What’s For Dinner (No. 116)

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I didn’t get much cooking done last week.  We had lots of schedule changes and complications.  Fortunately we had enough leftovers so we were able to still eat at home despite the crazy schedule.  As a result, I have several things left over from last week. (1) Turkey Burgers Sweet potato fries Roasted asparagus (2) Greek Tuna Casserole (NEW)  (3) Baked Lasagna in a … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 115)

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Well, apparently winter isn’t quite through with the Midwest.  Saturday was 80, Sunday was about 70 and today is supposed to be 41 with snow showers.  Really?  It was 80 degrees two days ago.  So I can’t decide whether I should plan a picnic or soup.  That’s the Midwest for you.  But here’s what I came up with: (1) Turkey Burgers Sweet potato fries Roasted asparagus (2) Greek Tuna … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 114)

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This should be a normal week of cooking and eating except for the family birthday party this week.  I'm planning on doing lots of cooking for that!  It should be a fun time with hopefully delicious food! (1) Southwest Chicken & Vegetables NOTE: I’ll probably make this ahead and keep it warm in the crock pot. (2) Asian Salmon (NEW) Spinach & Orzo Salad (NEW) NOTE:  In case you … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 113)

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Okay – it’s finally starting to feel like spring around here – mostly!  But I’m still craving chili.  So I think I’m going to make it one more time before spring settles in. (1) Jim’s Chili Cornbread Muffins Steamed Broccoli NOTE:  We serve ours with fritoes and shredded cheddar.  David likes to crumble his cornbread muffin and sprinkle it in his chili. (2) Pasta Shells … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 112)

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Several new recipes on the menu this week.  I’ve made a couple of them already and they were delicious!  Still have a couple left to try.  I didn’t cook as much as I planned to this week.  We were able to eat leftovers several days so I have a couple of meals left over for next week. (1) Broccoli Soup (NEW) Baked Salmon (2) Grilled Hamburgers French Fries Potato Salad Roasted … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 111)

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The weather in the Midwest is interesting this week.  It’s spring.  No, it’s winter.  It’s spring.  No, it’s winter.  It just can’t seem to make up its mind.  I guess that’s typical for March.  But I’m ready for spring!!! This week's menu includes some of our favorites and no new recipes. I didn’t have time to look through my books and magazines to find new ones.  Throwing together a menu with … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner (No. 110)

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One of my favorite meals is on the menu this week – flautas.  The meat in the flautas is out of this world!  It’s tender and spicy and so good!!!  I’m also a big fan of Jim’s Chili.  For some reason, I’ve craved chili a lot this winter and I’ve made it a lot.  Still not tired of it! (1) Flautas Pimiento & Chilies Cheese Dip Guacamole Mexican Rice Salad (2) Jim’s Chili Corn Spoon … [Read more...]