The google-eyed science professor,
Told the leonine exiled contessa,
"If you promise to love me, I will marry above me,
And the greater will cleave to the lesser"

Sunday, September 29, 2013

Turkey  Season
tentative menu
9/30/13 thru 10/4/13
Mon.    Vegetarian Chili, Sherried Carrot Soup, French Lentil Salad, Hummus Wraps, Baked Cavatappi and Aged Cheddar Au Gratin, Cayuga Mud Cake
Tues.   Vegetarian Chili, Mushroom Barley Soup, Falafel Salads, Hummus Wraps, Pizzettes, More Cayuga Mud Cake
Wed.    Vegetarian Chili, Pumpkin Asiago Soup, Greek Salad, Hummus Wraps, Grilled Eggplant-Aioli Panini, Pecan Praline Cheesecake
Thurs.  Vegetarian Chili, Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Moroccan Couscous Salad, Hummus Wraps, Chevre-Pear-Walnut Hero, Something Chocolate
Fri.      Vegetarian Chili, French Onion Soup, Black Bean and Corn Salad, Hummus Wraps, Avocado Hero yes!

Music Menu
Old Guys in Spandex

The low down on this week's menu -  Eliza is the star this week with her very first, (but not last) Mud Cake. Wednesday's panini will have a cayenne aioli, grilled eggplant, grilled onions, Swiss cheese, local tomatoes and basil mayo. Thursday is just one request fulfilled after another. Friday is definitely an avocado hero day.
News from the dark side - none, yet again. 
Last week we shared our wild grape pie project.
Last week's bar song limerick;
Said the cat to the querulous crow,
As she stared out the window below,
"The leaves on the poplar are disturbingly doppler,
As an observer like you are should know."

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Autumnal Equinox
tentative menu
9/23/13 thru 9/27/13
Mon.    Vegetarian Chili, Chipotle Tomato Soup, Indian Style Rice Salad, Hummus Wraps, Cheddar and Apple Panini
Tues.    Vegetarian Chili, Chinese Velvet Corn Soup, Peanut Noodles,  Hummus Wraps, Quesadillas
Wed.     Vegetarian Chili, Caribbean Sweet Potato and Coconut Soup, Marinated Kale and Chickpea Salad, Hummus Wraps, Artichoke Hero
Thurs.   Vegetarian Chili, Roasted Cauliflower Soup, Pesto Tortellini, Hummus Wraps, Pear and Pepper Jack Panini 
Fri.        Vegetarian Chili, Curried Pumpkin Soup, Andean Quinoa and Corn Salad, Hummus Wraps, Calzones

Music Menu
Redheads Get The Blues

The low down on this week's menu - requests fulfilled this week include Monday's panini, Tuesday's Noodles and Thursday's panini. Requests are usually fulfilled in a timely manner. Calzones on Friday will most likely be caprese, owing to the abundance of local tomatoes.
local wild grapes

News from the dark side - unofficial sources say that the Honey Crisps are still available at O1.
Last week's limerick anticipated the departure of the local hummingbird crew - fare thee well.
A young hummingbird perched in a glade,
To suck in the sweet water and shade,
Thought, "in these fractions of seconds, as my Yucatan beckons,
I must beat it and rise up and fade." 
Last week's fungus of the week was mighty cool looking, wasn't it.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

tentative menu
9/16/13 thru 9/20/13

Mon.    Vegetarian Chili, Onion Cheese Bisque, Sesame Noodles, Hummus Wraps, BBQ Tempeh with Cornbread, Slaw, Baked Beans
Tues.   Vegetarian Chili, Acorn Squash-Roasted Garlic-Fresh Spinach Soup, Marinated Local Tomato Salad, Hummus Wraps, Quiche
Wed.    Vegetarian Chili, Caldo Gallego (Spanish Potato, Chard and Bean Soup), Pesto Tortellini, Hummus Wraps, Chevre and Fig Sandwich
Thurs.  Vegetarian Chili, Pumpkin Black Bean Soup, Asian Succotash Salad, Hummus Wraps, Artichoke Tapenade Panini
Fri.      Vegetarian Chili, Greek Lentil Soup, Thai Glass Noodle Salad menu change - glass noodle delivery failure, will sub in something else not quite as exotic. and try again soon, Hummus Wraps, Caesar Wrap

Music Menu
Covers of Classics

The low down on this week's menu - requests abound this week. Thanks to Hallie, Happy Birthday to Eliza. A very great possibility of a switcheroo between Wednesday and Thursday lunches.
News from the dark side -
Last week's Rugby limerick, tossed off whilst mowing the lawn. You are so welcome, Jo.
'A young damsel went out on her way,
To enjoy the crisp weather and play,
After scroobious scrum, when they totaled the sum,
She was muddy and queen for a day.'

Sunday, September 8, 2013

tentative menu
9/9/13 thru 9/13/13
Mon.     Vegetarian Chili, Roasted Garlic and Tomato Soup, Pesto Tortellini Salad, Hummus Wraps, Cheddar-Avocado-Red Onion Pickle Panini
Tues.     Vegetarian Chili, Chipotle Sweet Potato and Fresh Sage Soup, Mexican Honeydew Salad, Hummus Wraps, Cheddar and Apple Panini
Wed.     Vegetarian Chili, Curried Spinach Soup, Scattered Sushi Salad, Hummus Wraps, Pizzettes
Thurs.  Vegetarian Chili, Masala Root Soup, Peanut Noodles, Hummus Wraps, "Jerry Reuben" Sandwich
Fri.       Vegetarian Chili, Crimson Lentil Soup, Mixed Grain and Grapefruit Salad, Hummus Wraps, Chickpea of The Sea on a Bagel

Music Menu
Dukes of September

The low down on this week's menu - Everyone's favorite red onion pickles (made by our own Sean H-S) are showing up for a second week in a row. If you enjoyed last week's Asian watermelon Salad, you might like this week's Mexican Honeydew. The pizzettes on Wednesday will probably be pesto-artichoke and baby spinach. Thursday's Reuben sandwich was requested by customer-of -the-week, Trish. Thank you for your continued patronage! Chickpea -of-the-sea hasn't been seen in these parts for a couple of semesters. Welcome back!

News from the dark side - A short, seven minute walk, yet world's away.
A Dying Art - last week's limerick
A cicada, emerged from below,
To chorale the young nymphs and bestow,
Said, "After seventeen wickets,
I defer to the crickets,
To perform this new summer's crescendo."

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Summer's Crescendo
tentative menu
9/2/13 thru 9/6/13
Mon.    Vegetarian Chili, Herbed Carrot Soup, Black Bean and Corn Salad, Hummus Wraps, Baked Cavatappi and Aged Cheddar Au Gratin, Apple Cake
Tues.   Vegetarian Chili, Madras Curried Tomato Soup, French Lentil Salad, Hummus Wraps, Baked Goat Cheese Caprese on a Baguette
Wed.    Vegetarian Chili, West African Peanut Soup, Asian Watermelon Salad, Hummus Wraps, Artichoke Hero
Thurs.  Vegetarian Chili, Summer Squash Soup With Parsley Mint Pistou, Caesar Salad, Hummus Wraps, Grilled Ratatouille Panino or Avocado Hero
Fri.      Vegetarian Chili, Roasted Fresh Corn Chowder, Brown Rice Salad, Hummus Wraps, Quesadillas

Music Menu
Jimmie McCraklin & His Blues Blasters

The low down on this week's menu - Herbs for Monday's soup will be picked in the dark before I leave home. Asian watermelon salad will be more savory than sweet. And juicy. Very juicy. The summer squash soup is  a sure thing, thanks to Dave. Thursday's lunch depends on how ripe the avocados are by then. I'm guessing that they'll be ripe enough to use, but no promises here. Ripe!
News from the dark side - no news is good news.
Orion is back, too


The work-a-day world takes its toll,
You may gasp for a grasp of the Whole,
To trade virulent clatters, for something that matters,
Put your hands on the shape of a bowl.

Personalities of the week: Steph and Sophie; Hands to work, hearts to God.