Thursday, June 30, 2005

Dinner 6/30

BBQ Tofu w/ Onions

Boiled Fingerling Potatoes w/ Parsley

Bistro Salad
(romaine lettuce, shallots, vinegar, olive oil, mustard, vegenaise, salt and pepper)





Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Dinner 6/29

Zucchini Roll-ups*

Raw Pizza
(flax seed bread, raw marinara, raw "cheese")

* picture is from the last time -- they looked very similar, but I didn't have time to take a pic because I was running out the door to the last show of amfow...




Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Dinner 6/28

Pasta w/ Tomato Sauce

Roasted Broccoli

Bistro Salad

French Bread




Monday, June 27, 2005

Dinner 6/27

Raw Pizza
(flax seed bread with raw marinara and raw cheese)

Raw Borscht w/ Apples

Spinach Salad with Oil & Apple Cider Vinegar




Sunday, June 26, 2005

Dinner 6/26

Chiles Rellenos
(stuffed with plantain and soyrizo)

Rice Pilaf

Tempura Scapes






Saturday, June 25, 2005

Dinner 6/25

General Tso's Tofu

Jasmine Rice

Snow Peas





Friday, June 24, 2005

Dinner 6/24

(plantain chips)

Wild Mushroom Quesdillas
(oyster, crimini, onion, garlic, tamari, soy cheese, red pepper flour tortillas)

Grilled Corn

Hearts of Palm

Wilted Chard with Creamy Chipotle Sauce





Thursday, June 23, 2005

Dinner 6/23

(tomato, zucchini, garlic and onion)

Sauteed Morel Mushrooms








Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Dinner 6/22

(lettuce, tomato, onion, oil and vinegar, salt and pepper)

I went out to AMFOW Week 3, so I just made a quick sandwich and ran out the door. Great show all around...

Monday, June 20, 2005

Dinner 6/20

Tomato Sauce over Penne Pasta


Braised Leeks

Bistro Salad
(arugula, shallots, garlic, basil, white wine vinegar, veganaise, salt and pepper)

Sunday, June 19, 2005

Dinner 6/19

Hoisin Tofu and Udon Noodles








Saturday, June 18, 2005

Dinner 6/18

Zucchini "Noodles" and Seitan

Tempura with Ponzu
(onion, asparagus, scapes, broccoli)

Steamed/Seared Bok Choy

Grilled Tofu with Enoki Mushrooms over Udon

Friday, June 17, 2005

Dinner 6/17

(via Claudia Roden p. 97 -- rice and brown lentils topped with caramelized onions)

Muhammara on Pita Bread
(Saveur #85 p. 22 -- walnut and pomegranate paste)

Moroccan Carrots
(carrot, cumin, oil packed olives, mint)

Eggplant In Pomegranate Sauce
(eggplant, onion, garlic, tomato, red pepper flake, pomegranate syrup, basil, cilantro, pine nuts)




Thursday, June 16, 2005

Dinner 6/16

Tofu con uva
(tofu with grapes)*

Basmati Rice Pilaf

* via Diane Kennedy's "pollo con uva" -- onion, garlic, tomatoes cooked down and then pureed. Then add cut grapes and cilantro





Wednesday, June 15, 2005

Dinner 6/15

Boiled Yukon Gold Potatoes w/ Parsley

Seared/Steamed Green Beans

Seitan Stew over Puy Lentils and Porcini Mushrooms






Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Dinner 6/14

Grilled Eggplant

Pasta With Tomatoes

Shaved Fennel Salad with Grilled Figs






Monday, June 13, 2005

Dinner 6/13

Pineapple Fried Rice*
(coconut milk, red curry paste, pineapple, tofu, tamari, jasmine rice)

Braised Bok Choy

* saw this one in the ABJ the other day (skipped the pork, shrimp and fish sauce, subbed the tofu and tamari) -- and we already had the pineapple. This is pretty much the method we employ to decide what to have for dinner -- "What do we have that's not getting any fresher?" -- and then -- "what country/style?"

the Bok Choy came from the "new" Tink Holl which moved into huge (13,000 square ft.) former factory over on E. 36th.

Sunday, June 12, 2005

Dinner 6/12

Grilled Figs
(w/ balsamic vinegar)

(tomato, zucchini, garlic)

Spinach Affogati w/ Pine Nuts






Saturday, June 11, 2005

Dinner 6/11

Tempura w/ Ponzu
(asparagus, shiitake mushroom, broccoli, onion)







Friday, June 10, 2005

Dinner 6/10

Spicy Eggplant

Refried Jasmine Rice

Hoisin Tofu





Thursday, June 09, 2005

Dinner 6/9

General Tso's Tofu

Jasmine Rice

* why yes, we did get an great deal on a case of Spring Creek tofu ;)

BTW, we're so glad that Spring Creek is back after a five month break -- we were almost resigned to never having it again. Awesome tofu...

Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Dinner 6/8


Watermelon and Red Onion Salad
(w/ balsamic vinaigrette)


Steamed Artichokes
(w/ lemon "butter")




Tuesday, June 07, 2005

Dinner 6/7

Kung Pao Tofu

Braised Brussel Sprouts

Jasmine Rice

Radish Salad





Monday, June 06, 2005

Dinner 6/6

Cap'n Janeway
(tomato, onion, garlic, soyrizo, red pepper flake and cream sauce -- soft tofu and soy milk reduced -- over fusilli pasta)

Arugula Salad
(w/ fig vinaigrette)


Sunday, June 05, 2005

Dinner 6/5

(tofu, carrot, red bell pepper, red onion, tamari, galanga, garlic)

Jasmine Rice

It's time for the miserable summer weather -- 90 degrees and 90% humidity -- and the Ohio weatherman's favorite phrase -- Hazy, Hot and Humid. Hence, the quick and easy stir-fry becomes our best friend ;)

Saturday, June 04, 2005

Dinner 6/4

Stir-Fry w/ Brown Garlic Sauce
(tofu, carrot, red pepper flake, garlic, veg stock, cornstarch slurry, tamari)

Fried Jasmine Rice
(w/ tamari and sesame oil)

Friday, June 03, 2005

Dinner 6/3

Seitan Tagine
(fried seitan w/cumin, corriander, paprika, onion, chickpeas, tamari, salt and pepper)

Tomato Couscous
(tomato couscous, cinnamon, cumin, corriander, apricot, pine nuts, parsley, veg stock)

Fava, Mint and Tomato Salad




Thursday, June 02, 2005

Dinner 6/2

Grilled Baby Zucchini and Asparagus over Creamy Pesto Pasta *

* a good use for the last bit of pesto from last week, with a quick cream sauce of shallot, garlic, soft tofu and soy milk, and leftover pasta from the kids meal last night.







Wednesday, June 01, 2005

Dinner 6/1

Barbecue Tofu
(amy's barbecue sauce plus hoisin sauce = yum)

Potato Salad
(via James Peterson)