Week 28 Cooking

Well this will be another of the books week for the most part. I'm going to vaguley follow ideas from Grilled Rosemary Garlic Pork Roast (p18 Cook's Country June/July 2009)...but not really. Tonight Isaac will be back, along with my sister, a couple of her kids, and my parents, for dinner. I had a couple of ideas for doing this pork roast. One being using the chives out in the garden, some chives, onions and some other stuff. And doing a similar sort of treatment to the roasted potatoes. And make a salad as well. My other idea was to do a similar treatment, but replace the chives with chipotle peppers and adobo sauce...but I think maybe I'll do that for a movie night some night...since that might crank of the spice a bit to much.

So for tonight I'm planning:

  • Cheese Course (some of my favorite Iowa Cheeses, optional)
  • Chive and Onion Stuffed Pork Loin
  • Olive Oil, Parmesan, Chive, covered roasted new potatoes (Yukon and red, Iowa Grown)
  • Salad of Iowa grown fresh greens and feta, with a balsamic dijon mustard vinegrette
  • German Chocolate Cake (from Let Them Eat Cake) and Vanilla Ice Cream


For the rest of the week:

  • Duroc Pork Italian Sausage w/ tomatoes and Parmesan over pasta
  • Pasta with Chicken Tomatoes and Feta (RC, Cook's Country June/July 2009)
  • Green Chile Cheeseburgers (p23 Cook's Country June/July 2009)

Oh and Thanks Proof for refilling my desire to cook, I was kinda just going through the motions, but proof kind of set me off in a new direction.

If anyone knows where to get fresh figs around here, let me know.