Sunday, September 17, 2017

Eating from the Pantry and Freezer.....The Weekly Menu

My freezer and pantry are out of control, you guys.  It is the onset of canning/preserving season and I have no room for all the winter provisions.  So I am going to spend this week trying to eat only from what I have available at home.  Hopefully, my only store visits will be to pick up perishables like bread and milk.

Yesterday we spent the morning finishing up two more batches of Corn Chowder for the freezer and several pints of my Pops' Refrigerator Pickles.

We were supposed to join our friends, the Greens, at the Michigan Renaissance Festival, where we celebrate Linda's birthday each year.  Unfortunately, Frank twisted his ankle on Thursday and isn't able to walk the considerable distances required for this outing.

Happily they decided to have an impromptu get together at their lake house today so we are heading over there with our Little Angel Face while her Mama goes out to enjoy a last hurrah on the jet ski. I am taking some of the corn chowder, pickles and salsa that I put up for my donation to the potluck.

Last night we went to Windsor, Ontario Canada, for an Alabama Concert at the Caesar's Casino.  We spent the night on sight at the hotel.  Of course we went early enough to get in a little gambling and dinner before the show.  It was a great evening.

Each year we plan a little get away with my brother, Dick, and his wife, Jackie.  Our birthdays are close together in August so we normally try to plan something around those dates to celebrate together.

On Thursday evening, we are joining the Benda's as they host a sunset sail cruise on the St. Clair River.  We will be having dinner at the River Crab Restaurant after the sail.

The rest of the week is pretty typical.  I will be posting for a couple of fun events, combining CIC and Fantastical Food Fight in one recipe and hosting Bundt Bakers on another day.  I will also be posting a recipe for an important event, #FoodBloggers4FL on Thursday.  Please stop by and show your support to the areas suffering the aftermaths of Irma.

Our little Angel Face turns 3 on Tuesday!! We will be celebrating her Moana themed birthday party on Saturday.  I will be serving up a Hawaiian Feast.

So here is the Weekly Menu using what I have in my freezer and pantry......Hope you all had a marvelous weekend.

Dinner before Concert

Dinner at Greens

Meatless Monday
Sweet Corn and Black Bean Enchiladas

Toddler Tuesday
Mummy Dogs
Baked Beans

Osso Bucco
Mashed Potatoes
Steamed Broccoli

Sunset Sail Cruise

Fish Friday
Sauteed Lake Perch
Stir Fry Veggies
Steamed Rice


  1. Hope Frank's ankle is better and Angel Face enjoys her birthday. I can't believe she is already 3!!

    1. That's what I get for blinking. Frank's ankle is all better now.


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