Happy Birthday to the USA, and here's what's cooking this week to celebrate the incredible melting pot that is uniquely American.
Vietnamese Chicken Sandwiches
MondayVietnamese chicken sandwiches
, using a new recipe for Vietnamese-style grilled chicken, namasu
, shredded carrots, mayo and sriracha on green onion slab bread. With leftover Hawaii Homestyle Mac Salad
, this variation had diced green peppers. I hope to post the grilled chicken and another grilled pork recipe later this week.TuesdaySpicy Turkey Burgers
and sweet potato fries with peach/ginger catsup from a recipe I got from another client who also happens to be my egg supplier.Wednesday
Annual 4th of July potluck. A smaller affair than last year. The menu is still TBD, but there will be Spam Musubi
for sure.ThursdayCornmeal Fish
with fresh Tropical Fruit Salsa
Or leftovers from the 4th. Hmm, probably
leftovers from the 4th.FridayEdamame Rice
with fresh tofu and ponzu sauce. Cool and light for the end of the week.
From California to the New York Island, this land was made for you and me.Eat Well. Be Well.
What's better way to celebrate the 4th of July than with your ohana on a golf/swim/potluck and a picnic/ fireworks/lawn concert? It's going to be a great weekend.
3rd of July Golf and swim potluck
for about 10 peopleBBQ pork sliders
on King's sweet rolls with lettuce and tomatoAmped-up macaroni and cheeseWon bok coleslaw
Chilled cantaloupe and plums (perfectly in-season now!)
Berries or plums, fresh whipped cream and sponge cake from Kee Wah BakeryWatermelon shave ice
or take 2 on lychee/lemonade shave ice
Iced sun tea and mint water (something new)
4th of July--Happy Birthday USAPicnic originally for 14, up to 25 so far. The more the merrier
For quite a few years now, we've organized an ohana-style potluck picnic. We lounge, 'talk-story,' eat, listen to the San Francisco Symphony pops concert, eat, talk-story some more, watch the fireworks and have desserts. Great memories and killer recipes always come from this picnic. Bul-go-gi
and grilled chicken apple sausages (Aidell's)
Pasta or couscous salad
Winter wheat berry salad or corn salad
King eggrollsYaki musubi
and inari sushiTomato salad
and possibly sesame green beans
French brownies and coconut butter mochi
Cantaloupe or watermelonRed and blue finger jello
and assorted chips/crackers/cheeseCelebrate the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave.Eat Well. Be Well.