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04 March 2019  

Oranges, lemons, limes, oh, my!

Have you seen the new varieties of Citrus fruits in the stores lately? Tried a Shasta Tangerine or a Sumo Mandarine? Get ready for some sweet and tangy recipes using the abundant citrus fruits this month.

Special Sales This Week

Fry’s—Has a Fab 5 sale this week. Buy 5 or more of the featured items, get $1 off each one. Choices range fromColgate Total toothpaste for $1.99/each to Kelloggs Frosted Flakes for $1.99 a box. There is also a special 4 day sale, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, on items such as Scott Bath Tissue, BOGO and Bar S Bacon, $2.50/12 oz pkg.

Safeway—Also features a Fab 5 Sale this week. Outstanding bargains include Pillsbury Cake mixes for $.99/each and General Mills cereals for $1.99/box.

Sprouts—Wants you to Explore and Discover some of the many new items in store. Everything from Local Honey at a 25% saving to Heritage Breed Free Range Eggs for $5.99/dz. And do you have FODMAP issues? Try the Fody brand low Fodmap selection for 25% off.

Don’t Forget. Next Wednesday, March 6 will be Senior Discount Day at Fry’s and Safeway.

Special Days This Week

Feb 27Strawberry Day
Feb 28Chocolate Souffle Day, also Toast Day and (another) Chili Day
March 1Fruit Compote Day
March 2Banana Cream Pie Day
March 3Cold Cuts Day
March 4Pound Cake Day
March 5Fat Tuesday!

Here’s a Citrus Lesson

How to Supreme Citrus Fruits

Although these salad recipes mostly specify oranges, feel free to use whatever is inexpensive or pleases you.

Citrus Prices This Week

Oranges, Navel—$.77 @Fry’s. $.88/lb @Sprouts. $.97 @Safeway.  

Other Citrus at Sprouts $1.98/lb, Sumo or Gold Nugget Mandarins, $.88/each, Grapefruit $.98/lb Cara Cara Oranges or Minneola Tangelos

Other Citrus at Fry’s—$1.25/lb, Sumo Mandarines. $3.99/3 lb bag, Halo Mandarins. $1.99/1 lb bag, Meyer Lemons. $.77/lb, Minneola Tangelos

Menus

Day 1

Ground Turkey Skillet
Butter Noodles
Carrot Orange and Date Salad
Banana Cream Pie

Ground Turkey Skillet

Butter Noodles

Carrot, Date and Orange Salad

Banana Creme Pie

Items On Sale

Ground Turkey—$1.99/lb @Sprouts, 3 lb pkg. $3.99/lb @Fry’s

Day 2

Cioppino
Must be served with Crusty Bread, preferably sour dough.
Orange Avocado Salad
Pound Cake with Meyer Lemon Compote

Cioppino

You may not find many clams and mussels here, but substitute shrimp, crab etc.

Orange Avocado Salad

Try with Blood Oranges or Cara Cara

Meyer Lemon Compote

Items On Sale

Shrimp—$4.99/lb @Sprouts. $11.54/2 lb bag @Safeway, frozen. 
Salmon—11.99/lb @Sprouts. 
Tilapia—$4.99/lb @Fry’s. $6.99/lb @ Safeway. 
Avocados—$1/3 @Sprouts. 

Day 3

Monte Christo Sandwiches
Orange Salad with Fennel
Roasted Garlic Potatoes
Lemon Delicious Pudding

Monte Christo Sandwiches

Orange Salad with Fennel

Roasted Garlic Potatoes

Lemon Delicious Pudding

Items on Sale

Potatoes—$3.99/5 lb bag @Fry’s
Deli Meat—$6.99/lb @Safeway, Ham, Turkey Chicken, Provolone or Munster cheese
Bulk Cut Cheese—$2.99/lb @Sprouts, Jack

Day 4

Creamy Mushroom Pasta
Composed Salad
Chocolate Souffle

Creamy Mushroom Pasta

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Chocolate Souffle

Have more people? Increase amounts, but keep proportional. 

Recipe—Composed Salad

On a platter, arrange a bed of romaine leaves and torn butter lettuce. Place the following:

2 sliced hard boiled eggs
1/2 lb asparagus tips
2 oranges or other citrus, supreme
2 avocados, sliced

Serve with Cilantro Lime dressing on the side, or dressing of your choice

Items on Sale

Asparagus—$1.99/lb @Fry’s
Eggs—$1.49/dz @Safeway, Fab 5 sale. 
Avocados—$1/3 @Sprouts.

Day 5

Pork Tenderloin 
Rice Pilaff
Pomegranate Tangerine Salad
Fresh Strawberries with Whipped Cream

Pork Tenderloin

Rice Pilaf

Use Jasmin Rice or Basmati Rice.

Pomegranate Tangerine Salad

Items on Sale

Pork Tenderloin—BOGO @Fry’s

Strawberries—$1.50/1 lb pkg @Sprouts

Day 6

Deli Chicken
Caribbean Orange Pineapple Salad
Creamy Potato Bake
Pie of your Choice

Caribbean Orange Pineapple Salad

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Creamy Potato Bake

1 Kilo=about 2 lb  230º C = 450º F

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Items On Sale

Deli Chicken—$5 @Safeway
Pineapple—$.88/each @Fry’s, medium
Potatoes—$3.99/5 lb bag @Fry’s