A) "What's for dinner?"
B) Didn't we just eat Macaroni and Cheese 2 nights ago
C) My brain is fried, what's in the freezer?
A couple of years ago my friend Leslie (Hi Leslie! ) had this fabulous dinner calendar on her frig. I CASE'd it and made it my own. CASE stands for Copy And Steal Everything. I am not a super creative person, but I CASE everything. Why re-create the wheel?
Anyone who has been to my kitchen has seen this on the frig. Sometimes I use it faithfully. Other times, like during WW III (Weight Watchers, 3rd round) , I put it away. Well, it's time to dust off the dinner menu and get ready for summer. Being the completely selfless person I am (that was our FHE lesson last night), I am sharing another "Favorite Things" with you, my friend.
To download, go to the "More" tab next to Scribd above. Choose "Save a document". Don't choose print. It won't be the right size. Once you download each page you can print out each separately. I glued the calendar part to a 12 x 12 inch fancy schmancy paper, then laminated ("LAMINATED"-from Daddy Daycare). The months and meals also get laminated. Then, cut little squares of Velcro and attach to each day on the calendar and each meal gets the opposite side of the Velcro. Then I glued magnets on the back of the calendar.
The meals can be substituted for your families favorites. I found that my family eats about the same 30-40 things all the time. Some are seasonal, like chili and roast turkey. I keep extra meals and months in a baggie next to the refrigerator. Also, when I try a new recipe I always ask the family if it gets invited back. That doesn't happen so often. However, if it does, it gets it's own little square.
Tonight, Chicken Stir-Fry. What's for dinner at your house?