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Menu plan for the week

  1. youboots

    honeydew / 7622 posts

    S- dinner at a friends
    M- friend bring pizza here
    T- dinner at a friends
    W- tacos
    T- dinner out for a friends bday

  2. looch

    wonderful pear / 26210 posts

    I need help!
    I bought these boneless pork cutlets (about 1.5 inches thick) at Costco and my husband has said he doesn't like them because they are too "porky." I need to use them up, so I have 2 for dinner tonight but I don't know how I can prepare them so they're more subtle. The last time I made them I pan seared them and then baked them alongside apple bread stuffing. I was thinking maybe I should slice them and stirfry them?

    Tues/Thurs: out
    Wednesday: I am off, so I might peruse the grocery store for some inspo
    Friday: pizza

  3. HappyBaker

    nectarine / 2232 posts

    @looch: I'm not a huge pork fan but when we make them we buy a pork rub from the spice aisle and it makes it taste really good! It totally masks the "porky" taste, you can just taste the rub.

  4. looch

    wonderful pear / 26210 posts

    @HappyBaker: hrm, interesting. I have to look up rubs and see what I can concoct from my spice cupboard!

  5. HappyBaker

    nectarine / 2232 posts

    @looch: I literally have no idea what is in the one we use, but its sort of spicy and red looking if that helps? Ha!

  6. looch

    wonderful pear / 26210 posts

    @HappyBaker: I am guessing paprika! Which I have a full container of!

  7. Happygal

    pomelo / 5000 posts

    @looch: Could you stuff them with something to make them seem a little lighter? Or just half them to make into cutlets and prepare as usual.....flatten them for schnitzel stuff.

  8. Mrs. Champagne

    coconut / 8482 posts

    Ugh I'm so bad at this.

    M: Pulled chicken sandwiches w cauliflower
    T: BBQ chicken and corn on the cob
    W: dads house for dinner
    Th: maybe pasta or homemade burgers
    F: we usually go out or get pizza

    Meal planning is so hard for me. I can never think of ideas.

    ETA: changed it up!

  9. LuLu Mom

    GOLD / wonderful olive / 19030 posts

    mon: turkey lasagna
    tues: skinny chicken enchiladas
    wed: grilled shrimp skewers and veggies
    thrus: baked pork chops, rice, green beans
    fri: flank steak & zucchini fries

  10. alphagam84

    persimmon / 1089 posts

    -Garlic brats + roasted broccoli + sweet potato fries
    -Make ahead meatballs with whole wheat pasta and zucchini in olive oil
    -Grilled marinated chicken + brussel sprout/quinoa/cranberry salad
    -Beef short ribs + mashed potatoes
    -Leftovers from the previous meals

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