Archive | February 2015

february 20 weekly menu | winter table

Farm Fresh

beets, kale, kale raab, leeks, mushrooms, spinach, sunchokes, winter squash

What’s for Dinner?

Friday pizza night is on hold in order to appropriately honor the Year of the Sheep, on which we have just embarked! My veggies will find the perfect home in authentic Chinese dishes from noted and honored chef Ceclia Chiang. Add in an Oscar celebration complete with veggie-inspired festive finger foods, and the season’s first delivery of fresh spinach, sunchokes, and kale raab, and this week anything but the same ‘ol, same ‘ol!

Friday – ring in the (chinese) new year!

rice crackers & chinese dumplings
mushrooms in oyster sauce (Cecilia Chiang, SF Gate)
shanghai stir fried pork & kale (Cecilia Chiang, Food and Wine)

Saturday – potluck polenta +

white cheddar polenta with braised greens, mushrooms, & pancetta (SIO Blog, Emily Thomson)

Sunday – and the oscar goes to…

beet dip with goat cheese & hazelnuts (Yotam Ottolenghi)
walnut-mushroom pate (Lizzy Caston, Mushroom Farmers Grow…)
wild mushroom, leek and chèvre galettes (Bon Appetit)
leek toasts with blue cheese (Deb Perlman, Smitten Kitchen)
bruschettta with winter greens pesto (Katherine Deumling, Cook With What You Have)

Monday – salad (+ snacks) for supper

spinach salad with warm bacon vinaigrette (Smitten Kitchen, Deb Perleman)

Tuesday – espinacas con garbanzos 

spinach and chickpeas (Deb Perleman, The Smitten Kitchen)
salted toasty bread

Wednesday – one pot, 20 minutes

pasta with garlicky kale raab (Deb Perelman, Smitten Kitchen)
roasted chicken

Thursday – sammie night

squash, manchego, & balsamic leek grilled cheese (Food Network)
smashed roasted jerusalem artichokes (Gourmet)

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