Sunday Suppers, Winter 2013

Dinners en famille

Dinners en famille

School Woods announces the Sunday Supper series for winter 2013. Let Deb do the cooking – she’ll be preparing cozy, family style meals, that will be a bit more intricate, or at least more time-consuming, than what you might prepare for yourself!

Dates for the next dinners: February 10 and February 24. Cancelled due to low enrollment. You can still Click a date to see its menu.

Brunches will return on Sundays in March.

Sunday January 13th

  • Array of light appetizers – olives, nuts, vegetables
  • Hearty Italian greens and white bean soup, served with whole wheat baguettes and roasted garlic and olive oil for dipping
  • Broiled polenta with winter tomato sauce
  • Roasted broccoli
  • Winter vegetable slaw with toasted walnuts, raisins, and a citrus dressing
  • Assorted small sweets (That are incidentally relatively low-processed-sugar, and some gluten free – not to detract from their deliciousness!) dark chocolate dried fruit bark; chocolate-dipped apricots and crystallized ginger; Fruit – poached pears, clementines; small cookies

Menu for February 10

  • Appetizer: Filo samosas – traditional samosas have a pastry dough and are deep-fried; this version uses flaky filo leaves to wrap the filling of curried potatoes and peas, and are then brushed with butter and baked, served with yogurt & chutney
  • Main course: Braised chicken with garbanzo beans and curry spices
  • Cauliflower [or other vegetable] Curry
  • Dal – lentils and other beans cooked with Indian spices
  • Coconut rice
  • Naan – flat bread – topped with onion & sesame seeds
  • Dessert: Panna cotta – originally an Italian dessert – cooked and jelled cream – but here flavored with honey, rose water and pistachios

Guests should plan to arrive between 6:00 and 6:30 – there’ll be a few light appetizers and time for socializing. The main meal will be served family style (platters and serving bowls passed at each table) when everyone is present.

Sign up using this form (also found under the Members-only tab). The deadline to sign up online is the Friday before any dinner you’d like to attend. If you miss the deadline, or have any questions, please contact your host, Deb, by email or phone – ds83473@gmail.com or 608-712-6368.

Menu for February 24 Cancelled due to low enrollment.

The plan is grazing – munch your way through various small plates! This dinner will be served buffet style.

Sign up using this form (also found under the Members-only tab). The deadline to sign up online is the Friday before any dinner you’d like to attend. If you miss the deadline, or have any questions, please contact your host, Deb, by email or phone – ds83473@gmail.com or 608-712-6368.