Menu for Week Starting 7/4/2016


With the 4th of July holiday this week I have a vacation day so I thought it would be a great day to smoke a brisket. It also fits in with trying to save electricity by cooking out. The brisket will also come up later in the week. This week we will be doing some slow cooker meals.

This last week we actually began to see our efforts to save electricity reflected in our bill. Yay 🙂

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A week in review – #recipes in our #menu


Again this week we combined our “Summer Electric Plan”  with a Theme Week. This time it was Asian, really it turned out to be Thai.

We had some really good dishes. I especially liked the Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Soup. It reminded me of another Thai soup I really like. By the end of the week though we had a small rebellion 🙂 After two weeks of “Theme Weeks” the family (me included) were ready for ‘regular food’ so we skipped the last dish Kowloon Chicken. It was just as well since we had run out of chicken anyway. We enjoyed the ‘Theme Week’ idea. we tried a lot of new dishes we probably never would have. However, it should probably only be done for one week at a time.

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