Thursday, August 28, 2014

easy and delicious

Well here I am blogging on my phone again -

Believe me this is not a true food blog but thought I would share this weeks menu-since it has been pretty well received

Monday-- okay this isn't gonna sound good but it is really tasty-
Frozen breaded chicken patties on potato buns- mayo Swiss cheese and bacon-super easy and I used the fully cooked microwaveable bacon --sometimes we also top with bread/ butter pickles and onion and tomato -served with fries and mixed veggies

Tuesday-this was Dillon's real bday so Robyn wanted to do a kinda mock thanksgiving dinner
We had rotisserie chicken- which btw I find it much easier to pull it all off the bone rather than carve it-with chicken we had instant mashed potatoes - instant stuffing- Robyn wanted to have chicken stuffing-which was good but I always prefer the pork flavor-much more flavorful and blends with any meat--also mixed veggies-we were going to have green beans-a really nice brand but our can opener broke! Crescent rolls and frozen Reese's pie topped the special dinner off
I told Robyn after-that next time it would be so easy to add cranberry sauce and candied yams - but although this dinner was scrumptious and simple- if you have it too often -it would diminish thanksgiving
And hey it did get me to thinking- several chickens no turkey- we shall see-

Wednesday-penne pasta with creamy tomato sauce and Parmesan and mozzarella cheese-served with garlic bread veggies and would you believe baked beans- gotta get more protein

For some odd reason we didn't take pictures of the other meals

Tonight Thursday -I am making a tuna casserole
Tuna- cream of mushroom celery and chicken soup ---rice and cheddar cheese-we will be having those green beans---new can opener---and biscuits

All of these dinners ran around $16 a piece for four people-with leftovers for Robyn and my lunch next day

Happy Labor Day weekend--- can you imagine I am saying that---it flew by and kinda missed me-- don't plan to let that happen again!


  1. Yummy!! I love rotisserie chicken. And yes it is much easier to pull off of the bone for sure.

  2. Yeah that us the way to go and plus no leftover carcass in the freg :)

  3. We abandoned the turkey years ago. My brother in law was the last to cave, and only when informed if he found a one pound turkey, he could cook and eat it. Everyone else turkied out years ago.

  4. Haha now when the time comes I am not sure I can go through with it- plus I do love my turkey roadster pan and the fact that frank always cooks the turkey Joanne ;)

  5. I don't usually like peanut butter in desserts but this is one of Dillion's favs and we had already done the cake thing:)

  6. For some reason, poultry doesn't set right with me. The smell and the taste--both make me gag. I heading to shank ham department.

  7. My dad will not touch chicken-I think it stems from having chickens as a kid- I love chicken and turkey!!!! Ham is good too :)

  8. I love chicken Lynn. You've sent me to Amazon to look at rotisseries now.
    I've been having bacon on wholemeal bread topped with mature Rowan Glen Cheddar this week, scrumptious !
    A while back I realized I'd dropped off eating enough fibre. Now I have baked beans at least four times a week.
    Keep composing great dishes, ever thought of going on a TV cooking show ?

  9. Haha I don't think my kind of cooking would make it to tv --- but thanks :)

  10. Hi, Lynn!! Nice to see what you're eatin"! My fav for summer is plain old cucumber, tomato, cheese and mayo on any kind of bread. Bacon is a very okay addition.
    Sometimes we grab a rotisserie chicken from the grocery store along with a prepared mashed potato dish, too. It really makes a great, quick Sunday dinner when you don't want to steam up the house more in summer! I'll have just a small piece of that pie. I'm trying to cut down on my carbs!

  11. Oh yeah Donna nothing beats a sandwich as far as I'm concerned- now I want a tomato one :)

  12. My husband loves pasta like that. The pie looks extra yummy to me!

    1. We love pasta dishes too- can't take credit for the pie :)

  13. Birthdays are a great time for mock Thanksgiving meals. Happy belated to Dillon!

  14. I know! I recall making frank a bday dinner with a 20 lb turkey- thanks suze

  15. I have offered to hire you as my cook, right? ;)