Menu Planning Help – What to Cook Wednesday #102

The weeks are just flying by it seems. Spending a bunch of time stuck on the couch certainly didn’t make time slow down at all.  Here we are again on Wednesday and I bet {if you are like me} you are searching for some menu planning help!  Well, that is what What to Cook Wednesday {WTCW} is all about so let’s get started.

Sunday:  I love mushrooms and portabellas are definitely high on my list of favorites.  Adding romesco, pesto and goat cheese just makes a delicious mushroom even tastier so I am in!

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Menu Planning Help: WTCW #101

Busy moms and dads can use all the meal planning help they can find.  That is one of the reasons I started this whole What to Cook Wednesday series.  It allows me to find new recipes to feed my family AND provides some menu planning help to my readers. Win win in my mind!

So, since it is mid-week and what to cook is probably on your mind, let’s get started!

Sunday:  Let’s start off our week with a delicious meal of creamy polenta and chorizo. Throw in some roasted green beans and we have one delicious meal.

Monday:  Mondays are always busy as we get thrust back into the work/school week after the weekend.  Ginger, garlic and chili shrimp are perfect for these kinds of night because it cooks up so fast.

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Weekly Menu: What to Cook Wednesday #100

Happy Wednesday! 

I love that our Wednesdays here on the blog are filled with delicious recipes.  Putting together a weekly menu is so much easier when you can find inspiration all around blog land.  One of my favorite parts of the week is looking through all of the recipes I find and narrowing them down into a menu for the week.  I guess that is how this little What to Cook Wednesday series has made it to 100!

Let’s see what the 100th edition brings us in terms of food…

Sunday:  You can add prosciutto to just about anything and I am happy.  That probably a big reason why chicken with prosciutto, argula and fontina caught my eye.

Monday:  We don’t traditionally do pasta on Mondays but, as a meatless option, I fell in love with the idea of lemony spinach and goat cheese linguine.

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Weekly Menu Plan – WTCW #97

Life is ever so slowly getting back to normal after my trip.  I have finally finished unpacking and am working on getting my inbox back down to a manageable size.

The need for dinner ideas doesn’t disappear because I am busy though so I am back this Wednesday with more ideas for your weekly menu!  What to Cook Wednesday is ON!

Sunday:  Let’s start our week out with an amazingly delicious garlic rosemary chicken.  This recipe is the kind of stuff Sunday evening dinner dreams are made of!

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Salted Caramel Sauce

I have a sweet tooth…a big one.  Some days, I think all my teeth are sweet because my cravings are that strong.  One of my absolute favorite things is salted caramel sauce.  I love it on ice cream, in desserts…with just about anything sweet.
Salted Caramel Sauce #recipes #saltedcaramel

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Weekly Menu Plan – WTCW #96

Warning…I am a chicken…with no head. 

Why?  Because I am heading to my first ever conference and I have a million things running around in my head.

Don’t worry though.  I am still here with ideas for your weekly menu BUT the commentary will be very brief…like non-existent :)

Sunday:  Lemongrass Salmon with Barley Salad

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Weekly Menu Plan – WTCW #95

Whew, my friends, we have made it to Wednesday!  That means we are so close to the glorious time that is the weekend!  For a lot of people the weekend also means grocery shopping so Wednesday seems like a great day to make our weekly menu plan!

Let’s take a look at some ideas that made it into this week’s What to Cook Wedneday!

Sunday:  Few foods evoke childhood memories for me the way fried chicken does!  A pan fried chicken sandwich with avocado hash seems like  a very grown-up way to enjoy my childhood favorite.

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16 Restaurant Copycat Recipes

Eating out is awesome!  I love being able to go and relax while someone else does the cooking.  But, it just isn’t practical {or good for you} to eat our every single meal.  That is where  good restaurant copycat recipes come in to help you get that delicious recipe taste at home where you can control the ingredients and cost.

I’ve scoured the web and rounded up sixteen awesome restaurant copycat recipes you can file away for when you are dreaming of a restaurant quality meal but want to take it easy on your wallet and/or waistline! [Read more…]

Weekly Menu Plan – WTCW #94

Creating a weekly menu plan can be a real challenge sometimes!  It is hard to make sure it includes recipes you know your family will enjoy but also keep from always making the same old things.  That is what What to Cook Wednesday is here for!  It is your go to source for ideas to help build your weekly menu plan!

Let’s take a look at what is on the list this week…

Sunday: Cooking seafood on the weekend is always great because I make a quick run to the store and get it super fresh.  This week, tomatillo shrimp makes an appearance.

Monday:  We’re shaking things up and doing pasta on Monday!  How does pasta with a pale ale {yep, beer!} cream sauce sound for a meatless Monday?

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A #FreshTake on a Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Macaroni and cheese is a favorite in our house. E could probably eat for every meal and be completely satisfied. I’ve been really trying to integrate their favorite choices into our everyday meals these days while also making it easy to prepare. After doing a little online search, I decided to make my own macaroni and cheese recipe instead.

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