03/8/13

Quinoa & Kale Crustless Quiche with Carrot Soup

FRIDAY Quinoa & Kale Crustless Quiche  |  Carrot Soup I love this dish.  It was given to me by a dear friend {who knows that I prefer squares over circles…it is all about those nice neat corners} and it resides in a plate stand on my counter, when not in use, adding colorful flowers to a Continue reading → «Quinoa & Kale Crustless Quiche with Carrot Soup»

03/4/13
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Ciabatta with Pork, Garlicky Spinach & Provolone

MONDAY Ciabatta with Slow-Roasted Pork, Garlicky Spinach & Provolone  | Baked, Southwestern-Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Chile-Cilantro Sour Cream Dipping Sauce I love left-overs that aren’t really left-overs…you know what I mean:  the same meal – two nights in a row.  Re-purposing is a hot term these days & that is how I like to Continue reading → «Ciabatta with Pork, Garlicky Spinach & Provolone»

02/15/13

February 17th, 2013 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu

SUNDAY Chicken Thighs Yakitori  |  Glossy Mushroom Rice  |  Garlicky Greens MONDAY Brioche with Prosciutto, Gruyère & Egg  |  Grapefruit Wedges TUESDAY Cream of Mushroom Soup  |  Kale & Apple Salad with Pancetta & Candied Pecans WEDNESDAY Chicken Breasts with Fresh Sage  |  Lemon Risotto  |  Peas  |  Tartine’s Lemon Cream THURSDAY Meatballs with Tetrazzini Continue reading → «February 17th, 2013 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu»

02/2/13
Quesadilla Spinach Mushroom Ingredients

Mushroom, Spinach & Onion Quesadillas with Salsa Rojo

FRIDAY Crispy Mushroom, Spinach & Onion Quesadillas  |  Salsa Rojo  |  Horchata De Almendra As the sun sets this evening, marking the end of another busy week…Happy Weekend.  It is Friday, and time for a little relaxation & recreation.  Tonight’s dinner turned out to be so simple.  But, I completely messed up the Horchata because Continue reading → «Mushroom, Spinach & Onion Quesadillas with Salsa Rojo»

01/23/13

Cream of Mushroom Soup with Spinach and Goat Cheese Salad

WEDNESDAY Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup  |  Spinach & Goat Cheese Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette & Spicy Almonds Today was gray & wet…a January day.  It was also a “spare the air day” here in Northern California, which means we are not allowed to have wood-burning fires.  Don’t get me started… As I sat Continue reading → «Cream of Mushroom Soup with Spinach and Goat Cheese Salad»

01/21/13
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Baked Eggs with Spinach & Bacon

MONDAY Baked Eggs with Spinach & Bacon We love eggs.  Plain & simple.  A wonderful breakfast for sure but eggs can also make an impressive & satisfying dinner {in a short amount of time}. Quick, easy & satisfying was what we needed tonight.  The children were out of school today in honor of the Martin Continue reading → «Baked Eggs with Spinach & Bacon»

01/14/13

A Parisian Macaroni Gratin & a Baby Spinach Salad with Creamy Chive Dressing

MONDAY La Gratin de Macaroni Benoît Guichard   |  Baby Spinach & Iceberg Salad with Creamy Chive Dressing   I adore chopped salads.  When a chopped salad arrives on a plate & is set before me I feel somewhat indulged…after all, someone has done all of the work for me {chopping & tossing}, I don’t even Continue reading → «A Parisian Macaroni Gratin & a Baby Spinach Salad with Creamy Chive Dressing»

12/13/12

A Terrier’s Life & Quiche Before the Concert

THURSDAY Middle School Steel Pans Concert Bacon, Shiitake & Shallot Quiche  |  Spinach Salad with Bosc Pears, Cranberries, Red Onion & Toasted Hazelnuts Okay, I know…the height of the finished crust turned out a bit uneven.  Not bad considering…but I will get back to that. First, let me introduce you to our Hunt Terrier, “Tuffy”…he Continue reading → «A Terrier’s Life & Quiche Before the Concert»

12/8/12

December 9, 2012

SUNDAY Roasted Chickens with Rosemary, Lemon & Honey  |  Roasted Vegetables  |  Rosemary & Brown Butter Applesauce MONDAY Chicken & Biscuits in a Pot  |  Kale Market Salad TUESDAY New England Clam & Corn Chowder with Herbs WEDNESDAY Fragrant South Indian Beef Curry  |  Steamed Rice   THURSDAY Middle School Winter Concert Quiche Lorraine  | Continue reading → «December 9, 2012»

11/25/12

Balsamic Risotto with Roasted Chicken & Spinach Salad with Bosc Pears

SUNDAY Balsamic Risotto with Roasted Chicken  |  Spinach Salad with Bosc Pears, Cranberries & Red Onions Balsamic Risotto with Roasted Chicken For the Chickens… { Note:  I roast two whole chickens for this recipe so as to ensure enough meat for chicken sandwiches to send off in the children’s lunches tomorrow. Halve the amounts of these Continue reading → «Balsamic Risotto with Roasted Chicken & Spinach Salad with Bosc Pears»