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Friday, 7/25/14

Turmeric chicken. Heritage whole chicken cut into 8 pieces, browned in butter, S&P. Sautéed and simmered with onion, garlic, ginger, turmeric, chopped tomato, curry powder, cumin, cinnamon, bay leaf, fish sauce, chicken stock, and jasmine rice.
Served with Greek yogurt, sliced heirloom tomato, cucumber, fresh mint, and lemon.

Thursday, 7/24/14

Lamb shawarma wraps. Diced lamb leg marinated in olive oil, garlic, dill, mint, oregano, S&P. Served in a whole wheat wrap with Greek yogurt dill sauce,  (Greek yogurt, garlic, dill, lemon juice, S&P) hummus, babaganoush (roasted Japanese eggplant with olive oil, lemon juice, S&P) and diced cucumber. Served with Near East couscous and mixed green salad with sliced heirloom tomato on a fish sauce vinaigrette.

Thursday, 7/24/14

Lamb shawarma wraps. Diced lamb leg marinated in olive oil, garlic, dill, mint, oregano, S&P. Served in a whole wheat wrap with Greek yogurt dill sauce, (Greek yogurt, garlic, dill, lemon juice, S&P) hummus, babaganoush (roasted Japanese eggplant with olive oil, lemon juice, S&P) and diced cucumber. Served with Near East couscous and mixed green salad with sliced heirloom tomato on a fish sauce vinaigrette.

Tuesday, 7/22/14

We had Will and Jenn over for dinner of Ban Cha (Pork Vietnamese meatballs) served over rice noodles topped with a spicy fish sauce and served with chopped romaine lettuce, cucumbers, cilantro, chili peppers, lime juice, and sriracha.

Tuesday, 7/22/14

We had Will and Jenn over for dinner of Ban Cha (Pork Vietnamese meatballs) served over rice noodles topped with a spicy fish sauce and served with chopped romaine lettuce, cucumbers, cilantro, chili peppers, lime juice, and sriracha.

Monday, 7/21/14

Pan-seared chicken thighs marinated in olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cilantro, honey, S&P. Oven-roasted corn with smoked paprika and sliced long green peppers. Side of Near East Spanish rice pilaf. Mixed green salad in a garlic vinaigrette.

Monday, 7/21/14

Pan-seared chicken thighs marinated in olive oil, lime juice, garlic, cilantro, honey, S&P. Oven-roasted corn with smoked paprika and sliced long green peppers. Side of Near East Spanish rice pilaf. Mixed green salad in a garlic vinaigrette.

Sunday, 7/20/14

Pan-seared tuna steak marinated in soy sauce, sesame oil, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, S&P. Served over steamed brown rice and topped with sliced avocado. 
Sautéed string beans in garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, sesame seeds, S&P.
Side of cabbage kimchi.

Sunday, 7/20/14

Pan-seared tuna steak marinated in soy sauce, sesame oil, cilantro, garlic, lime juice, S&P. Served over steamed brown rice and topped with sliced avocado.
Sautéed string beans in garlic, soy sauce, sesame oil, sesame seeds, S&P.
Side of cabbage kimchi.

Saturday, 7/19/14

Moroccan chicken. Baked diced chicken thighs marinated in smoked paprika, curry powder, garlic, cumin, S&P. topped with sliced green chili peppers and served over plain couscous. Mixed green salad with sliced tomatoes in a garlic vinaigrette.

Saturday, 7/19/14

Moroccan chicken. Baked diced chicken thighs marinated in smoked paprika, curry powder, garlic, cumin, S&P. topped with sliced green chili peppers and served over plain couscous. Mixed green salad with sliced tomatoes in a garlic vinaigrette.

Friday, 7/18/14

Duck Bigarade. Pan-seared then roasted suck breast seasoned with S&P. 
Orange sauce made with duck fat, chicken stock, creole shrub (spiced orange liquor) orange juice, orange zest, S&P. Turnip purée cooked in low-fat milk with thyme, S&P.

Friday, 7/18/14

Duck Bigarade. Pan-seared then roasted suck breast seasoned with S&P.
Orange sauce made with duck fat, chicken stock, creole shrub (spiced orange liquor) orange juice, orange zest, S&P. Turnip purée cooked in low-fat milk with thyme, S&P.

Thursday, 7/17/14

Pan-fried veal cutlets dipped in egg wash and panko bread crumbs seasoned with S&P. Red skin potato salad with mayonnaise, whole grain mustard, scallions, dill, S&P. Cucumber and heirloom tomato salad with dill, scallions, garlic, lemon, and olive oil.

Wednesday, 7/16/14

Salmon and lentils.  Salmon filets pan-seared then roasted with marinade of yellow grain mustard, garlic, lemon juice, tarragon, scallions, S&P. Served over boiled green lentils sautéed with garlic, leeks and the mustard/tarragon marinade. Mizuna salad with cucumber in a garlic vinaigrette.

Wednesday, 7/16/14

Salmon and lentils. Salmon filets pan-seared then roasted with marinade of yellow grain mustard, garlic, lemon juice, tarragon, scallions, S&P. Served over boiled green lentils sautéed with garlic, leeks and the mustard/tarragon marinade. Mizuna salad with cucumber in a garlic vinaigrette.

Tuesday, 7/15/14

Asian style Madagascar collosal prawns marinated in Thai chili peppers, scallions, fish sauce, soy sauce, S&P. Coated in flour and pan-seared in peanut oil. Served with Chinese broccoli sautéed in peanut oil, sesame oil, garlic, and fish sauce.
Appetizer of steamed then pan-seared mandoo (Korean ground beef dumplings) in peanut oil. Dumplings prepared by my mom with ground beef, tofu, sautéed cabbage, S&P. Dipping sauce of soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, red chili pepper flakes, and sesame seeds.

Monday, 7/14/14

Lamb shawarma wraps. Slow roasted and diced lamb shoulder marinated in chopped garlic, olive oil, dill, parsley, thyme, lemon, S&P. wrapped in a whole wheat wrap topped with Greek yogurt sauce made with Fage 0% Greek yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, dill, and salt. Diced cucumbers and tomatoes. Mizuna green salad in a garlic vinaigrette with heirloom yellow tomatoes and cucumbers.

Monday, 7/14/14

Lamb shawarma wraps. Slow roasted and diced lamb shoulder marinated in chopped garlic, olive oil, dill, parsley, thyme, lemon, S&P. wrapped in a whole wheat wrap topped with Greek yogurt sauce made with Fage 0% Greek yogurt, lemon juice, garlic, dill, and salt. Diced cucumbers and tomatoes. Mizuna green salad in a garlic vinaigrette with heirloom yellow tomatoes and cucumbers.

Saturday, 7/12/14

Eggplant parmigiana. Sliced eggplant dipped in in egg wash and seasoned Italian bread crumbs baked with drizzle of olive oil. Layered with jarred arribbiata tomato sauce, ricotta cheese, fresh mozzarella, shredded mozzarella and chopped fresh basil. Served with mixed green salad in garlic vinaigrette.

Friday, 7/11/14

Colossal Madagascar prawns sautéed in chopped garlic, olive oil, butter, dried thyme, S&P. Served with rice pilaf and mixed green salad in a garlic vinaigrette and topped with grated Parmesan cheese.

Friday, 7/11/14

Colossal Madagascar prawns sautéed in chopped garlic, olive oil, butter, dried thyme, S&P. Served with rice pilaf and mixed green salad in a garlic vinaigrette and topped with grated Parmesan cheese.

Sunday, 7/6/14

Dessert of cherry jubilee served over Ciao Bella vanilla gelato. Pitted Rainer cherries sautéed and flambeed with brown sugar, brandy and lemon juice

Sunday, 7/6/14

Shrimp scampi served over tagliatelle pasta or steamed brown rice. Jumbo shrimp sautéed with olive oil, butter, onions, garlic, homemade shrimp stock, lemon, parsley, S&P. Topped with grated Parmesan cheese.
Oven-roasted asparagus and tomatoes in olive oil, lemon juice, S&P. topped with shaved Parmesan cheese.
Mixed green salad with tomatoes in a lemon vinaigrette.