Saturday, July 6, 2019

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
July 6th - 12th

Saturday
leftovers

Sunday 
pizza

Monday
chicken fajitas, spanish rice, pinto beans, guacamole, pico de gallo, jalapeno ranch dip, tres leche cake 

Tuesday
vegetable parmesan, caesar salad

Wednesday
black bean burgers, spicy potato wedges

Thursday
blackened tilapia, rice, sautéed vegetables 

Friday 
grilled chicken, fresh green beans and new potatoes, cream peas, corn on the cob, sliced tomatoes

Saturday, June 29, 2019

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
June 29th - July 5th

Saturday
leftovers

Sunday
dinner - bbq tortillas, potato salad, baked beans
supper - breakfast for supper

Monday
spaghetti, caesar salad

Tuesday
filet mignon, shrimp, jalapeno poppers, roasted potatoes, salad

Wednesday
homemade pizza

Thursday
4th of July

Friday
charcuterie picnic

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
June 22nd - 28th

Saturday
out for supper

Sunday
dinner - chicken parmesan, ceasar salad
supper - breakfast for supper

Monday
grilled chili cilantro lime chicken, rice, sautéed vegetables

Tuesday
leftovers

Wednesday
mexican frito salad

Thursday
out for supper

Friday
leftovers

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Saturday Evening Supper



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Menu Plan

Supper Menus
June 15th - 21st

Saturday
lemon garlic butter chicken,  french farmhouse potatoes, green beans

Sunday
breakfast for supper

Monday
blackened tilapia, asian ramen salad

Tuesday
pot roast, buttered corn, dinner rolls, salad

Wednesday
leftovers

Thursday
enchiladas, refried beans, spanish rice

Friday
out for supper

Sunday, June 9, 2019

~charcuterie board~


What is a charcuterie (pronounced shahr-koo-tuh-ree) board you ask?  

Charcuterie is defined as the art of preparing cured or smoked meats such as bacon, ham and salami.  A charcuterie board is an assortment of these meats often times with cheese, fruits, nuts and breads added as well.  Basically it's a fancy name for a meat and cheese board. They have gotten very popular recently, just check out #charcuterieboard on Pinterest. :-) 

I was inspired by a co-worker to create one for Mr. H. because I just knew he would really like it.  I decided to chose Italian meats and cheeses.  I had a few things at home and I went shopping with an idea of different foods that I wanted to incorporate.   I looked over all the fancy deli items first, but purchased most items in the regular grocery aisles which cut down on cost.  

For this board I used - 

meats
peppered salami and prosciutto wrapped mozzarella (both from the deli)
pepperoni slices

cheeses
small fresh mozzarella balls (store brand)
provolone 

fruits and veggies
strawberries
grapes
grape tomatoes
(all I already had at home for this weeks lunches)

breads
small french loaf from the bakery 
(you could use crackers or melba toasts instead)

other 
small black olives
manzanilla olives
marinated artichoke hearts 
sun dried tomato bruschetta spread
pesto spread
dates 
olive oil with herbs for dipping
fig preserves (for a sweet bite)

and a bottle of San Pellegrino to share of course

We enjoyed our charcuterie board away from home so I packed up all the cold items in a little soft sided cooler and placed my boards, serving utensils, and jars in a crate.


I had pre-sliced sliced everything at home, so once we arrived at our picnic site 
I just arranged everything on the boards I brought.

I don't have a large charcuterie board, so instead I used my wooden cutting board, a wooden chip and dip tray, and a small wooden cheese board.  


I loved putting everything out prettily on the boards! 


And then we dug in!  Mr. H. loved the meal and I am already thinking of other foods to use next time.  Maybe a greek themed one with feta, naan, hummus, etc?  A breakfast one heavy on fruits, jams, breads and hardboiled eggs?  The possibilities are endless!  


Saturday, June 8, 2019

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
June 8th - 14th

Saturday
charcuterie board picnic

Sunday
breakfast for supper

Monday
pot roast, dinner rolls, salad

Tuesday
fajitas, charro beans

Wednesday
out for supper

Thursday
out of town

Friday
leftovers

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Mongolian Beef


You will need -

1 lb flank steak (I get the kind that has been tenderized)
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 tablespoon oil
4-5 cloves of garlic, minced
2 teaspoons fresh ginger, finely minced
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup water
3/4 cup brown sugar
1 cup oil
1 tablespoon corn starch 
sliced green onions 

To prepare -

Slice flank steak thinly against the grain and toss with cornstarch.  Set aside.
Heat oil in sauce pan, add garlic and ginger and cook for 2-3 minutes stirring constantly.
Add red pepper, soy sauce, water, and brown sugar.
Turn heat down to medium low and let simmer. 
Fry steak in batches in oil for 3 minutes.
Add steak to sauce. 
Combine cornstarch with 1 tablespoon water, add to sauce, and cook on high for 1 minute.  (Sauce will thicken very quickly.)
Serve over rice, top with green onions and enjoy! 

Makes 4 servings.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
March 10th - 16th

Sunday dinner
coconut lime chicken, spicy thai rice, roasted brussels sprouts

Monday
creamy tuscan chicken, fehttuchini, caesar salad

Tuesday
mongolian beef, white rice, spicy green beans

Wednesday
spring vegetable minestrone, homemade bread

Thursday
blackened tilapia, white rice, sautéed vegetables

Friday
grilled chicken, roasted baby spring vegetables, lemon orzo pasta

Saturday
cookout hotdogs, chips, and s'mores

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
December 1st - 7th

Saturday
leftovers

Sunday
blackened chicken, sautéed vegetables, rice 

Monday
beef stew, homemade bread

Tuesday
leftovers

Wednesday
shepherds pie

Thursday
lasagna, focaccia bread, salad, chocolate chocolate chip bundt cake

Friday
leftovers

Friday, March 16, 2018

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
March 17th - 23rd

Saturday
grilled steaks, mashed garlic new potatoes, fresh green beans, grilled corn on the cob, parmesan roasted brussels sprouts

Sunday
breakfast for supper

Monday
grilled hawaiian bbq chicken and veggies in foil, rice

Tuesday
out for supper

Wednesday
creamy asparagus pasta, marinated cherry tomato salad

Thursday
out for supper

Friday
leftovers

Friday, March 9, 2018

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
March 10th - 16th

Saturday
out for supper

Sunday
out for supper

Monday
thai coconut milk grilled chicken, sweet chili roasted brussels sprouts, spicy thai noodles

Tuesday
grilled chicken caprese, caesar salad, french bread

Wednesday
blackened tilapia, rice, sautéed vegetables

Thursday
cilantro lime chicken with avocado salsa, cheesy corn and green chili rice

Friday
leftovers

Friday, February 2, 2018

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
February 3rd - 9th

Saturday
out for supper

Sunday
supper at super bowl party - taking jalapeno ranch dip

Monday
spaghetti and meatballs, caesar salad

Tuesday
hosting college students - serving chili, macaroni and cheese, salad, biscuits, cornbread muffins, pioneer woman apple dumplings, ice cream, chocolate chip cookies

Wednesday
out for supper

Thursday
cheese and broccoli soup in bread bowls

Friday
leftovers

Friday, January 26, 2018

Menu Plan

Supper Menu
January 27th - February 2nd

Saturday
homemade pizza

Sunday
biscuits and sausage gravy

Monday
chicken pot pie

Tuesday
slow cooker french dip sandwiches, potato chips

Wednesday
shepherd's pie

Thursday
chicken and gnocchi soup, bread bowls

Friday
leftovers

Friday, January 19, 2018

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
January 20th - 26th

Saturday
leftovers

Sunday
at event for supper

Monday
spicy romano chicken, caesar salad, french bread

Tuesday
out for supper

Wednesday
chicken noodle soup

Thursday
fajitas, refried beans, tortilla chips, salsa and guacamole

Friday
out for supper

Friday, January 12, 2018

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
January 13th - 19th

Saturday
leftovers

Sunday
breakfast for supper

Monday
chicken and dumplings

Tuesday
crockpot spaghetti, caesar salad

Wednesday
broccoli cheese souprustic bread

Thursday
crockpot enchiladas

Friday
out for supper

Friday, January 5, 2018

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
January 6th - 12th

Saturday
leftovers

Sunday
breakfast for supper

Monday
blackened fish tacos with avocado cilantro lime sauce, mexican roasted potatoes

Tuesday
sheet pan sesame chicken and veggies, rice

Wednesday

Thursday
out for supper

Friday
spicy thai noodles, grilled chicken

Friday, December 29, 2017

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
December 30th - January 5th

Saturday
out for supper

Sunday
at New Year's party - taking party meatballs

Monday
breakfast - pioneer woman cinnamon rolls
lunch - texas caviar, rotel cheese dip, snack mix
supper - take out wings

Tuesday
spinach ricotta shells, french bread

Wednesday
leftovers

Thursday
broccoli cheese soup, french bread

Friday
date night

Friday, December 22, 2017

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
December 23rd - 29th

Saturday
hosting Christmas party - serving pigs in a blanket, party meatballs, sliced summer sausage, smokey cheddar cheese and crackers, cake mix cookies, gingerbread cookies, fudge

Sunday
hosting friends - serving tamales, spanish rice, refried beans, tortilla chips, salsa, queso, jalapeno ranch dip, chocolate peppermint bundt cake, peppermint ice cream

Monday
hosting Christmas breakfast - serving sausage balls, hash brown casserole, cinnamon rolls, orange cranberry scones, chocolate chip muffins, juice, chocolate milk, egg nog, coffee

Christmas dinner at Mr. H.'s family's house - taking green bean casserole, dinner rolls

Tuesday
Christmas dinner at my family's house - taking mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, pecan pie

Wednesday
leftovers :-)

Thursday
chicken pot pie

Friday
beef stew, rustic bread

Friday, December 15, 2017

Menu Plan

Supper Menus
December 16th - 22nd

Saturday
out for supper

Sunday
dinner - fried chicken tenders, mashed potatoes and gravy, southern style green beans, dinner rolls
supper - hosting youth Christmas party

Monday
spicy romano chicken, caesar salad, garlic breadsticks

Tuesday
texas chilicornbread

Wednesday
grilled chicken, rice, sautéed vegetables

Thursday
saucy chicken sandwiches, roasted red pepper soup

Friday
leftovers