Menu Plan Monday ~ Feb 25th



Welcome to MPM! I’m excited to try four new recipes this week. I love trying out new recipes especially from my Light & Tasty and Simple & Delicious (formerly Quick Cooking) magazines. Today I just randomly grabbed a magazine from the middle of my collection and all four recipes came from this one magazine, the Quick Cooking Jan/Feb 2006 issue. Here’s hoping they turn out great.

Monday: Ground Beef Spiral Bake

Tuesday: Maple Pecan Pork Chops served with Hash Brown Apple Pancake

Wednesday: Orient Express Chicken Salad (recipe not yet available online) served with Golden Wheat Bread

Thursday: Leftover buffet

Friday: Sausage Spinach Bake

Saturday: Anniversary Dinner out ~ 13 years!

Sunday: Dinner at friends and then off to see the Watoto Children’s Choir from Uganda sing


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64 Responses to Menu Plan Monday ~ Feb 25th

  1. 1
    Dara says

    Happy Anniversary in advance!!!

  2. 2
    Candi says

    Happy Anniversary!! It’s a good week!! My baby turns two this week!!

    You have a tasty sounding week!!

  3. 3
    Lisa D. says

    Your menu looks great! Congratulations on your anniversary. We’ll be married 13 years this July.

  4. 4
    PlanningQueen says

    13 years – congratulations! Enjoy the choir, I imagine that will be quite special.

  5. 5
    Sharon says

    Happy Anniversary! 🙂 How sweet.

    I love trying new recipes, too. I look forward to next week to find out how they were. Those hash brown apple pancakes sound GOOD! Thanks for the link.
    Have a great week, Laura! Thanks for hosting, as usual.

  6. 6
    [email protected] says

    Well, happy anniversary! You have a great week ahead, both food and non-food wise.

    Perfect recipe for bread; I am on the hunt for a good one right now. I think honey was the missing ingredient. Now why didn’t I think of that? 🙂

  7. 8
    Kim says

    Happy Anniversary! We hit 15 years in May. I still can’t believe we’ve been married that long… can’t believe it in a good way I should add. Have a blast on your night out!

  8. 9
    Natalie says

    Happy Anniversary!

  9. 10
    Beth says

    This week’s menu looks great. I have sausage leftover from tonights dinner so I might just have to try the sausage spinach bake.

  10. 11
    mjpuzzlemom says

    Happy Ammiversary… I am thinking I need to try the sausage spinahc bake with fresh spinach ( maybe saute it with the sausage? ).

    Thanks for hosting MPM!

    MJ – What A Crock!

  11. 12
    Stacy says

    The sausage spinach bake sounds yummy! I’d like to try that one.

    Happy Anniversary!


  12. 13
    Cheryl (Copper's Wif says

    I’ve been away for a few weeks as we’ve battled the flu. It’s great to be back cooking again! Thanks for hosting!

  13. 15
    Cyndi says

    Oh, happy happy anniversary! And enjoy that wonderful Ugandan choir!

  14. 16
    Forgetfulone says

    Looks tasty! Congratulations on your 13th anniversary.

  15. 17
    Michelle says

    sounds just delicious!!! Happy Anniversary.thanks Laura for hosting..the children’s choir sounds wonderful.

  16. 18
    alisonwonderland says

    happy anniversary, laura! congrats on thirteen years!

  17. 19
    Vivi says

    Joyeux anniversaire de mariage, as they say in these parts! Thanks for hosting, as always. 🙂

  18. 20
    Irene says

    Hi, Thanks for hosting, and a very happy anniversary to you!

  19. 21
    Mom Chatter says

    13 years… CONGRATULATIONS and hope you have a great celebration! 🙂

  20. 22
    JJ - Lady Di says

    Happy Anniversary to you! Our 10 year is Thurs. We missed having our wedding on a leap year by one year – something hubby “complains” about every year. My grandparents on my mother’s side got married on a leap year and my grandfather always said he could only get blamed about missing his wedding anniversary every few years (I never got to know him). Enjoy your dinner out. We’ve found that we usually enjoy dinner in since most of time we enjoy my cooking better (the more unusual ethnic foods are the exception).

  21. 23
    Heather says

    Laura, as always thank you for hosting. Happy anniversary.

  22. 24
    Heather B says

    Happy Anniversary! Sounds like you have a good time planned. 4 new recipies. Happy cooking. Hope they turn out great.

  23. 26
    Andrea says

    Happy anniversary! Your menu looks delicious. Thank you so much for hosting this – it is definitely helping me out.


  24. 28
    Twisted Cinderella says

    Your menu looks wonderful as usual! Happy anniversary!!

    I am up with two menus (one includes recipes!)this week again.

  25. 29
    Lori says

    Happy anniversary!! We just celebrated our 13th on the 11th!!! Blessings to you and your hubby!

  26. 30
    Tamy says

    Tuesday sounds YUMMY!

  27. 31
    Sandra says

    Great Menu Laura 🙂 I don’t have one up this week, so busy with the move and everything….but I’ll be back next week 🙂

  28. 32
    Lisa wa says

    Mine is up! I have been a slacker the last… many weeks… but Im back in the saddle again!


  29. 33
    andi says

    sounds yummy as usual. Let us know how they are, I definitely want to try the recipes.

  30. 34
    Kim says

    Congrats on your anniversary!

  31. 35
    Kim says

    Congratulations on your anniversary.

  32. 36
    Beck says

    I do that too – pick a magazine and use it for all of this week’s recipes!
    I’m interested to hear how they turn out.
    Mine’s up.

  33. 37
    mandy says

    It all sounds wonderful, especially Buffet night! I will seriously have to try that one.

  34. 38
    Wifey says

    Happy Anniversary!

  35. 39
    Mrs. F says

    Happy anniversary!

    We had a party on Saturday and have tons of leftover taco meat. Hopefully I can use it all up this week. Wish me luck!

    Again happy anniversary!

  36. 41
    Ashleigh says

    I just LOVE your site!! I feel like we’re kindred spirits!! I just did my first post to MPM!! I’m learning lots!! Haven’t been bloggin’ long! Thanks for everything!!

  37. 42
    Jodi W says

    thanks for hosting this each week!

  38. 43
    Marsha says

    I’ve decided to put my menu in the sidebar as a permanent reminder for me that I can access without scrolling. Zippee! I can feel the organizedness growing by the minute.

  39. 44
    Mrs. Wilson says

    YAY for Mondays! I think it’s my favorite day of the week!

  40. 45
    Proverbs31 says

    Early congrats on your anniversary! Hope y’all have a very special date. 🙂

  41. 46
    Julie Monroe says

    Hi. This is my first time posting to Menu Monday. I tried to link to my menu page and not my homepage but couldn’t get it to work. I also haven’t figured out how to link back to your menu page. I’ve got your site posted to give you credit. I hope to have this figured out by next Monday. Thanks for letting me participate!

  42. 47
    The Crazy Teacher says

    I’m always so inspired by all the wonderful things on MPM! There’s just not enough time in the world to read them all, much less to try them all! Oh, what a wonderful, delicious predicament 🙂

  43. 48
    Missy says

    Hey sorry about my post (101) Not sure what I did to make it look funky. Happy Anniversary!!

  44. 49
    Melanie says

    Happy Anniversary!

  45. 50
    kerslyn says

    hi! this sounds interesting! hope I could join. 🙂

  46. 51
    Barb says

    Happy Anniversary, a little early, Laura.

    I’m not participating because it’s hard to plan menus when there’s no one home to cook for during the week. Baloney sandwich, baloney sandwich, baloney sandwich…..well, it would get a little boring I think. LOL But what a huge success your MPM has become!

  47. 52
    jen says

    Your menu sounds wonderful. Let me know how the Spinach Sausage Bake goes. It sounds great. I also made home made bread this past week. Happy Anniversary this week…ours is today. No date planned yet….gymnastics tonight…sounds like your weekend will be fantastic…enjoy it. You all deserve it.

  48. 53
    Meshellyn says

    I’ve been wanting to hop on this bandwagon for awhile now. We don’t cook just yet, but this is my first step in the process. I have a menu lined out. Maybe I’ll use it this week, maybe next week, maybe next month – it’s a start though! Thank you 🙂

  49. 54
    JoAnn says

    Happy Anniversary!

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    [email protected] says

    I hope you Anniversary dinner was awesome!

    Can you give the link or the recipe for the Ground Beef Spiral bake? I think it sounds like something my kids would eat.


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