Monday, August 31, 2009
The Week Ahead
Good Monday Morning to you!
I'm hoping this will be a quiet week. The temperatures are going to be much lower than usual, which I love. A harbinger of Fall? Maybe! Real football, instead of that preseason stuff will begin. In fact NC state plays Thursday night on ESPN.
Here are some things I would like to cook this week. Instead of making a detailed menu for each day, I've made a list of dishes to choose from. I went through a cookbook yesterday afternoon and this is what I came up with.
Pork Chops There's a new recipe I want to try that uses dry mustard. I'll let you know how it turns out and if its good, I'll post the recipe.
Green bean side dish
Beef Stew cooked with potatoes, carrots, etc.
To celebrate the first football game of the season:
Beef Nacho Cheese Dip with Corn Chips (Scoops)
The problem is that I don't quite have all the ingredients for these dishes. It would have been more frugal to take my pen and pad to the pantry and freezer and make a list of dishes that I have ingredients for.
These are the things I need to purchase in order to make the above dishes:
A ham hock
To Do This Week:
Go to work (of course)
Spend at least 30 minutes a day quilting
Spend a few minutes a day working in the yard, dead heading and cleaning up flower beds, etc. Its time to start purging some flowers that are finished for the summer and generally clean up everything.
Have you made any plans for the week?
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