I feel I ought to dub final week the “Week of Zucchini” although, if I’m being sincere, it’s extra just like the summer season of zucchini for our household as a result of we’ve been incorporating into so lots of our meals! Our backyard is flourishing and it’s served as the right motivation to make use of heaps and plenty of our homegrown zucchini in our meals.
Beneath you’ll see a random assortment of meals, together with some recipe experiments, throwback recipes, an evening out at a baseball sport and extra!
Week of Weeknight Meals: July 2023
Discuss a throwback meal! For Monday evening’s dinner, I truly revisited a brilliant outdated weblog publish (hellooo, 2011) as a result of one thing behind my thoughts remembered loving a squash casserole I made greater than a decade in the past. My mind can’t keep in mind mainly something after I birthed youngsters however my pre-2015 food-related reminiscence is seemingly thriving. I rapidly Googled “squash casserole pbfingers” and I immediately discovered the publish and made the recipe once more, although this time I swapped out yellow squash for zucchini. It was simply as scrumptious as I remembered and Ryan and I beloved this one!
Tuesday: Leftover Salmon Salad
Ryan had a piece dinner on Tuesday evening and I stored issues easy for myself and integrated some leftovers right into a salad. I used leftover roasted cabbage and zucchini as the bottom of my salad and topped it with edamame, corn, leftover salmon and an orange-ginger dressing. It wasn’t something wonderful but it surely was tasty and a pleasant technique to get some greens into my stomach on the finish of the day.
Wednesday: Pulled Rooster Sandwich with Fries
We spent our Wednesday evening on the Charlotte Knights baseball sport and ordered meals for our household on the sport. I opted for a BBQ pulled rooster sandwich topped with cole slaw and served with a aspect of fries. Easy sport day meals!
Thursday: Zucchini Lasagna
Shock, shock, extra zucchini! Thursday evening’s dinner regarded like my try at a zucchini lasagna. I layered zucchini and tomato slices with a mix of ricotta cheese, cream cheese, cottage cheese, recent basil and Italian seasoning and poured Rao’s marinara over every layer. It wasn’t the prettiest meal but it surely was so tacky and so scrumptious!
We arrived in Florida simply earlier than supper time on Friday which meant we made it in time to dig right into a meal with my dad and mom earlier than bedtime. My mother ready Brunswick stew, certainly one of my favorites, and I had two bowls of the stew together with some bread and butter. I must get this recipe from her to share with you guys as a result of the flavour profile is so distinctive and an important alterative to rooster soup. Should you’re seeking to strive one thing comparable within the meantime, this recipe appears to be like near the one my mother makes and has nice opinions.
Query of the Day
What was one of the best factor you ate final week?