Dinner Meal Plan for May 25-31 // Recap of Last Week

Recap of Last Week

Dinner Meal Plan for May 18-24:

Sunday:

  • Well after a belated Mother’s Day brunch buffet at Weber’s with the fam…

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…I fixed a lighter dinner, consisting of Braised Sockeye Salmon & Veggies.

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Which left room for dessert: Homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Crunch, with homegrown rhubarb!

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Monday:

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Tuesday:

I forgot how delicious this recipe is! Any leftovers make fabulous lunches as well.

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Wednesday:

After work, we attended a wine tasting at Aventura, with Portuguese wines from Esporão Wines paired with Aventura’s Spanish tapas. Planning a post about this soon!

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After the tasting, we grabbed dinner over at Tomukun – I ordered the Pho Deluxe. This is actually the first time I’ve eating at Tomukun (though I’ve gone out for sake and drinks at Tomukun in the past). It was good.

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Thursday:

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Friday:

  • For date night (yes, we indulged in both a Wednesday and a Friday night date night this week! #drunkinlove #lushes), we had happy hour in the sunshine on Ravens Club patio which was da bomb. $4 dranks and apps y’all.

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  • Chicken Liver Mousse
  • Pimento Cheese

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Then dinner at Blue Tractor. And beer. Because Friday.

Now, I’m going to be honest with you guys. I am not really a fan of Blue Tractor’s beers. I’ve never found one I liked enough to order a second time. Which means every time I go I try a new one. But I think they’re onto something with their new Mango Hefeweizen beer that was on special during our visit. This was officially the first beer at Blue Tractor that I really liked. In fact, I thought it was great (on the right, below).

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I also find their food hit or miss, but I’ve come to learn that mac and cheese and salads seem to be my best options there. I went for the Blue Steak Salad. The smoked cherry tomatoes were AMAZE. I don’t know what sort of magic voodoo Blue Tractor has going on with these tomatoes but they kind of blew my mind.

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Saturday:

  • Grillin’ Day! The huz made Jalapeño Cheddar brats on the grill, and I made Vegetable Pasta Salad with Goat Cheese from Cooking Light. LOVED this pasta salad – so fresh, with three fresh herbs mixed in. (The brats were delish too!)

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Upcoming Week:

Dinner Meal Plan for May 25-31:

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