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Summer Meal Themes & Freezer Cooking
Posted By Jessica Fisher On June 5, 2011 @ 7:50 pm In Freezer Cooking,Meal Planning | No Comments
I spent yesterday cooking up a storm and stashing things in the freezer. I’m making sure that every recipe is just right for The Cookbook .
I’m pleasantly surprised at how well my new meal themes for summer  are coordinating with my freezer cooking foods. That’s what I call a happy accident!
Here’s our meal plan for the week:
Slow Cooking: Beef Stew* with Chile and Green Olives, Rice, Green Salad
Fish Supper: Crumb-Topped* Cod, Broccoli Gratin*, Quinoa Pilaf  – this didn’t happen last week, so it’s up again
Portable Dinner: Turkey Baguette Sandwiches , Veggies, Chips
Beans and Rice : Black Bean Soup*
Pasta: Spaghetti and Meatballs *, Salad, Rolls
Cooking Out: Tandoori Chicken *, rice, Grilled Vegetables
Pizza Night*: Pepperoni, Burrito , and Shrimp, Pesto, & Feta – last week I ended up making different pizzas
The asterisks (*) indicate the items that are freezer-friendly. Yeah for less work now that the heavy lifting has been done . Come back tomorrow to see what I cooked up this weekend and share what you’ve been doing, too, to fill your freezer.
And don’t forget to visit Menu Plan Monday  for more meal planning inspiration.
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 Quinoa Pilaf: http://goodcheapeats.com/2011/03/quinoa-pilaf/
 Turkey Baguette Sandwiches: http://goodcheapeats.com/2011/04/do-you-choose-the-same-food-each-time/
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 Tandoori Chicken: http://lifeasmom.com/2008/10/tandoori-chicken.html
 Burrito: http://goodcheapeats.com/2010/07/burrito-pizza/
 now that the heavy lifting has been done: http://lifeasmom.com/2011/06/a-cookbook-update-must-do-make-aheads-june-freezer-cooking-days.html
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