Gourmet Vegetarian Dinners

June and July 2000 Menus

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

June 5 – Guest Chef Susanne Jensen
Corn, Ginger, Lime Soup
Blackeyed Peas with Mixed Mushrooms
Three-Kind Rice
Sautéed Carrots with Sesame Sprinkles
Green Salad with Orange-Balsamic Vinaigrette
Chocolate Chip Cookies

June 12 – Guest Chef Susanne Jensen
Mom’s Summer Soup
Tofu Stroganoff over Long Grain Rice
Beet Salad
Seasonal Greens
Rhubarb Upside Down Cake
David Briscoe speaks on
The Four Heavenly Realms Of Sweetness

June 19 – Guest Chef James Holloway
Roast Corn Chowder
Lentil Loaf with Mushroom Onion Gravy
Rice and Barley Pilaf
Zuchinni and Red Onion Sauté with Bok Choy
Solstice Summer Salad
Oatmeal Raisin Cookie

June 26
White Bean-Veggie Soup with Pesto
Polenta with Creamy Corn Sauce
Blue Lake Beans and Sunburst Squash with Sweet and Sour Red Onion Dressing
Tomato-Basil Salad
Marinated Olives
Pine Nut Bars
Grain Coffee

July 3 –Holiday, No Dinner

July 10 – Guest Chef James Holloway
Summer Consommé with Shiitake and Scallion
Creamy Tofu Stroganoff
Lentil Rice Pilaf
Sweet Corn and Veggie Salad
Julienne Cabbage Slaw
Chocolate Chip Cookie
Michelle Plumb speaks on
Ten Steps To Strengthen Your Health

July 17
Thai Summer Flavors
Rice Noodles with Spinach in Shiitake Soup
Yellow Curry with Tofu, Cauliflower and Peas
Jasmine Rice
Sweet and Sour Cucumber Salad
Mixed Greens with Mango-Citrus Dressing
Almond Cookies
Lemon Grass Tea

July 24
Light Yellow Split Pea and Veggie Soup
Braised Tempeh with Savory Roasted Onions, Leeks and Mushrooms
Corn, Barley and Rice Salad
Sweet and Tangy Shredded Carrots
Steamed Broccoli with Lemon Vinaigrette
Corn Cake with Summer Fruit Sauce

July 31 – Guest Chef Susanne Jensen
Lemon Grass Miso Soup
Black Beans with Onion and Garlic
Polenta with Fresh Corn and Cilantro Pesto
Wilted Collard Greens
Orange-Jicama Salad
Almond Mocha Cake

The Peninsula Macrobiotic Community
Thirteen 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