Monthly Archives: October 2013

Assorted Goodies of the Week

This has been a good week for food and wine.  No spectacular events, just little treasures. I continue to try the various wines in my mixed case from Social Wines, and each one has been delightful. Tuesday lunch featured farmers … Continue reading

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Roasted Tofu with Leeks and Black Bean Sauce, plus Stir-Fried Vegetables

It was time for a tofu and stir fry again.  When you are vegan, you actually look forward to one of these meals.  I’ve been wanting to make a recipe I had come across almost a year ago, since it … Continue reading

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My Little Garden and Monday Lunch

I have a small, raised-bed garden behind the garage, designed mainly to grow vegetables for our pizzas.  It hasn’t worked out well yet.  Three years ago, the critters ate all the produce.  Last year our electric fence kept the critters … Continue reading

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Excursions at Home with Vegetables and Wines

We’ve made a lot of good things in the past week, but I was more focused on eating and drinking than photographing and writing.  However, there are so many discoveries that I want to share with you that I’ve pulled … Continue reading

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Simple Meal, Short Post, Unusual Wine, Few Dishes

Sometimes I take the easy route — not often, but tonight was one occasion.  Supper was a simple affair: Bobby Flay’s version of a Grilled Asparagus Panzanella Salad and some leftover spaghetti enlivened with a few fresh vegetables and legumes. … Continue reading

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Lots of Vegetables Tonight

The genesis of supper tonight was my dinner a few weeks ago with my friend, Steve, at Linneage in Brookline, MA.  We had a very enjoyable meal together, and what I remembered best (besides his company) were the roasted sunchokes … Continue reading

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Polenta with Wild Mushrooms

So what happened to the wild mushrooms I saw in San Francisco?  Well, I brought them home, and tonight I cooked them with baked polenta.  The result was awesome. At the Ferry Plaza I bought a small quantity of chanterelles, … Continue reading

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