Monthly Archives: February 2018

Midnight Snack: Bruschetta with Friends

Sometimes I need a midnight snack.   Peanut butter or Cheez-Its don’t do the trick.  Tonight was one of the more elaborate versions — satisfying my hunger, desire for favorite foods, and restoring delightful flavors to my mouth before bedtime.  It … Continue reading

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Spaghetti alla Chitarrra con Vongole

Pasta with clam sauce, if you will.  Today’s lunch, and one of my most frequent meals over time.  Just a dozen of the smallest littleneck clams, a handful of pasta, olive oil, sliced garlic, a little Calabrian hot pepper, chopped … Continue reading

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Japanese Herb Tofu and American Vegetables

Barbara tends to like a traditional-style American meal, with three things on the plate: protein, starch and vegetable.  Since we don’t eat meat anymore, and fish is infrequent,  I had to ad-lib the other day, but it worked out well. … Continue reading

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Barbara’s Culinary Artistry — revised on February 9th

I actually do about half or less of the cooking.  Barbara is a superb and prolific cook in her own right.  Tonight was all hers. I went to an afternoon movie (Tuesday is special pricing – $6), so I was … Continue reading

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Assorted Mouthfuls

During the past week I’ve been lax in the food photo department, so this entry is less organized and attractive than full meals I would normally document.  I’ve been as active and exploratory as ever, but I will ask you … Continue reading

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Baked Zucchini and Vegetables with Brown Rice

One of the most appealing dishes I have is an oval ceramic plate with handles, made in Portugal and bought on sale at Williams-Sonoma several years ago.   The dish was the inspiration for tonight’s dinner. The recipe was my own … Continue reading

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