Meal planning/Lists/etc?

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Here's the beef stew recipe we used - http://livesimply.me/2014/11/20/freezer-crockpot-beef-stew/. This one is my second favorite. I added potatoes day of cooking each time.

from batman to balloon dog (carl agatha), Sunday, 1 March 2015 21:27 (six years ago) link

Man this one sounds not quite right

Slow Cooker Party Beef Roast

2-3lb boneless beef chuck shoulder roast
1 cup grape jelly
1 cup Simply Heinz ketchup
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice

a girl with colitis (Je55e), Sunday, 8 March 2015 02:04 (six years ago) link

It could be good for meatballs, but with the addition of something spicy maybe to cut through the sweetness of the jelly and ketchup

a girl with colitis (Je55e), Sunday, 8 March 2015 02:05 (six years ago) link

lol is that from a recipe generator like the one crabbits or someone posted a long time ago? with the washing the lemon juice and stuff. also, party beef.

computer champion (harbl), Sunday, 8 March 2015 02:33 (six years ago) link

It's from the "no-cook" recipes book carl agatha has been using. I got that from the PDF, but I noticed the version on the blog is "party pork," which is certainly better than beef, but still sounds way sweet. And weird. Nothing against the book/blogger! Most of the rest sound pretty good.

a girl with colitis (Je55e), Sunday, 8 March 2015 04:41 (six years ago) link

Yeah that one didn't make my list. I'm all about embracing the hot dish-esque cuisine of my flyover foremothers but beef, jelly, and ketchup is so not going to happen. Same way cooking with cream of soups is fine but Mountain Dew is a step to far.

from batman to balloon dog (carl agatha), Sunday, 8 March 2015 12:36 (six years ago) link

two years pass...

working on cooking ahead. i did it a couple weeks ago and was pretty successful. i have been budgeting and realize i spend a hilarious amount of money on food :D

assawoman bay (harbl), Saturday, 26 August 2017 19:33 (three years ago) link

harbl is going to make:
poached chicken, chopped up w/ barbecue-ish sauce
corn salad
cole slaw
roasted beets
roasted potatoes

should work ok

assawoman bay (harbl), Saturday, 26 August 2017 19:35 (three years ago) link

i have a fish and a flank steak in the freezer for protein later in the week

assawoman bay (harbl), Saturday, 26 August 2017 19:36 (three years ago) link

flank steak is bomb

lag∞n, Saturday, 26 August 2017 20:05 (three years ago) link

skirt even better imo

mom tossed in kimchee (quincie), Saturday, 26 August 2017 20:31 (three years ago) link

I've recently embarked on a "use it up" mission, which means some serious work on freezer/pantry items. Just cooked up some lentils that were purchased maybe 3 years ago? If they are lame I will feed them to the chickens.

mom tossed in kimchee (quincie), Saturday, 26 August 2017 20:48 (three years ago) link

report back - i have some 5 yr lentils I've been eyeing

Squeaky Fromage (VegemiteGrrl), Saturday, 26 August 2017 20:58 (three years ago) link

i've never seen skirt steak in my costco

assawoman bay (harbl), Saturday, 26 August 2017 21:42 (three years ago) link

imo roasted sweet potatoes keep better/reheat better than roasted reg potatoes

just1n3, Sunday, 27 August 2017 02:18 (three years ago) link

Meatballs / bolognese sauce probably freeze the best of all the dishes we can make in large batches. Freezing them in snapware seems to work pretty well.


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