Menu Monday 11/30/2009

Heather says:

It looks as though menus and schedules will be what holds my sanity together over the next few months. This realization hit me as I contemplated just winging it this week.  When we feel pressed for time is when a routine can help keep the little tasks from spiraling out of control. You (read that as I) just have to remember to not sweat it when things don’t go as planned.

So, with that in mind here’s to Menu Monday.

Share what’s on your menu, either in the comments or with a link to your own blog or site. In addition to what’s listed,

  • Monday – C.O.R.N. (Transparency, tonight may be a pizza treat for the kids if today’s 1000x errands don’t kill me)
  • Tuesday – Braised beef shoulder roast; carrots, celery & onions, rice
  • Wednesday – Pulled pork w/ gravy, collard green gratin (will probably downgrade to a casserole style), steamed broccoli
  • Thursday – Tamale pie (shredded pork, black beans, corn, tomatoes) with a cornbread topping
  • Friday – Some form of leek soup, blackened catfish, steamed vegetables
  • Saturday – Calzones, fresh vegetables
  • Sunday –  To be determined, it may be a lazy C.O.R.N. or a more adventurous jaunt into the depths of the freezer

C.O.R.N. = Clean Out Refrigerator Night

Tell me, what are you eating this week?

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3 thoughts on “Menu Monday 11/30/2009”

  1. Links to the dinner items are on my blog at

    11/30 Mon: Crockpot Simple Chuck Pot Roast with carrots and potatoes, Lucy's Dinner Rolls.

    12/1 Tues: Sloppy Joes, green salad.

    12/2 Wed: Chicken Spaghetti with Feta, Easy Cheesy Rolls, green salad.

    12/3 Thurs: Crockpot Porkchops and Gravy, Parmesan Mashed Potatoes, green salad.

    12/4 Fri: Mongolian Beef and Sesame Noodles.

    12/5 Sat: Mandarin Chicken and Rice Bake, green salad.

    12/6 Sun: Baked Spaghetti, Italian Cheese Bread, green salad.

  2. Well, we've already had turkey pot pie, parmesan turkey-broccoli-rice casserole and tureky rice soup. All three were delicious.
    Monday- C.O.R.N.
    Tuesday- turkey-tomatillo chili with cornbread
    Wednesday- scalloped potatoes with ham (more T-day leftover- ham)
    Thursday- spagehtti with meat sauce, salad
    Friday- home made pizzas with assorted toppings, salads
    Saturday- Red beans and rice, salad, fruit
    Sunday- something on the grill (got to check the freezer)


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