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Monday, August 8, 2011

monday menu

we start this wonderful week in august celebrating 8 years of marriage.  some of you might think that 8 years is nothin'... but others might be amazed that a couple could stay married for 8 whole years!  and then maybe there's a few others that are just happy for us. 
we didn't do if for any of you types.  we've done it for us and for our future.  and honestly (even though you're not supposed to start a sentence with and) we did it through Christ, who strengthened us!!!
so, here's our menu: 
  • tonight was the night for the steak and asparagus and mashed per taters, but otter had a class, so we all just ate left overs... :)  --which, by the way, is a bonus because i haven't gone grocery shopping yet, but now i'll just delete the steak from the list!!!  it's amazing that man still puts up with me after 8 years of this filth he has to put up with.  geesh!
  • another request for hamburger ramen.  since it's so poplular, i've posted a recipe HERE.  with green beans on the side.  or on the top.  whichever you dish it up like.
  • double layer tacos.  ---now i LOVE hard shell tacos, but dang! are they messy and hard to eat!!!  especially if you're under the age of 100!  so, i think it was taco bell, or some stupid taco fast food restaurant that gets credit for the awesome idea of melting cheese to a tortilla for OUTSIDE the hard shell to catch everything that breaks off and falls AND it keeps it right there in the same area of bite!  so that's what my double layer tacos are.  hard shell tacos with protection, if you will.  maybe that's what i should call them instead.  heehaw
  • grilled hamburgers, baked beans, and corn on the cob. 
  • enchiladas, refried beans, and rice.
  • homemade pizzas.  (haven't had those in a while ---like years)
  • chicken stir fry with chicken fried rice.
and next week (which will actually be the week after that, for menus at least) mr. pop suggested we try doing a different ethnicity each night.  i'm excited for greek night, but that's because i've never made anything greek... or had anything either.  i know gyro's are all popular these days.  ??? whatever those are! 
wow, hardly any recipes on this one!  i guess that gives me good goals for my friday food posts!!!
what's on your menu?  what have you got going for the week???

Try to remember, "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." 


bonniebee said...

Pizza nights occur once a week in our house. We love them and how easy (although time consuming what with the time it takes for dough to rise) they are to make. And we love how we can customize them to suit our moods.

Hummus would be a good addition to your Greek night. Our kids like to dip raw veggies in it. They even like it with apples!

This week we will probably enjoy some pad thai because we absolutely love it! and i think some pan fried fish is in order. breading your fish with panko bread crumbs is sooo tasty!

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