Friday, October 25, 2013

On The Dining Table This Week

The "Sluggy was Away all Week & Just Got to This" Edition.......
 


Here are the meals that were planned last week--
 
Sunday--Broccoli Soup, Hubs had some meatloaf too
Monday--freezer leftover chicken and stuffing, baked Butternut Squash
Tuesday--Lobster Rolls and/or leftovers, Beets
Wednesday--Shrimp in Garlic Sauce, Coconut Rice, Mixed Veggies
Thursday--leftover Meat loaf, Roasted Taters, Brussel Sprouts
Friday--London Broil, Baked Potatoes w/Broccoli Soup
Saturday--Leftovers

And here's what actually got eaten--

Sunday--Broccoli Soup, Hubs had some meatloaf too
Monday--freezer leftover chicken and stuffing, baked Butternut Squash
Tuesday--Lobster Rolls, Beets & leftover Squash
Wednesday--Shrimp in Garlic Sauce, Coconut Rice, Mixed Veggies
Thursday--leftover Meat loaf, Roasted Taters, Brussel Sprouts
Friday--leftover Shrimp in Garlic Sauce, Coconut Rice, Mixed Veggies, leftover Beets
Saturday--leftover Cheddar Broccoli Soup

Everything as planned except leftovers on Friday instead of London Broil and Baked Taters with the leftover soup.

As for food spending last week.....between 10/14 and 10/21, I spent $97.63 on $157.53 worth of groceries at 3 stores in 4 trips.
I have $36.74 left of my $400 food budget, and as of today, 6 days left in my month.

As for food waste, we used it all up except for a cup of leftover stuffing.  Too much for the amount of chicken we had to use up.

Leftovers going into this week--not a thing.

Here's this week's meal plan---it's in hindsight since today is Friday.lol

Sunday--pizza out
Monday--steak, fries out
Tuesday--1/2 fish sandwich, 1/2 sweet potato fries, cup of crab soup out
Wednesday--other half of Tuesday's dinner ate in the room
Thursday--turkey sandwich at home
Friday--bratwurst on roll, strawberries at home
Saturday--whatever I can find at the house if Judy doesn't come over, otherwise a roast chicken or eating out

We hit the Food Lion this week while on vacation for foods for breakfast and for dinner the night before we came home, plus some fruit and milk.  We tried to eat at local places and avoid fast food.
We did have an Arby's sandwich for lunch on Wed. and KFC chicken yesterday during the trip home for Lunch.  All other meals were eaten/prepared in the hotel room or local restaurants to keep costs down and to stay away from processed foods.  We brought home some of the Food Lion groceries and will eat those the next 2 days, then hit the grocery store for a few things and spend the rest of my Oct. food budget.


 What got fixed and served at your house this week?

Sluggy

5 comments:

  1. Well, with over two hundred pounds of apples bought at ten cents/lb.along with another hundred from our trees pressed into cider taking up space in our freezers, we are eating from our stores! Turkey breast on Sunday (bought at less than a buck a pound last
    winter) was Sunday dinner. Tacos with ground beef bought at two bucks /lb. (Local grass fed..that price for fifty or more lbs.) on Monday. Shepherd's pie made with leftover turkey and mashed potatoes (grown ourselves) were served. That is all I can remember off the top of my head. But, from now until New Year's, we are trying to make meals out of our stores, with the grocery shopping being only for school lunch supplies if needed, and rock bottom loss leaders. The focus will be enjoying the "treat "food of the season...smoked salmon, egg nog. Caramel apples, champagne for mimosas, Honey Crisp apples and the like. Yesterday I made pumpkin fudge!

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  2. Oh...by "stores " I mean our pantry/storage shelves in garage and craft closet, and freezers. I don't own a store! It's a Yankee term, I guess...I confuse my PNW neighbors with that term a lot!

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  3. Been working on a pork loin much of the week. Tonight tho, it's just a few at the house so I'm just making some pepperoni pizza for us.

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  4. I haven't had baked butternut squash in forever. Now I'm hungry.
    And that is a beautiful picture. I love it.

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  5. Big cookup of jerk chicken this week, along with a big pot of quinoa and green beans. We (Michael) usually makes enough to last a few days. Last night we were lazy as Michael worked til almost 7pm so he picked up some soup and veggie fried rice at our local and very cheap Thai restaurant. Cost around $10 - fed us both all we could eat and still some leftovers!

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