Dinners w/o 11/13:

Sunday –
Steamed brown rice
Roasted broccoli
Teriyaki chicken

Teriyaki Marinade ingredients
• 1 cup soy sauce
• 1 cup water
• 3/4 cup white sugar (I cut this in half)
• 1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
• 3 tablespoons distilled white vinegar (I used white wine instead)
• 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
• 2 teaspoons garlic powder
• 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
Directions: In a medium bowl, mix the soy sauce, water, sugar, Worcestershire sauce, vinegar, oil, onions, garlic powder, and ginger. Stir together until sugar dissolves and pour over chicken for 1-3 hours

Monday – This was SOOO good!

Seared scallops over pea puree with roasted tomatoes
– Defrost Trader Joe’s Wild Jumbo scallops in the fridge. Once defrosted wrap in paper towels to absorb all moisture.
– Drizzle scallops with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and pepper and put a little oilve oil in a fry pan – once hot sear for 1-2 minutes a side
Pea puree – took from this recipe http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/salmon-in-lemon-brodetto-with-pea-puree-recipe/index.html
Roasted tomatoes – cook in a small fry pan for 30-45 minutes – just drizzle with olive oil and sprinkled with salt/pepper – cook until they start bursting

Tuesday –
Salmon baked in foil (I thought this was OK – everyone else liked it more than me I think) http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/salmon-baked-in-foil-recipe/index.html
Roasted vegetables (I used whatever we have in the fridge – tonight it was carrots, mushrooms, potatoes, zucchini, broccoli, onion) http://www.food.com/recipe/ina-gartens-oven-roasted-vegetables-363313

Wednesday –
Butternut Squash Soup http://allrecipes.com/recipe/butternut-squash-soup-ii/detail.aspx
Garnish with whipped cream cheese, bacon and chives
Simple salad

Ella’s birthday dinner – her meal choice
BBQ ribs
Baked potatoes
“skinny asparagus”
Trophy cupcakes

Bob/Michele – out of town

Saturday –
Baked penne with tomatoes basil, turkey sausage and fresh mozzarella http://www.cdkitchen.com/recipes/recs/58/Baked-Penne-With-Tomatoes-Bas74092.shtml


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