Category Archives: Almost-Vegan

First Snowfall, Tuesday Night Dinner

Like much of the country as we begin December, we got a hefty chunk of snow the past few days.   Through Sunday evening, Monday, and Tuesday, the total accumulation here was about 12″ of fairly wet snow.  With significant changes … Continue reading

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Kitchen Sink Casarecce

My online silence since June is attributable to travels, of which I will inform you shortly.  In the meantime let’s talk about today’s lunch. Toady’s pasta contains a list of ingredients which you would never purposefully buy with a plan … Continue reading

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Bruschette — one with Anchovies and another with Eggplant Purée

Now that I am back from Spring travels in Italy, I will resurrect those memories with a visit to Eataly Boston.  This emporium is a good source for many of the ingredients I use at home.  Two weeks ago I … Continue reading

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Spring Travels — Rome

Aaron flew home from Portugal, and I continued on for another 10 days — first to Rome, then to Hungary.  I had no specific itinerary in Rome.  I decided to go there next for two main reasons, (1) central location, … Continue reading

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Before My Spring Travels

I was traveling in Europe for most of March and half of April, and I plan to tell you about food and wine highlights from there shortly.  But before I do that, let me throw in a few food/wine remembrances … Continue reading

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Catching Up — Food at Home in May

I have some catching up to do here.  About three months’ worth.  Forget chronological order.  When you get this far behind, it does not matter.  So I’ll begin with the most recent, with a few meals this past week. Barbara … Continue reading

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More Tidbits…

Year end was a busy time for cooking.  Learned how to make pure levain bread — no added yeast.  Made one version with whole grains, plus olives and walnuts. Puréed San Franciscano beans, topped with sautéed greens with salt and … Continue reading

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