Tag Archives: Toscana rosso

Roasted cabbage with Italian sausage – 7 October 2017

So. We had cabbage – the most bizarre, pointy-headed cabbage, which is why I couldn’t resist it when I saw at Dirty Girl Produce – and also Christopher Lee’s Italian sausages, and I ran across this recipe, in a Bon … Continue reading

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Fettucine with tomato/chevre sauce – 17 August 2017

To use up more of the Laura Chenel chevre loaf I bought for a chard pizza awhile back, I decided to make this recipe, using fresh tomatoes (also wanting using) and sage from the back yard. I cooked up a … Continue reading

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Pizza with eggplant and roasted red pepper – 4 June 2017

I planned to make this pizza using the rest of the grilled eggplant slices from the eggplant “sandwich” night on the 2nd. I also grilled up a mediumish red pepper at the same time, and left it in a closed … Continue reading

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M’s tomato soup; porcini in savory custard – 2 November 2016

Not sure why D wanted these two special dishes in the same meal, but it ended up working out well. I prepped the porcini, washing them and peeling off substantial amounts of hard bits, and left to dry, and D, … 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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Roast chicken and root vegetables; salad; tree decorating – 17 December 2011

D suggested roasting a chicken for Saturday dinner, while we decorated our tree. He looked up a method in Alice Waters’ Simple Foods book, and it was terrific. He began by salting and peppering the chicken a day in advance … Continue reading

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Panini; radishes with butter and salt – 2 December 2011

Well, I managed not to write this up on time and have forgotten (by the 22nd!) which panino this was 😦 I expect it was the excellent one with radicchio and scamorze and truffle oil, since there is no doubt … Continue reading

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Two pizzas at Motorino – 19 November 2011

What do you do when you can’t decide which pizza to have? Have them both! But I thought D meant to eat most of them, and then take some pieces back to the hotel. Nope. They were really good, and … Continue reading

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Quick dinner after getting home at 7 – 19 October 2011

Actually, I knew I’d be late getting home tonight, so I planned on pulling some pesto cubes out of the freezer for pasta, and having a couple of slices of sausage and some tomatoes. Well, the tomatoes I had separated … Continue reading

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