DP Week: June 1, 2015

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Yep, tomorrow’s Monday, start of a whole new week. Plan ahead for dinner, and there will be more time to enjoy the lovely first days of June. Follow along Monday through Friday for recipe links and other suggestions for preparation.

Ginger-Lime Shrimp |Jasmine Rice | Watercress & Radish Salad
Potato-Leek Pancakes | Roasted Carrot Salad
Couscous with Cauliflower & Almonds | Grilled Romaine with Gorgonzola
Toasted Polenta with Wild Mushroom Sauté | Simple Green Salad | Carrot Cake
Salmon Burgers | Oven Fries | Quick Refrigerator Pickles


If your snowy landscape turned sunny today, cook something with an Italian flair to say ciao to the warming trend in hopes that it will last.


Food Ideas

  • Love to Cook: Polenta with a rich ragù and escarole salad
  • Weeknight Reality: Wide egg noodles with simple meat sauce; spring greens with lemon & olive oil
  • Need a Miracle: Fresh pasta (from the deli) tossed with garlic, olive oil and a can of baby clams; greens with Italian dressing

Recipe Links

Parting Thought

“There is no technique, there is just the way to do it. Now, are we going to measure or are we going to cook?”

Frances Mayes, Under the Tuscan Sun