Tag Archives: Sausage

Paccheri with mushrooms and boudin blanc; green beans – 14 January 2017

We needed to use up some white mushrooms, and I suggested trying my boudin blanc pasta with these instead of the usual eryngii and hen-of-the-woods (maitake). I had bought cream for [what turns out to be] tomorrow’s “poblano quiche” so … Continue reading

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Paccheri with Christopher Lee’s Boudin Blanc, and Maitake and Eryngii mushrooms; zucchini – 11 December 2016

I decided to try out the Signature Edition version of the McIlroy Chardonnay (2012) from Costco with my Boudin pasta. The recipe for this is here. This time I forgot to buy shallots, but the finely chopped red onion I … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Trinacria tomato sauce – 23 December 2015

At Mom’s for a bit – the whole family. R&E, who arrived two days earlier, cooked dinner with the spaghetti sauce and pork sausage they’d picked up at Trinacria in Baltimore, while B, D, & I went out to choose … Continue reading

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Sopa de Ajo; green beans – 13 June 2015

I have wanted to make this soup for a long time, but it’s a lot of work and it’s not optimal to smell like garlic during the school season 😉 It’s a cold weather soup, and it’s June, but the … Continue reading

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Collard greens “Miniera” with Spanish chorizo; semolina with bay – 25 January 2015

There is no contemporary draft for this dinner (or lunch) but it’s really clear from (a larger version of) the photo what we had. [Writing this 20150618.] Collard greens, stemmed, then tightly rolled up and cut crosswise into a 1/4″ … Continue reading

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Special family dinner: pasta with chanterelles and truffled cream; “long-cooked kale, please” – 6 January 2015

D&R&I are having one last cook as our “little family.” We had a great time and cooked some excellent dishes, although we agreed that they didn’t go that well together. The first chosen was a pasta from Saveur, called Tagliatelle … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato sauce with hard sausage bits – 5 January 2015

D&R&I were going to cook up a special meal tonight, but they had to work late on D’s truck and other things, so that will be tomorrow. I worked on my HW after the class I’m taking (different!) and came … Continue reading

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Sausages and Grapes; Brussels sprouts – 11 November 2014

I offered to cook this dinner, for which I bought the mild Italian sausages and Crimson seedless grapes at the Bowl on Sunday. D suggested the rest of the Brussels sprouts as a good, bold veggie to go along with … Continue reading

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Sausages and grapes; collard greens – 5 Sept 2014

D went to the Bowl today and got sausages, which I had suggested both for our fall friendly recipe sausages and grapes, and also to put into the freezer for random future use, for example, in spaghetti sauces.We had a … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with reinvented tomato sauce; Brussels sprouts – 27 March 2014

I am burnt out and don’t want to do any more super-cooking this week, so D suggested I just cook up the fresh tomato sauce he made… not sure when. It’s still good, though. I added water and boiled the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with sausage and pinto beans; Brussels sprouts – 25 Jan 2014

D cooked tonight. He looked in the fridge at lunchtime and realized he should use up the pinto beans he cooked earlier in the week. He contemplated using some chicken from the freezer, but then decided to defrost a Berkeley … Continue reading

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Chorizo; rices and beans; Brussels sprouts – 23 January 2014

D had dinner waiting on the stove for me to arrive home, which I did about quarter to 8. Sorry about that. He cooked up the single Christopher Lee Chorizo sausage we had in the freezer, reheated some of the … Continue reading

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Everything soup with even more things; fava beans with pecorino romano – 30 July 2013

The other night when D made this soup from lamb stock and a bunch of other things, he remarked that addind sausage – in particular, Christopher Lee’s boudin blanc – would make the soup really great. He was right. Tonight … Continue reading

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White bean, avocado, manchego, and pine nut salad; Marlborough SB tasting – 19 July 2013

R, D, and I went to a tasting of Greek wines at Vintage Berkeley, and decided on one of their wines to have for dinner with this salad. As it turned out, that was the only wine VB did not … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with sausage, snap peas, and pine nuts; broccolini – 30 June 2013

We really hadn’t decided who was cooking, but D volunteered to go look in the fridge and see what he could come up with. He’s amazingly good at that. He made a pasta topping out of salsice secce (I think Columbus), … Continue reading

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Italian sausage; fresh cranberry beans; green beans – 28 June 2013

Friday night, and I was expecting to be home late, but ended up home an hour early instead. D was going to cook, but ended up being late. We traded off, since I discovered there was still time to open … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato sauce – 23 June 2013

D made another variant of his tomato sauce, adding short lengths of romano beans, and some salami secche, probably Columbus. Good dinner. We had two leftover wines with this, one from last night, the other unknown, but most likely the … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Calabrian sausage and zucchini – 11 June 2013

Bowing for once to D’s addiction to pasta, and overcoming my fear of being trapped by bread (i.e. have to have meals to go with bread if you have it, so it won’t go bad), I actually made spaghetti tonight. … Continue reading

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Italian sausage; couscous; cranberry beans – 7 June 2014

I intended to make a broiled pizza tonight, but when I got home, it was obvious the dough had not risen enough. I looked in the fridge and noticed we still had cranberry beans from when I cooked them earlier … 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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Sausage sandwich; kale – 9 May 2013

Addpix I knew D would not be home for dinner, so I was on my own. I decided to cook up a sausage from Christopher Lee, and make a sandwich of it. I knew there was no fresh bread, but … Continue reading

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Eggplant/aioli sandwiches; salad with eggs and salsice – 7 May 2013

Addpix I planned to make these sandwiches if there was enough slice-worthy bread left when I got home – and there was (obviously). When I grilled the eggplant on Sunday and made eggplant/red pepper/feta pasta, I kept aside four really … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with tomato/basil sauce – 3 May 2013

We had a lovely bunch of basil sitting in water on the kitchen island, and I knew I would not get home in time to cook anything complicated, so I planned on making a variant on the simple tomato/basil sauce … 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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Breakfast for dinner: chorizo, scrambled eggs, and kale – 23 April 2013

I wanted to try out the Chorizo (Spanish style) I got from Christopher Lee last weekend, and also I didn’t have much time to invest in dinner. I decided what the heck, just make breakfast instead. I cooked one Chorizo … Continue reading

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