Let’s use this thread to share concise weekly dinner menus for each week in July. Will you be cooking with the Cookbook of the Month (COTM) crowd from books by the late Anthony Bourdain: his first book, ANTHONY BOURDAIN’S LES HALLES COOKBOOK: STRATEGIES, RECIPES, AND TECHNIQUES OF CLASSIC BISTRO COOKING, and his more recent APPETITES: A COOKBOOK.? Or will you be inspired by the selected Dish of the Month (DOTM)? Will you try baking something from the quarterly (Summer) Baking COTM: SWEET, by Yotam Ottolenghi and Helen Goh?
Whatever’s on your calendar, knowing what’s planned for meals is a time-saver and worry-preventer. Will you be cooking while on vacation? Taking a class to learn new techniques? Teaching a friend or a child? Enjoying USA Independence Day picnics? Making use of garden bounty? We all know plans can change, so it’s fine (practically expected) when your week gets rearranged from your posted plan. You may choose to report actuals for the prior week to share ideas with others. It's helpful if you can include your location and how many people you are feeding. Links to recipes are always appreciated, and sources help.
The June discussion is still available for reporting the last week and follow-ups.
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