Tag Archives: olives

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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Spaghetti with Gaeta olive tapenade and green beans – 1 October 2011

October? Already?? Well, D made it worth our while to get this far with an excellent dinner – one he makes with some frequency, but none the less for that. The recipe is from Chez Panisse Pasta, Pizza and Calzone. … Continue reading

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Quick and easy dinner before the LBNL presentation in Emeryville – 8 August 2011

We had to attend another presentation regarding proposed developments for Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s “second campus”, which were being advocated this evening for Berkeley, Emeryville, or a combination of the two. We wanted to arrive early, so had to leave … Continue reading

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Tagine of lamb kefta with lemon sauce; cold veggies – 1 August 2011

I actually USED UP a tin of turmeric. OK, I bought it 20 years ago. 30? At the Coop, which has not existed for a decade or more. But I actually did use it up! And the meal was terrific! … Continue reading

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Pizza with tomatoes, feta, lemon, olives, capers, and anchovies – 17 July 2011

This was D’s idea. He suggested it while we were eating our pizza on the 15th – eliminate the cilantro and add capers, anchovies, and olives instead. So, I tried it. Sorry about the fuzzy photo… It was a good … Continue reading

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Cheese, baguette, and fruit before the City Council meeting – 12 July 2011

Needing a quick and easy dinner before the City Council meeting, I went to the Cheese Board and bought two cheeses for dinner. One was an old favorite – Fromager d’Affinois. The other was suggested to me by the CB … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with haricots and olive tapenade; bruschetta with shell beans – 11 July 2011

What a terrific dinner! D made one of his specialties tonight. This recipe is from Chez Panisse “Pasta, Pizza, and Calzone”. He found haricots at the Bowl in a cheapo bag the other day (ok, for haricots, “cheapo” is less … Continue reading

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