Entries Tagged as 'farro'


August 24th, 2009 · 1,360 Comments

t a sampling of some fresh picked wine berries, huckleberries and wild blackberries - a gift from my friend jack on my birthday last month it’s not that i’m not cooking. because i am. there are gatherings of friends and just plain hungriness resulting in well, dinner. i even sometimes whip out the nikon and snap […]

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Tags: baking · beans · corn · dessert · eggs · farro · fruit · lamb · pizza · salad · tomatoes · travel

toasted farro, fennel and orange salad

August 21st, 2008 · 26 Comments

the vegetarian was coming by, which is always nice because well, i get to catch up with lesley and i get to ponder what mindful, masterful and meatless dinner i can come up with.  it’s funny because i eat quite a lot of vegetarian dinners but never with any great thought to the matter.  like it just might be […]

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Tags: farro · salad

shrimp over farro with a green olive, mint and preserved lemon relish

February 4th, 2008 · 1,788 Comments

after seeing various versions of this relish, at the very least 3 times within a short span, i began devising a dish using ingredients along these lines. ‘last night’s dinner‘ did a version over striped bass (btw - get a load of the first dish in this post of hers - a pasta to die […]

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Tags: farro · seafood

farro with roasted butternut squash and toasted walnuts

November 13th, 2007 · 10 Comments

a friend dropped in tonight, detouring just slightly off the path of an israeli couscous buying excursion.  i had offered to cook for her and i was fortunate that she was agreeable because these days i seem to feel an undefined obligation to ‘nablopomo‘ my life away, relentlessly chained to both the kitchen and the computer simultaneously (a.k.a. […]

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Tags: farro · vegetables

eating down the house

October 19th, 2007 · 12 Comments

i buy food.  often.  esoteric ingredients are my game.  a real chef would love my pantry but i’m just a mere wannabe.  yet i continue to believe that if i own all these potential elements of a dish that i will be able to transform my meals into something extraordinary.  you see, when it comes to cooking, i’m not big on technique. […]

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Tags: farro · greens · seafood

lamb rib chops with farro, buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomato and gremolata

October 16th, 2007 · 5 Comments

the long title is really more of a substitution for the lack of photograph.  due to a technical glitch which i neither understand nor care to discuss, i am as devastated as a food blogger could be.  the most wonderful dinner - sans picture.  so the following description is the equivalent of me saying, ‘ok, […]

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Tags: cheese · farro · lamb · tomatoes