5 Responses to “Weekly menu: February 21-27th”

  1. Christine M. February 21, 2010 at 10:45 AM #

    Sounds like a nice week!
    Sorry I can’t be of much help for the ‘company’ meal, my inlaws will be coming over in a couple of weeks and I myself have yet to figure out what to fix for dinner that night. Ugh.

    In the meantime here’s the menu for this week:

    Last night: Merguez and chorizo fresh sausages with butter and herb pasta
    Sunday: Chicken Caesar salad
    Monday: Parmesan risotto
    Tuesday: Hoisin chicken with soba noodles
    Wednesday: Couscous and avocado salad (based this recipe here–i replaced the quinoa for couscous, not having quinoa: http://www.finecooking.com/recipes/quinoa-avocado-salad-dried-fruit-toasted-almonds-lemon-cumin-vinaigrette.aspx)
    Thursday: Chicken burgers
    Friday: Take out (per the bf’s request)

    I know, there’s a lot of chicken but I didn’t want to spend 3 hours ‘balancing’ the meats (and thus the meals) on the menu this week and I went with what I felt like eating. If the bf won’t help make the menu (aside from saying ‘what? we’re not eating steak this week?’) when I ask for suggestions, then so be it.

    Also, I’m making triple chocolate brownie cookies (http://www.cookiemadness.net/?p=5659) today. Yum!

  2. Keira Soleore February 21, 2010 at 1:51 PM #

    If company’s going to be joining you for breakfast the next day morning, then I’d highly recommend DA Robin’s dish: Far Breton.

    As far as dinner goes: How much do you want to impress them? 🙂 Are they open to all kinds of good? I have some Creole recipes that work really well.

    Here’s my menu…
    Mon: Beef Tips New Potatoes, Broccoli, Banana Pudding
    Tues: Quinoa, Chicken Marsala, Corn & Peas
    Wed: Vegetable Polenta Marscapone Cheese
    Thurs: Indian Nite: Idli, Sambhar
    Fri: Leftovers
    Sat: Indian Nite: Moong Daal, Kala Channa Aloo, Rotis
    Sun: Garbanzo Red Lentil Swiss Chard, Leftovers

  3. Keira Soleore February 21, 2010 at 1:52 PM #

    Er, that should be “food”, not “good”.

  4. Annmarie February 22, 2010 at 8:48 PM #

    For company, why not make steak with crash hot potatoes. I love ANYTHING with crash hot potatoes.

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