Disney Information Station Logo

Go Back   The DIS Discussion Forums - DISboards.com > Disney Trip Planning Forums > Budget Board
Find Hotel Specials & DIScounts
 
facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
Register Chat FAQ Tickers Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
Old 09-16-2012, 10:31 PM   #1666
Teresa Pitman
DIS Veteran
 
Teresa Pitman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 3,063

Had my son and his wife and their five kids (well, the baby just breastfeeds) for dinner, and this is what we had:

veggies and hummus to dip them in (we always put these out while making dinner, so the kids can snack on them)
Falafel sliders on mini-buns
Pan pakoras (a new recipe I found - like pakoras but baked in a pan - good and much lower in fat than the deep-fried kind!)
Vegan Caesar salad
Black bean and veggie salad
vegan ice cream for dessert

TP
Teresa Pitman is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 08:15 AM   #1667
3Leafs
DIS Veteran
 
3Leafs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Posts: 3,275

Quote:
Originally Posted by pigletto View Post
One tip I have is if you are using the crockpot every day anyway, make double batches of soups and stews or meatballs and sauce etc. That way you can freeze it for later in the week.
Thanks for the suggestion
__________________
As aways ~ Teresa
3Leafs is offline  
|
The DIS
Register to remove

Join Date: 1997
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 1,000,000
Old 09-17-2012, 10:20 AM   #1668
oopsiDAISY
DIS Veteran
 
oopsiDAISY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 2,799

My weekend was a disaster... We had "football food" Saturday for dinner. It consisted of a lot of butter and deep frying. It all tasted delicious...until I spent all day Sunday sick from the greasy overload.

Dinner tonight:
Tortellini Vegetable Soup
Garlic Toast
oopsiDAISY is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 11:16 AM   #1669
of the seas
Of the ccccccccc
They have the best brownies
I'm trying to get people's opinion
 
of the seas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Illinois
Posts: 3,460

Quote:
Originally Posted by tinkmom2 View Post
Wednesday dinner in Chicago. We are going to see Madonna I want to go to XOCO for lunch. Dinner will probably be at the United Center.

My DD and I will be at that same show! I can't wait!

I am cooking more at home now because I will be paying off one of my cars next Friday, then going strong on getting the last one paid off after that.

Monday-pork loin with fig sauce and potatoes
Tuesday-vinegar braised pork chops (there was a sale on pork, can you tell?)
Wednesday-out at Madonna concert
Thursday-turkey burgers
Fri-some sort of chicken with left over herbs
__________________
Beach Club CL 2010

Contemporary CL and Boardwalk 2009

Wilderness Lodge 2008
of the seas is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 12:31 PM   #1670
IMALOVNDISNEY
DIS Veteran
 
IMALOVNDISNEY's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: NORTHERN CT.
Posts: 835

Here I go again. This time I will post 2-3 days at a time.

Sunday: Meatloaf, scalloped potatoes, and veggies
Monday:Grilled chicken, baked potatoes, grilled veggie kabobs
IMALOVNDISNEY is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 12:42 PM   #1671
Deffenm
DIS Veteran
 
Deffenm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Posts: 1,432

Saturday: Buffalo Chicken, baked apples, devlied eggs (kids requestes all of these items, it was an odd combination)
Sunday: Italian Beef sandwhices, baked apples, macaroni salad
Monday: buffet of leftovers (Chili made for lunch on Sunday, Itlian Beef Sandwhiches, baked apples, macroni salad, refried beans, and cheese quedillas)
Tuesday: Spagetti, salad, garlic bread
Wednesday: pizza
thursday: Chicken and noodles, salad, garlic bread
Friday: hot dogs, french fries, fruit
__________________
Proud Mother to 3 Adopted Blessings
DS (14)
DS (13)
DD (10)

May 2005 - AsMov
Sept. 2006 - POP
Sept. 2007 - POR
Aug. 2008 - AKL
June. 2010 - CBR (Grand Gathering)
April 2012 - POP
Oct. 2014 - POP
Deffenm is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 03:52 PM   #1672
oopsiDAISY
DIS Veteran
 
oopsiDAISY's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Tennessee
Posts: 2,799

Today is a cool, rainy Monday and I feel BLAH! I am changing tonight's menu to comfort food:

Meatloaf
Mashed Potatoes
Oven Roasted Zucchini and Sweet Onions
oopsiDAISY is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 03:58 PM   #1673
tinktinktink
Mouseketeer
 
tinktinktink's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 301

French onion soup with chicken Philly sandwiches
tinktinktink is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 04:02 PM   #1674
blueiis99
It's Disney Magic, you know!
 
blueiis99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: long island, ny
Posts: 2,602

Home made beef stew and biscuts
__________________




Me: Jeanne DH: Jay DD 27 Sydney DD 25 Jessica DD 14 Aliyah
blueiis99 is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 06:50 PM   #1675
LilyWDW
Going to My Happy Place
 
LilyWDW's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Indy
Posts: 9,263

Cross out tonight. I just ordered pizza and breadsticks to be delivered. I did something to my back this morning and can not stand the thought of having to stand and cook. I was putting groceries away and knelt down to put stuff in the vegetable drawer and I felt something go "pop". No idea what! Ugh!
__________________

"You're dead if you aim only for kids. Adults are only kids grown up, anyway." - Walt Disney
DIS'er OCTOBER 2014 FB Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1398705187009744/



LilyWDW is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 07:55 PM   #1676
charming23
DIS Veteran
 
charming23's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Cleveland, OH
Posts: 6,306

Tonight was leftover night.

Tomorrow is pot roast in the crock pot
__________________
Me (Elizabeth) DM (Sue) Cleo Caly
charming23 is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 08:00 PM   #1677
njsweetP
DIS Veteran
 
njsweetP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 1,558

I'm joining in!
Last night was beer can chicken on the grill with grilled zucchini and baked potatoes.
Tonight was crock pot chicken enchilada soup with homemade corn bread muffins.
Tues: sloppy joes with chips
Wed: some kind of pasta with homemade sauce w/arugula salad
Thurs: Leftover chicken enchilada soup/muffins
Fri: ??
Sat: eat out
__________________
DH Me DD DD

1985 First ever trip to WDW!! WDW 1992 WDW 1995 WDW 1996 WDW 1998 WDW 2001
WDW 2004 WDW 2006 WDW 2009 WDW June 2010 WDW June 2011
Disneyland June 2014WDW January 2015 -DD's runDisney!
All trips offsite.
njsweetP is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 08:27 PM   #1678
AuntieKels
Mouseketeer
 
AuntieKels's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 143

mushy dumplings

I have a question for my fellow dumpling lovers.

When I make chicken and dumplings I find my dumps (store bought or homemade) turn out mushy. They either disintegrate and ruin the whole dish or they're still slimy inside.

Here are a bunch of questions to consider:

1) What recipe do you use?
2) Do you push them under the surface?
3) How big are your dumplings when you drop them in?
4) How long do you cook them?
5) Lid on or off?
6) Does using the crock pot change things?

Thank for any tips or input!
__________________
(me) Kelsey DH Disneyland 1991, WDW with band 2001, Disneyland 2003, WDW post DF deployment 2010! Disneyland road trip 2010!
AuntieKels is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 08:30 PM   #1679
Priorityonecb
DIS Veteran
 
Priorityonecb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 1,778

AuntieKels, I cheat and use Pillsbury country style biscuits. I roll them into tiny balls, put them into gentle boiling liquid and put the lid on. 5 minutes later....dumpling perfection! It's a family favorite!
__________________
Tammy-
Past Trips-2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2006, 1975
Future Trips- WDW Oct/Nov 2014 DL Dec/Jan 2015
Priorityonecb is offline  
Old 09-17-2012, 09:41 PM   #1680
Mom_Rides
DIS Veteran
 
Mom_Rides's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Too far away from WDW...
Posts: 903

Some changes from our original plan:

Mon: out to dinner with my BFF and DH and DD went to dinner. This was a re-do from last Monday because I was sick.

Tues: Crockpot cheesy chicken and rice, green beans

Wed: undecided at this point. Likely a free for all after dance class, maybe eggs and toast. We were going to have dinner out but we went a little crazy on DD and my birthdays...YOLO :-)
__________________
Mom - Wife to Dad Mommy to DD7 - Stepmom to DSS -18 & DSS - 13 .

Our first trip! June 5-11, 2010 @ POR
A short trip just for our Princess! April 17-19, 2012 @ POP
Mom_Rides is offline  
Closed Thread



Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

facebooktwitterpinterestgoogle plusyoutubeDIS Updates
GET OUR DIS UPDATES DELIVERED BY EMAIL



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:34 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Copyright © 1997-2014, Werner Technologies, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

You Rated this Thread: