Monday, November 24, 2014

Menu Plan Monday 11/24-11/30

Happy Turkey Week!

This past week I experienced a first - Pheasant! On Friday, Hubby was invited to go pheasant hunting with a few friends and came home with three of them. Hubby completely took charge of this meal and made a crock pot recipe for dinner Saturday night. Kiddo absolutely loved it, and I thought it was pretty good - a lot like chicken, but a bit more dry. We'll be eating the leftovers this week.

Other than that, it was actually a pretty quiet week, which was welcome after a few very busy ones.

This Week's Menu Plan 11/24-11/30

Monday: Leftover Pheasant

Tuesday: Hubby's Crock Pot Chili, Corn Muffins

Wednesday: Leftovers

Thursday: Thanksgiving Feast (YAY!)

Friday: Lasagna

Saturday: Leftover Chili

Sunday: Brunswick Stew

What we're bringing for Thanksgiving:

  • Smoked Turkey (smoked by Hubby, using this method)
  • Butternut Squash Soup
  • Apple Pie
  • Pumpkin Roll
  • Gingerbread House pieces
  • Possibly Cranberry Bread and/or Pumpkin French Toast Bake (recipe coming tomorrow!)
Do you love Thanksgiving as much as I do? The family togetherness, the traditions, the Black Friday shopping, and of course, the food! I can't wait!

My parents host the big Thanksgiving feast and everyone brings something to contribute. Mom is in charge of the oven turkey (we actually will have three birds this year - one smoked, one fried, and one oven-roasted), the stuffing, and a few of the sides. My sister is making Apple Pie Cookies and helping with all the set-up. My aunt is bringing banana bread and two veggie dishes (including green bean casserole - yum!). And my brother's in-laws will bring spicy sausage dressing (SO good), oven roasted carrots, oven-roasted mushrooms, and a pumpkin pie. I know my brother and sister-in-law will bring something too, but I'm not sure what at this point. Either way, it's going to be a true smorgasbord of delicious Thanksgiving goodness!

Last Week's Post:

Yup, our baby's gender is no longer a mystery! But will our house be filled with pink or more blue? You'll have to click on the photo to find out!

What are you making for Thanksgiving this year? 

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