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Monday, April 2, 2012

what’s cookin’?


one more cocktail


A little calmer week around here, which is a great thing with it being Holy Week.  Cameron has a 1/2 day on Thursday and no school Friday or Monday.  The perks of a Catholic school. Smile

I found myself visiting an old friend, my "Make it Fast, Cook it Slow" cookbook.  Lots of great simple and cost effective recipes and tips in there.  Plus all the recipes are gluten free but they can be easily adapted to not gluten free too.

Saturday:  Our sweet friend Kai had is 8th birthday party.  We shared Pizza and Cake with lots of friends.

Sunday:  Cheeseburgers with all the fixings

      Carrots w/hummus and baked beans

Monday:  BBQ Beans and Weenies

              Corn Muffins and Cucumbers

Tuesday:  Soccer Practice

       Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup

Wednesday:  Spaghetti

            Salad and Garlic Toast

Thursday:  Black Bean Soup

                Fritos, Avocado

Friday:    Macaroni and Cheese

               Peas and Applesauce

I really focused on using what we had on hand for the week.  Thankfully my Uncle Wayne had recently gifted me with a freezer full of beef.  We used the spaghetti fixings that we didn’t get to last week.  We had extra leftovers one night so we substituted.  Don’t forget to check out some other great cooks out there and see what they are making at Stone Gable.


  1. Black bean soup is a standard at our house, but adding Fritos and avocado is a fun touch I will have to try next time. Great idea. :-)

  2. Stopping by from On the Menu Monday!

  3. This is my first visit from over at Stone Gable ... I love the name of your blog! Growing up in the 70/80's, Green Acres was actually a favorite ;) I love the down-home meals you're making this week. Funny that we're also doing spaghetti, burgers and mac-n-cheeese this week too!

    1. Thank you Tracey and Welcome. My husband gave me the idea of the name. I am too a child of the 70/80's.

  4. What a great week of cooking Maeghan! Everything sounds so delicious, and I always love knowing what I am eating for the week, it just brings serenity to the table :).