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may 27 weekly menu | spring table

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What’s for Dinner?

I’m kicking off the week with the crazies. The food crazies, that is. A couple foodie friends who, along with myself, go downright embarrassingly overboard in preparing themed dinners. This time around, it’s to Spain we go… a veritable feast of traditional tapas, a Valencian spring paella, and of course the requisite flan. And we certainly won’t forget the sangria, cava, txakoli, and rioja! I’ve also got a Memorial Day BBQ full of delicious traditional grill items, plus some non-traditional (think collard greens, in the raw). Adding some laughs to the veggie week, I’ll do my darndest to figure out how to use the TEN bunches of farm fresh scallions that were in my box this week!

Friday – tapas & spring paella

marinated spanish olives & cheese
bacon wrapped dates with marcona almonds (John Gorham, Toro Bravo)
sangria

gambas al ajillo (traditional garlic shrimp) (Jose Andres)
champinones rellenos de chorus (chorizo stuffed mushrooms) (Saveur)
espinaca a la catalan (catalan-style spinach) (Jose Andres, Tapas: A Taste of Spain in America)
stuffed piquillo peppers
green peas, romesco sauce, &  mint
cava, txakoli
toro bravo radicchio salad (Food 52)
spring paella with artichokes, asparagus, & fava beans
rioja
flan
licor 43

Saturday – beans & greens go Mexican

beans ‘n greens burritos (Mark Bittman, Food Matters)
radish salsa (Martha Stewart)

Sunday – pizza & game night

grilled pizza with asparagus, scallions & fontina (Food and Wine)

Monday – foot-long franks and singing dogs

collard green slaw (The Kitchn)
grilled scallions & asparagus (Simply Recipes)
grilled beef & mushroom burgers (Simply Recipes)
olympic provisions frankfurters

rhubarb crumb bars & ice cream (Martha Stewart)

Tuesday – move over noodles

lasagna with collard greens (Martha Rose Schulman, NYT)

Wednesday – shitakes & chop sticks

stir-fry with mushrooms & mustard greens (Bon Appetit)
brown rice

Thursday –  torta in no time

chard & onion torta (Deborah Madison, Vegetarian Suppers)

More Menu Musings…

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