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DahliaDoll

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Greetings!

I thought I'd start this, since I've been working on plans for the coming week to include leftovers plus a rollover from previous week.

October 4 - 10

  • Monday
    • ~ Kaffee und Kuchen (Pete & Kathy?)
    • ~ leftovers ?
  • Tuesday
    • ~ Kaffee und Kuchen (Bill & Jenny?)
    • ~ leftover wheat berry chili
  • Wednesday ~ Leftover country style ribs, chop salad
  • Thursday ~ Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole*
  • Friday ~ Shrimp, chop salad
  • Saturday ~ Asian Chicken Salad Wrap
  • Sunday ~ (DH cooks) [suggest cheesesteak stuffed peppers]
*New recipe
 
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@DahliaDoll .... kuchen??? We might have had this convo before. LOL I can't remember ... but I make my polish grandmother's kuchen. What is yours? Mine is poppyseed.

Fri was hotdogs, tater tots, cream corn, barley soup
Sat was Egg Cheese Bacon Quesadillas https://www.yellowblissroad.com/breakfast-quesadillas/
Sun was Shrimp Feta Pasta (I added shrimp the last 11 minutes of baking) https://www.yellowblissroad.com/baked-feta-pasta/
Mon Tacos
Tues Tortellini Ham, applesauce https://www.yellowblissroad.com/one-pan-ham-cheese-tortellini/
Wed Chicken Alfredo, broccoli https://www.yellowblissroad.com/one-pot-chicken-alfredo/
Thurs Leftovers
 
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Lori K

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Oct. 4 - 10

Monday
-- Chicken fajitas, Spanish rice
Tuesday -- sloppy joes, coleslaw, roasted potato wedges
Wednesday -- pork roast, baked apples, acorn squash, salad
Thursday -- fish (of some kind), rice, coleslaw
Friday -- early dinner with Mom
Saturday -- pizza, salad
Sunday -- chili, corn muffins, coleslaw
 
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@DahliaDoll .... kuchen??? We might have had this convo before. LOL I can't remember ... but I make my polish grandmother's kuchen. What is yours? Mine is poppyseed.

"Kaffee und Kuchen" is German for Coffee and Cake. Their tradition is to have Kaffee und Kuchen in the afternoon rather than having dessert right after dinner. Ours is usually coffee and whatever dessert we have (not usually cake). This week it's pumpkin pie since I had a pie crust in the freezer as well as pureed pumpkin from last year. We have a Germam DSonIL who introduced us to this tradition, and I latched right on! It's truly a much better way to enjoy a dessert and is a simple way to entertain, not having to fix a big meal plus dessert. Also, since we are retired, it's nice to do the entertaining in the afternoon. So usually, when we invite people for Kaffee und Kuchen, we either don't eat dinner or we eat lighter ... thus, leftovers are listed for dinner.
 

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October 4th - 10th

Monday- Freddy's (Booster Club Meeting)
Tuesday- Country Pasta
Wednesday- Grilled Cheese and Soup
Thursday- Tacos
Friday- Frozen Pizza
Saturday- (Raider Meet)
Sunday- Hamburger Soup
 

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"Kaffee und Kuchen" is German for Coffee and Cake. Their tradition is to have Kaffee und Kuchen in the afternoon rather than having dessert right after dinner. Ours is usually coffee and whatever dessert we have (not usually cake). This week it's pumpkin pie since I had a pie crust in the freezer as well as pureed pumpkin from last year. We have a Germam DSonIL who introduced us to this tradition, and I latched right on! It's truly a much better way to enjoy a dessert and is a simple way to entertain, not having to fix a big meal plus dessert. Also, since we are retired, it's nice to do the entertaining in the afternoon. So usually, when we invite people for Kaffee und Kuchen, we either don't eat dinner or we eat lighter ... thus, leftovers are listed for dinner.
Ah! Sound totally fun! Yes, if we have goodies around here, I prefer to eat it in the afternoons rather than after dinner when I just sit around afterwards. :)

My grandma's Kuchen is a poppy seed pastry roll up thingy made with yeast dough. YUM.
 

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Well, I forgot to cancel the meal box order this week .... it just got delivered! Guess I will work those three meals into the week and week end. They are always yummy!
 

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October 11-17
  • Monday ~ Leftovers
  • Tuesday ~ Grilled chicken breasts, salad
  • Wednesday ~ Willow and Jim’s (restaurant)
  • Thursday ~ Pork chops, chop salad (rice/gravy?)
  • Friday ~ Salmon, chop salad
  • Saturday ~ Oktoberfest - brats/sauerkraut (DH fixed)
  • Sunday ~ Leftovers
 
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Have been lousy at menu planning. Tonight is ribs, fried potatoes and corn. Lacking veggies as seems my norm now.
 
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Well. Next week (Sunday-Saturday), we three are going on vacation. My dad planned a family reunion. The adult kids (from his second marriage and my step mom’s first marriage) will fly in from Chicago. We will drive four hours south to West Palm Beach. So, dinners will be fun as two sets will make a dinner for everyone else …. And then next night a different set , etc So my half and step sisters and brothers and all their kids will make a nice crowd! :)
 
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Not much of a "plan" this week. Lots of TBDs.

October 18-24
  • Monday (travel day) ~ La Brisa (Mexican restaurant)?
  • Tuesday (at the lake) ~ TBD (with friends)
  • Wednesday (travel day) ~ TBD (Cat House pizza?)
  • Thursday ~ leftover Asian Chicken Salad (or something else from the freezer)
  • Friday ~ Fish (TBD), chop salad
  • Saturday ~ TBD
  • Sunday (Merwin cooks) ~ (Beef Stew w/Pumpkin?* or Crockpot Moroccan Chicken?*)
*New recipe
 
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Oct. 24 - 31

Sunday --
Chili, corn bread, coleslaw
Monday -- Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad
Tuesday -- Spaghetti, salad, garlic bread
Wednesday -- grilled meatloaf left-overs
Thursday -- fish (of some kind), rice, coleslaw
Friday --pizza, salad
Saturday -- lasagna, salad, garlic bread
Sunday --butternut squash soup, cheese biscuits, Waldorf salad with apples (between the Bears game and answering the door for Trick or Treaters, it's gotta be simple)
 
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October 25-31 (Last week of October!)
  • Monday (Pro-Ski) ~ Lunch out (Maltby Caffe or Eastlake Neighborhood Grill)/leftovers for dinner
  • Tuesday ~ Swedish meatballs (from freezer)
  • Wednesday ~ Broccoli Souffle with chicken
  • Thursday ~ (Lunch out with Karen); Leftover Swedish meatballs for dinner
  • Friday ~ Salmon, chopped salad
  • Saturday ~ Tacos
  • Sunday (Halloween/DH cooks) ~ *
 
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October 24-30th

Sunday~Slow Cooker Turkey Breast Tenderloin, Mashed Potatoes and Garden Beans
Monday~Potato Soup and Grilled Cheese
Tuesday~ Cheesy Kielbasa and Macaroni and Cheese
Wednesday~Chicken Fingers and Oven Fries
Thursday~Garlic Steak Bites and Baked Potatoes
Friday-Pizza and HP goodies
Saturday~Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
 
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Last three days menu has been Turkey. I found a cooked turkey breast at Costo. First night it was Turkey Fry Up (fried potatoes with a bag of sauerkraut dumped on top and cut up turkey), yesterday was Hot Brown Sandwiches (which are not brown at all but named from the Hotel where they were served) and tonights Turkey, cheese with Cranberry Mayo on Pitas turned into Grilled Turkey and Cheese since I was out of Cranberry sauce.
 
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Monday, hamburgers and salad.
Tuesday, potato, ham and cheese pastries.
Wednesday, Chicken with green chilli sauce.
Thursday, French onion penne and hot bread.
Friday, Pizza and salad.
Saturday, fish, chips, salad and tartare sauce.
Sunday, English muffins, fried eggs and baked beans.
 

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We are back from Vacation! It was nice!

Got back late Saturday, so Sunday we pulled out the frozen pierogis from Aldi's and fried those up with a sausage patty. Tonight will be tacos as I had some gr turkey put back in the freezer. We will eat from the pantry/freezer until Friday's shopping day and I'll plan for next week!
 
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