Tuesday, September 30, 2008

MENU Sat Sep 27th through Fri Oct 10th

9/27 Sat - frozen crock pot meal, left over from the week of the accident. We have to use it sometime.. now's as good a time as any.

9/28 Sun - Pasta w/ Citrus Cream Sauce (RR2/188) with pork medallions instead of veal.
Honestly, we had a late lunch on Sunday and I never made this ... and there's part of the recipe that I don't understand. It'll go on the next 2-week menu, and at that point I'll post the recipe. I just don't want to post the instructions when I don't understand how to do it.

9/29 Mon - grilled Porterhouse w/ mushrooms, salad on the side

9/30 Tue - Mediterranean Succotash (RR2/238) & Poached Fish with Tomato and Basil (RR2/238) This is a SUPER-FAST meal! I walked in the door at 5:25 and had dinner on the table at 5:55. Seriously.

10/1 Wed - Chilaquiles (Mex/32), Pineapple Dessert

10/2 Thu - Chicken Piccata (RR2/94), salad on the side

10/3 Fri - potato soup (leftover in the freezer) and kielbasa

10/4 Sat - grilled pork loin, twice baked sweet potatoes, whatever veggie's on sale

10/5 Sun - Sweet and Sour Pork (TOH/46), rice

10/6 Mon - Pork Chops with Caramelized Onion Sauce & Mushroom Cherry Couscous (RR2468/50)

10/7 Tue - Steak, Avocado, & Bean Salad (Mex/26)

10/8 Wed - Apricot Glazed Chicken (TOH2/Fall08/26) & Gingered Green Beans

10/9 Thu - Crunchy Oven-Fried Fish (QH&DC/67) & chutney tartar sauce (QH&DC/54), rice, & whatever veggie's on sale

10/10 Fri - stir fry

MENU Tue Sep 23rd through Fri Sep 26th

We returned from vacation late on Sunday night, and I had fortunately had the foresight to plan Monday's dinner. On Monday, I decided to plan the rest of the week using only what I had on hand - no grocery trip. Here's what I used.

9/23 Tue - Spaghetti w/ ground turkey in the sauce - I used sauce I already had in the freezer (in ice cubes). I ended up making a variation of Rachel Ray's Goulash

9/24 Wed - Chicken quesadillas, using the last of the flatbread we brought with us on vacation (used on vac. for sandwiches).

9/25 Thu - Chicken & Rice meal

9/26 Fri - mini-meatloaf, mashed potatoes & gravy, & canned peas. (Use a regular meatloaf recipe, but put it in a cupcake pan instead of in a bread pan.. only needs to cook 1/2 the time.)

Thursday, September 11, 2008

MENU Sat Sep 6 through Mon Sep 22

9/6 Sat - Went out for sushi! Sushi-Thai off exit five (440 beltline around Raleigh) is phenomenal! It's cheap ($1/piece) and very good.

9/7 Sun - chicken pot pie

9/8 Mon - Polynesian chicken

9/9 Tue - Salmon w/ caper relish

9/10 Wed - Spaghetti Carbonara (RR/35) with chicken added, salad

9/11 Thu - Baked Fish (Med/74), broccoli

9/12 Fri - dinner with Dinah's parents and paternal grandparents.

9/13 Sat - Jambalaya

9/14 Sun - Pollo Rosa Maria

9/15 Mon - pork stirfry

9/16 Tue - Porterhouse cooked in cast iron, salad & bread

9/17 Wed - Cashew Chicken

9/18 Thu through Sun 9/21 - out of town (eek! now strangers online know we'll be away.)

9/22 Mon - Ribs! woo-hoo! and rosemary potatoes and veggie that's on sale

MENU Mon Aug 25th through Fri Sep 5th

8/25 Mon - Porterhouse, salad and bread

8/26 Tue - Shrimp/Ham Jambalaya

8/27 Wed - Tarragon-Crusted Chicken (TOH/Spring08/7), Potatoes and Artichokes (TOH/Wint08/25)

8/28 Thu - Salmon Fetuccini, veggie that's on sale

8/29 Fri - One-Pot-Meal of chicken, sausage, and rice

8/30 Sat - Dinner with Jodie and Brandon, for Jodie's birthday

8/31 Sun - Empanadas

9/1 Mon - Catfish nuggets, tomato pie, fried okra

9/2 Tue - Pasta w/ ground turkey in tomato sauce

9/3 Wed - Baked pork chops, rice, and eggplant

9/4 Thu - Hamburgers, canned baked beans, zucchini

9/5 Fri - Penne with Rice and Asparagus (add chicken to the recipe)

MENU Sat Aug 9th through Sun Aug 23rd

Okay, if I'm going to do this thing, I need to do it. Many apologies for not having been posting my menus (although, I am not sure that anyone other than me has been reading this).

8/9 Sat - Puerco pibil with rice and corn

8/10 Sun - Pollo Rosa Maria with asparagus

8/11 Mon - Pasta with pesto and chicken, veggie that's on sale

8/12 Tue - Lamb (Med/114) with boiled potatoes and veggie that's on sale

8/13 Wed - Ham Steak with biscuits and veggie that's on sale

8/14 Thu - Fish parcels (Med/74) and veggie

8/15 Fri - Stuffed shells (in frzr as leftovers) w/ tomato sauce, carrot sticks

8/16 Sat - Dinner with Dinah's parents.

8/17 Sun - Cashew Chicken (RR/105)

8/18 Mon - Chicken w/ Lemon and Garlic (Med/126), rice, veggie that's on sale

8/19 Tue - Taco Salads

8/20 Wed - Pork Stirfry

8/21 Thu - Fish with Capers (Med/71), veggie that's on sale

8/22 Fri - My Friend Frank's Favorite Chicken (RR/138)

8/23 Sat - Mediterranean Baked Fish (Med/74), veggie that's on sale

8/24 Sun - Chicken w/ Lemon (Med/124), lentils and rice, veggie that's on sale