In the Kitchen with Linda & Dinner Menu

We had some of our favorite foods this week. We also had some new foods, and some food that didn’t come out so well.


A roast with vegetables cooked in the slow cooker is one of my families favorite meals. Last week, we had a venison roast with potatoes, carrots, and onions.


The before picture:

slow cooker venison


The after picture:

 slow cooker venison


And the meal on the table. Yum!

venison roast with vegetables


My daughter and I made Fried Oreos. Neither of us had made them, or eaten, them before. My son has made them for the youth at church, so I knew how he did it.

fried oreos


The Fried Oreos came out great. It was not really what I expected. I guess I thought the cookie would still be like the cookie. Instead the cookie was all melty. One good thing is that they were so rich that you can’t eat more than a couple. Unless you are a teenager. They had no problem eating several. lol


fried oreo


We had Beef Fajitas on taco night. I cut sliced one of the roasts I got on sale. It doesn’t look like a lot of food in the picture. But it was just over 2 pounds of meat, 2 onions, and 3 (or was it 4?) Green peppers. It made enough that I was able to get 2 meals out of it!

beef fajitas


I have been trying some recipes from a cookbook I am in the processing reviewing. I tried the Butter Chicken recipe. It looked pretty good. I didn’t really care for the flavor, though. My family ate it up with no complaints, so I guess it was just me. lol

Butter Chicken


And just so you don’t think that everything is perfect in my kitchen…..

burned rice

I burned the rice! That makes me angry at myself. I hate wasting food!



In the Kitchen with Linda & Dinner Menu


Now…. to answer the question that I get asked about a hundred times a day……….What’s For Dinner?

Saturday – quick & easy- Pizza

Sunday – soup & sandwich day – Venison, Alfredo pasta, broccoli

Monday – chickenSlow Cooker Chinese Chicken, rice, green beans

Tuesday – pizza/pasta – Homemade pizza, carrot sticks

Wednesday – Taco Night- Beef tacos with all the fixin’s

Thursday – pork or beef – Slow Cooker Savory Roast Beef, Slowcooker Mashed Potatoes (trying new recipes from a cookbook I’m reviewing. And, yes, I have 2 slowcookers!), broccoli

Friday venison –  Venison Steaks, oven roasted potatoes, corn



For more ideas, visit Menu Plan Monday

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