The Weekly Menu

Drew Tappan
A once a week complete dinner menu, recipes, and instructions - all sort of food, from fancy to fun.
Created 03 Sep 2020
  • Hold the spoon.
    12 Oct 2021 • 12 min read
    The Weekly Menu is always free, but remember, paid subscribers also get extra recipes, tips, tricks, and commentary into the occasional “The Addendum” email, and also support my work here - enabling m...
  • The Addendum - October 8, 2021
    08 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Welcome to the first edition of The Addendum - you “little bit extra” for being a paid subscriber to The Weekly Menu - and thanks for subscribing! No really. Thanks very much. I’m gonna use the money ...
  • Oh Carolina
    05 Oct 2021 • 12 min read
    Thanks for reading the weekly menu and thanks to all of your for your thoughtful words of support, for your ideas, and for sharing it with your friends and family. It’s been great fun cooking and writ...
  • A Late Summer's Night Eve
    28 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    Before we get to the fun stuff, a couple of quick housekeeping sort of things. After more than a year, I’ve turned on paid subscriptions. Don’t worry, The Weekly Menu is still free! Paid subscribers w...
  • Something Fishy
    21 Sep 2021 • 10 min read
    I haven’t cooked a fish menu in a while. Seemed like time. If you’re a regular reader, you know I have a complex relationship with fish – meaning a lot of times I don’t really like fish. I do love sea...
  • A Year Of ...
    14 Sep 2021 • 13 min read
    Today marks the one-year anniversary of The Weekly Menu. Since starting that first edition, I’ve written more than 118,000 words, shared more than 200 recipes, and taken … well, a whole lot of photogr...
  • Prefall
    07 Sep 2021 • 10 min read
    The nights here in Ohio are finally growing cooler, so I’m going to pretend that its autumn and that it’s appropriate to cook some of my favorite seasonal dishes – even if the nights are only a few de...
  • Take Away
    31 Aug 2021 • 12 min read • 1 0
    Before I get to this week's menu, I wanted to share a quick announcement. I’m working with some friends who just launched Fond, a new cooking app that is designed to fix a lot of what's frustrating ab...
  • Another Summer Picnic
    24 Aug 2021 • 8 min read
    There’s a holiday weekend coming up. For most Americans, it’s another one of those “let’s have a picnic!” holidays, though perhaps more appropriately so than the one on the other end of the summer. Be...
  • Delayed and Inspired
    17 Aug 2021 • 6 min read
    This week’s menu is a little abbreviated. There are reasons. Probably. For example, rather than making excuses for a lazy dessert, I was just lazy and didn’t make one at all. Also, as I write this, I’...
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