Gentle Readers, for those who celebrate, Happy Easter. For those who don’t, I hope you’re sleeping in. The Practical Cooks Junior have determined that we will be up at the crack of dawn, though I suspect they are in it for the hot cross buns. But I digress.
The Juniors have also greatly influenced this week’s menu. I’m encouraging them to own their culinary destiny. Here we go.
Menus for this week:
The Four-Square Grocery Shopping List:
Which translates into:
Ham ham ham. It multiplies in the fridge.
Still working through the pile of black beans. Add some sweet potatoes and cheese, and you’ve got nachos for the dinner guests we’re inviting over. (Including a small one with a love of spice.)
Tuesday: Salad Bar
Planning on using whatever is in the fridge atop greens. Necessary after Meatapalooza.
Wednesday: Salad and Pasta Bar (or Beans)
This will either be a salad and pasta tossed with ham and green peas in a creamy sauce or beans with ham. Catching a theme here?
Thursday: Lasagna or Ham Loaf
I’m hoping for lasagna, not going to lie.
Friday: Dine Out!
We’re changing up this week, dining out a different day.
Saturday: Breakfast for Dinner
Could be grits, could be biscuits and gravy. We shall see.
How do you use up ham? Post a comment below.
And now, my thoughts on Peeps, the Easter candy that looks back at you. Roll the tape:
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