Monday, April 20, 2009

Menu Plan Monday: Week of April 20

Menu planning, for me, is a key to getting dinner on the table every evening. Without planning, I'd be stressed every day, and my family would eat a lot more take-out dinners. My menu plans are based on this week's sales as well as the ingredients we have on hand. So without further ado, I present this week's menu:

Monday: roast chicken, stuffing, fresh tomatoes (frugal notes: I'll make stuffing to use up a loaf of almost-stale bread. Leftover chicken will be used for lunches and in soup.)

Tuesday: eggplant parm (shortcut method) and homemade bread (prep notes: Make chicken stock and start sourdough bread for tomorrow.)

Wednesday: chicken noodle soup, sourdough bread

Thursday: homemade pizza with peppers, onions, and pepperoni

Friday: hot dogs, mashed potatoes, asparagus (note: Sounds like an odd combination, but fresh asparagus is on sale and everyone is asking for it.)

For more Menu Plan Monday, visit Laura at I'm an Organizing Junkie.

9 comments :

  1. yummy, forget my menu, i'm coming to your house! ;)

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  2. Thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. To answer your question, the Spicy Sausage and Rice recipe will be offered on my Tried and True Tuesday blog. That's where I dig through my family's favorites and share them every Tuesday.

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  3. Looks great! Thanks for sharing!
    ~Liz

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  4. We love eggplant parm! Seems like every night you are making something we would like.

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  5. Sounds so good - and I'm jealous that your kids will eat eggplant and asparagus. What's your secret?
    Have a great week!

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  6. Welcome to MPM! I'm new this week as well so I thought I'd drop in and say hi!

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  7. My kids would go wild for the hot dogs and mashed potatoes now the asparagus is another issue (I don't like it at all!). Just wanted to drop a note...I'm new to MPM and blogging.

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  8. Thanks for visiting my blog! It sounds like a yummy week ahead!

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