Friday, April 8, 2011

so much food, so little time

i just sat down after a 14 hour day in the kitchen, and i am wiped! please come visit me at the market over the weekend and help me clear some room in my fridges and freezers...
i have completely run out of space and have had to forgo the thai chicken & rice soup, and seafood chowder until next week - sorry, i hope no one is too disappointed.

i have 3 fresh main courses for the weekend:

beef 'osso buco' featuring getaway farm shanks, parmesan polenta, rich tomato gravy, rapini
chicken, leek, broccoli & bacon pies, with a puff pastry lid 
herb-roasted chicken breast, shani's farm, creamy mushroom risotto and kale

in the freezer there's tons of stuff - i'm about to go through everything and label and organize (maybe i'll find some surprises)...

shepherd's pie, getaway beef, peas & corn, cheddar mashed potatoes
butter chicken with basmati rice
greek lamb meatballs, with roasted veggies and basil couscous - i also have the option of this dish minus the meatballs, sorry it's not vegetarian - chicken stock in the couscous
fishcakes & beans
lobster mac & cheese (i think there's just one left - new batch next week)
sausage & cheese curd baked penne, with shani's sausages and foxhill curds
roast pork dinner
spaghetti and meatballs

carrot, apple, ginger
curried butternut squash
roasted, red pepper, tomato & sweet potato
french onion with guinness and beer
cream of broccoli and cauliflower
beef & barley
vegan vegetable stew
root vegetable veloute 

ummmm...i think that's it.

dinner rolls
snickers brownies
lemon meringue tarts
chocolate, carrot & red velvet cupcakes
oatmeal, white chocolate & cranberry cookies
chocolate, coconut macaroons

i was on a total roll this morning burning through the prep, and then in the evening things weren't going as planned. and then i pulled these little gems from the oven and i can go to sleep in a good mood.

they're shiny!

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