The 608 CSK
September 20, 2016

Meal 1: Baingan Bartha ( Curried Eggplant ), Dal Makhani, Spiced Brown Basmati .
·     Warm the curries gently.
·     Heat some oil in a non stick pan. Saute the rice to heat through and serve the curries atop the rice.

Meal 2: Potato-Leek Bisque, Whole Wheat Bread, Escarole and Frissee Salad

·        Warm the soup gently.
·        Warm the bread.

·        Dress the salad.  


Fried Rice and Escarole Soup

The 608 CSK
September 12, 2016

Meal 1: Fried Rice, Baked Tofu, Stir Fried Napa Cabbage in Miso Sauce .
·     Warm the tofu in the oven or toaster 7- 10 minutes.
·     Heat some oil in a non stick pan to just about smoking.  Add the rice and stir once or twice.  Allow to fry a minute or so.  Stir and fold but do not toss.  Allow the heat through and brown up a bit, stirring every so often. 2-4 minutes total.  Larger shares should work in batches.
·     Wipe out and reheat the pan with a little oil.  Carefully add the cabbage and its sauce.  Stir and fold once or twice.  It is done when the cabbage has wilted and the sauce thickened a bit - about 2 minutes.

Meal 2: Chicken or Chick Pea and Escarole Soup, Whole Wheat- Fennel Loaves, Blue Moon Salad

·        Warm the soup gently
·        Warm the bread.
·        Dress the salad. 


Eggplant in Cannelloni and Thai Curry

The 608 CSK
September 6, 2016

Meal 1: Roasted Eggplant Cannelloni w/ Fresh Tomato Sauce, Barley-Flax Bread, Frissee and Escarole Salad .
·     Warm the cannelloni briefly in the microwave.  Remove the lid and warm the sauce too.  Pour the sauce out on top of the cannelloni and heat at 350 for 12-20 minutes in the oven to heat through.  Serve with a little grated Parm on top if you like .
·     Warm the bread.
·     Dress the salad. 

Meal 2: Thai Curried Eggplant w. Sweet Potato Noodles and Cucumber and Sweet Corn Salad

·        Bring some salted water to a boil.  Plunge the noodles for 1-2 minutes to heat through and turn from opaque to transparent.  Drain and transfer to a serving bowl.
·        Heat the curry gently. Serve atop the noodles.

·        Serve the salad chilled.  Tear up the thai basil teaves, fold all together, season with fish sauce if you like, and serve.


The 608 CSK
August 30, 2016

Meal 1: Roasted Tomato and Sweet Corn Bisque, Cheese Bread, Tomato - Barley Salad.
·     Warm the soup.
·     Warm the bread.
·     Toss, season, dress with a drizzle of olive oil and serve the barley salad chilled. 

Meal 2: Vaquero's Pie , Frissee w/ Sun Golds and Chick Peas

·        Zap the pie in the microwave to get the chill out and finish at 325° for 10-25 minutes depending on share size.  Test interior heat with a knife point and serve when hot.

·        Cut the cherry tomatoes in half. Dress the salad and serve.


Three Sisters Soup and Big Fat Burrito

Meal 1: Three Sisters Soup (Corn, Beans, and Squash), Seeded Semolina Batard, Blue Moon Salad

·     Warm the soup gently.  Season w/ S and P if necessary.
·     Warm the bread.
·     Dress the salad.

Meal 2: Big Fat Summertime Burritos and Beets w/ Cumin Oil

·        Give the burritos a quick zap in the microwave and then heat at 350 for about 10 -12 minutes to heat through and toast the tortilla.  Serve w/ yogurt and salsa.
Serve the beet salad chilled.


Corn Chowder and Homemade Pasta

The 608 CSK
August 16, 2016

Meal 1: Corn Chowder, Flax-Spelt Bread, Red Leaf Lettuce Salad
·     Warm the soup gently.  Season w/ S and P if necessary.
·     Warm the bread.
·     Dress the salad.

Meal 2: Oven Roasted Heirloom Plum Tomatoes w/ Basil Oil and Handmade Pasta and Sauteed Broccoli w/ Chick Peas

·        Remove the pasta from the dish if yours is all packaged together.  Microwave the pasta briefly to get the chill out.
·        Toss the broccoli and garnishes in a saute pan with a little butter or oil.  Toss and allow to heat through.  Briefly lidding the pan will help.  Reserve on a serving plate.
·        Heat the tomatoes and oil in the saute pan.  Add a little olive oil if you like.  When warmed, add the pasta and fold together and heat through.  Serve. Garnish with cheese if you like.


Roasted Tomato Pizza and Meatloaves

The 608 CSK
August 9, 2016

Meal 1: Roasted Tomato and Shallot Pizza w/ Rustic Pesto, Kohlrabi Quick Pickle, Green Salad
·     Heat the Pizzas at 450°, on cookie sheets, for about 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and maybe just browning, and the crust has crisped a little.
·     Serve the kohlrabi salad chilled.
·     Dress the salad.

Meal 2: Meatloaves/ Lima Bean Loaves, Pan Roasted Potatoes and Sweet Corn, Braised Flat-Head Cabbage w/ Tomato

·        Warm the loaves gently at 300° for 10 -20 minutes.  Alternately, the meat ones can be cut crosswise into 4 or so pieces and pan fried as patties to heat them and get a little crispiness around the edges!
·        Sautee the potatoes and corn in a hot, non stick sautee pan with butter or other fat.  Allow some color to build on the potatoes as you toss them occasionally, and allow to heat through.
Sautee the cabbage and tomato briefly in a pan to heat through.