Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Week 2

Good Morning to all. We missed Monday and need to catch up.
This weeks menu will consists of 4 catagories.
1. New Reciepe
2. Childs Favorite
3. Crock Pot
4. Old Favorite
1. New Reciepe
Foil Pack Chicken Fajita Dinner
1 1/2c instant white rice, uncooked
1 1/2 cups HOT water
1 Tbsp.. Taco seasoning-packet kind
4 small boneless skinless chicken breast halves-tenderloins will work
1 each green andred pepper, cut into strips optional but do give it color
1/2 onion
1/2 c Salsa
1/2c Mexican Style shredded cheese.

Heat oven to400 degrees, Fold up all sides of each four 18x12inch sheets of heavy foil to form 1 inch rim. Spray with cooking spray. combine rice, water and seasoning, spoon into center of foil. Top with remaining ingredients.
Bring up foil sides. Double fold top and ends to seal each packet. (these are just foil dinners) Place on cookie sheet.
Bake 30-35 min. or until chicken is cooked through. (165 degrees) Let stand 5 min. Carefully cut sides and release steam.

Top each portion with 1 Tb. Sour Cream.
Can be made andrefrigerate up to 24 hours.
Best part easy clean up.

2. Child Favorite
tater-topped casserole
1 lb ground beef or turkey
1 sm onion, finely chopped
1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup.( see Magic Mix, add one can of mushrooms finely chopped, liquid and all for liquid)
1/4 c milk
1 cup frozen veggies-or prepare your own.If you grate your carrots and onions and celery. The kids wont know they are eating them.
1/2 cup grated cheese.
1 sm bag of Tater tots.
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Brown beef with onions ( celery, carrots)
in skillet till brown and veggies are soft.
Spoon into 8 inchsquare baking dish.
Mix soup ( Magic Mix) with milk pour over meat. top with frozen veggies, cheese and potatoes.
Bake 45 minor until potatoes are golden brown and casserole is heated through.
3. Crock Pot
Kinie's Stroganoff
2 lbs of stew meat- I have used cube steaks before
2 cans of Cream of Mushroom soup,
Place all in crockpot put lid on and cook for 3-4 hours
Pour over noodles or rice
4. Old Favorite
I love eggs, bacon and pancakes for dinner. There is something about finishing my day with a beginning.
Day 5
Should be CORN
clean out refrigerator night
Look in that freezer, what have you stashed away for a Rainy Day.
What left overs can you re-do.
I remember one night we had Red Macaroni and day two Dell sprinlked with cinnamon, covered with cheese. The girls had no idea it was last nights dinner.
Grocery List
Taco seasoning
Boneless chicken
Mexican Cheese
Sour cream
Ground beef
4 can Mushroom soup
Frozen veggies
Cheese- you could just use what you have


The Hammers said...

Yeah, well, Dad put peaches in our meatloaf too. What else did he feed us? I'm scarred for life! :) Love ya!

Kelie said...

I agree with Casie, I'm scred for life too. What else DID dad feed us