Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Week 12 Grocery List

Cooking & Baking Plans for Week 12 of 2012: Sun. 3/18 - Sat. 3/24
--- Dairy ---
 4 bricks (8 oz each) 1⁄3-less-fat cream cheese (Neufch√Ętel), softened
 4 tablespoons butter
 4 large eggs, at room temperature
 Garnish: whipped cream and quartered‑lemon slices
 16 oz reduced-fat sour cream
--- Snacks ---
 18 gingersnap cookies
--- Spices ---
 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
 1/4 teaspoon salt
--- Baking & Cooking ---
 2 Tbsp cornstarch
 Liquid yellow food color
 2 cups sugar
--- Canned Foods ---
 1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes
--- Grains & Pasta ---
 8 ounces dried multigrain linguini
 1 pound dried white beans (such as great Northern or navy)
--- Condiments, Dressings & Oils ---
 1/4 cup dry white wine
 1 tablespoon olive oil
--- Bread & Baked Goods ---
 country bread, for serving
--- Meats ---
 14 ounces kielbasa, halved lengthwise and sliced 1/2 inch thick
--- Produce ---
 5 ounces baby spinach (6 cups)
 1 pound fresh asparagus spears
 1 8 ounce package fresh button mushrooms, halved
 10 cloves garlic
 Lemons-- 2 T. zest, 1/2 cup juice
 1 large onion, chopped
 1/4 cup shredded fresh basil
--- Organic ---
 4 cups low-sodium organic chicken broth

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Week 11 Grocery List

Cooking & Baking Plans for Week 11 of 2012: Sun. 3/11 - Sat. 3/17
--- Dairy ---
1-1/4 cups buttermilk
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup (240 ml) heavy whipping cream
4 ounces mascarpone
1 c. sour cream
--- Spices ---
1 tablespoon caraway seeds
3/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
3/4 teaspoon salt
--- Baking & Cooking ---
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 t. baking soda
4 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
3 cups dark seedless raisins
4 cups all-purpose flour, plus 1 tablespoon for dusting
1 1/2 cups sugar
--- Grains & Pasta ---
Hot cooked long grain rice
--- Condiments, Dressings & Oils ---
6 tablespoons cider vinegar
3/4 cup soy sauce
--- Meats ---
12 boneless skinless chicken thighs (about 3 pounds)
--- Produce ---
3/4 teaspoon minced garlic
Zest of lemon or lime (optional)

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Week 10 Grocery List

Cooking & Baking Plans for Week 10 of 2012: Sun. 3/4 - Sat. 3/10
--- Dairy ---
1 bag (8 oz) Classic Melts 4-cheese blend (Kraft)
8 oz. bar cream cheese, room temperature
2 large eggs
6 T. grated fresh Parmesan cheese
6 tablespoons heavy cream
2 1/2 cups milk
2 sticks plus 2 tablespoons butter
--- Spices ---
1 bay leaf
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 tsp. coarse salt
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 tsp onion powder
1/2 tsp paprika
Salt
2 t. vanilla
--- Baking & Cooking ---
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 1/2 pounds semisweet chocolate couverture, separated into 1 (18-ounce) portion and 1 (6-ounce) portion
1 1/2 cups sweetened, flaked coconut, toasted
--- Canned Foods ---
3 cups cooked Great Northern beans
1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
--- Grains & Pasta ---
1 lb uncooked cavatappi or other short pasta
--- Condiments, Dressings & Oils ---
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1 1/2 cup jam, jelly, or preserves
1 tsp oil
1 tablespoon olive oil
--- Bread & Baked Goods ---
1 cup fresh bread crumbs (optional)
--- Frozen ---
Ice
--- Meats ---
2 links meatless Italian sausage (such as Boca), thawed and chopped
--- Produce ---
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 small onion, finely chopped
Sliced scallions
1 1/2 cups (1/2-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut carrot
1 cup (1/2-inch-thick) slices diagonally cut parsnip
--- Organic ---
3/4 cup vegetable broth

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Week 9 Grocery List

Cooking & Baking Plans for Week 9 of 2012: Sun. 2/26 - Sat. 3/3

--- Dairy ---
6 tablespoons (about 3 ounces) mascarpone cheese
1 7.5-ounce tube refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cold and thinly sliced into 10 pieces
--- Spices ---

1/2 t. freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp ground cumin
Salt
1 Tbsp salt-free chili powder
--- Baking & Cooking ---

3 cups bread flour
2 1/2 teaspoons bread-machine yeast
3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
1/2 cup (2 ounces) pecans, chopped
--- Canned Foods ---
3/4 cup mild enchilada sauce
6 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon
--- Condiments, Dressings & Oils ---
1/4 cup barbecue sauce (we used Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey Chipotle)
1 tablespoon capers

1 tablespoon olive oil
3 Tbsp orange marmalade
--- Meats ---
4 bone-in chicken breasts (about 2 3/4 lb), skin removed, or 8 chicken drumsticks (about 2 1/2 lb), skin removed
--- Produce ---
1 medium banana, thinly sliced

1/2 cup chopped cilantro

2 tsp grated orange zest
6 lemon wedges
2 cups sliced green onions (about 2 bunches)

Week 8 Grocery List

Cooking & Baking Plans for Week 8 of 2012: Sun. 2/19 - Sat. 2/25

--- Dairy ---
6 large eggs
3 cup low-fat (1%) cottage cheese
8 oz. reduced-fat bar cream cheese room temperature
1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream
1/2 cup romano cheese , shredded
2 tablespoons sharp cheddar, shredded
1 teaspoon unsalted butter
--- Snacks ---
8 graham crackers (3-by-5 inch)
--- Spices ---
3 bay leaves
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
Coarse salt and ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 teaspoon salt
--- Baking & Cooking ---
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
--- Canned Foods ---
1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans , rinsed and drained
2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans Italian-style diced tomatoes
--- Grains & Pasta ---
8 ounces uncooked penne pasta
--- Condiments, Dressings & Oils ---
1 tbsp. vegetable oil, such as safflower
--- Drinks ---
1 can (11-1/2 ounces) V8 juice
--- Frozen ---
2 bags (12 ounces each) frozen cherries
1/2 cup frozen corn
1/2 cup frozen peas
--- Meats ---
1 pound beef stew meat
--- Produce ---
1 (10 ounce) package baby spinach , chopped
2 medium carrots, chopped
2 celery ribs, chopped
2 medium potatoes, peeled and cubed
1 medium sweet onion, chopped
2 cups tightly packed curly- or flat-leaf spinach, trimmed and washed (3 ounces)
--- Deli ---
2 thin slices deli ham
--- Organic ---
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) beef broth

Sunday, January 29, 2012

Week 7 Grocery List

Cooking & Baking Plans for Week 7 of 2012: Sun. 2/12 - Sat. 2/18
--- Dairy ---
1 cup butter
1 ounce cheddar, grated (1/3 cup)
1 bar (8 ounces) cream cheese, room temperature
1 egg, lightly beaten
7 egg whites
1 1/2 cup heavy cream
1 9-inch unbaked pie shell
--- Snacks ---
1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
24 ladyfinger cookies (from a 7-ounce package)
--- Spices ---
Coarse salt and ground pepper
--- Baking & Cooking ---
1-1/2 cups chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup dried cranberries or raisins
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1-1/2 cups pecans, coarsely chopped
4 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped
1-1/2 cups shredded coconut
3 1/4 cups sugar
2 tbsp. unsweetened cocoa powder, plus more for garnish
--- Canned Foods ---
1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, rinsed
1 can (14 oz) light coconut milk
1 can (14-1/2 ounces) pitted tart cherries
1 can (14.5 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes, torn
--- Grains & Pasta ---
3 cups cooked basmati rice
--- Condiments, Dressings & Oils ---
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 1/2 Tbsp red curry paste
--- Bread & Baked Goods ---
2 slices sandwich bread
--- Frozen ---
1 cup frozen peas
1 package (17.3 ounces) frozen puff pastry, thawed
--- Meats ---
2 slices bacon
--- Produce ---
4 cups 1 1/2-in. chunks butternut squash
4 cups cauliflower florets
1 small garlic clove, minced
Garnish: chopped cilantro
1 large onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, cut in 1-in. pieces
1/2 small yellow onion, diced small (1/4 cup)
4 small Yukon gold potatoes (8 oz), halved

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Week 6 Grocery List

Cooking & Baking Plans for Week 6 of 2012: Sun. 2/5 - Sat. 2/11

--- Dairy ---
1 cup butter
1 (8-oz.) container sour cream
12 ounces cream cheese, cut into pieces
4 large eggs
3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan
3/4 cup nonfat buttermilk, (see Tip
1/2 cup romano cheese , shredded
1/3  cup  milk
--- Spices ---
1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon poultry seasoning
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
--- Baking & Cooking ---
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup chopped pecans
1/2 c. dried cranberries
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 (10.5-oz.) bag miniature marshmallows
4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa
1 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
1 lb. powdered sugar
--- Canned Foods ---
1 (15 ounce) can cannellini beans , rinsed and drained
2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans Italian-style diced tomatoes
1/2 c. pineapple juice
--- Grains & Pasta ---
8 ounces uncooked penne pasta
--- Condiments, Dressings & Oils ---
2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
1 teaspoon cider vinegar
1/4 cup dry white wine
2 tablespoons honey
--- Bread & Baked Goods ---
6 slices bread
--- Frozen ---
1 (16-oz.) package frozen chopped turnip greens, thawed
1 1/2 cups frozen peas, thawed
1/2 c. orange juice from frozen concentrate
--- Meats ---
5 bacon slices, chopped
1 3/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, trimmed and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces
--- Produce ---
1 (10 ounce) package baby spinach, chopped
2 large carrots, diced
2 stalks celery, diced
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 lemon
1 to 2 tablespoons minced fresh gingerroot
1 large onion, diced
3 cups shredded carrots
1/2 sweet onion, chopped
--- Organic ---
2 14-ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth