Tag Archives: Yukon Gold potatoes

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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Pizza with roasted red pepper, potatoes, and tapenade – 14 May 2012

I love this pizza, and D was very appreciative, too. It starts with a layer of cheeses: fontina Valle d’Aosta and parmaggiano. Slices of boiled potato are spread on top, and brushed with garlic olive oil. Roasted red pepper chunks … Continue reading

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Potatoes with gouda; broccoli – 3 May 2012

D whipped up a quick and simple but tasty dinner. He boiled some cubed Yukon Gold potatoes, then spread them on a baking sheet, covered with sage leaves and flowers, and topped with planed “Vlaskaas gouda” (which I bought at … 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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Chicken sandwiches on baguette; asparagus; potatoes – 10 April 2012

D bought an Acme Long Italian Baguette today for himself and R for lunch, and we had more of it for dinner, for chicken sandwiches. He used more of the roasted chicken from Saturday night, some romaine, and a bit … Continue reading

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Odd lots: soup; potatoes with cannellini beans; cold veggies; cheeses – 15 March 2012

D had a good, if a bit odd, dinner waiting for us when we got back from tonight’s neighborhood meeting. He made a soup yesterday for himself and R for lunch, with a canned broth, canned garbanzos, some roundish pasta … Continue reading

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Grilled pork chops; potatoes; cannellini beans; sauteed onions; grilled asparagus – 14 March 2012

I called D from Grocery Outlet, and he suggested I look for some prepared meats from Fra’ Mani and other notable producers. While I didn’t find those, I did mention seeing some boneless pork loin chops for a good price … Continue reading

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“Baked” potato with sour cream and chives; Brussls sprouts – 11 March 2012

D cooked up a quick and good dinner, after a long day’s (weekend) work. He cooked us each a Yukon Gold potato in the microwave, and finished them off under the broiler, briefly, then topped them with sour cream mixed … Continue reading

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Baked potato with sour cream; espresso cheese; zucchini; cauliflower – 5 March 2012

In order to use up more of the sour cream, D decided to make baked potatoes; however, he didn’t have baking potatoes, and he didn’t have the time to bake potatoes. We had Yukon Golds, so he cleaned up two … Continue reading

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