Monday, September 22, 2008

Menu Plan Monday: Favorite Cool Weather Cooking


This week has turned cool for us up here in Montana. The leaves are starting to turn yellow, my hardy cilantro plant wilted from the cold, and I had my first hot chocolate since winter yesterday evening. I always crave hot chocolate when the weather's cool, and I've been planning other cool-weather favorites for this week. Take a look below, and feel free to share your own cool-weather recipes!

Monday: Beef enchiladas with homemade enchilada sauce

Tuesday: Indian Tomato Chicken--a staple around here!

Wednesday: Cambodian Chicken Soup
You may remember this recipe from several months ago. We tried it and really enjoyed it--pineapple chunks and coconut milk put an unusual spin on a chicken and rice soup.

Thursday: Homemade pizza with Italian Cheese bread
I make my pizza crust with this recipe, which doesn't require letting the dough rise. It goes without saying that this is one of my husband's favorite meals!

Thanks for stopping by!

4 comments:

lisha said...

Great menu! We had enchiladas today, too:)

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yummy menu!! ps don't worry about not reading thoroughly - i need to close comments to it and post the winner (I need to draw the winner) single motherhood is NO FUN!!!

but i really wanted to also say your menu looks yumtastic - i especially like the cambodian chicken soup.

Leah said...

Hi Laura,

Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving your note.

I am not sure about where your at but I think that the lack of sunny days has been what's preventing my seeds from sprouting. We have had weeks of rain here and that isn't normal.

I live in Spokane WA and don't know of any plant nurseries in Montana and to be honest, I stopped purchasing veggie plants at places like Home Depot or Lowes a long time ago because I felt the quality of them was lacking. If you are coming over to Spokane check out Judy's Enchanted Garden. She's not cheap but not unreasonable either and her plants are excellent.