Prompt Recap: February 22, 2015

Missed a day or looking for help in planning your week ahead? Here’s a recap of last week’s dinner prompts, including recipe links:

Cowboy: something feisty that brings out your fighting spirit



Tossed: a jumble of flavors & textures that work well together

market cart


Pesto: something with a rich herb paste accompaniment

basil 2014


Celery: something green, earthy and grounding, with a promise of spring to come

True Vine celery


Fire: something with lingering warmth



Surf: something that helps you ride the waves of winter

oysters on the halfshell june 2014-Edit


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Something with a rich herb paste accompaniment

basil 2014

Food Ideas

  • Love to cook: Steak with pesto and winter vegetable salad
  • Weeknight reality: Udon noodles with cilantro/scallion pesto
  • Need a miracle: Store-bought gnocchi with store-bought basil pesto

Recipe Links

Parting Thought

GEORGE: “Everybody likes pesto. You walk into a restaurant, that’s all you hear – pesto, pesto, pesto.”

Seinfeld “The Busboy,” original air date June 26, 1991