Since we've been talking Manwich - what's on your menu this week?

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Since we've been talking Manwich - what's on your menu this week?
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Wed, 02-20-2013 - 4:31pm

This is reposted from another site I visit.

 

Sun: Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic, Orzo Pilaf, Roasted Asparagus

Mon: We are scattered in three directions. So we'll all just grab something. -- I ended up taking my dinner to work and staying late. I had carrot and celery sticks, ranch dip (made with greek yogurt), wheat thins, sharp cheddar, and turkey pepperoni.  The Boy and dh had KFC. The Girl had pizza at a movie party.

Tues: Subway for The Boy. Dunno for The Girl. Dh and I have a "gala" to attend. -- The Girl ended up having a ham/pepperoni/havarti sandwich at home. Our gala meal was salad, chicken cordon bleu, green beans, mashed potatoes, and an incredible gooey chocolate cake thing for dessert. The guy next to me called it "chocolate heroin." lol  Oh, and wine. free wine.

Wed: Chili Potatoes, fruit (has to be quick, Dh and I are going to hear a talk from the guy that discovered the Titanic)

Thurs: Cheddar Potato soup, garlic bread, asparagus (again, has to be quick; The Girl has a homecoming band concert)

Fri: Stuffed pork chops, mashed potatoes, glazed carrots

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We've had dual menus so far this week. Monday -- I was sick and didn't eat. Joel made Italian sausages and rice Tuesday -- picked up Panera on the way home from work. I was still sick so I just had tomato soup. Wednesday -- Joel made pizza; I had cream of celery soup and pita chips. Thursday -- the plan is for blackened chicken breasts and sauteed squash, unless I'm still too sick to cook/eat. Friday -- probably going out. Saturday and Sunday -- not sure yet.

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Oh, Merella, I see what you mean about the formatting.

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I don't plan anything.

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I try to, but everything about my life is very unpredictable these days. Planning is often just a waste of time.

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Bord, figures that the doormat is too afraid to be adventurous in the kitchen ;)

Sunday: I had chicken braised with lots of mushrooms and spinach, small side of quinoa. Dh came home at 2 AM, so no dinner for him.

Monday: We went to our favorite taverna and had a salad, then grilled fish (local tuna) with steamed veggies.

Tuesday: Local noodlebar, I had duck breast with raw veggies and chinese pancakes, a sort of modified Peking Duck.

Wednesday: Noodle bar again, I had a couple of veggie spring rolls and a salad of bok choy and poached chicken with lime juice dressing. (Oh, and Hazel, it is a chain, so googling won't help you much).

Today, Thursday, I am thinking I probably ought to cook something for the old doormat, probably some veggies of some kind.

Nothing planned for the rest of the week. I just finished an early breakfast of raspberry-almond-buckwheat pancakes, my favorite low-glycemic carb treat.

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Lauren, I am unhappy that you are unwell. I really hope you efel better soon.

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Merella, trust me, it doesn't even work well with a regular computer. 

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My menu plan has been shot to heck this week.  My DIL's sister (who is every bit as awesome as my DIL and whom I adore) has been having a rough ending 6 weeks of her pregnancy--about first full week of February, her blood pressure began rising and by last week was completely out of control, even with bedrest at home, so they hospitalized her.  On Monday, despite all efforts, the doctors said they would have to induce, and her baby was born Tuesday.

They've been spending tons of time at the hospital and I've been running what errands I could for them.  Yesterday I dug out John's baby clothes because he was so small as an infant that even newborn clothes didn't really fit.  And since I was living in Germany (gasp!!!), I took advantage of the fact that German baby clothes come in smaller sizes than American baby clothes.  I'd been saving those for John and DIL, but with DIL's sister's baby weighing in at 5lb 1oz, making him also too small for newborns, but too large for preemie, I got them out, washed them and sent them over.

As a result, I've been busy with other things and eating like crap when I get around to eating.  I did put a ham steak in the fridge to thaw yesterday, so I'll do that with some roasted potatoes and broccoli or roasted brussel sprouts, and then worry about the rest of the week later.

Baby and Mama are doing fine so far and Mama was finally able to come off the magnesium.  They're going to keep an eye on Baby to make sure his weight stabilizes above 5 lbs before they let him leave.

ETA: I hope the baby clothes don't carry the nasty stench of future narcissism in them.

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Thank you! I don't know what this is, but it's miserable. Body aches, headache, dizzy, queasy stomach...no fever, doesn't really feel like flu. I'm still debating whether to go to work today. It's the cat's birthday so maybe I'll stay home and party all day. ;)

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What a scary time! So glad she and the baby are doing OK.