Monthly Archives: January 2015

Weekly Menu Plan #13

Katie’s plan: Chicken Parmesan with spaghetti, steamed broccoli, homemade applesauce Taco rice salad Cilantro-Lime Chicken with Avocado Salsa, turmeric rice Slow Cooker Tuscan Bean and Sausage Soup, Buttermilk-Oat Rolls, cantaloupe, celery sticks, chocolate chip cookies Cheesy Stuffed Shells, pretzel onion … Continue reading

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Western Potato Rounds

Every year, my husband’s parents make a big spread of appetizers and invite the extended family over to watch the Super Bowl. This recipe is always a favorite. I made these one day for my family, and they were gone … Continue reading

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Sausage and Cheese Dip (and Homemade Velveeta!)

At any party, you find the standard fare of fruit or vegetable trays, maybe some chips and salsa or crackers and cheese. For a delicious addition to your appetizers, try this tortilla chip dip. Not only is it easy, but it is … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #12

Katie’s plan: Lasagna, steamed broccoli, Herb-Garlic Bubble Bread, homemade applesauce, cake Mexican skillet casserole (which I sneakily call “black beans and rice” because then my kids eat it), black olives, frozen blueberries Grilled Turkey and Ham Sandwiches, carrot sticks, tomato … Continue reading

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Football Soup

Whether or not you are a football fan (which I am), one thing is certain: football brings people together. And they’re usually hungry people. This simple vegetable beef soup has traditionally been made in my husband’s family when everyone is … Continue reading

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English Muffins

In the last year, Theresa and I have both started making many things that we’d previously bought. One example is English muffins. English muffins are a fairly expensive bread item. Even at the discount bread store, the cost for a … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu Plan #11

Katie’s plan: This week our family has seen an extended visit from the flu, so we haven’t been doing much cooking. We’ve been eating lots of leftovers. Pizza, homemade applesauce Other things to make this week: GORP, crisp & spicy … Continue reading

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