Chopped Salad with Tomato-Buttermilk Dressing

WEDNESDAY Chopped Salad  |  Tomato-Buttermilk Dressing   A couple of weeks ago I purchased two gourmet food items from one of my favorite on-line, pop-up shops, QUITOKEETO… Being a fan of small-batch, hand-crafted foods, both the ketchup and the honeydew immediately caught my eye.  The ketchup {produced by The June Taylor Company in Berkeley, CA} Continue reading → «Chopped Salad with Tomato-Buttermilk Dressing»


Grilled Whole Chicken with Peaches, Figs & Blueberries

FRIDAY Grilled Whole Chicken  |  Grilled Peaches, Figs & Dried Blueberries  |  Arugula Greens with a Mustard Vinaigrette If you are a frequent visitor to The Dinner Concierge, you may remember our recent gift of freshly-caught salmon from our neighbor, Dave.  Well, earlier this week, Cynthia {Dave’s wife} emailed me shortly after dinner raving about Continue reading → «Grilled Whole Chicken with Peaches, Figs & Blueberries»


April 14, 2013 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu & Recipes

SUNDAY Grilled Chateaubriand with Parsley Tarragon Butter*  |  Baked Potatoes  |  Chopped Raw Asparagus & Pea Salad** MONDAY Egg Salad with Tarragon, Parsley & Chives*  |  Toasted Baguette Slices  |  Broiled Grapefruit TUESDAY Chicken Thighs with Preserved Lemon**  |  Steamed Artichokes  |  Tarragon Mayonnaise* WEDNESDAY Rolled Flank Steak with Pesto***  |  Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Continue reading → «April 14, 2013 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu & Recipes»


Blueberry Lemon Olive-Oil Muffins

Blueberry, Lemon, Olive-Oil Muffins Michael phoned me from Finland today around my lunch time, he was just getting back to his hotel after a full day of meetings and a business dinner {with the time difference, he is roughly ten hours ahead of California}.  For those of you thinking international business travel is always glamorous Continue reading → «Blueberry Lemon Olive-Oil Muffins»