Wednesday, August 31, 2011

What is for Dinner? Part 2

Okay, yesterday I shared the breakfast and lunch menu for September.  Today I actually have the Dinner menu for you.  LOL!  Keeping it easy the kiddos and DH will be in charge for the month.
Countdown 1 day until my knee reconstruction.
Then I wake up this AM to the sound of a dying fridge, UGH.
 Has to be a side by side I won't have anything else!
Place that on the top of the shopping list and 
snip out a few quick picks for DH just so he understands what I want;)

Here we go...
Pork Chop Casserole
6 pork chops, browned in butter
Wash and cut up 10 new potatoes
1 med onion
1 can cream of mushroom soup
1 can milk
salt and pepper to taste
combine in this order into a greased baking dish...
potatoes, onion, browned pork chops
cover with cream soup and milk
salt and pepper
bake at 350 for 1 hour



With steak 

Brown Steak and Gravy
(My Mamma's recipe we had it on Christmas Eve)
3 good size round steaks cut in half
Brown in butter and cook in pressure cooker until falls apart with fork
Make gravy from the pan drippings and liquid in the pressure cooker
Corn starch mixed with COLD water so you don't get lumpy gravy
Salt and pepper to taste
serve with mashed potatoes.

Grilled Chicken Breasts
with veggies

Caribbean Jerk Shrimp with rice

Chili

Chef Salad

Spaghetti Shells Bake

with or without chicken
You can find gnocchi by the noodles (good in a pinch) but nowhere near the taste of handmade ones. 

I use cream of Mushroom soup, green beans and corn no cheese in mine.


Reuben Roll ups
1 pkg crescent dough
1T thousand Island Dressing
1C sauerkraut
8 thin slices of Corned Beef
2 Slices of Swiss cheese
Combine sauerkraut and salad dressing
Unroll the crescent dough in to eight triangles
fill with one slice of beef, 2T of sauerkraut mix and two cheese strips
roll up and bake 10 to 15 minutes at 375

Oven Swiss Steak
1 lb. beef
2T flour
1/2 t salt
2T Butter
1/4 t Worcestershire sauce
8 oz tomatoes
1/4 C celery
1/4 C chopped carrots
1 small onion
Shredded Sharp Cheese

Pound salt and flour into the meat, Brown meat in pan with butter. 
Place in bottom of greased casserole
Blend remaining flour (1/2/T) in pan drippings add all but the cheese to the skillet cook and stir constantly until mixture comes to a boil.
Pour over meat cover and bake for 1 1/2 to 2 hours at 350.

Homemade Pizza

Marge's Chicken Hot Dish
1 can chow mein noodles
1 can chow mein vegetables
2 C chicken
1 can each cream of mushroom, cream of chicken
1 soup can milk
Potato chips
Mix, pour into buttered dish, cover with chips and bake 350 for one hour.

Stouffer's Lasagna

Many of these dishes lend well to leftovers.  Some nights we designate as leftover night to use up the leftovers.


Have one you really enjoy, let me know;)

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3 comments:

Chris said...

they all sound delish!! we use many of the same dinner recipes, but i use cheese! lolol

i am making my list as i read your post. my dinner ideas this week have to be centered around things from the garden. lately i have a thing for bread salad...i love chick food. i told scott last night, that i wouldn't have a fat ass if we ate more chick food...he laughed...not sure if that meant he was willing to eat more chick food or not...lol

tonight...grilled chicken sandwiches with pasta salad. easy and yummy!

Amy said...

Good luck on your surgery! And good luck to DH and the kids cooking for a month. You really like side-by-sides? I loathe mine. Can't WAIT till it dies, I'd like to burn it.

Sara Paschal said...

Chris, I wish we could get a garden to grow to do so we would have to say goodbye to some very old trees;( I do miss a good garden.

Amy, I love it so much more room and I can actually find what I am looking for in the freezer. I love mine. Thanks for the well wishes I am very nervous.