This Week’s Menu, December 4, 2016

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Menu for the week of December 4, 2016

Breakfast: Orange Danish
Lunch: Cheese and crackers
Dinner: Taco salad: Greg is really loving these. He asks for it all the time.

Breakfast: Bacon and eggs
Lunch: Soup and salad
Dinner: Salmon and orzo with spinach

Breakfast: Bagels with salmon-cream cheese spread
Lunch: Pita sandwich
Dinner: Burgers

Breakfast: Cheese quesadillas
Lunch: Red beans and rice
Dinner: Red snapper

Breakfast: Cheese omelette
Lunch: Soup
Dinner: Stuffed pork chops

Breakfast: Kolaches
Lunch: Cheese and crackers
Dinner: Shrimp stir fry

Breakfast: Breakfast burritos
Lunch: Salad
Dinner: Fajitas


Ahh…I finally feel human again! Still coughing, but not so bad now. I want to focus on seafood this week, but I want to end with a pork roast that’s been sitting in my freezer too long. I can get a couple of nice chops out of it and then use the leftovers for fajitas and crispy salad toppings and omelette filling.

I don’t do stuffed chops too often, but it’s ridiculously easy to make. A quarter cup of seasoned bread crumbs, onions, and celery sautéed in butter.  Stuff the chops and bake. Baste the tops with butter, and finish up with a quick char from the broiler. Do not overcook. You’ll dry it out otherwise.

We picked up some very delicious brie over the weekend. I thought I didn’t like brie, but this one was good. Cheese and crackers are better than a full lunch.

I’m sorry to report that I probably won’t decorate this year. What with getting sick so late in the year and then the floor in shambles, there’s no point in adding more burdens. We do expect company this month, but they’ll have to settle for our witty repartee over decorations.

Have you decorated for the holidays yet? Do you go all out inside and out? How’s the shopping going?


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  1. Glad you are feeling a bit better! There were years I haven’t decorated and I didn’t miss it either way. This year I “forced” myself to get a tree and we decorated it, as well as put lights out outside (albeit 1 strand.) The jury is still out if I’ll do more decorating. I’m not stressing about it. If it works and seems comfortable to do, I’ll do it. Otherwise, I’m done with it and consider it okay 🙂


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