In the Kitchen with Linda & Dinner Menu

I was actually quite busy in the kitchen over the last week.  One night last week, we had Venison Guisado for dinner, served on tortillas. It’s taco flavored meat with tomatoes and onions cooked with it. I made it in the slow cooker for the first time, and it came out great.


Venison Guisado


I was tired one might last week and didn’t feel like cooking what was on the menu. So I quickly made breakfast for supper. Eggs, turkey bacon, toast, and orange juice. The family didn’t mind that I cooked breakfast for dinner. They like it.


Breakfast for Dinner


We usually do a big dinner for Easter with guests. This Easter, though, with my mother in the hospital, I didn’t invite anyone over. We quickly ate our meal then went to the hospital.


I put some Easter candy out as the centerpiece of our dinner table. The kids started eating it before I could take a picture. And before dinner! lol My daughter said I served the best appetizers anywhere. Better than any restaurant. lol


Easter Candy


Dinner was a simple affair. Ham, mashed potatoes, asparagus, corn, and Resurrection rolls. I put a chocolate bunny on the plates of my three youngest kids. My daughter surprised me and put some chocolate candy on my plate! So sweet!


Easter Dinner


Easter Dinner


Easter Dinner


Did you see those Resurrection rolls? Those things are seriously dangerous! They are so good it is hard to stop eating them! They are a little tricky to make, but they are worth it! You dip a marshmallow in melted butter, then in cinnamon sugar, then seal it inside a crescent roll. So good!


I lightly cooked the fresh asparagus and it came out perfect.




My dinner plate. And yes, I had a second Resurrection roll! It’s a good thing I only make them once a year on Easter! lol


Easter Dinner Plate


My son brought an apple pie to contribute to dinner. We also had Strawberry Shortcake. That I didn’t get a picture of! I was to busy eating it! lol


Apple Pie


I have decided to make Strawberry Shortcake our official Easter dinner dessert. It’s perfect after a big meal, and it just says spring.


In the Kitchen with Linda



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- Dinner out

Sunday – soup & sandwich day – Easter Dinner- Ham, mashed potatoes, corn, asparagus, Resurrection Rolls, Apple Pie, Strawberry Shortcake

Monday – chicken or turkey – Chicken strips, oven roasted potatoes, green beans

Tuesday – pizza/pasta – Ham Alfredo Pasta – made with leftover Easter ham

Wednesday – Taco Night- Venison taco salad

Thursday – pork or beef – Skillet Sausage Pasta, green beans

Friday venison  – Old Fashioned Venison Steaks with Pan Gravy, mashed potatoes, corn



For more ideas, visit Menu Plan Monday



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