Very Good Recipes of Arugula from Out of the Ordinary

There are 19 Arugula recipes on the blog Out of the Ordinary. (124 on all the blogs)

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Purple sweet potato, arugula, and olive pizza Purple sweet potato, arugula, and olive pizza By Out of the Ordinary 11/21/13 19:27 While Malcolm is away, Isaac gets to call all the shots. So we watched a show on dinosaurs. He likes these shows with men and women in denim shirts and floppy hats, leaning on their tanned knees and peering out … Continue reading →
Arugula salad with roasted carrots, beets, pecans and shaved goat cheese Arugula salad with roasted carrots, beets, pecans and shaved goat cheese By Out of the Ordinary 07/16/13 19:36 “Hey, Claire,” I hear you say, “Why the hell have you never mentioned the ‘kitchen sink’ films of the sixties? Aren’t they perfectly Ordinary?” And then I slap myself on the forehead and say, “OF COURSE! Of course they are! … Continue reading →
Pizza with pumpkinseed-tarragon pesto, chickpeas and arugula Pizza with pumpkinseed-tarragon pesto, chickpeas and arugula By Out of the Ordinary 06/21/13 21:08 It’s the summer solstice and the first day of summer vacation. After a spring that saw hot humid days alternate with days of freezing rain, the weather is finally perfect. And I found myself in the worst mood. Cranky, anxious, … Continue reading →
Roasted beet and arugula salad with farro and smoky pecan-rosemary sauce Roasted beet and arugula salad with farro and smoky pecan-rosemary sauce By Out of the Ordinary 06/13/13 18:38 When my brother and I were little, we had our own country. It was called Bouse, and it was top secret, so don’t tell anybody about it. Bouse was shaped like our dog, Tessie (her eye was a lake.) All … Continue reading →
Pistachio & arugula pizza Pistachio & arugula pizza By Out of the Ordinary 06/03/13 21:32 We were in the car for over 28 hours in the last three days, and we got home late last night. Today I feel as though I’d been hit over the head. I’m stupid-tired. I have a lot to do … Continue reading →
Spring empanadas with spelt asparagus, arugula and white beans Spring empanadas with spelt asparagus, arugula and white beans By Out of the Ordinary 05/11/13 23:29 Hey, kids! It’s Saturday storytelling time! As I’m sure you recall, this means that along with your daily recipe and song, you’ll get a story, too! Each week, everybody in our small salon of auteurs (well, generally me and one … Continue reading →
Arugula and balsamic tart with a walnut crust Arugula and balsamic tart with a walnut crust By Out of the Ordinary 05/07/13 19:57 If you’re following along at home, you’ll remember that yesterday I very nearly told you the secrets of the universe. I very nearly had it all figured out. But then housework got in the way. It’s hard to ponder the … Continue reading →
Roasted beet and butterbean salad with spinach, arugula and smoked gouda Roasted beet and butterbean salad with spinach, arugula and smoked gouda By Out of the Ordinary 05/01/13 18:21 When I was younger–shall we say early twenties?–I wrote a screenplay about a man who wouldn’t leave his front porch. He’d travelled the world, and then something happened, but I don’t remember what, or maybe nothing happened–I’ve always been a … Continue...
Soba noodles with arugula pecan pesto and sauteed brussels sprouts and castelvetrano olives Soba noodles with arugula pecan pesto and sauteed brussels sprouts and castelvetrano olives By Out of the Ordinary 03/27/13 19:38 Malcolm’s teachers talk about making “smart choices.” It’s something he needs to work on. Because I’m a terrible parent, the phrase seems to have lodged itself in my head as something almost funny, and I find myself using it in … Continue reading →
Goat cheese, arugula and pine nut pate Goat cheese, arugula and pine nut pate By Out of the Ordinary 03/17/13 16:49 On the way home from school, Isaac and I walked past a woman undone by a perfect flower. She was a landscaper, working in somebody else’s garden, and she was rendered speechless by a heliobore. She stood, hand on heart, … Continue reading →
Summer-in-winter tomato arugula soup Summer-in-winter tomato arugula soup By Out of the Ordinary 01/09/13 19:45 Here at The Ordinary, we have an institute devoted entirely to the study of winter light. Though time is flying and the days are short, the season can feel very long. It is easy to succumb to feelings of sleepiness … Continue reading →
Kale and black beans in curried pumpkin sauce with pumpkinseed-arugula pesto Kale and black beans in curried pumpkin sauce with pumpkinseed-arugula pesto By Out of the Ordinary 01/08/13 19:25 This meal reminds me of something I used to make back in my bachelorette days. Can of pumpkin purée, can of chickpeas, loads of broccoli. It was quick, easy, cheap and not very fattening at all. In those days, I … Continue reading →
Roasted beet, arugula and goat cheese tart Roasted beet, arugula and goat cheese tart By Out of the Ordinary 10/23/12 23:08 Our little garden is so wild and tangled at the moment. We didn’t grow much, just herbs and a few peppers and two pretty bull’s blood beets. The herbs have all gone to seed, and curl around each other in … Continue reading →
Goat cheese & caramelized onion tart with arugula & pine nuts Goat cheese & caramelized onion tart with arugula & pine nuts By Out of the Ordinary 07/25/12 21:47 Some days feel like time-outs. If life is like a giant game of tag, and “it” is pursuing you relentlessly, and you’re giggling, breathless, with that small edge of real fear that tag-playing elicits, and you’re miles from base: sometimes … Continue reading...
Arugula salad with apricots, pecans and french feta Arugula salad with apricots, pecans and french feta By Out of the Ordinary 06/08/12 19:37 As you are no doubt aware, I am the esteemed authoress of a wildly popular series of books about the marked similarities to be found in the writings of Tolstoy and the rappings of many rappers. Weighty volumes. I am, … Continue reading →
Honey roasted potato salad with arugula and pecans Honey roasted potato salad with arugula and pecans By Out of the Ordinary 04/21/12 16:49 I had the strangest moment yesterday. I went to buy a loaf of bread on a balmy spring evening. A time of year and a time of day that you can feel things changing all around you. I saw a … Continue reading →
Baked asparagus custard with arugula and tarragon Baked asparagus custard with arugula and tarragon By Out of the Ordinary 04/05/12 18:22 Yesterday morning I was feeling a little tired and discouraged. I decided to tag along with David on a bike ride up the towpath that runs between the river and the canal. I pedaled along, looking at the pebbly path, … Continue reading →
Pumpkin seed and arugula bisque Pumpkin seed and arugula bisque By Out of the Ordinary 03/01/12 22:15 There’s something wrong with my refrigerator. It freezes the vegetables in my vegetable drawers. I’ve tried adjusting humidity and tampering with the temperature, but to no avail! But it turns out to be another one of those happy accidents, because … Continue...
Arugula salad with asparagus and herbed hazelnut crusted goat cheese Arugula salad with asparagus and herbed hazelnut crusted goat cheese By Out of the Ordinary 02/29/12 17:05 You know how they’re saying now that certain stores secretly monitor your buying habits? I have a suspicion that the grocery store is spying on my vegetable-buying patterns! Last week I just couldn’t bring myself to buy “winter” vegetables. I … Continue...

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