Friday, February 28, 2003

Dinner 2/28

(artichokes, kalmata olives, onions, garlic, red sauce and soy cheese)

Dinner 2/27

(tofu, celery, leeks, carrot, yellow bell pepper, garlic, ginger, soy sauce)

Basmati Rice

Spicy Garlic Eggplant

Dinner 2/26

Red Chile Rice

Chile Rellenos
(coated in cornmeal, stuffed w/ soy cheese and cilantro)

Roast Potatoes

Dinner 2/25

Cap'n Janeway
(Penne w/ Tomato Vodka Sauce)

Mixed Greens Salad
(w/ wild cherry vinaigrette)

Monday, February 24, 2003


Wild Mushroom Quesadillas

Chipotle Seitan Stew
(from food and wine current issue)

Poblano Rice

Dinner 2/23


Seitan Stroganoff

Wilted Beet Greens w/ Garlic

Roasted Potatoes

Braised Red Cabbage

Saturday, February 22, 2003

Dineer 2/22

Eggplant Parmesan
(over Fettuccini)

Rosemary and Walnut Bread

Watercress Salad
(w/balsamic vinaigrette)

Friday, February 21, 2003

Dinner 2/21

Fettuccini Alfredo

Rosemary and Walnut Bread

Thursday, February 20, 2003

Dinner 2/20

Turkish Red Lentil Soup
(from Food and WIne current issue)

Green Olive and Walnut Crostini (Walnut and Rosemary Bread)
(from Food and Wine current issue)

Braised Brussel Sprouts

Tofu w/ Mushroom Crust and Leek Puree
(adapted from Cooking At Home w/ a Four Star Chef / Jean-Georges Vongerichten & Mark Bittman)

Eggplant Provencal
(from Paul Bocuse's French Cooking p.312)

Wednesday, February 19, 2003

Dinner 2/19

(tofu, onion, cherry tomatoes, cilantro, red bell pepper)

Steamed Snow Peas
(w/ orange, soy and sesame oil)

Braised Eggplant
(coated in flour and deep fried, then braised in a mixture of kecap manis, rooster sauce, hoisin, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, sake and diced lemongrass)

Jasmine Rice

Dinner 2/18

Seitan, Olive and Cabbage Stew

Polenta w/Fried Shiitake Mushrooms

Steamed Artichokes

Tuesday, February 18, 2003

Dinner 2/17

Tofu Marsala
(over elbow macaroni)

Roasted Stuffed Onion

Spinach Salad w/ Caramelized Pear and Pecans
(w/ fig vinaigrette)


"24 Hour Party People"

I knew there was a reason I never liked the Happy Monday's

Sunday, February 16, 2003

Dinner 2/16

Smoky Peanut Mole w/ Grilled Tofu

Tex-Mex Spicy Enchilladas

Rice and Corn Pilaf

Dinner 2/15

Stuffed Grape Leaves w/ Fried Seitan

Spicy Tofu and Pineapple Stew

Basmati Rice

Dinner 2/14

Carbonnades a la Flamande
(Seitan [Beef] Braised in Beer - Julia Child "Mastering The Art Of French Cooking" Vol. 1 p.317)

Campanelle Pasta

Potato Balls

Wilted Greens Salad w/ Shiitake Mushrooms

Thursday, February 13, 2003

Dinner 2/13

Artichoke Hearts and Banana Pepper Gratin

Pita Bread

Watercress and Spinach Salad w/ Roasted Champagne Beets

Wednesday, February 12, 2003

Dinner 2/12

Moroccan Style Sweet Potatoes

Braised Leek Salad

Fried Zucchini

Falafel w/ Tahini

Watercress Salad w/ Roasted Beets and Cucumber

* more Claudia Roden

Tuesday, February 11, 2003


Tomato Vodka Cream Sauce over Farfalle

Mixed Green Salad w/ Green Olives
(w/ fig vinaigrette)

Italian Bread

Dinner 2/10

T(h)oor Dal

Spicy Chickpeas

Cauliflower, Carrot, Mushroom and Mustard Seed w/ Coconut Milk sauce

Turmeric and Cumin Roasted Potatoes

Basmati Rice

Monday, February 10, 2003

Dinner 2/9

Baked Eggplant and Ziti *

*a late lunch became an early dinner...

Saturday, February 08, 2003

Dinner 2/8

Baked Eggplant and Ziti

Steamed Broccoli

Dinner 2/7

Ma-Po Tofu

Vegetable Lo Mein
(carrot, sugar snap peas, red pepper, jalapeno, onion, sesame oil, soba noodles, scallions)

Spicy Green Beans
(blanched, then stir-fried w/ chili, garlic, sugar, soy, and crushed black sesame seeds)

Friday, February 07, 2003

Dinner 2/6

(tofu, oats. carmelized onions, celery, mushrooms)

Garlic Mashed Yukon Potatoes

Mushroom Gravy

Barley and Morel Mushroom Soup

Wednesday, February 05, 2003

Dinner 2/5

Lentils and Bulghar w/ Caramelized Onions

Seitan [Lamb] Stew w/ Creamy Eggplant over Basmati Rice

Okra w/ Lemon, Garlic and Corriander

* all from "The New Book of Middle Eastern Food" by Claudia Roden

Tuesday, February 04, 2003

Dinner 2/4

Provencal Bean Soup


Wilted Radish Greens

Basmati Rice

Homemade White Bread

Sunday, February 02, 2003

Dinner 2/2

Cannelloni Stuffed w/ Broccoli and Ricotta*

Endive Salad w/ Pecans and fried Shiitake Mushrooms

* ricotta -- 1 cup of soft tofu, 1Tbs parsley, salt, pepper, 2Tbs soy parmesean -- blend

Chinese New Year's Party v4.0

Cold Appetizers

Asparagus tips wrapped in Carrot w/ Asparagus vinaigrette on Endive

Marinated Red Onion on Bok Choy

Star Fruit

Sushi (deep fried tempeh strips, carrot, scallion, wasabi and rice)

Rice Paper Rolls stuffed w/ shredded Red Cabbage, Cilantro and Scallions topped w/ spicy Peanut Sauce


Spring Rolls w/ Mint Dipping Sauce
(leeks, shiitake mushrooms, bean threads, serrano chile, cilantro, scallions, hoisin sauce)

Green Beans w/ Black Sesame Seeds

Tea Smoked Tofu Stir-Fry
(red, orange and yellow bell peppers, carrots, scallions and tofu)

Basmati Rice wrapped in Banana Leaf

Barbecued Eggplant