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December Home Cooking Challenge

post #1 of 94
Thread Starter 

I hadn't seen a thread like this for awhile, but I thought we could keep each other accountable for having home-cooked meals and saying no to meals out and delivered pizzas.  This is probably the busiest and costliest time of the year, so let's come on here and support each other! 

 

Tonight: Vegan Papardelle Cacciatore

 

Who else is in? 


Edited by Turquesa - 12/1/10 at 3:51pm
post #2 of 94

I'll join!  I'm already doing the Pantry Challenge (which seems to have died off) so this will only help.

 

Tonight is quesadillas to use up the last of the beans in the fridge.

post #3 of 94
I'll join! smile.gif

Tonight: Spinach & carrot & pepperoni pizza (I blend the carrots up with the tomato sauce) with green smoothies.
post #4 of 94

I'm in.

 

Today we had Chicken, Macaroni and peas. All mixed together, it was actually pretty good.

 

1/31 Homecooked Meals

post #5 of 94

I'm in.  I'd like to eat at home for all but three or four (including at one on the way to my folks for the holidays) meals this month. 

 

Last night DH and DSs split two large veggie burgers.  I had an egg salad sandwich and we all had corn and oven fried potatos. Then I went to the grocery store and did a big stock up.  I think we should be set for awhile.

post #6 of 94

Dinner tonight will be hamburgers and fries.  We're completely overrun with beef right now so we're trying to make a dent in that.

 

I know there will be a few days we don't eat at home (my birthday, a potluck night, Christmas Eve dinner) but there shouldn't be many.  I do see a few lunches out while Christmas shopping happening, but I can deal with that.

post #7 of 94

I am in!

 

Tonight is beef burritos w/ black beans. eat.gif

 

Tons of ground beef in freezer and I made a triple batch of tortillas last go around. And amazingly I remembered to take both out of the freezer this AM before I left the house!!

post #8 of 94

December

 

1. Crock pot pot roast over mashed potatoes & salad

2. Pasta

3. Left overs

4. Venison stew & sourdough bread

5. Venison Stew & sourdough bread

6.

7.


Edited by CookiePie - 12/6/10 at 6:27am
post #9 of 94
We just got invited to my father-in-law's house for dinner and tomorrow and Saturday we have Christmas parties. No cooking for me...
post #10 of 94
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Turquesa View Post

1: Vegan Papardelle Cacciatore

2: Leek and Veggie Frittata

 

post #11 of 94
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Originally Posted by JessicaRenee View Post

We just got invited to my father-in-law's house for dinner and tomorrow and Saturday we have Christmas parties. No cooking for me...


Lucky lady! thumb.gif

post #12 of 94

Tonight's our usual pizza/movie night.  Dh will probably have leftovers.

post #13 of 94

ooh can I jump in now? I am feeling the pull towards eating out as schedules start to get busier.  I was just trying to put together a plan for tonight, we get home after 5 and we curl at 7.

 

tonight- spagetti squash with tomato or pesto.

tomorrow- homemade veggie pizza

Sunday- turkey dinner (20 lbs) this should carry us through most of the week.

post #14 of 94

I'm in....

12/1-cabbage soup and corn bread

12/2-pork chops, broccoli and rice

12/3-thinking....

post #15 of 94

Well on the 1st we went out, but I vow to cook in from now on. :)

 

ETA:

 

Tonight we're going to have roast chicken. :)

post #16 of 94
Thread Starter 
Quote:


1: Vegan Papardelle Cacciatore

2: Leek and Veggie Frittata

3: Off the wagon with planned dinner out with the Girls. 

4. Ravioli with spicy, creamy tomato sauce

 


 
post #17 of 94
Tonight: Potato & veggie soup. eat.gif
post #18 of 94

Pizza Friday night, chili burgers and fries Saturday night, and last night, we kind of snacked since there's a stomach bug hitting our house. 

 

Tonight will probably be soup since dh's having his wisdom teeth out, at least for him.

post #19 of 94

12-1 veggie burgers

12-2 clam chowder

12-3 tacos

12-4 ate out for lunch and had popcorn and fruit for supper

12-5 ate like kings steak for lunch and homemade cashew chicken for supper 

post #20 of 94
Tonight is leftover soup. There isn't a whole lot left so I'll cook up a chicken breast and shred it up and add a little more cheese and rice milk to it. Might also have green smoothies on the side.
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