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Weekly Shopping List: August 2, 2013

Menu for the Week
 
Grilled Salmon with Pesto Sauce Day 1
Pasta with Pesto Sauce  
Green Beans with Bacon and Shallots  
Lamb Kebabs Day 2
Summer Couscous  
Grilled Chicken Thighs Day 3
Pesto Potato Salad  
Three Bean Salad  
Tuna Barley Salad Day 4
Fresh Fruit  
Hot and Sweet Glazed Pork Chops Day 5
Grilled Parmesan Potatoes  
Chard with Red Onion  
Chicken and Yellow Squash (Courgette) Pasta Day 6
Fresh Fruit  
   
Pantry Items to Check
 
olive oil most
sea salt    for finishing often
olive oil, good, for salads,  10 tbs 2,3,6
brown sugar,  2 tbs 3
garlic powder,  2 1/2 tsp 2,3,5,6
paprika,   1 1/2 tsp 3,5
cumin,  1/2 tsp 3
ground ginger,  3/4 tsp    3,5
dries basil,  1 1/2 tsp 2
dried rosemary,  1 1/2 tsp 2
Dijon-style mustard,  6 tbs 3,4,5,6
Worcestershire sauce,  1 tbs 2
ketchup,   2 tbs 3
mayonnaise,  4  tbs 4
orange marmalade,  4 tbs 5
soy sauce,  1 tbs 3,5
chicken stock,   2 1/4 cups (18oz, 540ml)  2,4
garlic,  3 - 4 cloves   6
onion,  1 - 2 6
shallots,  2 medium 1
lemon juice,  1 tsp 2
linguini, spaghetti, fettuccini,  3oz (90gr) 1
couscous,  1/2 cup 2
barley,  quick-cooking,  2/3 cup 4
pasta, bite-size,  1 1/4 cups 6
red wine vinegar,   2 tbs 2
white wine tarragon vinegar,  4 tbs 3
white Balsamic vinegar,  3 tbs 3,6
   
good quality pesto,  9 tbs (1 medium jar) 1,3
   
To make pesto from scratch:  
2 cups loosely packed basil 1,3
1/3 cup Parmesan 1,3
1/4 cup pine nuts 1,3
1 cup good olive oil 1,3
2 cloves garlic 1,3
   
Dairy
 
Greek or plain yogurt, 1 cup (8oz, 240gr) 1,2,3,4
eggs,  2 4
Parmesan,  2 tbs 5
shredded cheese, Mozzarella, 1/2 cup (2oz, 60gr) 6
   
   
   
Produce
 
cherry tomatoes,  8 large, plus 8oz (250gr) 2,4,6
     or 2 - 3 regular  
green beans,  12oz (360gr) 1,3
yellow or wax beans,  6oz (180gr) 3
potatoes,  4 medium 3,5
bell pepper,  red or green,   1 2
bell pepper,  orange or red,  1 3,6
red onion,   2 2,5
large mushrooms,  for kebabs,   8 - 12 2

zucchini, (courgette)   1 medium

2
yellow squash  (courgette)  1 small - medium 6
lime,  1 3
chard,  6oz (175gr) 6
celery, 1 - 2 ribs,   optional 4
ginger, small piece,  optional 3,5
   
frozen peas,  1 cup 4
   
fresh fruit - for dessert, 2 nights 4,6
   
   
Fresh Herbs
 
basil,  4 - 5 tbs, more for pesto 1,4,6
chives,  6 - 7 tbs 2,3,4,6
dill weed,  2 tsp    or 1 tsp dry    1
mint,   2 tsp     or dry or skip    2
tarragon,  1 tsp     or dry    2
   
   
Meat/Fish
 
salmon,  fillets,  12oz (360gr) total weight 1
bacon,  4 strips 1,5
lamb, lean, for kebabs,  14oz (420gr) 2
chicken thighs,   4 3

chicken breasts, boneless, skinless,   2

6
pork chops,  boneless,   12oz (360gr) 5
   
   
Other
 
red kidney beans,  15oz (450gr) 3
tuna,  9oz (270gr) 4
   
skewers,  for kebabs,  6 - 8 2
   
sherry,  2 tbs 2,5