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December Freezer Cooking Daze

Posted By Jessica Fisher On November 30, 2009 @ 11:48 pm In Freezer Cooking,Meal Planning | 7 Comments


I may hate myself in the morning.

You see, I’ve devised a rather ambitious plan for this month’s Freezer Cooking Daze. It may take all that I have and then some to accomplish it. But, I know that the crazy cooking I did last month really paid off.

With the upcoming Christmas holiday and family get-togethers as well as a visit from good friends at the end of the month, I know I don’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen this month. Unless it’s to bake cookies with my peeps.

Like last month, MoneySavingMom [5] and I will be liveblogging and tweeting our cooking adventures. You can follow along here [6] or there [5], or at our Facebook Event page [7], or on twitter [8].

So, for better or for worse, here’s my plan for the week’s freezer cooking days:

Breakfasts and Breads
hot cocoa mix [9]
biscuit mix

Main Dishes and Sides
shredded beef [10] for beef taquitos, beef tamales and shredded beef and gravy
beef ragu
taco meat
macaroni and cheese [11] (one reader told me this was “life changing!”)
roast turkey
turkey enchilada casserole [12]
turkey pot pie [13]
pinto beans [14]
red sauce [15]
mashed potatoes

Snacks and Sweets
Chocolate Mint-Mountain Top Cookies [16]
Annie Hall’s Butter Cookies from Susan Branch
Snowball Cookies [17]
Slab Apple Pies [18]

Think I can swing it? Tune in and find out.

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[9] hot cocoa mix: http://www.chsugar.com/recipes/recipedisplay.asp?RecipeId=Ho1022200913007

[10] shredded beef: http://www.goodcheapeats.com/2009/06/shredded-beef-filling.html

[11] macaroni and cheese: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2009/01/recipe-swap-comfort-food.html

[12] turkey enchilada casserole: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2009/03/urs-hot-and-spicy.html

[13] turkey pot pie: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2009/09/ultimate-recipe-swap-favorite-fall.html

[14] pinto beans: http://www.goodcheapeats.com/2009/04/homemade-pintos.html

[15] red sauce: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2009/03/urs-pasta.html

[16] Chocolate Mint-Mountain Top Cookies: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2008/07/cookies-cookies-virtual-exchange-and.html

[17] Snowball Cookies: http://www.chsugar.com/recipes/recipedisplay.asp?RecipeId=Sn6192002123706

[18] Slab Apple Pies: http://www.lifeasmom.com/2009/11/slab-apple-pie-perfect-for-fall-perfect.html

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