Egg Salad Bruschetta & Broiled Grapefruit

WEDNESDAY Egg Salad Bruschetta & Broiled Grapefruit This year, the first day of Spring, officially, arrived on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013.  Personally, it arrived today… I am not complaining!  This winter in Northern California has been mild & I spent last week in the California wine country of Paso Robles, where temperatures reached almost 90°F. Continue reading → «Egg Salad Bruschetta & Broiled Grapefruit»


Slow Cooker Tomato Soup & Grilled Gruyere Cheese Sandwiches

THURSDAY Slow Cooker Tomato Soup  |  Grilled Gruyère Cheese Sandwiches     This morning we woke to the sound of rain beating down against the windows.  I opened the bedroom shutters to find a blanket of fog covering our little corner of the world, hiding the ships entering and leaving the Bay, the dull drone Continue reading → «Slow Cooker Tomato Soup & Grilled Gruyere Cheese Sandwiches»


Lemony Chicken & Orzo Soup with Pita Wedges and Hummus

MONDAY Lemony Chicken & Orzo Soup  |  Pita Wedges  |  Ethereally Smooth Hummus This evening’s dinner was easy…really easy {even with me peeling chickpeas for the hummus..yes, yes..I will get back to that}!  Thank the heavens above, after all, it is Monday!! When I planned this dinner last week, I knew that I would need Continue reading → «Lemony Chicken & Orzo Soup with Pita Wedges and Hummus»


Sunday Dinner Recipes ~ Herb Butter Roast Chicken, Bread Salad & Braised Peas with Prosciutto & Pecorino Cheese

  SUNDAY Herb-Butter Roast Chickens  |  Tuscan-Style Bread Salad  |  Braised Peas with Prosciutto, Pepper & Pecorino   Tonight’s dinner, referenced above, yeah,we’ll get to that.  Let’s rewind a bit… I woke up this morning, well before dawn.  Mind wheels were spinning.  Mental checklists for this week’s horse-show trip were in over-drive.  I silently emerged Continue reading → «Sunday Dinner Recipes ~ Herb Butter Roast Chicken, Bread Salad & Braised Peas with Prosciutto & Pecorino Cheese»


Corned Beef on Rye & Pickles

MONDAY Corned Beef on Rye Sandwiches  |  Pickles   Rainy Days & Mondays… After such a lovely weekend together, we all disperse into several different schedules on Monday morning.  Saturday & Sunday {on a “normal” weekend}…I love waking up, all together, weekend breakfasts in the kitchen…Michael & I, with the children, all of us in Continue reading → «Corned Beef on Rye & Pickles»


March 17, 2013 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu

SUNDAY HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY ~ from our Clan to Yours Corned Beef & Vegetables  |  Spicy Horseradish Cream   |  Malty Guinness Mustard  |  Potato Dominoes  |  White-Wine Spiked Peas  |  Chocolate Guinness Goodness MONDAY Corned Beef on Rye with Caramelized Onions & Swiss Cheese Sandwiches  |  Pickles TUESDAY Potato, Green Cabbage & Leek Soup with Continue reading → «March 17, 2013 ~ Weekly Dinner Menu»


Lobster Bisque & Herbed Popovers

MONDAY Lobster Bisque  |  Herbed Popovers THIS LOBSTER BISQUE IS BETTER THAN SEX…yep, that is the line that got my attention.  Wouldn’t it grab yours?  I spend quite a bit {you have no idea} of time, here at The Dinner Concierge, searching/researching recipes and reading food-related articles.  Well, needless to say, when I came across Continue reading → «Lobster Bisque & Herbed Popovers»


Brioche with Prosciutto, Gruyere & Egg

MONDAY Brioche with Prosciutto, Gruyère & Egg  |  Ruby Grapefruit   The sunshine, mild temperatures & gentle breezes we have been experiencing here in Northern California these last few weeks gradually slipped away throughout the day today giving way to darkening gray skies and wind.   The rain is expected to begin later this evening Continue reading → «Brioche with Prosciutto, Gruyere & Egg»