Tag Archives: basil

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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Spaghetti with leftover tomato sauce, enhanced with bacon and mushrooms; bruschetta – 14 October 2011

D had some leftover tomato sauce that he made using fresh tomatoes from the Bowl, from a cheapo “use ’em quick” bag. He grilled up the last slice of bacon, and sauteed some sliced brown mushrooms in the bacon fat … Continue reading

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Shared Caprese pizza and quick salad – 9 October 2011

  D & R had their work at a gallery opening, and I did not expect one or both of them for dinner, so I planned on a personal pizza – a Caprese, for which I bought mozzarella di bufala … Continue reading

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Linguine with shell beans; caprese – 8 October 2011

D knew in advance what he was going to cook for a change 🙂 He had cooked a batch of cranberry beans yesterday in some lamb broth I made earlier, adding sage and rosemary from the garden. He mashed some … Continue reading

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Tomato and leek tart – 6 October 2011

Knowing we would be out of bread tonight, and that he didn’t have time to hang out at home to make some this afternoon, D asked if I could use some of the less-than-stellar Dirty Girl Farm tomatoes (great, just … Continue reading

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Tomato-basil pasta; Brussels sprouts with hard sausage bits – 2 October 2011

It got to be about 7 pm and D had not thought about what to cook. We have a lot of really nice basil plants outside, so I suggested a pasta we learned about from “The Top 100 Pasta Sauces” … Continue reading

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Tomato tart – 13 August 2011

D and R were at their show again today, but didn’t have an evening there, so D was home for dinner by 8. I have been waiting to cook this tomato tart until good tomatoes were out. I got Early … Continue reading

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