January 2010

Superbowl Weekend Menu Discussion

Saturday: Ribollita – Tuscan Vegetable and Bread Soup


Sunday Brunch: avocado and pancetta omelet served with sausage links and hash brown potatoes


Superbowl Sunday: Pulled pork sandwiches, blue cheese broccoli-carrot coleslaw and dill pickle spears served with vinegar based BBQ sauce – all home made.


Menu Thread for Weekend of 01/30/2010

Menu suggestions:


Corned beef and cabbage

Saturday: Home made pizza topped with tomato paste, mozzarella cheese, marinated artichoke hearts, pancetta and sliced tomatoes.


Sunday: Pro Bowl corned beef and cabbage with potatoes, celery and carrots.


Menu Thread for Weekend of 01/23/2010

Meals proposed for the weekend: Chicken Fried Steak and Stir Fry Chicken.

Saturday: Stir-fried chicken and Chinese-style veggies served with saffron rice medley.


Sunday: Chicken fried beef tenderloin steak, country-style green beans, apple-cinnamon baby carrots, mashed potatoes and gravy.


Vacation Cookout

We were camping in Tuscon at an RV park. We bought a couple of New York strip steaks at a local supermarket and cooked them on the portable BBQ grill. Delicious!


Menu Thread for Weekend of 01/02/2010

Saturday: Home ground tri-tip hamburgers topped with sliced Havarti cheese and the works.


Sunday: Grilled pork loin chops with acorn squash, cauliflower and broccoli/macaroni/cheese casserole.


Hamburgers on one day and pork loin chops on the other.

New Year’s Dinner

Today, we slow-cooked everything you see in the crock pot: beef tenderloin roast, baby carrots, red potatoes, celery and Verna’s killer gravy. Yum!