Menu Plan for Summer I: Week 8, Sunday


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Daily Recipes:


Simple Grilled Burgers
Pesto Potato Salad, leftover
Corn on the Cob

Cooking time:  25 minutes for menu       Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

          Burgers and sweet corn - summer at it's best. The the most time-consuming part of this menu is shucking the corn!

Simple Grilled Burgers

Total time: 30 minutes 
   I used beef but these would be equally good with ground turkey or chicken.  If using poultry I would use white wine.  The crumbs, wine, etc. add a bit of moistness and a whole lot of flavor!

Simple Grilled Burgers Ingredients:


Pesto Potato SaladPesto Potato Salad

Total time: 1 minute  



Sweet Corn 

Total time: 15 minutes  
   Nothing says summer like corn on the cob.  We've tried roasting it and boiling it... and if I ever find a method that is better than plain old steaming I'll add it to the recipes....

Sweet Corn Ingredients:


Cooking Schedule: 25 minutes for menu
Assemble all ingredients and utensils
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
steamer for corn, basket OR grill pan, barbecue grill

Light/turn on barbecue grill
Heat water to boiling in steamer
Make burgers
Shuck corn, cook

Oil basket
Start to cook burgers
Get potato salad from fridge, stir
Turn burgers
     Pause while stuff finishes
Remove burgers
Remove sweet corn
Serve and eat!

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