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Meena had a great little butternut squash soup with shrimp waiting when I got home tonight!
- butternut squash
- chicken stock
- shrimp
- fish sauce
- garlic
- white onion
- crimini mushroom
- organic light coconut milk
- brown sugar
- kosher salt
- chives
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We did a little fish taco scenario the other night and I’m just now getting to the ingredients (sorry). 
- cod
- fish seasoning spice mix
- guacamole
- pico de gallo
- corn tortillas
- bell pepper
- onion
- pickled onion
- mixed greens
- green chile tortilla
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Closed down Sunday with some wonderful roasted chicken.
Chicken.
- olive oil
- kosher salt
- kansas city pork seasoning (weird, but it worked)
- brined chicken
The Rest.
- chives (from the garden)
- yukon gold potato
- mixed sweet peppers
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Squid steak and sausage for a quick Monday night meal. 
Veg.
- broccoli.
// garlic
// olive oil
// ancho chili powder
// kosher salt
- red onion
- avocado mash.
// avocado
// red wine vinegar
// kosher salt
// avocado oil
- tomato (from the garden)
- hunter sausage (Artisanal, Wilmette)
- micro greens
The Rest.
- squid steak
- lemon
- garlic
- olive oil
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Back on that chili game.
- chicken breast (Slagel Farms)
- crushed tomato
- fire roasted tomato
- balsamic vinegar
- white beans
- olive oil
- jalapeño 
- yellow bell pepper
- poblano pepper
- ancho chili power
- white onion
- cilantro
- fat free yogurt
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Cauliflower and sausage got us started on Saturday night. 
Curry Cauliflower. 
- curry powder
- duke’s mayo
- cauliflower 
- kosher salt
The Rest.
- hunter sausage (Artisanal, Wilmette)
- tomato (from the garden!)
- micro greens
- black pepper
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OMG meatballs are just so good.
Meatballs.
- ground beef
- kosher salt
- pork belly
- garlic
- white onion
Sauce.
- beer
- garlic oil
- crushed tomato
- balsamic vinegar
- grape seed oil
- kosher salt
Greens.
- meatball fat
- mixed greens
The Rest.
- parmesan
- serrano pepper (from the garden!)
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Lake trout for the Friday night win!
Trout.
- kosher salt
- lake trout fillet
- pork fat
Potato.
- kosher salt
- pork fat
- red potato
Crema.
- fat free yogurt
- homemade hot sauce (peppers from the garden!)
Base.
- spinach
- pork belly
- pickled red onion
- kosher salt
The Rest.
- broccoli microgreens
- marcona almonds