So ... I am still impressed with this whole menu planning thing. I think the most amazing thing is that I find myself throwing away much less food than I did before. It seems we are able to get things used up BEFORE they go bad. That is good!
I have also added a few more recipes to our menu. I found two REALLY good ones this past week. See my review of last week below this weeks plan.
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What's up for the week of 9/29/09
Monday: Beef and noodles with mashed potatoes
Tuesday: Julie's Chicken Pot Pie
Wednesday: Grilled Steak Kabobs (Outback seasoned)-Potato, veggie, mac n cheese
Thursday: Cracker Crust Chicken, mashed potato, corn, gravy, bread
Friday: Family party at a friend's house. I will take Tortilla roll-ups and Oatmeal No-Bake Cookies.
Saturday: Flank Steak Fajitas w/ mexican rice
Sunday: Baked Chicken Chimichangas (Taste of Home Pg 174)
HOW WE DID LAST WEEK of 9/21/09:
Monday: Easy Spaghetti with sauce - Made it, ate it.
Tuesday: Potato Soup - Made the stuffed Chicken Rolls with Gravy (See Wedensday below) We will for sure add this to the rotation, Carl said that he thought it was the best chicken he as have had! WOW!
Wednesday: NEW RECIPE - (Recycled from last 2 weeks) Stuffed Chicken Rolls with Gravy from Miss Vickie's pressure cooker cookbook. Page 236. Gonna keep this on the menu until we give it a try! Ended up eating out at a local restaurant.
Thursday: NEW RECIPE - Yakatori (marinated, grilled sirloin steak kabobs), oriental green beans, egg drop soup and rice. (Recipes from allrecipes.com and cooks.com) - Swapped Thursday and Friday of this week. Pizza was good as usual!
Friday: Home made pizza - C'Mon garden! One more round of green peppers and tomatoes! Please?!? - Ok so tonight was the night to try the recipes listed for Thursday above. WOWEE!!! This was gooooood! Found out it is really called Yakiniku (Grilled Beef). Yakatori is chicken. Anyway it was amazingly good!!!
Saturday: Cracker Crust Chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn. - Had quick spaghetti with meat sauce and bread.
Sunday: Beef and noodles with mashed potaotes (slow cook roast starting in the morning). - Got stuck out at the lake ... LITERALLY! So we ate a Pizza Hut on the way home. Very late! LOL!
Have an excellent week everyone!!!