The Smoked Salmon Pieces are inexpensive enough to use them as a lunch protein, preferably on a Brioche Bagel with Capers, Cream Cheese, Shallots and Semi-dried Tomato.
The Brioche Bagel is 58c
The Smoked Salmon pieces were $1.38 per serve
Add 20c for Neufchatel
Add 40c for Shallot and Capers
Add 30c for Semi-dried Tomato.
As always a tasty and indulgent sandwich, for $2.86 per serve.
Too hot to eat outside, we laid out a spread of Delice de Bourgogne, Duck Mousse Pate, Prosciutto, Olives, Pickled Onion, Sugar Snap Peas, Raspberries, Cheddar and an interesting spicy Bean Dip, served on hot Baguette. This meal cost about $8.00 per serve.
Another of our favorites, when the price of Chorizo is favorable!
Dave’s Killer Bread is 74c per serve
Smokey Cheddar is 34c per serve
The Chorizo was $4.72 and we half, or $1.18 per serve
Add 50c for Garlic Spread
Fire Roasted Peppers cost $1.99 and we used half, or 50c per serve.
A very tasty sandwich for $3.26 per serve.
A new recipe for Meatless Monday: Gado Gado (Indonesian salad with peanut sauce).
Cabbage adds 13c per serve
Blanched Bean Sprouts are 40c per serve
Bell Peppers are 32c per serve
Black Rice adds 34c per serve
A Pastured Egg adds 32c per serve
The peanut butter was $1.99 and we used about 1/2, or 50c a serve
Add 30c for Sauce ingredients
Coconut Milk was $1.89 for the can, and we used ⅓ or 32c per serve.
Other than the Egg seeming superfluous, and not really fitting with the flavor profile, this was a very good dish. The Peanut Sauce is a good variation from our usual, although we will likely merge the two in a future experiment. All in all a good meal for $2.63 per serve.
The Foodies decided on a Bahn Mi from Pho Saigon 1, which we shared. We paired it with five Fried Egg Roll for $12.92 per serve, with tax and tip. We each had plenty of Bahn Mi and the Egg Rolls will be part of our standard order now.
Being a warm night, we cooked Lamb Rissoles using the Soutzoukakia recipe.
Ground lamb was $3.79 at Amazon Fresh or $1.27
An egg is 32c or 11c per serve
8 oz Panko breadcrumbs are $2.99 and we used half, or 25c per serve
Parmesan is $3.99 for 8oz and we shared 2 oz or 50c per serve
1/4 cup and a tablespoon of red wine – halved – is 34c per serve
Parsley was $1.49 for the bunch, but we only used 1/4 or 13c per serve
Fresh mint came from our garden
The Watermelon Salad was left over from the party yesterday, but about $2.32 per serve.
While the photo didn’t turn out great, the Rissoles did, even with the coarser grind from Amazon Fresh. Tonight they were very herb forward, which worked well with the Watermelon Salad, for $4.92 per serve.