Tag Archives: Syrah

Grilled polenta with black bean salad – 13 June 2013

I made this at least once previously and our notes said we loved it, so I decided to make it again. The bean salad is also perfectly beautiful! It’s a lot of work, but of course, I made it harder … Continue reading

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Dinner at Riva Cucina – 1 May 2013

Addpix D and I had our anniversary dinner at Riva Cucina, one of our favorite restaurants. The chef sent out two gifts for us, and we ordered two entrees and brought our own wine (it was no-corkage night). Massi sent … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with Calabrian sausage and arugula – 21 March 2013

Addpix D made a wonderful pasta tonight, using a Calabrian sausage from Christopher Lee, and some more of the arugula pillow he bought on Saturday. He started by cooking chopped red onion in olive oil, then added slices of the … Continue reading

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Grilled boneless pork chops; roasted potatoes with garlic and rosemary; grilled asparagus – 14 April 2012

D took two Costco pork chops – by which I mean almost 1/2 pound each, boneless, and an inch and a half thick – and grilled them over rosemary (taken out today by our wondrous neighbor T), after a first … Continue reading

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21 November 2010 – Orecchiette with fresh tomatoes and mushrooms; brussels sprouts with bacon; English cucumber

Once again, D went into the kitchen with no idea what he would cook for dinner, and came up with a fine meal. He rarely uses pasta that’s not “reglear pizgetti” but this time he used some “little ears”, which … Continue reading

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