Weekly Menu: August 5-11, 2012
Sunday: Pork Tenderloin with Plum Chutney and Corn Pudding with Mushrooms
Monday: Pan Seared Salmon with Pumpkin Seed Cilantro Pesto and grilled squash
Tuesday: Juan's Family Quinoa Soup
Wednesday: Leftovers: Quinoa Soup
Thursday: Pasta Salad with Melon, Pancetta & Ricotta Salata
Friday: Eat Out for our 7 Year Anniversary at State Bird Provisions!
Saturday: Leftovers: Pasta
If you've been paying attention to my menus lately you've probably noticed that my cooking and recipe experimentation has been lacking a bit.  There's been a lot of travel, visitors, busy weekends...hey, it's summer!  Finally, things feel like they have died down a bit, at least for the next few weeks, so I'm being ambitions this week and planning 5 new recipes.  None of them seem too difficult but they all sound delicious so I have a feeling there's going to be some good eating this week!
Guest Post: Quinoa Soup Family Recipe

After returning from my trip to the Galapagos Islands and Machu Picchu I was determined to find an authentic recipe for the quinoa soup that I enjoyed so many times during my travels.  It's one of those dishes that is both light and comforting all at the same time.  Full of flavor and healthy, wholesome ingredients. So where to find my authentic recipe?  Enter my Ecuadorian friend from business school, Juan Delgado!  Not only did he offer to share his family recipe for Quinoa soup but he was also critical in helping me develop my foodie itinerary for the Ecuadorian part of my trip before I left.  Pretty good friend to have if you ask me...and as you'll see in his guest post below, he's pretty passionate about his food as well!