Winter 2012 One-Dish Dinners

School Woods announces the return of one-dish dinners!

Hearty family meals, served buffet style, with a main course, salad or side dish, and dessert. There’ll be 6 dinners in the 2012 series, every other Thursday in January & February, finishing up with two in a row in March. Menus will be filled in below as they are determined. Sign up using this form (also above under the members-only tab), by 5:00 p.m. the Tuesday before any dinner. Please call or email your host, Deb, at 608-712-6368, if you miss the deadline, or have any questions.

Thursday January 12th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Soup, glorious soup (if there are enough eaters, we’ll have three soups; less people only two, but there’ll still be meat and vegetarian choices):

  • Beef and Beet Borscht – a meat & vegetable soup of Russian origins
  • Anna’s Cream of potato (vegetarian), chunks of potato & grated carrot in a creamy soup
  • Vegetarian curried lentil soup, a la Heidi Swanson [modified by deb]
  • Assorted breads: Cheese-stuffed, dill dip inside a dark rye
  • Raw vegetable platter to go with the rye & dill dip, above
  • Coleslaw
  • Apple pies and ice cream

Thursday January 26th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

  • Noodle casseroles: Turkey Noodle, Broccoli-Cheese-Mushroom Noodle
  • Spinach salad
  • Winter fruit salad
  • Cookies

Thursday February 9th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. cancelled due to low enrollment

  • Pizza & Stromboli (rolled up pizza) – many toppings choices – most likely the pizza will be veggie, some with whole wheat crust; Stromboli will be meat-filled
  • Roasted beet salad and green salad
  • Chocolate pudding

Thursday February 23rd, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. cancelled due to low enrollment

  • Shepherd’s pie – choice of beef or veggie
  • Whole wheat rolls & butter
  • Winter greens salad, with dried fruit and cheese (Based on the breakaway cook)
  • Lemon tart

March 8th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

  • Curry – Aunt Janie’s California style chicken curry and a vegetable curry (probably cauliflower
  • Dal (curried lentils)
  • Rice, raita, chutneys
  • Chapatis
  • Indian-inspired sweets: stuffed dates, honey & rosewater tapioca pudding with pistachios

March 15th, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.  Cancelled – let’s do brunch instead!

  • Pasta with chick peas & greens
  • Broccoli gratin
  • Garlic bread
  • Almond cake with cherry compote

Another link to the sign up sheet