Saucy Dressings aims to complete this post – four weeks’ menus and recipes, plus a few spare by the end of 2018.

Every year an additional week’s menu, with the links to the individual recipes, is added.

cocktails with Smirnoff Gold

Wise man Gaspar’s thrice gold cocktail

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For music to listen to while cooking in January, follow this link.

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Week’s menu for January No 1

 

This is the month to take advantage of the scallops, the rhubarb, and the oranges in season.

 

jacket potatoes aka baked potatoes

Best ever baked potatoes – the secret is in the oil and salt

Saturday lunch:

 

Sunday evening pasta:

 

Monday evening meat:

poulet-de-Bresse

Why poulet de Bresse is the real McCoy and how to cook it

Tuesday evening:

night out!

 

Wednesday evening poultry:

 

Thursday evening dinner party:

 

pimientos de padron

Spice your life up a bit with Russian roulette pimientos de padron

Thank God it’s Friday drink:

 

Friday evening fish:

 


Week’s menu for January No 2

burlesque cavolo nero

Add yoghurt to cavolo nero and you can feel righteous

Saturday lunch:

  • cheesy-quichy-souffly – a sort of tart/souffle hybrid, a souffle in a pastry case, light, puffy, very cheesy – which is also good when eaten cold the following day. It becomes solid and intense, easy to eat in your fingers, good for picnics and lunch boxes OR
  • dead-quick asparagus ‘souplé… an asparagus souffle made with a tin of soup

 

Sunday evening pasta:

 

Boeuf bourgignon with interesting English dumplings and Swiss chard

Boeuf bourgignon with interesting English dumplings and Swiss chard

Monday evening meat:

Tuesday evening:

night out!

Wednesday evening poultry:

 

Thursday dinner party:

winter salad with beetroot crisps

Chamonix winter salad – looks great on a black plate

Friday evening fish:

 


 

Week’s menu for January No 3

 

Saturday lunch:

 

mustard and oregano fried bread recipe

mustard and oregano fried bread – instant and easy carbs

Sunday supper:

 

Monday evening meat:

  • Steak with chocolate gloss

 

Tuesday evening:

night out!

 

Wednesday evening poultry:

 

Thursday evening dinner party:

 

Thank God It’s Friday drink:

 

easiest way to cook Dover sole

The easiest way to cook Dover sole is the lighthouse keeper’s method

Friday evening fish:

 

 


 

 

Week’s menu for January No 4

 

Saturday lunch:

 

Sunday supper:

  • Sausages with chutney sauce

 

Monday evening meat:

  • Country Thatched Pie

 

Tuesday evening:

night out!

 

Wednesday evening poultry:

 

Thursday evening dinner party:

  • With drinks: pesto palmiers…. or other palmiers
  • starter: stuffed portabello mushrooms
  • main course: Brazilian style fried chicken  with elephant garlic;  Portuguese punched potatoes;  and zesty carrots
  • pudding: holy heavenly trinity of caramel, rum, and chocolate – Angel Delight!

 

Thank God It’s Friday drink:

 

Friday evening fish:

 


 

Extra recipes for January

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