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    Default Here we go again, 5 weeks

    I had to dig this and my food inventory out of the trash(don't ask, it has been a long day), I panicked because so much work and planning goes into these menus.

    Week 1
    Lasagna/Salad/Bread
    Chicken Picatta/Salad/Penne Pasta
    Tilapia with Vegetables/Dilled Coleslaw
    Pork BBQ sandwiches/Leftover Coleslaw/Fruit
    Ham & Bean Soup/Cornbread
    Eat Out or Leftovers
    Fajitas/Pintos/Guacamole

    Week 2
    Green Chili/Corn Tortillas
    Baked Chicken Breasts/Brown Rice/Broccoli
    Taco Salad(using leftover fajita meat)
    Spaghetti with meatballs/Salad/Bread
    Crockpot Chicken with Vegetables/Bread
    Leftovers or Eat out
    Meatloaf/Mashed Potatoes/Green Beans

    Week 3
    Swiss Steak/Leftover Mashed Potatoes/Peas
    Leftovers
    Baked Tilapia/Brown Rice/California Blend Veggies/Bread
    Taco Soup/Cornbread
    CHRISTMAS DAY-Eating at Family member's house
    Eggs/Bacon/Hash Browns
    Turkey Vegetable Soup

    Week 4
    Chicken Strips/Cream Gravy/Green Beans
    Spaghetti with Italian Gravy/Salad
    Pork Chops & Rice/Sour Salad
    Hamburger Vegetable Soup/Bread

    Baked Ham/Blackeyed Peas/Greens/Cornbread
    Hopping John/Salad
    Roasted Chicken/Brown Rice/Broccoli

    Week 5
    Navy Bean Soup/Cornbread
    Lemon Chicken Breasts/Egg Noodles/California Blend Veggies
    Italian Wedding Soup/Bread
    Broccoli, Rice & Cheese Casserole/Salad
    Leftovers
    Eat Out
    Crockpot Roast/Carrots/ Potatoes/Green Beans

    Yes, we do like soup A LOT!!! With all of this cool weather, we eat it once or twice a week for dinner, and leftovers for lunches almost daily.
    Last edited by shellybean40; 12-06-2008 at 07:49 PM. Reason: Did not finish

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    good looking menus, girlfriend

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    Some great ideas here for me! Thanks!

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    shellybean40-------The family enjoys different types of soups this time of the year. It's 20 here in Ohio with sharp winds. Warm me up with a pot of good soup.

    Italian Wedding Soup and Taco Soup could you posts these two recipes, that you use. .
    JoAnn
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    Here you go:

    Italian Wedding Soup (Crockpot)

    1 egg, lightly beaten
    3/4 pound ground beef
    1/2 cup finely chopped onion
    3 T. plain bread crumbs
    3 T. Parmesan cheese
    2 T. chopped fresh parsley
    3/4 t. salt
    1/2 t. pepper
    8 cups low sodium chicken broth
    3 large carrots, chopped
    1 small head escarole, washed, and trimmed, cut into 1/2 inch strips
    1.5 t. dried oregano
    1.25 cups acini di pepe pasta (or other tiny pasta)

    Stir together egg through Parsley and add 1/4 t. salt and 1/4 t. pepper. Form into 1 inch meatballs (about 45). Place on a baking sheet and refrigerate.

    Combine broth, carrots, escarole, and oregano in slow cooker. Gently add meatballs. Cover and cook on low for 6 hours. Stir in pasta the last 20 minutes of cook time. Stir in remaining salt and pepper. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.


    TACO SOUP

    1-2 pounds ground beef
    1 onion, chopped
    1 can hominy
    1 can Ranch style beans
    1 can Pinto beans, drained and rinsed
    1 can chopped green chilies
    1 pkg taco seasoning
    1 pkg ranch dressing mix.
    1.5 cups water

    Brown beef with onion. Dump all other ingredients into pot and simmer for 1 hour. Serve with grated cheese and sour cream.

    Delicious with cornbread.

    Enjoy!
    Shelly

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    This stuff sounds great thanks for the post
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