Weeknight Favorites

Carrot Ginger Soup
  • Quick, easy, healthy
Chicken Marsala
  • If you have mushrooms, this is a quick and easy classic.
Chicken Tikka Masala
  • As good as your favorite Indian restaurant
Chicken with Black Bean Garlic Sauce
  • Quicker than take-out
Firecracker Shrimp
  • Hot and spicy.  Frozen shrimp, a bell pepper and this is done in the time it takes to make rice.
Fried Rice
  • Got leftovers?  This is the best use for odds and ends from the fridge.
Honey Sesame Pork Tenderloin
  • So easy, and good enough for last minute entertaining
Panko-Crusted Chicken Breasts
  • A favorite go-to meal.  Pair it with pasta or just a squeeze of lemon and a salad.
Pasta Puttanesca
  • The best pasta you can make with ingredients right off the shelf.
Pasta with Goat Cheese, Mushrooms and Arugula
  • Perfect for a meatless meal.  
  • Endless substitution possibilities:  No goat cheese?  Use gorgonzola.  No arugula?  Try spinach.  
    No mushrooms?  Leave them out.
Pork with Garam Masala and Sautéed Apples and Onions
  • Works with pork chops or a port tenderloin.  This is simple and amazingly good.
Sautéed Shrimp with Pasta
  • A light, healthy dish that takes no time to make.
Shrimp Scampi
  • This is why you keep shrimp in the freezer.  A classic.
Thai Chicken Curry
  • A favorite go-to meal.  Add in any vegetable you have on hand.  Better than take-out.
Vegetable Curry
  • The best way to use up vegetables.  Served over rice, it's a great vegetarian meal.
The Plat du Jour
Weeknight Favorites
Entertaining Favorites
Dessert Favorites
A few of the PdJ tried and true favorites.
Entertaining Favorites

Beef Filet with Mushrooms, Sautéed Spinach and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
  • Guests will have a difficult time choosing their favorite part of this meal.  The beef? Maybe the
    mushrooms?  Definitely the fingerling potatoes!
Braised Chicken Curry with Yams
  • A perfect casual dinner for fall or winter.
Chili
  • This chili is one of the best you will ever make.  Great for a crowd.  Freezes well, too.
Grilled Steaks and Peppers with Fresh Corn Polenta
  • An easy grilled dinner with polenta as a surprising twist.
Italian Stew:  Beef Braised in Red Wine over Soft Polenta
  • Truly a favorite winter entertaining dish.  Can be made well ahead of time.
Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder       
  • Great, affordable meal for a crowd.  Needs almost no attention.  Amazing flavor.
Dessert Favorites

Banana Caramel Tart
Blueberry Bread Pudding
Molten Chocolate Cake
Pear Tart
Tiramisu
Back to top
Back to top