Meal Plans

Meal Plans Nov 18-Dec 1

Let’s Eat

YoYo x2

Whatever Dinner- Taken from Six Sisters’ STUFF cookbook

“It was Thanksgiving Eve.  Mom had been in the kitchen all day prepping and cooking food for our upcoming feast.  Dinnertime was getting closer and, after cooking all day, the last thing my mom wanted to do was cook some more.  So our parents loaded us all in the van, and we took off for the grocery store.  We were each given $5 dollars and told that we could buy whatever we wanted for dinner-anything!  I remember holding my five-dollar bill so tightly as I walked up and down the aisles looking at all the yummy food.  I finally decided on a frozen pizza…We all gathered in the kitchen and started to prepare our items to contribute to the meal.  once everything was ready, Mom pulled out her nicest tablecloth, china, and candlesticks, and we at our Crazy Dinner by candlelight.  It was, and still is one of the most memorable dinners of my life.”

CP Maccaroni & Cheese/ Fried Zuchinni

Mexican Brown Rice Bake/ Warmed Corn Tortillas

Breakfast for Dinner-Mountain Man/Pumpkin Donut Holes

Mountain Man-Cooked sausage, hash browns, scrambled eggs, and cheese. Salt, Pepper, and a little bit of paprika. We throw in some finely chopped spinach and peppers to get our veggies in and Trevor usually eats his with salsa.Fried (Brown)Rice/ Roasted Green Beans

Fried Rice/ Roasted Green Beans

In a big electric skillet saute chopped onion, a cup or two of frozen peas and carrots, and a bag of cubed ham in 2 Tbsp of sesame oil until veggies are soft.  Scoot to the side and add 3 beat eggs to the empty side. When scrambled mix into the rest.  Add 3 cups of cooked rice and some soy sauce to flavor and fry for a minute or two.  “Easy Peasy”

*Baked Chicken Parmesan/ Buttered Noodles w/garlic and basil/Roasted Broccoli

Chicken Pot Pie Soup/ *Cheddar Cheese Biscuits

Baked Potatoes

Toppings can include: cheese, sour cream, chili, chives, onions, cottage cheese

Thanksgiving Dinner


Appetizers: *Stuffed Mushrooms(Recipe Below)/*Cheese Ball

Skillet Fried Green Beans w/Bacon

*French Bread Rolls (recipe below)

Pies: *Pumpkin(the best recipe is the one on the back of the can of pumpkin), Dutch Apple, *Egg Nog Custard, *Banana Cream

 

Stuffed Mushrooms

2 packages of whole mushrooms

8 oz cream cheese

1 package Ground Italian Sausage (jimmy dean)

1/2 tsp oregano

1/4 tsp ground red pepper (optional)

1/2 pepper

1/2 tsp garlic salt

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

1 egg

Stem and core mushrooms.Crease a cookie sheet and set oven for 350 degrees.  Cook sausage with spices and then drain.  mix in softened cream cheese with an egg and Parmesan.  Spoon heaping amounts into each mushroom and bake for 20 minutes.  Note: you may need to take mushrooms out half way through and soak up some of the liquid in the pan.

 

Darby’s French Bread

Preheat oven to 400 degrees

2 C warm water

1 TB yeast

1 1/2 tsp salt

2 TB sugar(i use brown)

2 TB oil

about 3 1/2-4 cups flour-until not sticky

Knead at least 10 minutes and let raise 1/2 hour.  form into roll and put in the pan with some space in between. Let raise for 10-15 minutes.  Bake 10 minutes or until tops are golden.

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