Sunday, October 31, 2004

Dinner 10/31

Capellini Pomodoro

Steamed Broccoli

Italian Bread

Saturday, October 30, 2004

Dinner 10/30

(jasmine rice, bok choy, tofu)

sort of an abbriviated dinner as I had to run up to Cleveland to play a show (live soundtrack to "Nosferatu" w/ the SynthCleveland folks). I also made popcorn and brought cider from Beckwith's for all the movie goers.

Friday, October 29, 2004

Dinner 10/29

Stir Fry w/ Broccoli
(tofu, garlic, ginger, broccoli, hoisin sauce)

Jasmine Rice

Thursday, October 28, 2004

Dinner 10/28

White Bean Cassoulet

Mini Potato Gratins*

Braised Brussel Sprouts and Leeks

* made in a muffin pan, recipe from delicious. magazine (from Australia)

Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Dinner 10/27

Tex-Mex Enchilladas

Stuffed Poblanos
(rice, onion, potato and soyrizo)

(onion, garlic, poblano strips)

Cumin and Corriander Rice Pilaf

Tuesday, October 26, 2004

Dinner 10/26

Cap'n Janeway
(onion, garlic, soyrizo, red pepper, tomato sauce and soy sour cream mixed with rombi pasta)

Italian Bread

Braised Brussel Sprouts

Monday, October 25, 2004

Dinner 10/25

Tofu Almodovar*
(tomato, onion, olive, red bell pepper, tofu cutlets)

Saffron Rice

Balsamic Tofu Salad**

* We haven't made this one from Ray-Ray in a while. The Spanish flavor is enhanced by the saffron rice...

** from delicious. shaved fennel, mixed greens, sauteed tofu in oil, then balsamic vinegar, sliced and mixed into the salad. nice and easy.

Sunday, October 24, 2004

Dinner 10/24

Balsamic Braised Seitan*


* from Cook's Illustrated 12/04 issue -- again cooking w/ recipes from the future-ure-ure ;)

** the polenta (for the second night in a row) was fabulous. yes, I'm working on ideas for a future tasting...

Saturday, October 23, 2004

Dinner 10/23

Barbecued Tofu

Cannellini Bean Stew over Polenta
(onion, garlic, soyrizo, red pepper flakes, salt, pepper, cannellini beans, tomato)

Friday, October 22, 2004

Dinner 10/22

(from the Zuni Cafe cookbook)

Mixed Green Salad w/ Cherry Tomato and Apple in a Potato Gaufrette basket
(w/ fig vinaigrette)

*a savory chard, onion and bread "pudding" -- slow cooked in a cassarole for 3.5 hours at 275. It just melts in your mouth.)

Thursday, October 21, 2004

Dinner 10/21

Seitan Stew w/ Figs and Couscous
(from Cooking Light)

Braised Leeks

Pita Bread

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

Dinner 10/20

Fusilli w/ red sauce


* quick dinner tonight, I had to go set-up and play the show
at Rain -- the 1922 silent film Nosferatu w/ a live soundtrack...
it was fun... here's a wrap-up

Tuesday, October 19, 2004

no, I haven't died -- although I did catch on fire last Sunday, burning my ring finger pretty good. It's healing, but it's amazing to realize just how much you need that finger sometimes... like typing on a keyboard, or everytime you bump it on something. So, anyway... back to the blog...

Monday, October 11, 2004

Dinner 10/11

Sauteed Porcini Mushrooms

Homemade French Bread


* mmm... porcini mushrooms.

Sunday, October 10, 2004

Dinner 10/10

Spinach Dip*


Homemade French Bread

* modified from Olive Garden, comes from one of those cookbooks that has "famous" and "secret" recipes. Liz bought four of them ;)

Saturday, October 09, 2004

Dinner 10/9

Moroccan Style Filo
(stuffed with israeli couscous, eggplant, tofu, onion and spices, on a base of spiced tomato sauce)

* the cover recipe from the "Millenium" cookbook

Friday, October 08, 2004

Dinner 10/08

(rice, black bean, red bell pepper, jalepeno, corn)

(tomato, onion, jalepeno, salt and pepper)

Thursday, October 07, 2004

Dinner 10/07

Eggplant Parmesan
(over fusilli pasta w/homemade tomato sauce)

Fried Green Tomatoes
(w/ cornmeal)

Steamed Asparagus

Potato and Tomato Soup

Monday, October 04, 2004

Dinner 10/04

(tofu, carrot, red bell pepper, onion, basil, garlic and ginger)

Jasmine Rice

Sunday, October 03, 2004

Dinner 10/03

White Bean Soup
(veg stock, onion, garlic, sage, oregano, tomato, white beans, tiny pasta)

Braised Fennel

Vinegrette Potatoes
(mustard, olive oil, white wine vinegar, salt and pepper over boiled, peeled and sliced potatoes)

Ciabatta Bread

Saturday, October 02, 2004

Dinner 10/02

Roasted Mushroom Lasagna*

Homemade Ciabatta Bread


Apple Crisp

* Liz made the lasgana this morning and it had a mornay sauce (bechamel and soy cheese) and was perfect for the first really cold evening we've had since May...

Friday, October 01, 2004

Dinner 10/01

Tomato and Basil Salad

(tomato, garlic, zucchini, onion)

did I mention we have some tomatoes in the garden this year?