Menu for week of 10/28 - 11/3

Happy Halloween!  Loving the cooler weather we've been having, not only is it not sweltering when we go outside, but we can have the oven on without roasting ourselves.  I've heard some places are getting early snow this year-  what's the weather like where you are?  Have you changed your cooking up for the season?  Without further ado, here's our menu for the week.

Buffalo chicken pasta salad; brie and cranberry puff pastry bites
Buffalo Chicken Pasta Salad
 Breakfast for dinner: bacon, egg, cheese and tomato sandwiches on toasted hard rolls; fresh pineapple spears

Worms In Dirt Graveyard
Stuffed pepper jack-o-lantern's; mashed potatoes; green beans; worms in dirt graveyard

Oven Roasted Sugar Pumpkins filled with Cheese Fondue,and Artisans Breads

Beverages: Fine Wines, Apple Cider, and Pumpkin Spice Tea

Dessert: Warm Ginger Apple Crisp Served with a Scoop of Vanilla Bean Gelato Ice Cream

Chocolate Fondue with sliced fruit,marshmallows,pretzels and pound cake for dipping
Pork & apple cheddar melt on toasted honey oatmeal bread; bountiful garden veggie casserole
Pork & Apple Cheddar Melts
Honey Oatmeal Bread
Bountiful Garden Veggie Casserole
White chicken chili; green chili cheesy cornbread; salad w/choice of dressing

Crockpot broccoli cheese soup in homemade bread bowls; apple crisp

 Eat whatever doesn't eat you first aka leftovers.

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Menu for week of 10/21 - 10/27

Here is our menu for the week.  Pretty basic -  Dev leaves for Americorps on Thursday so she chose Wednesday's dinner -  for some reason we hardly ever have deviled eggs unless there is a holiday, do you do that with certain foods?  What's cooking at your house?

Crockpot rotisserie style chicken; baked regular or sweet potatoes w/butter,
Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken
Breakfast for dinner:  breakfast burritos w/salsa; fruit salad

Salisbury steak w/gravy; garlicky smashed red potatoes; green peas

Brats w/sauteed onions on buns; baked beans; deviled eggs
Brats w/Sauteed Onions
Veggie stir fry over angel hair pasta

Tuna macaroni salad; corn muffins, fresh pineapple
Tuna Mac
BLT's, chocolate milkshakes

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Menu for week of 10/14 - 10/20

It's (finally) pumpkin season.  I love the fall-  well, I love the summer too-  and spring, and winter if I don't have to shovel and it's not 40 below like it was in Alaska, but I digress.  We can cook and bake in relative comfort again.  Here's our menu for the week.  What's cooking at your house?

Burgers w/cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, red onion & choice of condiments; oven baked sweet potato fries

Breakfast for dinner: eggs benedict (poached eggs on toasted English muffins w/hollandaise; oven roasted asparagus

Smothered round steak w/peppers, onions and potatoes; perfect rice; broccoli grape salad

Lentil soup; pumpkin muffins; apple cider
Lentil Soup
Slow cooker country style pork ribs; potato salad; steamed mixed veggies of some sort or other; salad w/balsamic vinaigrette

Red beans & rice w/sausage; cornbread w/green chilies & cheese; sliced onion and tomato

Pasta w/evoo, butter, broccoli, carrots & freshly grated parmesan; tossed salad w/creamy Italian dressing

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Menu for week of 10/7 - 10-13

Cooler weather means heartier fare around here.  Do you switch up your menus to change with the seasons?  We do more soups, stews, roasts and the like and try to use seasonal veggies, both for taste and to stretch the budget.   Here's what's cooking at our house this week.  What's on your menu?

Roasted butternut squash soup; quartered homemade sub sandwiches
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Ravioli w/mushrooms, peas, carrots & parm; tossed salad w/choice of dressing
4 Cheese Ravioli w/Parmesan, Mushrooms, Peas & Carrots
Italian beef sandwiches; oven roasted sweet potato fries; applesauce
Italian Beef & Cheese Sandwiches
Breakfast for dinner:  bacon; eggs; hash brown patties; citrus salad

Lentil stew with smoked sausage; corn muffins
Sausage & Lentil Stew
Easy oven baked pork chops w/onion; baked apples; broccoli salad

Oven baked honey mustard chicken strips; rice pilaf; fresh fruit
Honey Mustard Chicken Strips
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