Gourmet Vegetarian Dinners

April and May 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

April 3
Cuminy Sweet Potato Soup
Vegetables in Coconut Curry Sauce
Basmati Rice Pillau
Moong Dal
Steamed Greens with Mango and Tamarind Dressing
Banana Nut Cake

April 10 – Guest Chef James Holloway
Minestrone Soup
Tofu Stroganoff
Brown Rice Pilaf with Asparagus and Scallions
Braised Carrots with Sweet Potato Glaze
Steamed Kale with Meyer Lemon Shoyu Sauce
Almond Biscotti
Herbal Tea
Aaron Parnell speaks on
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April 17 – Guest Chef Susanne Jensen
Celeriac-Onion Soup
Polenta with Pesto
White Beans with French Herbs
Roasted Spring Vegetables
Steamed Broccoli
Orange Walnut Cake

April 24
Chickpea-Veggie Soup
Tempeh Stroganoff
Long Grain Rice
Carrots with Fennel and Pecans
Broccoli Vinaigrette
Poppyseed Cake

May 1
Lentil Soup
Noodles and Seitan Italiano with Tomato Sauce
Marinated Veggie Melange
Romaine Salad with Herbal Vinaigrette
Garlic Bread
Pine Nut-Lemon Bars
Grain Coffee
Michael Rossoff speaks on
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May 8 – Thirteenth Anniversary Dinner ($15)
Spring Veggie Noodle Soup
Bulgar-Walnut Loaf with Onion Gravy
Baked Potatoes with Tofu Sour Cream
Peas and Carrots
Mixed Green Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette
Chocolate Cake with Mocha Mousse and Strawberries
Chicory Grain Coffee
The Red Panda Chinese Acrobats Perform!

May 15
Asian Veggies in a Rich Mushroom Broth
Savory Tofu and Vegetable Stirfry
Long Grain Rice with Peas
Chinese Cabbage Salad
Garlicky Sea Palm
Hot and Sour Cucumber Pickle
Peanut Butter Cookies
Lemon Grass Tea
Patrick McCarty speaks on
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May 22 –Pre-Memorial Day Picnic
Leek, Fennel and Potato Soup
Crunchy Rice Croquettes with Mustard Mayo
Baked Beans and Franks
Many Veggie Salad
Carrot-Cabbage-Apple Cole Slaw
Dill Pickle
Carob Chip Cookies

May 29 –Memorial Day, No Dinner

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