In search of healthy and fun meals to feed my family, with an eye toward sustainable living.

Here you'll find recipes & ramblings about keeping my family fed with what's available in Alaska between local produce, a little bit of wild harvest, and the modern grocery store.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Menu for midJuly

Last week went by so quickly: busy getting ready and then doing the BIG Crow Pass backpacking trip -- more on my other blog,, whenever I get the pictures posted...
Mon: Flanks & Greens (*) over rice
Tues: Baby rack of ribs, corn-on-the cob, left-over pasta w/ chevre, green salad
Wed: eat out (lessons in Anchorage)
Thurs: burritos on the run to catch a Youth Shakespeare play
Fri-Sun: Hubby & kids are left to their own devices, because MOM and girlfriend have gone on BIG backpacking trip (read about it on other blog:

Got back from Crow Pass Hike, happy but exhausted, and the kids cooked dinner!
Meanwhile, Liesl's garden plot is producing LOTS of oriental peas, and I harvested Kohlrabi and the very first baby potatoes...
CSA box comes on Wed full of Alaskan-grown produce: strawberries, tomatoes, broccoli, English cucumbers, radishes, lettuce, zucchini, green onions, Russet potatoes.
Sooo, this week I need to some more serious planning to eat all these goodies!

Sunday (kids cooked!): spaghetti & meatballs, bread w/ aioli
Mon: Stir-fry chicken w/ oriental peas (own harvest) over rice
Tues: Baby taters and carrots in cream sauce, shish-ka-bobs of chicken & red peppers, big green salad
Wed: veggie Lasagna w/lots of zuccini, grilled eggplant, pork chops and garlic bread, green salad
Thurs: something w/ mashed potatoes, kohlrabi, shephard's pie?
Fri: Pasta w/ chevre & chockfull of broccoli, peppers, pinenuts, big green salad
Sat: invited to friends' house -- salmon, perchance?!?!

1 comment:

  1. it all sounds so yummy - we planted some zuccini and carrots in our Munich garden, we'll see if we have anything waiting for us when we get back...