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Weekly Shopping List: Sept. 20, 2013

Menu for the Week
 
Butternut Squash and Mushroom Tart 1-Fri.
Smoked Salmon Pasta  
Hot Spinach Salad  
Butternut Squash Soup 2-Sat.
Veal Chops Duxelles  
Potatoes a la Two Fat Ladies with Fresh Herbs  
Balsamic Glazed Carrots  
Butternut Squash and Mushroom Risotto 3-Sun.
Fresh Fruit  
Pork Tenderloin Braised / Apples and Onions 4-Mon.
Potatoes a la Two Fat Ladies with Fresh Herbs  
Tuna Spaghetti Timbale with Ricotta 5-Tues.
Green, White Beans / Tomatoes, Shallots and Sage  
Baked Chicken Breasts with Mustard Crust 6-Wed
Cheesy Oven Fries  
Green, White Beans / Tomatoes, Shallots and Sage  
Stuffed Peppers, with Sausage and Orzo 7-Thurs
   
Pantry Items to Check
 
olive oil most
sea salt    for finishing often
olive oil, good, for salads,  5 tbs 1,2
cornstarch, corn flour, maizena   2 tbs 2,4
sugar,   1 tsp 1
nutmeg,   pinch   freshly grated is nice 2
fennel seeds,  1 tsp 4
garlic powder,  1/2 tsp 6
paprika,   1/2 tsp 7
cumin,  1/2 tsp    7
dried basil,  1 tsp 5
dried dill weed,  2 tsp 1
dried oregano,  2 tsp 5,7
dried parsley,  3 tsp 2
dried rosemary,  2 tsp 1,2,6
dried sage,  1/2 tsp 2
dried tarragon,  1/2 tsp 6
dried thyme,  2 1/2 tsp 1,2,4
Dijon-style mustard,  3 tbs 4,6
tomato paste,  1 tbs   the kind in the tube 2
chicken stock,   5 cups (40oz, 1200ml)  2,3
beef stock,   1 cup (8oz, 240ml)  2,4,7
shallots, 9 - 10  1,2,5
garlic,  13 - 14 cloves   2,4,5,7
onion,  5 - 6 3,4,5,6,7
butter,  3 - 4 tbs 1,2,3
olives,  green, pimento stuffed, 1/3 cup 7
dried bread crumbs,  1/3 cup 6
Arborio rice,  2/3 cup 3
pasta, bite-size,  1 1/4 cups 1
spaghetti,  4oz (120gr) 5
orzo,  1/2 cup 7
Balsamic vinegar,  3 tbs 1,2,5
   
   
Dairy
 
ricotta cheese,  8oz (240gr)  (more next week) 1,5
puff pastry,  1/2 sheet   (more next week) 1
crème fraiche,  7oz (210gr) 1,2
Parmesan cheese,  3/4 cup (3oz, 90gr) 3
yogurt,  1/4 cup (2oz, 60gr)  (more next week) 4
egg,  1 5
shredded cheese,  1 cup (4oz, 120gr) 5,7
Gruyère, Colby, or whatever,  2oz (60gr) 6
   
   
Produce
 
butternut squash,  medium,  1 (32oz, 960gr) 1,2,3
mushrooms,   16oz (480gr) 1,2,3,5
    mix of wild or field with brown or button is nice  
leeks,  medium,   2 1,2
lemon,  for juice,  1 1
spinach,  6oz (180gr) 1
potatoes, medium,  6 2,4,6
carrots,  medium,  2 - 3 2
apple,  medium - large,  for cooking,   1 4
celery,  4 ribs 5,7
green beans,  8oz (240gr) 5,6
tomatoes,  medium,  2 5,6
bell peppers,  medium - large,  for stuffing,   2 7
   any color - try to get 4-sided peppers  
   
apples or pears for dessert,   2 3
   
Fresh Herbs
 
basil,  2 tbs 2
oregano,  2 tbs 2
parsley,  2 tbs 2
sage,  2 tbs  plus 10 leaves 2,5
  or any combination you have of fresh, 8tbs total  
   
   
Meat/Fish
 
smoked salmon, Irish or Scottish, wet, 6oz (180gr) 1
     you can use a bit less, depending on package  
bacon,  strip,  3 slices 1,3
veal chops,  2 2
chicken breasts, boneless, skinless,   3 3,6
pork tenderloin,  12oz (360gr) 4
sausage,  bulk,  6oz (180gr) 7
     (or remove from casing)  
   
Other
 
walnuts,  1/4 cup 1
tuna,  9oz (270gr) 5
white beans, cannellini,  15oz (450gr) 5,6
tomato sauce,  15oz (450ml) 7
   
white wine,  1 1/2 cups (12oz, 360ml) 1,2,3,4