Saturday, September 1, 2007

Make Up Your Mind!: What's for Dinner

Planning the menu this week involved a whole lotta hooha. The Child is going to a festival with Boyfriend and his Uncle and we've invited them to dinner after. It took 2 phone calls to nail down which day this was actually happening. And then there is the whole going-back-to-school thing, which means The Child gets to pick the evening meal. And she wanted to cook.

Plus, we're approaching that odd time of the season when it's September and that tends to make all of us think of bigger, more warming food, but it could easily be summer temperatures for weeks yet.

Sometimes it's easier when I just plan the menu on my own. But it's adorable when the Family helps.

What's for Dinner
August 31-September 6

Chicken Parmesan
Linguine Alfredo

(The Spouse cooks because I had to work and he didn't. Tee.)

Chili Cheese Dogs
Potato Salad
(The Child because she wants to).

Talapia Roasted in Salt
Wild Rice Pilaf
Caprese Salad
White Asparagus
Plum Tart
(Boyfriend and Uncle to dinner)

Tortellini with Little Tiny Meatballs
Big Green Salad

The Child's Back-to-School Dinner
Fried Chicken
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

Beef and Veggie Stirfry
Ginger Rice

Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
Dressed Up Tomato Soup


Anonymous said...

mmmmm...I love Talapia.
Dumb joke:
"Why do people eat fish?"
"Just for the hallibut."

buh dump dah!

Anonymous said...

I'm intrigued by the "dressed up tomato soup"...

Lorraine said...

Hee, hee, Hat.

Regular ol' tomato soup, JP, with lashings of other yummy stuff. There'll be a recipe soon and trust, even you will be able to make it.

Buck said...

The Boyfriend may someday become "The Son-in-Law" after being treated to THAT dinner.