Tag Archives: Winery wine

Ravioli with radicchio and mascarpone; endive and milk-soaked croutons – 31 December 2011

D, R, and I had an excellent New Year’s Eve dinner. I needed to use up some mascarpone from Christmas dinner, and tried searching “mascarpone pasta” on epicurious, and this is what I came up with. The other dish was … Continue reading

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Grilled swordfish; citrus/avocado salad; rice; and a great wine match – 30 December 2011

I cooked a recipe/meal from a cookbook from Tsunami in Memphis, given to us by R&E. I had cooked this before. When our friend V gave D several perfectly ripe avocados, I decided to use one in this meal. Good … Continue reading

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Pork loin with pomegranate sauce; green beans with ginger – 25 December 2011

Well, we planned three meals today but should have planned only two. Given we had breakfast at about 10:30 and lunch at 3, we had a hard time getting hungry for dinner. And of course there were the Christmas Cookies … Continue reading

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Curry a la ‘F’; salad – 13 December 2011

I finished off the lamb curry I started on Sunday, and we had that after carrying home and setting up the Christmas tree! The curry is from my Scottish friend F, who sent me both the recipe and a bottle … Continue reading

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Ham with red onion; braised fennel; boiled turnips and steamed turnip greens – 10 December 2011

D got inspired by some veggies at the Grand Lake farmers’ market today and cooked a wonderful winter dinner, using techniques from Alice Waters’ book about simple foods. He braised fennel wedges, and boiled turnips while steaming their greens above … Continue reading

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Gumbo and Piano Music at Two Mile’s Repeal Day party – 5 December 2011

I got an e from Two Mile Wines inviting us to celebrate Repeal Day – the anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition. Couldn’t miss that, now, could we? But oops, I managed, as is usual in unusual dinner situations, to … Continue reading

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Lamb with lemon and thyme, grilled; Brussels sprouts; pilaf – 22 October 2011

I had to cook something quick b/c D&R were the featured artists at The Gardener today, and I wanted to go there too, which would not leave a lot of time for cooking afterwards. I took D there at 1, … Continue reading

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