Monday, March 5, 2012

Monday Menu Recap: Week of Feb. 27th

Last week's main dish dinners:

Monday--vegetable curry and tempura shrimp
Tuesday--Chef Tess Broccoli, Cheese, and Rice Casserole
Wednesday--Leek/Potato Soup
Thursday--a recipe-less hamburger/onion/tomato concoction
Friday--Subway sandwiches (date night)
Saturday--Golden Potato, Cheese, and Sausage Casserole

Monday's and Saturday's meals will definitely stay in the rotation.  Thursday's would, except it was one of those "a little of this and a little of that" one-of-a-kind numbers.  I want to try Tuesday's meal again, after I purchase some more-recently freeze-dried broccoli.  What I used had been sitting unopened in my cupboard for a while.  Still edible, but not at its peak of color/flavor.  Soups are generally out of favor at the moment with she-who-must-not-be-named, but the grown-ups liked it.

I received unsolicited praise for the Golden Potato, Cheese, and Sausage Casserole from both John and youngest daughter, so I plan on making up several jars worth of that meal today.  I did find, however, that it was still a little soupy after microwaving, so I ended up simmering it on the stove top until the consistency was right. 

This week I'll see if I can remember to take some photos, so that next Monday's post won't be so devoid of images.

What did you cook last week? 

Thankful thought:  Thanks for a wonderful church meeting yesterday.  A (non-LDS) man who has been attending LDS services for 22 years got up and shared how he knows now "that 1+1=2".  He acknowledged his new belief in God, and spoke with conviction, gratitude, and humility. 

2 comments:

  1. My brown rice stir-fry went over well last night. Brown rice made a day ahead, cold, then added to onion, green pepper, red pepper, and celery frying. Added leftover ham (chopped) and soy sauce to taste. I also served a tossed salad and cooked zucchini. I made a lot so leftovers tonight.

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    1. Sounds yummy, and leftovers are always nice!

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