Archive | December 2016

December 2 weekly menu | fall table

Farm Fresh

beets, carrots, chard, kale, leeks, mushrooms, winter squash

What’s for Dinner?

In addition to all of the other excitement Fridays bring, I now await the Hood River Organic “veggie van,” eager to greet my bountiful box when the doorbell rings! A gorgeous December mix has come my way…perfect for some hearty tree-decorating fare, first of the special holiday dinners, and festive celebrate-the-season potlucks.

Friday – feliz navidad

winter squash, mushroom & black bean enchiladas (Pinch of Yum)
wintery margaritas (Relish)

Saturday – saturday soup

squash-white bean soup (Cooking Light)
cornmeal scones (Cooking Light)

pumpkin spice cake with honey frosting (Martha Stewart)

Sunday  – fancy dinner lasagna

veggie lasagna (SIO Blog, Week 13 2009)
chard & beet salad (Elizabeth Minchilli in Rome)
crusty italian bread

Monday – sammie night

squash, manchego, & balsamic onion grilled cheese (Food Network)
lemony grated carrot & seed salad (SIO Blog)

Tuesday – creamy, cheesy polenta

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

Wednesday –  midweek gourmet

beet and avocado salad (Alice Waters, Chez Panisse)
roasted salmon with butter (Mark Bittman, How to Cook Everything)
hearty country bread

Thursday – potluck perfect

squash and caramelized onion galette (Deb Perelman, The Smitten Kitchen)

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