Center for Extraordinary Quarantine Dining

From WikiDotMako

Plan meals and go shopping 1-2 times a week.


Let's have side vegetables every day. Dark green leafy vegetables are recommended (by Mika).

Wednesday April 1
stroganoff [DONE]
Thursday April 2
Coronation chickpeas and yogurt tomatoes [TODO] cherry tomatoes, yogurt, head of lettuce, sultanas
Friday April 3
[To Be Decided] Buffalo Cauliflower + cole slaw
Saturday April 4
tamales w/ a salsa verde; [TODO] vegetable shortening without trans fat (e.g. Spectrum Natural)
Sunday April 5
Sun-dried tomato almond pesto pasta [DONE] need to increase almond stock
Monday April 6
[To Be Decided]

Future thoughts

  • pipian pascal (seitan and/or chayote w/ a pumpkin seed sauce + peanut sauce; Mexican dish that's kinda like a relative of a mole)
  • Biang biang mian
  • Ghormeh Sabzi
  • Someny noodles, solittle time
  • Buffalo sprouts / cauliflower
  • Okonomiyaki
  • Ddukbokki
  • Coronation chickpeas and yogurt tomatoes
  • that delicious caramelized broccoli pesto pasta
  • Saag paneer
  • Tampopo omurice
  • Cassoulet
  • Parfait
  • Savory souffle
  • Asparagus (morel?) risotto / tarragon risotto
  • Gua Bao
  • Gnocchi (or perahsp schupfnudeln w/ the schnitzel?); wait for the kraut
  • Phad See Ew Soon Again
  • Kathi rolls
  • Tofu Banh Mi
  • Souffle pancakes
  • Au Gratin
  • veggie reuben [TODO] pending kraut which will take 2 weeks after cabbage arrives

Grocery items

Fresh produce:

Urgent Non-produce:

  • baking powder!!! a lot (Cash+Carry?)

Less-urgent non-produce:

  • Hershey's kisses
  • rose water
  • sweet vermouth

Cash + Carry [Next Trip]

  • bread flour - out of stock at most places at the moment
  • eggs (2 trays)
  • milk (whole)
  • plain yogurt
  • pineapples
  • limes
  • big tray cherry tomatoes
  • mushrooms
  • apples
  • bananas
  • bulk nuts (almonds mostly)
  • dried black beans
  • peanut butter
  • baking powder (prefer clabber girl but big is better)
  • snacks (maybe some chocolate?)
  • frozen peas
  • frozen fruit
  • sultanas
  • Spectrum Natural shortening 0g trans fat (only if they have it, don't buy other shortening)
  • toilet paper (if available)
  • compost bags (if available)


Instacart delivers for Uwajimaya, QFC, Central Coop, Safeway, PCC, Total Wine and More (!), Bevmo, Cotsco, Fred Meyer, CVS, Bartell.

Let's order delivery for:

Central coop:

Vietwah or H-Mart or Uwajimaya or Asian Food Center:

  • Shin Ramyun Black (instant ramen, bulk pack) (?uwajimaya delivery)
  • natto (uwajimaya delivery)
  • konbu (uwajimaya delivery)
  • nori (uwajimaya delivery)

On Order from Amazon (arriving 4/2):

  • 2x cucumber
  • almond
  • tomatillo
  • black beans
  • toilet paper
  • cream cheese
  • raspberries
  • mandarin
  • 1 dozen eggs

Other items

  • hand soap
  • zinc
  • EmergenC
  • loofah
  • tissue
  • compost bags
  • toilet paper

Hysterical Meals

Monday March 16
curry [DONE] (fish curry. cabbage stir fry. rice) — Evidence
Tuesday March 17
mole and nopales salad [DONE] pending avocados, cilantro, perhaps other kinds of big dried chiles (chipotle, pasilla, negro etc). We can start with this recipe and arrange. — Evidence
Wednesday March 18
pizza [DONE] — Evidence
Thursday March 19
Sichuan MSG /zha jiang noodles [DONE] with side veggies - Evidence
Friday March 20
sxsw salad + stuffed pepper [DONE] - Evidence
Saturday March 21
pasta alla norma [DONE] - Evidence
Sunday March 22
Hanami [DONE] (onigiri, deviled eggs, and sundry) - Evidence
Monday March 23
french onion soup and butter miso carrots - Evidence
Tuesday March 24
pasta al pesto genovese e asparago - Evidence
Wednesday March 25
Windy City Pie + cuke salad [DONE] - Evidence
Thursday March 26
seitan schnitzel w/ mash and salad [DONE] - Evidence
Friday March 27
bibimbap [DONE] kimchi, veg, etc - Evidence
Saturday March 28
Sabich [DONE] - Evidence
Sunday March 29
Chaat! [DONE] - Evidence
Monday March 30
Pad Thai [DONE] - Evidence
Tuesday March 31
Banh Xeo [DONE] - Evidence