Eat at home 2!

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  1. figment3258

    figment3258 DIS Veteran

    Jan 26, 2008
    Hello everyone!

    Eat at home original thread has reached 250 pages so now it's time for a new thread. Welcome to eat at home 2!:banana::banana:

    You can post however you want to. I usually post my weekly menu to keep me from eating out to save money.

    You can also post recipes .

    I have a link to the original thread in my signature there are tons of recipes in tha one.

    Welcome all!
  2. figment3258

    figment3258 DIS Veteran

    Jan 26, 2008
    Going grocery shopping tomorrow. Still have a ton of leftovers

    Tuesday chicken and rice
    Wednesday Mac and cheese
    Thursday dh birhday so we will have prime rib with baked potatoes
    Friday maybe hot dogs
    Saturday nachos and fun food :thumbsup2
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  4. LilyWDW

    LilyWDW Going to My Happy Place

    May 7, 2006
    Holy Heck... we made too many posts! :woohoo:
  5. wishesuponastar

    wishesuponastar DIS Veteran

    Mar 25, 2011
    Thank you OP for setting us up with a new home :hug:
    And Happy Birthday to your DH, it's mine on the 29th too LOL

    Tues- angel hair pasta with shrimp in garlic and oil
    Wed - meatloaf
    Thurs - DH will make cheesesteaks
    Fri - not sure yet
    Sat - party at friends
    Sun - making chicken not sure how yet
  6. ClarabelleCowFan

    ClarabelleCowFan <font color=teal>Found Someone You Have<br><font c

    Jun 23, 2005
    I would love to know how you fix the prime rib.

    Tonight we had steaks with baked potatoes.
    Tues - Burgers and Fries
    Wed - Shrimp skewers on the grill with zucchini and tomatoes
    Thurs - Tacos and Mexican Rice
    Fri - Caesar Salad and Baked Ziti
    Sat - Not sure yet - either veggie night or pizza with salad
  7. cluvsdisney

    cluvsdisney DIS Veteran

    Jul 6, 2010
    I'd like to join in. This week's schedule is still a little loose because my mother is in town and the holidays -we are not in our regular routine. So far...

    Tuesday: tortellini with vodka sauce
    Wednesday: I am taking my ma to dinner
    Thursday: not sure yet
    Friday: DH is meeting me after work in the city so we'll probably grab a burger someplace
    Saturday: pu pu platter of appetizers: coconut chicken fingers, pigs in a blanket, fried ravioli
  8. charming23

    charming23 DIS Veteran

    Jul 15, 2009
    I can't believe we need a new thread. It seems like just yesterday that figment started this group up.
  9. LilyWDW

    LilyWDW Going to My Happy Place

    May 7, 2006
    I thought I would post my meal list from this week all the way through to February. It might change between then and now, but it keeps me honest!

    ~Mon/26 Left Overs
    ~Wed/28 Poor Man’s Steak with Garlicky Gravy, Skinny Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Green Beans
    ~Thu/29 Pecan Crusted Tilapia and Roasted Asparagus
    ~Sun/1 (New Years) Lobster Tails, Shrimp Cocktail, Hasselback Potatoes, Steamed Sugar Snap Peas

    ~Mon/2 Patty Melt (Eat This, Not That) and Baked Seasoned Fries
    ~Wed/4 Corn, Bacon, and Potato Chowder
    ~Fri/7 Roast Chicken with Rosemary and Lemon, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Salad
    ~Sat/7 Pork Roast with Gravy (I still need sides for this)

    ~Mon/9 Healthy, Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup
    ~Wed/11 Leftovers or Frozen Meal
    ~Fri/13 Baked Chicken Parmesan, Spaghetti, Cucumber Salad (with Onion and Balsamic)
    ~Sat/14 Baked Potato and Salad

    ~Mon/16 Split Pea Soup and Crackers
    ~Wed/18 (Class, late lunch for self) Baked Falafal Pita Sandwich, Green Salad
    ~Fri/20 Veggie Tikka Masala, Rice, Pita
    ~Sat/21 Leftovers or Frozen Meal

    ~Mon/23 Pork Chops with Dijon Herb Sauce, Roasted Cauliflower with Parm, Garlic Mashed Potatoes
    ~Wed/25 (Class, late lunch for self) Thai Coconut Curry Shrimp
    ~Fri/27 Pasta with Italian Chicken Sausage, peppers, and spinach, salad
    ~Sat/28 Pot Roast with Potatoes, Carrots, and Onions
  10. debrapagliasotti

    debrapagliasotti DIS Veteran

    Jul 3, 2011
    Newbie to your thread :)

    I plan on going through your original thread and checking out some of the recipes :thumbsup2

    12/26 Christmas leftovers
    12/27 Chicken and spinach enchiladas/spanish rice
    12/28 Chicken alfredo/ciabatta garlic bread
    12/29 Tilapia/cous cous/veg
    12/30 Creamed chicken and biscuits/some sort of veg

    Not sure beyond that. I need to go grocery shopping and also make a trip to Sam's to stock up on chicken, ground turkey and fish.

    Looking forward to getting some new ideas for dinner.
  11. dgbg100106

    dgbg100106 Missing the Tag Fiary

    Mar 24, 2008
    I am here.... Late but made it...
  12. Cin

    Cin DIS Veteran

    Sep 12, 2010
    Found it. Thanks for the link.
  13. luvpoohandcompany

    luvpoohandcompany DIS Veteran

    Sep 30, 2009
    Newbie here (followed over from january no buy thread). Going back to read 1st thread:)
  14. beansmom

    beansmom Grumpy Grandma Extraordinaire

    Feb 3, 2000
    good do you know what yer eating thru FEB??? I'm doing good to plan dinner in time to pull something outta the freezer!

    we're having beef pizzaiola and risotto leftovers tonight. Shrimp curry and biryani tomorrow night. That's as far as i go atm.
  15. Priorityonecb

    Priorityonecb DIS Veteran

    Sep 9, 2005
    I am here too!! Although we are leaving on vacation in about 20 minutes, so we'll be eating out all this week. I'll be back on Sunday to get back on track for next week!
  16. oopsiDAISY

    oopsiDAISY DIS Veteran

    Dec 2, 2010
    I made it over too!!! :cool1:

    I had a menu made out, but so far I have been able to make a few extra meals from leftovers. That will help on next week's grocery bill! :thumbsup2

    Last night:
    Chili Mac (leftover chili)
    Salad (leftover from Christmas)

    Turkey (leftover)
    Cornbread Dressing (leftover)
    Mashed Potatoes
    Cranberry Sauce (leftover)
    Green Beans (leftover)
    Salad (leftover)

    Veggie Soup

    Corned Beef Hash
    Steamed Cabbage

    Red Beans and Rice with Ground Venison
    Roasted Corn

    Saturday: New Year's Eve party at a friend's house. I am taking-
    Homemade Southwest Egg Rolls
    Chipped Beef Cheeseball and Crackers
    Soft Drinks
  17. ilovejack02

    ilovejack02 <font color=peach>what do you all think?<br><font

    Aug 8, 2006
    Tripped over my menu planning the last few months.. just not interested in cooking, which has turned into bad decisions for my waist line lol.

    Back on track as soon as we get home from visiting family. Ive been digging through magazines and trying to get my head back in to meal planning.

    I need new skillets, so buying all new this week .. I am sure that will help spark my interest again. I am also considering new dishes. My old stuff is beautiful but pretty dated , Lenox Poppies on Blue about 16 years old, I am slowly losing pieces , down to three bowls as of yesterday lol. I am wanting just a plain white set, looking at Mikasa Anitque White .. or there is a Wedgewood white set I like.

    Nothing like new kitchen goodies to get ya in the mood to cook .
  18. figment3258

    figment3258 DIS Veteran

    Jan 26, 2008
    Thank you for posting the link in the old thread! It's hard to do from my iPad so I need to do it on the iMac but I was too tired to get up:rotfl2:
  19. LilyWDW

    LilyWDW Going to My Happy Place

    May 7, 2006
    Welcome! I hope you enjoy our little thread. If you see anything that looks good in someone's meal plan, don't hesitate to ask about it or for a recipe. We love to share!

    Welcome! I hope you find this thread a great information source!

    It's called OCD... :lmao: (Well, I do actually have it, but that was more of a joke). Really though, it helps me by keeping me accountable for what I eat. Earlier in the month I decided to eat healthier and make it my new lifestyle. I always look at it again weekly to make sure things still sound good or if I can switch something to save money. So, it is always subject to change!
  20. figment3258

    figment3258 DIS Veteran

    Jan 26, 2008
    I have never made one before but I am going to follow how the pioneer woman does hers
  21. figment3258

    figment3258 DIS Veteran

    Jan 26, 2008
    Welcome aboard!:welcome::jumping1::welcome:

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