Its time to have some cucs and i had no idea what to do with them plus an heirloom that was ready…so they got plated..a little salt on the cucs and a drizzly of sherry vinegar for the lot.
And an excellent go cheese we have missed for months from a local farm. Goat cheese idyllwild from
Drakes Family Farm. This cheese is an old world Portuguese recipe.
I, again, made a grapefruit juice/grapefruitcello/grapefruit sparkling water cocktail in my Tom of Finland glasses
I made green beans to simmer several hours ago—-using my own blend low sodium chickenless chicken broth.
Fried up some leftover baled mac and cheese slices
And we had some new brand of gluten free dinner rolls that were absolutely perfect
Day 99 worked out well
This was another idea that developed based off my need to use up the cucumbers i have on hand, however, no cucumbers are anywhere on the menu….
I started with the white bbq sauce straight outta southern living magazine
Mayo, vinegar and spices
Mix it up and its white bbq sauce
Next came the greens slow cooking for hours
Followed by a baked mac and cheese ready for the oven.
It all came together:-) with a grapefruit cocktail (from my grapefruit) mixed with my homemade grapefruitcello?
And the whole things came together
I defrosted some tilapia loin yesterday on accident so its getting used today. What to make, what to make…
First inspiration was refried black beans—i was home today so that was perfect. Alas, i have none, but i have a bounty of lentils. True to form those google searched resulted in a mexican inspired lentil salad.
Lentil salad with a red jalapeño hiding out in there for bite
We had mexican corn and zucchini
And a spice rubbed tilapia loin
And of course…margarita—-with our home grown grapefuit juice
I have leftover orzo and it became patties
Orzo in an english muffin tin
The orzo had leftover garlic scape pesto.
I also made personal free form meatloaves from light life plant based meat,
And pesto rubbed roasted veggies
With a sparkling rose.
What to do with the scapes before they go bad!?! Tonight i opted for a garlic scape pesto
Some gluten free orzo
And some orange roughy
And heres our meal
So i got a box of garlic scapes
Tonight we did all veggie with lemon cucs
Tomatoes with feta and basil
Roasted scapes and onions
Roasted romanesco and onions
Finally back to the market after nearly 4 months…we tried two weeks ago but protests had it closed down (the same neighborhood had had looters)…there are still lots of boarded up windows:
But the market was busy even though its way spread out for distancing:
On of the prizes and purposes for the trip was mara des bois…from Harrys Berries
Pricey but he loves them.
I went for tomatoes and they finally are debuting:
Also found were lemon cucumbers and german butterballs.
And our first goat cheese in a long while.
This is the closest to normal i have felt in a while even with masks and spacing. I needed a brief moment to be happy….
Before covid life we had mexican every friday…our eating in ritual has continued that. I just make the margs myself!
Tonight was potato tacos
With mashed potato and cumin
Some chipotle black beans
Pico de gallo
my plate 😉