We never quite finished our meal rotation from last week- whenever I make chili, it last for days! It was super good with cornbread baked on top, though. The stir fry from Sunday lasted quite a while, too. I'm pulling the recipes we didn't get to last week, to this week!
Items to use this week:
I found out that Ernie LOVES canned tuna fish, so I'm going to try a tuna wiggle casserole- I'm pretty sure I can easily replace the canned cream of mushroom soup with a homemade sauce.
Since we have the kale, we'll have pasta with braised kale and parmesan sauce or maybe a cheesy kale dish my friend told me about?
If I go to the grocery store, we'll make a batch of Cheese and Potato soup (I don't have the celery for it right now.) I can freeze half of this for another day. If I don't get to the store, I'll do the tatties and neeps I had planned for last week.
Now is when you jeer, but I found out that the Cool Whip container in my fridge, ACTUALLY contains Cool Whip. A lot of Cool Whip--I think someone left it here after a family dinner. I used to love the stuff, but not quite as much any more. I've seen a recipe for Cool Whip-Peanut Butter-Chocolate pie that seems as good a way to use it up as any! The fact that only the baby and I will eat peanut butter is a moot point, right? Wonder Daddy might make an exception if there's enough chocolate involved. With 16 oz. peanut butter, 8 oz. of Cool Whip, and a few tablespoons of melted chocolate chips...I might be on my own. I'm OK with that. It will be a good Sunday dessert.
I can serve the carrots for veggies with meals- Ernie will eat them with ketchup. Eww, but yay for veggies!
I'll make pinto beans this week too- that will use the sour cream and the pepperjack. My outdoor green onions might be ready for a harvest by then, or I could slice up a bit of onion. I like to use dried onions in the beans themselves- they're sweeter when they're dried, I've found. We'll serve the beans over rice.
That ought to do it! This week will be calmer than last- I was out Thursday night, Wonder Daddy was out Wednesday and Saturday. If there's a night with no leftovers, we'll have a pancake and eggs night- the kids love those nights!