Enjoy five meals from one magic box (and a tote) on your next outdoor weekend getaway. See the game plan below and get packing!
Multipurpose Vinaigrette

Orange, Pumpkin Seed, and Smoked Almond Granola


Mojito Cooler
Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
Cantaloupe-Red Pepper Salsa
Shaved Zucchini and Parsley Salad
Orange, Pumpkin Seed, and Smoked Almond Granola with Greek Yogurt

Figgy Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches


Yogurt "Romesco" Dip
Grilled Romaine Hearts with Pepper
Grilled Vegetable Pizzas with Anchovies
Cantaloupe Granita
Farro Salad with Cherry Tomato, Onion, and Almonds

July 18, 2014

GAME PLAN:

1. Prep the Orange, Pumpkin Seed, and Smoked Almond Granola and Multipurpose Vinaigrette before the trip.

 

2. Pack the cooler and tote bag. Here's what you'll need:

TOTE BAG:

Orange, Pumpkin Seed, and Smoked Almond Granola (make-ahead)

Multipurpose Vinaigrette (make-ahead)

2 cartons cherry tomatoes

5 limes

2 lemons

2 red onions

1 head garlic

1 large cantaloupe

4 onion rolls

1 small container cornmeal

1 bag lightly salted, smoked almonds

1 bag pearled farro

1 small container or jar anchovies

1 small bottle agave nectar

1 large bottle club soda

1 small bottle white rum

Wines (if desired)

1 small bottle olive oil

Salt and pepper

Kosher salt

Cooking spray

Whole-grain crackers (optional)

Meat thermometer (optional)

 

COOLER:

2 packages fresh mint

1 bunch fresh flat-leaf parsley

1 bunch fresh basil

1 large red bell pepper

1 jalapeño pepper

4 zucchini

2 cucumbers

2 romaine lettuce hearts

1 head lettuce

1 carton fresh figs

2 (1-pound) pork tenderloins

2 ounces pancetta

1 container feta cheese

1 container mascarpone cheese

1 large container 2% reduced-fat Greek yogurt

1 small piece Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese

1 ball fresh mozzarella

1 small container homemade pesto

1 ball pizza dough

 

3. Strategize your weekend menus.

Friday Dinner: Mojito Cooler, Pancetta-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Cantaloupe-Red Pepper Salsa, Shaved Zucchini and Parsley Salad

Saturday Breakfast: Orange, Pumpkin Seed, and Smoked Almond Granola with Greek Yogurt

Saturday Lunch: Figgy Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches, Yogurt "Romesco" Dip

Saturday Dinner: Grilled Romaine Hearts with Pepper, Grilled Vegetable Pizzas with Anchovies, Cantaloupe Granita

Sunday Brunch: Farro Salad with Cherry Tomato, Onion, and Almonds

 

4. Enjoy your weekend!

 

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