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What's For Supper? (Weekly Menues From My Home to Yours)

Alley's Supper Menu for Week of September 26, 2011 
 
Sep. 24, 2011 3:33 am 
Updated: Sep. 27, 2011 10:05 am
Hi Everyone!

I tried a couple of new recipes from Allrecipes which turned out FANTASTIC...The Yummy Honey Chicken Kabobs and I finally got around to trying the Clone of the Cinnabon.  Both EXCELLENT!   Give them both a whirl, you won't be dissapointed.

I wish that I was able to take pictures of the recipes that I prepare that look appetizing and edible - like so many of you do!  I'm just not that great of photographer.  I've taken a few more pictures this week, and have posted them (but they do not compare to the gorgeous photos I see) - I'll keep trying!

The Home Made PopTarts recipe that I found out on Allrecipes just made me smile.  Not sure I will ever try it, but boy I remember eating A LOT of pop tarts when I was a kid!  :)

Here is my menu for this week!  Bon Appetit!

Alley

MONDAY

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo (allrecipes.com)
Fresh vegetable medly
Garlic Bread
Green Salad with choice Homemade Dressings (still have Poppyseed Salad Dressing and French Dressing left over - Recipes from Allrecipes)

TUESDAY

After work and after school activites.  Dinner together at Panera Bread.

WEDNESDAY

Sloppy Joes
Fruit Salad
Carrots/Celery/Cherry Tomato/Cucumber Platter
Potato Chips (allrecipe.com)

THURSDAY - HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CAROLINE!!!  My baby turns 14 years old today!
Cooking Caroline's favorite dinner - We are having a Mexican Fiesta!

Appetizers:  Mexican White Cheese Dip/Sauce (allrecipes.com), D's Famous Salsa (allrecipes.com) and chips.  Also serving Annie's Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips (allrecipes.com)

Quesadillas (Guests will choose from steak, cheese or chicken) - all the toppings
Corn Chowder
Homemade Guacamole
Spanish Rice II (allrecipes.com) OR Lime Cilantro Rice (not sure)
Best Lemonade Ever (allrecipes.com) and Sweet Tea
Red Velvet Cake and Homemade Vanilla Bean Icecream

FRIDAY

BBQ Country Style Ribs (allrecipes.com)
Oven Roasted Red Potatoes (allrecipes.com)
Fresh Green Beans
Sauteed Apples

SATURDAY

Leftovers

SUNDAY

Weekly family dinner at my sister's...  BBQ this week!

Salzitza (Grilled Italian Sausage, served on rolls)
Twice Baked Potatoes
Fruit Salad
Finger Jello (search my recipe box for submitted recipe)
Deviled Eggs
Baked Beans
Pecan Pie V (allrecipes.com) and Fudgey Chocolate Cream Pie (allrecipes.com)







Finger Jello - Kids LOVE it! Super easy to prepare.
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Sep. 26, 2011 2:37 am
The homemade poptarts are a hit here in our house. I don't make them all that often, but the kids and I always have fun when we do. And the lime cilantro rice is a favorite in this house, too. I made my own custom version.
 
Alley 
Sep. 26, 2011 5:50 am
Hi Sarah Jo - Because of YOUR recommendation, I will try the poptarts in the next week when I have a bit of extra time. I'll look at your custom cilantro rice recipe and make that. We are having a lot of folks over for my daughter's birthday. I think the cilantro over the spanish is a better fit. Will try/use your recipe. Thanks! Have a good week!
 
 
 
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Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

Member Since
Jul. 2005

Cooking Level
Intermediate

Cooking Interests
Baking, Grilling & BBQ, Slow Cooking, Mexican, Italian, Southern, Dessert, Kids, Quick & Easy, Gourmet

Hobbies
Sewing, Hiking/Camping, Music, Charity Work

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About Me
Like most working moms, I have a hectic schedule - especially as my children (currently ages 11 and 14) have grown older. Even with all of the after school activities, we make family dinners a priority. I've started my first blog on allrecipes.com with weekly supper menus (from my home to yours). When I first subscribed to allrecipes.com years ago, there were a couple of cooks that blogged their weekly menus that were very helpful to me. Hopefully mine are helpful to some of you!
My favorite things to cook
Just about anything but fish. Other than tuna, I'm not a fan of fish.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Roast beef dinners. When I was growing up, my entire family (aunt, uncle, cousins) had lunch at my grandma and grandpas house after church. My grandmother served roast beef every Sunday. When you walked through their door, the familiar aroma of roast beef, potatoes and green beans filled the air... absolutely nothing beats this memory and the sweet memories of sharing time with my family on Sunday afternoons.
My cooking triumphs
My family (especially my husband) are very appreciative of home cooked meals and the food I prepare. Their appreciation for family dinners together and home cooked meals are most rewarding.
My cooking tragedies
Quite a few! The key is to try the recipe a second time if it failed the first. Oftentimes, the recipe is a "keeper", so don't give up when trying something new.
 
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