While I get the roundup organized, I wanted to let everyone know that we have a guest host for next week's VRC - Sweetnicks! Thanks, Sweetnicks, for agreeing to host next week. Sweetnicks has chosen CINNAMON as the theme. Mmmmm....I love cinnamon. Ever since I discovered Penzeys, I love it even more. I once compared Penzeys cinnamon to McCormick's and there was no comparison - the Penzeys had a far superior scent - deeper, richer and stronger. My own personal challenge will be to try a savory dish that uses cinnamon. Sweet seems almost too easy. That's my plan anyway - I can't promise that I won't get tempted by a sinful-looking cinnamon roll along the way...
I have thrown together a rough menu for this week. This keeps us to our strict budget - just about the only thing I needed to buy for this menu was fresh produce.
*Fried Rice + Asparagus
*Roast Chicken + stuffing + vegetable
*Wasabi and Panko Crusted-Pork with Gingered Soy Sauce + rice + veggie (I was excited to see this recipe in the new Cooking Light - it makes good use of my freezer/pantry items since I already have the wasabi paste, panko, pork and bottled ginger.) Pictured at right.....
I'll be back later tonight to present this week's roundup. It sure looks tasty!
Tags: VRC, VRC: Cinnamon, menu