October 2009

Weekend Food for 10/31 and 11/01/2009

Saturday: Chinese-style broccoli beef with confetti rice.


This stuff sure looked good in the wok:


Sunday: Seared pork tenderloin with butternut squash, apple compoté and potato-cabbage colcannon.


Menu Thread for Weekend of 10/23/2009

Pasta é Fajiole has been discussed.

Either grilled pork loin chops or pulled pork would be good since we have a lot of frozen pork loin on hand.

UPDATE: The weather will be too warm for soup, so we’re exchanging the Pasta é Fajiole for Chicken Fried Steak made from beef tenderloin. The pork is still on, but will be in the form of tacos carnitas.

Saturday: Shredded pork soft tacos – cheddar, lettuce and tomatoes inside with salsa or ranch dressing.


Sunday: Chicken fried steak made from beef tenderloin, broccoli, country-style green beans with bacon and mashed taters/gravy.


Sunday breakfast bonus: Cheddar/avocado/ham/tomato omelet.


Vacation Chicken Dinner

This was the main course for today’s camping adventure. Anointed in extra-virgin olive oil, lightly salted and peppered, cooked to perfection* over charcoal. What a delightful meal for a fall evening** in the Valley of the Sun!


 * Really moist and tender and tasty!

** 102° today, only 95° at dinner time.

Weekend Food 10/10 @ 10/11/2009

No discussions the previous week, but here’s what was on the table:

Saturday: BBQ baby back ribs with ‘tater salad and the all-important beans . . .


Sunday: Encore ‘tater salad with hot dogs and brats. Not shown is steamed artichoke.