Weekend Special

On the Menu

A classic, cozy feast (without the fuss).

Sparkling Red-Wine Cocktails
Antipasto and Cheddar and Pickle Skewers
Rosemary-Garlic Roast Beef and Potatoes with Horseradish Sauce
Roasted Acorn Squash
Green Salad with Herbs
Braised Broccolini
Lemon Pudding Cakes

Shopping List

Produce

2 pounds small potatoes
1 large acorn squash
2 pounds Broccolini
1 head garlic
2 heads Boston or Bibb lettuce
1 bunch each rosemary, thyme, chives, parsley, and tarragon
4 lemons
1 orange

Meat

6 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto
1 top round beef roast (3 pounds)

Staples

Extra-virgin olive oil
Red-wine vinegar
Dijon mustard
3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
Red-pepper flakes
All-purpose flour
Baking powder
Sugars: granulated, confectioners'
Ground cinnamon

Dairy/Eggs

Unsalted butter
1 1/4 cups whole milk
1 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
6 ounces bocconcini (bite-size fresh mozzarella balls)
4 ounces cheddar
3 large eggs

Miscellaneous

2 bottles Lambrusco (sparkling red wine)
24 ounces sparkling orange beverage, such as Orangina
Bourbon
Sliced almonds
Golden raisins
Prepared horseradish
1 jar giardiniera (Italian pickled vegetables)
1 jar pimento-stuffed green olives
1 jar cornichons
1 jar pickled onions
1 baguette (optional)

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