Tag Archives: Spinach

Make-Your-Own tacos at a very fun wedding – 11 November 2017

Well, this is why we flew out here. Not the tacos, but the wedding 🙂 It was fun and a bit unorthodox, in keeping with the spirited nature of the couple. Dinner was tacos that you made yourself from a … Continue reading

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Flatiron steak from Prather Ranch; kale from the garden; boiled and refried Yukon Gold potatoes – 9 September 2017

D&R were at the market again, which was another opportunity to get Prather Ranch beef. D picked up a flatiron steak before they ran out, and cooked that tonight. He sliced garlic and put it on the steak and left … Continue reading

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Ravioli with ricotta and spinach in sage butter sauce; zucchini – 5 June 2017

We bought ricotta for an experimental ravioli recipe in May, and had a pile of it left, as well as sage leaves in the fridge (from the same dinner, I think) and ancient “cut-leaf” spinach in the freezer. I pulled … Continue reading

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Ravioli with herbs and chevre; sauteed celery – 30 April 2017

D went to visit his friend and physical therapist J-M today, and among other things, they discussed the herb-filled gigantic ravioli J-M had had in Italy during her last visit. Also our friends R & L dropped in out of … Continue reading

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Leftover curry with rice and Thai basil; naan – 6 December 2016

D picked me up at BART about 7pm after my (not “the”) last day at the ASCB meeting. He just microwaved the excellent leftover mushroom/potato curry and the Thai jasmine rice from a couple nights ago and served that. He … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with “lobster” mushrooms and scamorze; salad with radicchio and celery – 4 December 2016

D picked me up close to 6 after my trip home from the ASCB meeting, and then proceeded to make this delicious dinner. He cooked one mediumish (3″ across or so?) lobster mushroom, chopped, in butter, with salt and pepper, … Continue reading

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Spinach pita triangles; garlic/sesame broccoli – 15 June 2015

We had a number of options for dinner. I had planned to cook up the 4 frozen pita doughs I had, two for spinach triangles, the other two to have with hummus I bought at The Cheese Board on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Flatbread with roasted veggies, airport version – 1 January 2015

I had a stopover in the Denver airport, and of the accessible offerings, this flatbread by Einstein Bagels looked most appealing. It was ok, and the veggies were no doubt among the most nutritious things available in the airport, but … Continue reading

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Tuna sandwiches; broccoli; spinach and feta salad – 10 June 2014

I had extravagant plans for a tagine tonight, but the leftover tuna (1/2 can – something like 3.5 oz) needed eating, and D had some haricots for one of his great pastas, so he pointed out that we could put … Continue reading

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Chole Palak – Garbanzos with spinach; rice; pitas – 20 May 2013

Addpix An online friend suggested this recipe, and it sounded good so I had to try it. It’s really easy except for getting the spinach clean, and D pointed out that since you’re cooking the spinach down pretty seriously anyway, … Continue reading

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Pita/spinach triangles; hummus – 19 May 2013

Addpix I decided on another out-of-bread dinner for tonight, instead of buying bread and going for yet another pasta. This is a recipe from The Foods of Israel Today by Joan Nathan. This book is a reminder that, like the … Continue reading

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Grilled, marinated short ribs; pilaf; spinach – 30 June 2012

We realized that we were overdue for a “Christmas” – wherein D provides me with a “wine of the month” of his choice, to go with a great dinner. He decided on a short rib from the batch we bought … Continue reading

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Pappardelle with radicchio and bacon; braised spinach – 20 June 2012

I ran across this pasta recipe when in search of the grilled veggie recipe, and decided to make it since we had some leftover bacon from Sunday lunch. The recipe is almost entirely from Saveur, but here is how I … 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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Rice with chicken, black beans, and peppers; spinach – 11 April 2012

D had dinner almost done by the time I got home at quarter to eight. It smelled good 🙂 He cooked basmati rice, and added canned black beans, some more of the roast chicken, and slices of piquillo peppers from … 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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Pizza with mushrooms, spinach, tomatolets, and feta – 2 August 2011

I found this pizza on the net, in a search for pizzas with feta. We are out of bread (-> pizza) and we have too much leftover feta (-> feta) from Saturday. It was a pretty good pizza. I started … Continue reading

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Pizza Politana with Donkey & Goat Wine at the opening of the new winery – 23 July 2011

Wow, this was one great dinner! We ate standing up at a higher-than-waist-high barrel, with no utensils, and had fantastic pizza and great wine. We attended the grand opening celebration of Donkey & Goat’s new winery. The wine tasting was … Continue reading

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Pizza at the Denver airport – 5 January 2011

I had been looking forward to having this pizza again since I discovered I had a well-timed 2-hour layover in Denver on my way home. It’s from Wolfgang Puck. Alas, it was not as good as I’d remembered – or … Continue reading

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1 November 2010 – Zachary’s stuffed pizza with the students

As is typical, I forgot to photograph my dinner in this unusual circumstance. There was a casual dinner at school where we invited students, and our departmental assistant got Zachary’s stuffed pizza for the occasion. It was, of course, terrific. … Continue reading

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6 July 2010 – Store-bought (Chicago-style) pizza with $100 wineS

M&N are leaving the area, and invited us to take-out-pizza dinner in their mostly-packed-up home. The pizza was excellent. This was fortunate, since the wines were… well… it’s about these wines… Here’s dinner – at least the first pieces of … Continue reading

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