food friday {week 7}

this week is a yummy and efficient one . . .

because we’re roasting a turkey & using it’s meat for 3 different meals.  if you haven’t roasted a gobbler before, i encourage you to give it a go.  feeling absolutely uninspired?try substitute a store bought roasted chicken in the below turkey recipes.

i’m also going to double all of the turkey dinners and freeze half to bring to my very wonderful sister in love who is having her third baby sometime this week…  you could do the same and stock your freezer, bring to a friend or host a dinner party!

{ w e e k   7   d i n n e r s }

M: carrot soup & apple chicken lettuce wraps {recipes below}

TU:  roasted turkey {simply recipes}, baked sweet potatoes {real simple}, & green beans

W:  turkey tetrazzini {simply recipes}

TH:  chicken cutlets with herb butter &  grapefruit and watercress salad {martha stewart} – good with cous cous

F:  turkey soup {simply recipes} & grilled cheese

SA:  flat-iron steak tacos {martha stewart}

SU:  slow cook veggie pasta {}

{ c l i c k   t h e   i m a g e   t o   d o w n l o a d   o u r   s h o p p i n g   l i s t }

happy cooking!

come back tomorrow for a fun spring give away.

xo . rae

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  • Tiffany from HOLIDAY March 4, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    sounds & looks delish. i especially love the darling plates!

  • rachel March 5, 2011 at 1:27 am

    I love lettuce wraps. The recipe looks very simple. Thanks for all the weekly recipes. Again, where did you get those cute plates & napkins? Happy Friday!!

    • rae March 8, 2011 at 7:12 am

      marshalls, target & the good will are great places to find fun plates. the one in the picture is a plastic one from target for $2.50. i sewed the napkins… if you are interested, i would be happy to share the dimensions & instructions. xo . rae

  • Karie March 21, 2011 at 3:25 am

    Made the soup and chicken salad tonite! Yummy! I saute’d the leeks with the bacon which made the soup very smoky and great.

  • Barbara Knebel March 21, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    Hello….thanks for your hard work on your blog. I found you through Jones Design company. I have enjoyed your menu the last two weeks. Even though I consider myself to be a good cook, it still gets so boring sometimes. I made and enjoyed several things from you! I enjoy your blog! thanks again! Mommy of two on a mountain!