Olive and Pearl's

Polenta and Perfect Tomato Sauce (with Eggplant) – 2 Ways, Part 2

Posted by in Gluten-Free, Lovely as Leftovers, Vegan

  So here we are, a day or two after the creation, consumption, and storage of leftovers of a batch of Polenta and Perfect Tomato SauceĀ – 2 Ways, Part 1. In the general quest to save time and money, these two recipes combinations are splendid. And while I personally love leftovers, these two posts are different enough that they more resemble fraternal twins than outfit-matching, name-rhyming identical twin siblings. We’re a little old for that. With the extra polenta and tomato sauce, and a small amount of prep, we have…read more

Salsa Verde

Posted by in Gluten-Free, Greens, Vegan

Our beloved dining/living/multi-purpose/life-in-full-swing room has just now returned to its original state. The past month has run that poor room ragged. Our family gathered from Sydney, New York, and all over California to melt into this cozy room for days on end. Wine was drunk, intoxicated selfies were snapped, Shepard’s Pie was devoured, and chair after chair was squeezed in around our welcoming dining room table. That 4th floor San Franciscan hostel has seen some things. And yet it still seems to have in it room for the cozy, familiar…read more