Sunday, November 12, 2017

Thanksgiving cooking plan

Wednesday:
Roast turkey, carve
Make stuffing (sauteed onion and celery, cut up french bread, herbs, Italian sausage, chicken stock X 2 C)
Make sweet potato casserole X 2 (or do Thursday)
make cranberry salad
make pumpkin pecan bars (double)

Thursday:
reheat turkey in roaster
reheat stuffing in crock pot
bake sweet potato casserole
make veggie dishes: creamed corn
make pumpkin pie cake
make pecan pie cobbler
make pumpkin dip


Friday:
pack and head to Topeka
Food:
sweet potatoes
pumpkin dip
creamed corn
leftover desserts
cranberry salad


Saturday:
Topeka

Sat. 11/18-Sat. 11/25

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6. Thanksgiving dinner (see Thanksgiving post)
7. Topeka

Saturday: (Scout night at Thunder Hockey)
eat out


Sunday: (Cub Scouts pack meeting 6:00)
order pizza


Monday: (J music 7:00)
crockpot smoked sausage hashbrown casserole


Tuesday: (Z supposed to have dance but probably skipping; Mom and Dad here)
Mom bringing cowboy casserole and jello; make dessert!


Wednesday: (no school)
mini chicken pot pies


Thursday:
Thanksgiving Day (see other plan)


Friday:
Topeka


Saturday:
Topeka

Friday, November 10, 2017

Sat. 11/11-Fri. 11/17

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PLAN:
make meatballs (make extra for freezer)
cook 2 chickens
make chicken pot pies
cook hamburger for soup
make mashed potatoes
cook sausage
freeze pumpkin

PUMPKIN PIE CAKE


Saturday:
spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread
Pow wow (ate out)

Sunday: (Cub Scouts 6:00)
Chicken enchilada pasta (use green sauce), veggies
spaghetti and meatballs, salad, garlic bread


Monday: (J music 7:00-7:30)
cheeseburger soup, bread, fruit


Tuesday: (C gymnastics 4:30-5:30; Z dance 4:45-5:30)
mini chicken pot pies
Chicken enchilada pasta (use green sauce), veggies


Wednesday: (J music 4:30-5:00; C dance 6:45-7:30)
chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans


Thursday:
sausage bread pudding


Friday:
leftovers or take out

Friday, November 3, 2017

Sat. 11/4-Fri. 11/10

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pumpkin pie cake

PLAN:
roast pumpkins
cook chickens
make breakfast casserole
put together chicken chowder and goulash
cook hamburger for Thursday
make pumpkin pie cake

Saturday: (Celebration of Freedom)
Cashew chicken, rice


Sunday: (Cub Scouts 6:00 with meeting after)
bacon egg and cheese breakfast casserole (make ahead!)


Monday: (J music 7:00)
slow cooker NOT spicy chicken pumpkin corn chowder, grilled cheese


Tuesday: (C gymnastics 4:30-5:30; Z dance 4:45-5:30)
Hungarian goulash (slow cooker 7-9 hours; adjust spices)


Wednesday: (J music 4:30; C dance 6:45)
Beef taco skillet supper, veggies, fruit

Thursday:
cheesy chicken alfredo ravioli

Friday:
leftovers or breakfast for dinner

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Sat. 10/28-Fri. 11/3

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Saturday:
Camping (see last week's menu)


Sunday:
hashbrown potato cheesy soup


Monday: (J music 7:00)
bacon egg and cheese breakfast casserole (make ahead!)


Tuesday: (Halloween!!)
Mummy pigs in a blanket; cheesy broccoli; apples



Wednesday: (J music 4:30; C dance 6:45)
eat out downtown


Thursday:
creamy orzo with chicken sausage


Friday:
pancakes/waffles, scrambled eggs, leftover bacon or sausage

Friday, October 20, 2017

Sat. 10/21-Fri. 10/27

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pumpkin bars
 glazed cinnamon apples (slow cooker X 3-4 hours low)
broccoli

PLAN:
cook bacon in oven (all of it)
chicken in slow cooker; make broth
bake sweet potatoes
cook hamburger for sloppy joes
make tortellini soup base
make chili
From freezer:
5 lbs hamburger

camping recipes:
Treat: campfire cones (sugar cones, chocolate chips, pecans, peanut butter chips, mini marshmallows); hot cocoa, cider, chai; big marshmallows
Friday supper: grilled sausage, campfire mac and cheese, apples/pears, broccoli/carrots
Saturday lunch: frito chili pie, apples, cheese, extra fritos
breakfast: oatmeal with blueberries (freezer), bananas, brown sugar, cinnamon; banana boats (peanut butter, chocolate chips)
Saturday supper: hot dog/hamburger,chips (add some fruit or veggies or something)
Sunday breakfast: sausage biscuits (add some fruit, oatmeal)

Saturday:
bacon egg and cheese breakfast casserole, orange rolls


Sunday: (Jamboree on the Air 3:00- 5:00; Cub Scouts 6:00-7:30)
chicken pot pie casserole


Monday: (J music 7:00-7:30)
pizza sloppy joes, twice baked streusal  sweet potatoes, salad/raw veggies, fruit


Tuesday: (C gymnastics 4:30-5:30 ??; Z dance 4:45-5:30; D PTC's until 8:30)
leftovers or take out


Wednesday: (J music 4:30; C dance 6:45-7:30 ???)
slow cooker creamy tortellini soup (7 hours on low plus an additional 45 minutes) 


Thursday: (NO SCHOOL kids and Alicia)
slow and easy chili (make a double batch to take half camping!!), cheese, apples, cinnamon rolls


Friday: (NO SCHOOL ALL!! CAMPING!!)
see above

Friday, October 13, 2017

Sat. 10/14-Fri. 10/20

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ROAST TOMATOES
make meatballs
GO TO WALNUT VALLEY FOR HAMBURGER!!!

Saturday:
chicken gnocchi soup (cook chicken ahead; use kale instead of spinach), grilled cheese, pumpkin bars


Sunday: (Cub Scouts 6:00-7:00)
creamy orzo with chicken sausageglazed cinnamon apples (slow cooker X 3-4 hours low)


Monday: (C music 7:00)
spaghetti squash pizza pie, french or Italian bread, salad


Tuesday: (C gymnastics 4:30-5:30; Z dance 4:45-5:30)
slow cooker lasagna soup (add meatballs),, bloomin' apples


Wednesday: (J music 4:30-5:00; C dance 6:45)
freezer to slow cooker Italian wedding soup (use swiss chard and leftover spinach from lasagna soup instead of escarole); double batch and freeze half per directions),  grilled cheese sandwiches


Thursday:
pigs in a blanket, macaroni and cheese, broccoli


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leftovers or pancakes/waffles or ??

Friday, October 6, 2017

Sat. 10/6-Fri. 10/13


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Saturday:
One pan Autumn chicken dinnerpumpkin pecan cobbler


Sunday: (Cub Scouts 6:00)
pumpkin sloppy joes, apples/raw veggies


Monday: (C music 7:00-7:30)
creamy orzo with chicken sausage


Tuesday: (C gymanstics 4:30-5:30; Z dance 4:45-5:30)
chicken gnocchi soup (cook chicken ahead; use kale instead of spinach), grilled cheese


Wednesday: (J music 4:30-5:00; CSA 5:30--last one; C dance 6:45-7:30)
Black bean taco soup (make ahead an reheat in crock pot after school)


Thursday:
baked spaghetti, salad, fried apples and pears


Friday:
leftovers or pancakes/waffles or ??


Saturday, September 30, 2017

Sat. 9/30-Fri. 10/6


TO DO:
Sort tomatoes, roast, puree, and freeze
Roast spaghetti squash and freeze
make pickles!
CORN!!

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Saturday:
beef taco skillet


Sunday: (Cub Scouts 6:00)
chicken nuggets, crack green beans, apples


Monday: (C music 7:00-7:30)
cheesy chicken chowder, grilled cheese


Tuesday: (C gymnastics 4:30-5:30; Z dance 4:45-5:30)
Garlic Apple Pork Roastcheesy garlic roasted spinach parmesan spaghetti squash , veggies, apple crisp


Wednesday: (J music 4:30-5:00; CSA 5:30 (next week last one); C dance 6:45-7:30)
baked spaghetti, salad, fried apples and pears


Thursday: (D Roundtable 7:00)
leftovers or ??


Friday:
pumpkin sloppy joes, apples/raw veggies, pumpkin pecan cobbler

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Sat. 9/23-Fri. 9/29

CUCUMBERS!!!
cantaloupe (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
watermelon (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
tomatoes
plums
peaches
corn
beets/beet greens
spaghetti squash X 2

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Saturday:
(girls back from Topeka)
Chloe's Adoption Day
Chloe's Choice


Sunday: (Pack meeting 5:00)
Biscuit and Gravy feed



Monday: (D WIIHC in Wichita 6:15; C music 7:00-7:30)
beef taco skillet


Tuesday: (Z dance 4:45-5:30)
chicken nuggets, broccoli and cheese, apples


Wednesday: (J music 4:30; CSA 5:30; C dance 6:45-7:30)
Broccoli cheese soup and grilled cheese sandwiches, apples and dip


Thursday:
One pan Autumn chicken dinner


Friday: (D concession stand 4:30-???)
leftovers or take out or ???


Saturday, September 16, 2017

Sat. 9/16-Fri. 9/22

CUCUMBERS!!!
cantaloupe (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
watermelon (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
tomatoes
plums
peaches
corn
beets/beet greens
spaghetti squash X 2
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Saturday:
Doug and Jeremiah camping
Girls Night Out


Sunday: (Scouts 6:00 inc Committee meeting ??; no sitter)
zucchini soup (freezer) with bacon, cheese, sour cream toppings; grilled cheese; cottage cheese


Monday: (C music 7:00-7:30; D open house at school 4:30-8:00)
beefy taco dip, veggies and dip, fruit


Tuesday: (Z dance 4:45-5:30; C gymnastics 4:30-5:30)
beef taco skillet


Wednesday: (J music 4:30-5:00; CSA 5:30; C dance 6:45-7:30)
lasagna, salad


Thursday: (NOTHING!!!!!!!!!!!)
chicken nuggets, broccoli and cheese, apples


Friday:
waffles or pancakes, scrambled eggs, fruit

Friday, September 8, 2017

Sat. 9/9-Fri. 9/15

CUCUMBERS!!!
cantaloupe (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
watermelon (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
tomatoes
plums
peaches
corn
beets/beet greens
spaghetti squash
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PICKLES

Cooking plan:
Cook bacon ahead of time (for zucchini soup)
Cook chicken for chicken noodles ahead of time
Get zucchini soup out of freezer to thaw
cook macaroni for mac and cheese ahead of time



Saturday:
biscuits and gravy, bacon, scrambled eggs, fruit, banana bread (if available)


Sunday: (Cub Scouts 6:00)
pizza sloppy joes, cottage cheese, fruit, fresh veggies


Monday: (C music 7:00)
chicken and noodles with mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls


Tuesday: (Z dance 4:45-5:30)
zucchini soup (freezer) with bacon, cheese, sour cream toppings; grilled cheese; cottage cheese


Wednesday: (Happy Birthday Alicia!; J music 4:30-5:00; CSA pick up 5:30; C dance 6:45-7:30)
Eat out


Thursday: (C gymnastics ?? 6:00-7:00)
ribs from Two Brothers or Hog Wild, corn, mac and cheese, cucumber salad


Friday: (CHS Homecoming game 7:00)
Eat at game

Friday, September 1, 2017

Sat. 9/2-Fri. 9/8

CUCUMBERS!!!
cantaloupe (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
watermelon (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
tomatoes
plums
peaches
corn
beets/beet greens

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PICKLES

Cooking plan:
cook hamburger for sloppy joes
cook chicken  for chili; make broth; make chili


Saturday:
country hamburger skillet (takes 45 minutes +/- to cook plus slicing potatoes)


Sunday:
In Topeka


Monday: (Labor Day)
crockpot million dollar pasta  (4-6 hpurs on low; 2-3 on high; would be easy to bake too), green beans


Tuesday: (Z dance 4:45)
pizza sloppy joes, cottage cheese, fruit, fresh veggies


Wednesday: (J music 4:30; CSA 5:30; C dance 6:45)
Creamy white chicken chili with cream cheese (30 min +/- meal OR slow cooker) reduce to 1 can of beans, cinnamon rolls 


Thursday: (C gymnastics 6:00; D Roundtable 7:00
leftovers or snacky supper or take out


Friday:
polska kielbasa (pan fried), mac and cheese, cucumber salad, corn

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Sat. 8/25-Fri. 8/31

To use:
CUCUMBERS!!!
cantaloupe (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
watermelon (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
tomatoes
plums
peaches
corn
beets/beet greens
green beans
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PICKLES


Saturday:
grilled cheese, chicken soup, fruit


Sunday: (D den leader meeting 5:00)
beef tips (1 1/2-2 hours to cook but can prep ahead), mashed potatoes or noodles 


Monday: (D HC 7:00 El D; C music 7:00-7:30)
pasta, sauce, and meatballs; cucumber salad


Tuesday:
taco sloppy joes (cooked ground beef, cream cheese, rotel, cheddar cheese), tortilla chips, fruit, cucumbers


Wednesday: (J music 4:30; CSA 5:30)
pancakes/waffles, scrambled eggs, fruit


Thursday:
crockpot million dollar pasta  (4-6 hpurs on low; 2-3 on high; would be easy to bake too), green beans


Friday:
country hamburger skillet (takes 45 minutes +/- to cook plus slicing potatoes)

Friday, August 18, 2017

Sat. 8/18-Fri. 8/25


To use:
CUCUMBERS!!!
cantaloupe (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
watermelon (if it's good; feedback to Susan)
tomatoes
potatoes
plums
peaches
corn

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PICKLES


Saturday:
peach ginger glazed grilled chicken, corn on the cob, fruit


Sunday: (Cub Scouts 5:00 with committee meeting after)
take out/pizza with sitter


Monday: (C music 7:00)
chicken strips, mac and cheese, veggies and fruit


Tuesday:
baked sausages and apples sheet pan dinner 


Wednesday: (J music 4:30, CSA 5:30)
cheeseburger soup


Thursday: (Doug CoF 5:00)
leftovers or sandwiches


Friday:
leftovers or ???

Friday, August 11, 2017

Sat. 8/12-Fri. 8/19


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PICKLES



Saturday:
something from freezer


Sunday: (Scout swim party 6:30-8:30)
ham steak, zucchini bake, corn on the cob


Monday: (Z open house 5:00; A open house 6:30; C music lessons 7:00)
take out


Tuesday: (big kids open house 5:00-6:30)
biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, fruit, banana bread (if available)


Wednesday: (J music lessons 4:30; CSA pick up 5:30)
 Taco pasta, corn


Thursday:
skillet baked ziti (one pan meal; DO NOT precook pasta!)


Friday:
baked sausages and apples sheet pan dinner

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Sat. 8/5-Fril. 8/11

To use:
beets
CSA zucchini
Gaeddert corn
CSA corn
broccoli
blueberries
cabbage
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PICKLES



Saturday: (parade 9:00; rodeo 7:00)
roast and veggies

Sunday: (Cub Scout meeting 5:00)
Happy anniversary!
Order pizza


Monday: (A inservice 8:00-3:00; C music lessons 7:00)
pizza sloppy joes, broccoli salad,


Tuesday:
Wichita to go shoe shopping (and etc.)


Wednesday: (J music 4:30; CSA 5:30)
summer squash soup, grilled cheese


Thursday: (A back to school)
Kids to Topeka in AM
leftovers or ??


Friday: (D back to school)
Kids in Topeka
Go out to eat? or ??

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Sat. 7/29-Fri. 8/4

In freezer: 1 meal of roast turkey, sweet potato side, green beans (NOT casserole)
In freezer: cool ranch shredded chicken taco meat X 1 meal
In freezer: cheesy cauliflower soup base (add cheese and heavy cream)
in freezer: 1 meal baked ziti
In freezer: 1 pkg meatballs
In freezer: cooked chicken
In freezer: 1 lb ground ham
In freezer: quart of chicken and wild rice soup X 2
In freezer: taco soup
In freezer: huli huli pork 
one skillet chicken enchilada pasta (consider subbing green enchilada sauce for the red)
Bake one freeze one apple crisp (split this recipe between two 8X8 pans)
Grilled chilli lime chicken fajita salad
cheesy chicken florentine
 lemon bars
one pot roasted drumsticks with potatoes and veggies
easy Mexican lasagna (50 minutes to bake) or tortilla lasagna
burrito bake
taco chicken bowls, fruit (slow cooker--8 hours)
Creamy garlic basil chicken with asparagus


To use:
beets
CSA zucchini
Gaeddert corn
CSA corn
broccoli
blueberries
cabbage
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PICKLES



Saturday:
Crispy garlic parmesan chicken with zucchini, fruit, zucchini, squash, and corn casserole
cherry clafouti (with peaches)

Sunday: (Cub Scouts at spray park 4:00-8:00)
mac and cheese, pigs in a blanket, broccoli (package up and take to spray park)


Monday: (C NO gymnastics)
BLTs or grilled cheese, cottage cheese, fruit


Tuesday:
skillet chicken lasagna, green beans


Wednesday: (music lessons 4:30; CSA 5:30)
 slow cooker rosemary roast/stew with cabbage, onion, potatoes,  carrots


Thursday: (music lesson 6:00; D round table lv. 6:00)
snacky supper or eat out


Friday: (D bowling meeting Emporia, should be back for supper; Payton's swim at 8:45 PM)
pizza meatloaf cups (make extra for freezer), corn and bacon casserole


church swim party on Monday