Tag Archives: Vacqueyras

Spaghetti with mushrooms, prosciutto, arugula and pine nuts; salad; red pear – 4 November 2011

D got home well after 7 with no idea what he was going to cook. I stepped into the shower, and by the time I got out, dinner was almost done. He sauteed sliced brown mushrooms, then added pinenuts, arugula, … Continue reading

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Pasta with haricots and olive tapenade – 6 May 2011

I left work at 8:15 and came home exhausted, to find this fabulous dinner in preparation. Wow, this is a great life 🙂 This is a Chez Panisse recipe (Pasta Pizza and Calzone) that D discovered and makes with some … Continue reading

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16 October 2010 – Ravioli Nirvana

Well, ok. We hit it out of the park with this one. Ravioli with chevre, parmaggiano and herb filling, with fresh tomato sauce. So. I was supposed to be using up the Laura Chenel goat cheese before D took over … Continue reading

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21 August 2010 – Spaghetti with haricots and olive tapenade; salad

D, R and I went to the wine tasting at Kermit Lynch/Cafe Fanny, and then came back and had dinner at our house. D cooked one of his specialties – appropriately enough, a Chez Panisse recipe (from Pasta, Pizza and … Continue reading

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23 July 2010 – Pizza with Calabrian sausage and red sauce

Pizza tonight, and a really rare form, for me – “pizza sauce” on it, rather than pizza bianca. It was good, but not a favorite. D instigated this one, suggesting that I try the Calabrian sausage from the pop-up market … Continue reading

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8 May 2010 – Spaghetti with Bolognese sauce; chard

D made this tomato sauce with hamburger and bits of a pork loin chop. It was tasty, but, as he noted, had not enough herbs or salt. He picked chard from the garden and cooked it in water (!) and … Continue reading

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