Tag Archives: Yukon Gold potatoes

Sorrel, leek, and potato soup – 16 November 2017

Wow, serious rain! D recorded something like 1.8 inches, close to 10% of our usual annual total, over the 24 hours ending at 8am. So, a cold and wet and grey day, which is perfect for soup. I noted upon … 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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Sandwich with leftover chicken; boiled potatoes; baby bok choi – 26 June 2017

This was how we decided to use up the last of the chicken thighs that D grilled a few nights ago. We defrosted three slices of Acme Sweet Batard, to make 1 1/2 sandwiches, and then D realized that there … Continue reading

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Cranberry bean and kale soup with anchovy crust – 4 January 2017

It was rainy and miserable looking out, and rather cold (for here) so I wanted to make a soup. Went through my list of soups we have made and D wanted to do this one, despite the difficulty of putting … Continue reading

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Skoodgeled hamburger with onions; mashed potatoes; broccoli – 2 December 2016

D had used about 1/2 pack (1/4 lb) of a frozen hamburger aliquot while I was gone, so the rest needed using. D suggested mashing some potatoes, so I did that (Yukon Golds, all we normally have, though I think … Continue reading

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“Bacon soup”; cheddar and bread – 13 January 2016

D cooked a wonderful, delicious soup, using the stock from cooking the bacon for the French lentil salad the other night. The lentil salad recipe says to keep the liquid in which the bacon slab or pork belly was boiled. … Continue reading

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Pizza with roasted red pepper, potatoes, and tapenade – 17 December 2015

Picked a favorite for my b/day (trad.) b/c there was not to be any other celebration – that happens some random time in the summer when life is less busy. So I decided to make one of my favorite pizzas … Continue reading

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Curry with random things – 1 October 2015

D made a most delicious and excellent curry, using whatever amused him. He found a recipe but only slightly followed it (on the Thai Kitchen site). It said how much of the red curry paste to add, and he thought … Continue reading

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Pizza with potatoes, prosciutto, and caramelized onions; baby bok choi – 11 January 2015

I was looking through my pizza list for a good winter pizza, and came upon the single word “potato.”  I started playing with that idea, and added in the Fontina Valle d’Aosta we had just bought at The Cheese Board, … Continue reading

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Pepperoni, potato and kale soup – 11 December 2014

“Biblical rain,” someone called it, so I planned a soup for the rainiest evening. This soup I first made here, and the original is referenced there. I revised it, and will write out the recipe for this more likely version: … Continue reading

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“Pacific Island Skirt Steak”; grilled zucchini; potatoes with parsley and butter – 22 November 2014

I suggested we remove a partial skirt steak from the freezer that I had seen on a previous foray into the lower bin, and use it for dinner tonight. Turned out to be only from this August, probably when our … Continue reading

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Potato, Leek and Sorrel Soup – 17 November 2014

D has been thinking of making this soup for awhile. I bought extra leeks for him when I shopped for my last tomato tart of the year, which was I think a couple of weeks ago. He used one of … Continue reading

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Pork chops with herbs; savory apple (un)compote; potatoes with parsley – 16 July 2014

We loved the apple thingy D made last night, and so D decided to try another tonight with pork chops. He used the good parts of two dropped apples, cutting off the bruises incurred by falling. I found out that … Continue reading

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Ham shavings; apples with onions; potatoes – 14 July 2014

D had this in mind, and I was not sure what he was thinking of. It really turned out great. He took out an end of frozen ham and left it for just a half hour or so, and then, … Continue reading

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Pepperoni, kale and potato soup; asparagus – 26 March 2014

Having bought another Molinari pepperoni stick for my pizza Americano the other night, I decided to make this soup again. Differences from the linked recipe: for the stock, I just used one 6-cup can of Swanson’s chicken broth (low salt … Continue reading

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Pizza with potatoes, grilled red pepper, and olive tapenade; Brussels sprouts – 25 March 2014

Definitely a favorite pizza! I used the recipe I wrote up in January to make this pizza, decreasing the topping ingredients slightly b/c I used 1/3 dough instead of 1/2 dough recipe this time. Also boiled up some Brussels sprouts … Continue reading

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Sorrel and leek soup – 16 March 2014

D cooked two dinners tonight and served one. The served one is leek and sorrel soup from Georgeanne Brennan’s Potager, one of our favorite cookbooks. The sorrel in the garden was looking enthusiastic, so I suggested it was time for … Continue reading

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Hamburger; garlic mashed potatoes; broccoli – 11 March 2014

D made little hamburgers (one might even describe mine as “teeny”), mixing in onions, garlic, and Lea & Perrins Worcestershire Sauce, and served on small pieces of an Acme Rustic Sweet Baguette. We added lettuce, and stuff – the usual … Continue reading

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Garlic mashed potatoes; asparagus with feta; smoked salmon salad – 10 March 2014

Once again, D arrived home with no idea what he would cook for dinner, and had an interesting and delicious meal on the table in less than 45 minutes. He found a packet of smoked salmon that someone at work … Continue reading

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Potato, pepperoni, and kale soup – 4 March 2014

I made this soup after a recipe posted online. It was terrific! I minced one fattish clove of garlic and sliced and diced about half a yellow onion, then cooked them in avocado oil on medium or medium low, adding … Continue reading

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Pizza with Fontina, Potatoes, and Tapenade – 2 January 2014

I’m finally typing in my version of this most excellent recipe from epicurious.com. The original was from Bon Appetit, so it had some unfortunate pre-made stuff in it (a tube of tapenade???) so this is actually a better version. Ingredients … Continue reading

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Beef stew with leftover wine – 1 December 2012

When the weather forecast turned to permanent rain, and hard rain at that, I decided a beef stew was in order. I bought 3 pounds of local grass-fed beef (liked the brochure) for just over $22 at the Bowl on … Continue reading

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Pizza with roasted red pepper, potatoes, and tapenade – 15 June 2012

Made another of this pizza. It was a bit light on the aged FontinaValle d’Aosta from The Cheese Board (b/c I forgot I used some in a panino last week) and heavy on the potatoes (no problem) and salt (added … Continue reading

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Hamburgers; refried potatoes; broccoli – 14 June 2012

We had a cab from Grocery Outlet that I wanted to try before too long, so I just made hamburgers. What the heck. And they were really delicious hamburgers – one of the best I’ve had, I think. The hamburgers: … Continue reading

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Sorrel soup – 23 May 2012

D wanted to cook tonight because he really wanted to make sorrel soup. Our old sorrel plant finally gave up last year, and D planted a new one this spring. It finally got big enough to raid for soup. The … Continue reading

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