Chili pasta with arugula and coriander seeds

September 2, 2010 at 4:15 pm (B_minus (2 stars, okay), Dark leafy greens, Italian, Other, Pasta, Quick weeknight recipe, Starches)

This recipe comes from the cookbook Rancho la Puerta, by Bill Wavrin.  I was intrigued by the idea of a somewhat Italian-style pasta but with coriander seeds and chilis as the main flavoring.  I made a few modifications though.

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Zucchini “carpaccio” with feta and pine nuts

September 2, 2010 at 1:18 pm (B_minus (2 stars, okay), Derek's faves, Quick weeknight recipe, Salads, Summer recipes, Website / blog)

I made this no-cooking-required zucchini salad from chow.com in August when I had a ton of zucchini lying around.  It made a huge bowl of salad, but between Derek and I we ate it all in one sitting! Read the rest of this entry »

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