Friday, May 25, 2012

Menu Friday

So, I kinda dropped the ball on my whole taking-pictures-of-our-food thing this week. 

I blaming it on my list

So here's what we had to eat this week, courtesy of Pinterest photos, obviously. 

Saturday:
Steak, mashed potatoes, broccolini and rolls 
{Sorry, no picture.}

Sunday:
We ate out because we went to the Byron Nelson 

Monday:
Jenny Steffens Hobick's Penne Pasta Pie + Caesar salad and garlic bread  

This is seriously one of our favorite meals. Y'all know how much I love Jenny and her recipes! I didn't add in chicken this time because it was Monday and I didn't want to deal with that; it's still amazing without it. 

Cheesy, mushroom-y, tomato sauce-y goodness


Oh wait, I do have a picture of this meal...sorta:


Tuesday:
Cooking Light's Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi + sauteed squash and rolls 

This is a quick and easy meal that just screams "summer." The only modifications I have is that I add a lot more lemon juice than the recipe calls for, and I also throw in a bit of freshly grated Parmesan {aka: "Farmer John"} cheese. 

And the squash? That's my grandmother's recipe. The secret? Add in one teaspoon of sugar, in addition to a little salt and pepper. Wa-la. 


Wednesday:
Taco Pasta + salad 

Brandon really liked this {hello, it said "kid-friendly recipe," so I knew he would...} but I thought it needed a little more "oomph." 

Next time I'll add in some Mexican oregano, chipotle chile powder and garlic salt.  


Thursday:
Leftovers 

Friday:
Brandon and I are going on another date night to a fun new restaurant and to see my movie this time, "The Five Year Engagement." I'm hoping it won't turn out like my "Hunger Games" walk-out-of-the-movie fiasco. 

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We have lots of plans to do nothing this weekend, save for a barbeque at my in-law's on Monday afternoon. I can't wait to sleep late, spend time with Brandon, sip homemade sangria and just do nothing. 

Happy Memorial Day weekend!

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