Gourmet Vegetarian Dinners

December 1999 and January 2000

Every Monday, 6:30 PM. Sit down or takeout, $12. $5 donation suggested for lectures.
First Baptist Church, 305 North California Avenue at Bryant, Palo Alto, 1/4 mile East of Alma.
Sponsored by the Peninsula Macrobiotic Community. Chef Gary Alinder.

Reservations Required by Sunday 9:30 PM: 650 599-3320

December 6
Cabbage and Beet Borscht with
Tofu "Sour Cream"
Rye Bread
Kasha Varnishka with Onion Gravy
Simmered Winter Veggies with Tempeh
Savoy Cabbage Salad
Cranberry-Orange Nut Cake
Tea

December 13
Cuminy Corn and Squash Soup
Red Bean Chili over Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Rice with Pepitos
Mixed Veggie Salad with Cilantro-Lime Dressing
Warm Corn Tortillas
Peanut Butter-Carob Brownies
Cinnamon Grain Coffee
Patrick McCarty speaks on Simplifying Macrobiotics

December 20 – Winter Solstice Celebration ($15)
Sparkling Cider
French Onion Soup with Croutons
Wild Rice-Pecan Croquettes with Creamy Gravy
Roasted Winter Vegetables with Balsamic Glaze
Cranberry-Pear Chutney
Field Greens Salad
Chocolate Chip-Brazil Nut Bars
Grain Coffee

December 27 – No Dinner, Happy Holiday!

January 3 – Southern New Year’s Celebration
Land and Sea Vegetable Chowder
Black-eyed Pea and Seitan Stew
Long Grain Rice
Collard Greens with Carmelized Onions
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Benne-Raisin Bars

Chicory Grain Coffee

January 10
Hearty Lentil Soup
Hungarian Noodles and Cabbage
Rice and Barley Pilaf
Sweet Simmered Carrots
Salad of Roasted Beets, Walnuts and Tofu "Cheese"
Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies
Tea
David Briscoe speaks on
Cleansing And Strengthening Your Liver

January 17
Kabocha Squash Miso Soup
Medium Grain Rice
Gingery Simmered Aduki Beans
Carrot and Onion Tempura
Cabbage Salad with Creamy Sesame Dressing
Brown Rice Crispy Bars
Kukicha

January 24
White Bean and Cabbage Soup
Tofu Cacciatore
Parslied Noodles
Roasted Carrots, Fennel and Onions
Romaine and Radicchio Salad with
Herbal Vinaigrette and Garlic Croutons
Anise and Almond Biscotti
Grain Coffee

January 31
Yellow Split Pea Soup
Bulgar-Walnut Loaf with Hearty Brown Gravy
Mashed Potatoes
Peas and Carrots
Braised Red Cabbage
Apple Crunch
Kukicha

The Peninsula Macrobiotic Community
Twelve Years of Gourmet Vegetarian Dinners

Chef: Gary Alinder
Assistant Chef: Chuck Collison
Clean-up: Colleen Corey
Clean-up: Sandra Corey

President: Ken Becker
Dinner Manager: Ilona Pollak
Newsletter Editor: Gerard Lum
Volunteers: Jane Kos, Cara Dempsey