Tag Archives: summer squash

“Three Sisters” grilled vegetable salad with cranberry beans, from Mitsitam – 1 July 2017

D suddenly got out a couple of cookbooks the other day b/c he wanted to explore some new recipes. One was the Mitsitam Cafe Cookbook from the National Museum of the American Indian. This is the first new recipe he’s … Continue reading

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Leftover chicken with leftover leftover rice; zucchini – 25 June 2017

Using up leftovers – D took the second (of three) leftover pieces of grilled chicken thigh and cut it up, and added to the already-leftover-once rice with onions and herbs (parsley I think). He started by cooking some chopped red … Continue reading

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Gmish of calabrian sausage, tomatoes, eggplant, and summer squash over rice – 19 June 2017

D wanted to use some of the mound of veggies we got at the farmers’ market Saturday, and suggested we use the last of the Calabrian sausages in the freezer. The previous one was seriously freezer burned 😦 so I … Continue reading

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Millet and bean salad with tomatoes and basil; zucchini and yellow squash – 27 June 2015

D and a discussed the need to use the rest of the millet from the ratatoille dinner, and also to use basil, so obviously I googled “millet basil.” I got a recipe that we could mimic, though in fact we … Continue reading

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Pesto with extra toasted pine nuts and grated parmaggiano; button squash with onions – 4 November 2014

D got home early – quarter to 7 – but still wanted to make something really quick. The bargain-bag tomatoes that he bought the other day have had their skins loosened by spending a minute or two in boiling water, … Continue reading

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Pizza with tomato, basil, asiago, onion, mozzarella and parmaggiano – 6 June 2012

When I bought their sourdough pizza dough at The Cheese Board yesterday, the package they had set aside for me was almost 1.4 pounds of dough, so I cut it in half and saved a batch. D said I should … Continue reading

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Cappellini with garlic, pine nuts, parsley and parmesan; button squash with shallots – 24 April 2012

After a bout of Jenga (with R) in honor of the tenth anniversary of lifting our house up a storey, D and I got home late-ish and D cooked a quick but good pasta. He sauteed slices of a large … Continue reading

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Wine-tasting dinner at Local Mission Eatery, with wines from Clos Saron – 29 June 2011

We have really been impressed with Clos Saron wines. We figured that if this restaurant liked Clos Saron, we’d like the restaurant – and we were right! We got to sit at the bar (“seats 1 and 2,” we figured … Continue reading

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14 September 2010 – BLTs; summer squash with mushrooms

Another simple but delicious dinner. D made bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches on his own bread. He sauteed up some summer squash with mushrooms, and also prepared some plain, fresh, cold veggies. We had the leftover Protocolo and the one … Continue reading

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3 September 2010 – Chicken, mashed potatoes and salad at the Sausalito Art Festival

I went to the Sausalito Art Festival to help D with final setup (like sweeping leaves out of the booth) and to see the show during the opening gala. There were wondrous hors d’oeuvres around that I did not photograph, … Continue reading

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25 June 2010 – “Vinegar Chicken” with tarragon, rice, sauteed summer squash

I decided to make this old favorite dish because I still had some tarragon left, and then forgot to add it until after this picture: This is a great quick dinner, if you have the ingredients routinely in the house. … Continue reading

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