Sunday, September 18, 2011

What's Cooking?

Just ran across a list of menu ideas that Mother put together at some point. I remember that she got tired of cooking the same old thing over and over and decided that a nice list would give her options to switch things up. So, if you are looking for menu ideas, here you go:

1. Butterbeans, spinach, cornbread
2. Pinto beans, rice, macaroni & tomatoes
3. Pork chops baked with veggies
4. Fried chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy
5. Chicken fried steak, fries, gravy
6. Baked chicken and rice
7. Broiled steak, baked potatoes, salad
8. Roast beef with veggies
9. Meat pie, salad
10. Enchiladas, green salad
11. Tacos or chalupas
12. Hamburgers and fries
13. Smothered hamburger patties, rice with gravy
14. Pepper steak oriental with rice
15. Hoppin' John
16. Spaghetti, garlic bread/toast, salad
17. Chili mac (variation topped with shredded cheddar)
18. Hotdogs, chips
19. Stew, buttered cornbread
20. Chili topped with fritos and grated cheese
21. Tuna salad, chips
22. Sausage steamed with sauerkraut
23. Barbecued wieners
24. Ham with rice or gravy
25. Stuffed peppers
26. Mexican casserole, salad
27. Fish, English peas, buttered potatoes or macaroni and cheese
28. Baked turkey, dressing
29. Pancakes with sausage or bacon
30. Belgian waffles
31. Fresh cabbage with steamed sausage links
32. Tater-tot casserole
33. Omelet with biscuits and jelly, bacon
34. 15-bean soup with hot or garlic sausage coins
35. Chicken posole soup
36. Smothered steak
37. Crockpot Ragout
38. Beef Stroganoff with sour cream
39. Egg/sausage & potato burritos
40. Beef and bean burritos
41. Fajitas with guacamole and tortilla chips
42. Meatloaf, veggies, mashed potatoes
43. Lasagna, salad, garlic bread/toast
44. Creamed beef over noodles
45. Shrimp and/or fish fillets, potatoes
46. Bean pot soup (Thelma's recipe from file - nowhere to be found)
47. Barbecued ribs or brisket (see recipe from file - have no idea unless it refers
to a seasoning rub she was particularly fond of)
48. Beef stir fry
49. Chicken stir fry
50. Roasted chicken
51. Frittata
52. Fried spaghetti (I don't recommend it)
53. Big baked potato with all the fixin's
54. Potato soup
55. Baked Ham, sweet potatoes
56. Beef tips over rice or noodles
57. Ravioli, french bread, salad
58. Chicken & dumplings