Tag Archives: red table wine

Scotch Broth; P’tit Basque cheese; turnips – 15 December 2011

I managed to use the lamb broth this time. Yay! When I cut up the lamb leg from Costco for the curry, I put all the fat, much with small bits of attached meat, into a pot and boiled it … Continue reading

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Italian Sausages with Grapes; Brussels Sprouts – 20 October 2011

I planned to have this dinner Tuesday b/c I expected to be home late. Well, I was so late I couldn’t even go shopping for the sausages and grapes, so I had to put it off. Tonight I got out … Continue reading

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Ratatoille; fresh tomatoes – 11 October 2011

My colleague J brought to work some very cute, small but beautiful globe eggplants yesterday, and some fresh, crispy green peppers. I brought home two of the former and one of the latter, and D made one eggplant, a green … Continue reading

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Leftover skirt steak with cilantro sauce and couscous; haricots with onions – 3 August 2011

We had three chunks of skirt steak left over from Saturday night (the 30th), and couscous from one dinner and lunch today (both for the lamb kefta), and I put them together for dinner. I reheated the beef by simply … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with shell beans and homemade Italian sausage – 14 July 2011

D bought a small batch of cranberry beans at the Bowl a couple of days ago, being worried they would disappear soon; and he cooked them today. At lunch, we shelled the beans, and he cooked them for maybe 20 … Continue reading

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Spaghetti al Cacio e Pepe; Brussels sprouts – 13 July 2011

D cooked this in a flash, after we put together another apple pie and popped it in the oven. Great dinner 🙂 The recipe is from Trattoria by Patricia Wells. You  cook spaghetti as usual, and toss it with grated … Continue reading

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Wheel pasta with tomato-basil sauce; bruschetta with cranberry beans; cold asparagus with aioli – 27 June 2011

Well, I really had to use up last week’s tomato sauce, and the basil I bought for the eggplant-sandwich pizza the other day had wilted into a sad little bunch of lifeless leaves in one day, so I combined the … Continue reading

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