tomatillo, cilantro, and lime, which we had with our Costco tortilla … Continue reading

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Rex Sole with fresh salsa and rice – 7 April 2011

D stopped at the Bowl on the way home and bought some wild caught Rex Sole that was on sale. He had made a large vat of fresh salsa yesterday, and cooked the fish with that (started the fish sauteeing, … Continue reading

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29 August 2010 – Fish fillets with rice and salsa; zucchini and mushrooms

D made another salsa and cooked some grenadier fillets in it again, and served it over freshly made short-grain brown rice. It’s a wonderful dish. I thought the black beans (canned, these) were a very important part of the taste. … Continue reading

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24 August 2010 – Fish fillets with homemade salsa and leftover rice

D planned this one knowing that it was going to be another seriously hot day (over 90). It was just about a perfect balance of flavors! He bought what he reports as “63 cents worth of fish” at the Bowl … Continue reading

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