Weekly Menus: Week of 10/16/2011

Gentle Readers, you will be shocked to note that this week’s menu involves a whole lot of vegetables. Yes, to bring balance to the force, greens will lead the charge. One quick note from yesterday’s N.C. State Fair (full report on consumption and some rocking fried chicken coming later this week): Honey Cotton Candy. Yes, it is as amazing as it sounds and can bee (ha) found at Bobbee’s Honey stand in the Kerr Scott Building.

Light and fluffy honey cotton candy!

Light and fluffy honey cotton candy!

So here’s the Weekly Menu, heavy on veggies and leftovers:

Weekly Menus: 10/16/2011

Weekly Menus: 10/16/2011

And the Four-Square Grocery List:

Four-Square Grocery List 10/16/2011

Four-Square Grocery List 10/16/2011

Which translates to:

Sunday: Pasta and Salad
Thank you Trader Joe’s for helping me survive Sunday Dinner!

Monday: Chicken Pie
Leftovers, to be served with green peas (frozen), squash, and sliced apples.

Tuesday: You Choose! Vote for my dinner!
What should I eat for dinner? Corn dog? Turkey leg? Other?

Wednesday: Salmon and Salad
Either glazed filets or salmon cakes, to be decided.

Thursday: Veggie Chili or Beans and Rice (Mexican)
Vegetarians unite!

Friday: Rustic Squash Tart
Oldie but goodie, using up stuff in the fridge!

Saturday: Dine Out!

What are you eating this week? How do you balance Fried in your life? Post a comment below, or Tweet my direction!

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Coming tomorrow, Going to the Fair with Kids: A Deep-Fried Survival Guide.


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