Center for Extraordinary Quarantine Dining

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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).

Thursday April 2
Coronation chickpeas and yogurt tomatoes [DONE] cherry tomatoes, yogurt, head of lettuce, sultanas
Friday April 3
queso fondido w/ hatch green chili + chorizo; tortilla; tomatillo salsa; refried beans; salad [DONE]
Saturday April 4
Buffalo Cauliflower, eggplant, cole slaw [DONE]
Sunday April 5
Sun-dried tomato almond pesto pasta; w/ wilted chard [DONE]
Monday April 6
gua bao! + napa salad [TODO] soft tofu [uwaj];
Tuesday April 7
[To Be Decided] saag paneer + chana aloo curry? [TODO] paneer (also for kathi rolls)
Wednesday April 8
okonomiyaki; miso soup [TODO] tofu, yamaimo, miso, cabbage [DONE] nori
Thursday April 9
[To Be Decided] Ghormeh Sabzi
Friday April 10
[To Be Decided] pipian pascal (seitan and/or chayote w/ a pumpkin seed sauce + peanut sauce; Mexican dish that's kinda like a relative of a mole) [TODO] chayote; pumpkin seeds; peanuts, look up others!
Saturday April 11
[To Be Decided] kathi rolls

Future thoughts

  • tamales w/ a salsa verde; [TODO] vegetable shortening without trans fat (e.g. Spectrum Natural)
  • Biang biang mian
  • Someny noodles, solittle time
  • Ddukbokki
  • that delicious caramelized broccoli pesto pasta
  • 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
  • Croquettes/Cream croquettes - with shredded cabbage salad

Grocery items

Fresh produce:

  • cabbage [okonomiyaki]

Urgent Non-produce:

  • Natural shortening 0g trans fat (only if they have it, don't buy other shortening); Ideally Spectrum

Less-urgent non-produce:

  • rose water
  • bread flour - out of stock at most places at the moment
  • dried black beans
  • peanut butter
  • snacks (maybe some chocolate?)
  • sultanas
  • honey
  • toilet paper (if available)
  • compost bags (if available)


  • sweet vermouth
  • wine (4-5 bottles; 2-3 red, 1 white, 1 rose/bubbly?)
  • alcoholic beer
  • non-alcoholic beer (but only if it's Erdinger Weißbier)


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:

  • If some items are not available, they might replace them.
  • [ORDERED: delivery by Sat] Shin Ramyun Black (instant ramen, bulk pack) (?uwajimaya delivery)
  • [ORDERED: delivery by Sat] natto (uwajimaya delivery)
  • [ORDERED: delivery by Sat] konbu (uwajimaya delivery)
  • [ORDERED: delivery by Sat] nori (uwajimaya delivery)
  • [ORDERED: delivery by Sat] soft tofu x2 (uwajimaya delivery)
  • [ORDERED: delivery by Sat] miso (uwajimaya delivery)
  • [ORDERED: delivery by Sat] yakisoba (uwajimaya delivery)
  • [ORDERED: delivery by Sat] seaweed (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
Wednesday April 1
Stroganoff [DONE] - Evidence