Tag Archives: Sangiovese

Split pea soup with smoked ham; pear salad; Petit Basque – 19 December 2011

This is an incredibly easy soup, and incredibly delicious, especially for a chilling evening in December. I think it is better when there is more meat on the soup bones, but this one was still quite tasty. I started the … Continue reading

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Pasta with cranberry beans and hard sausage; green beans with mushrooms – 30 September 2011

D keeps finding fresh shell beans at the Bowl, and keeps buying them b/c they’re terrific. He bought these cranberry beans before M&N arrived with tons of leftovers, but these kept nicely in the fridge for a few days. When … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with haricots and olive tapenade; tomatoes with shallots, balsamic vinegar, and basil – 16 August 2011

I suggested again to D that he might make this dish, since I had bought another sack of low-priced ($1.39/lb) haricots at the Bowl last week, and we still had some Gaeta olives. So he did. He also used the … Continue reading

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Personal whatever’s-there pizza; sautéed porcini with rosemary – 14 August 2011

There is much too much food around. I decided to make a pizza to use up some of the feta, but later noticed that there were also two small porcini that I had intended to use for lunch, until I … Continue reading

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Pasta with tomato-eggplant sauce; green salad – 29 July 2011

I had two more eggplants and most of that humongous $1 bunch of basil still around, and decided to put them together into a pasta, since we had bread. I went to the Bowl to buy stuff for tomorrow’s dinner … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with mushrooms, pine nuts, parsley, and pecorino; salad – 2 July 2011

D took over cooking today, and it was great to have his signature pasta again. He cooked brown mushrooms and a portobello (giant crimini) (a cheapo bag from the Bowl), pine nuts, and parsley in olive oil, tossed with cooked … Continue reading

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Pizza Margherita with My Own Fresh Mozzarella! – 30 June 2011

Wow, this turned out better than I expected! I made another variant on Pizza Margherita, and it was really quite good. And I made my own mozzarella balls from cheese curd! I used the 1/2 crust unused and frozen from … Continue reading

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