Dinners w/o 12/16:

Chicken parmesan with salad on top – nice light meal for adults and the kids love the parmesan chicken! http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/parmesan-chicken-recipe/index.html

Turkey Bolognese from the freezerhttp://blogs.babble.com/family-kitchen/2011/09/27/gwyneth-paltrow-cooking-series-23-easy-turkey-bolognese/
Green salad

Tuesday –  we grill year round – love cooking on the BBQ  – less dishes and easier clean up
Mustard marinated flank steak from Ina’s new cook book “Fool Proof”

1 flank steak
1/3 cup white tine
1/3 cup olive oil
1/3 cup Dijon mustard
2 chopped shallots
3 chopped minced garlic
Stir together ingredients and marinate 2+ hours
Blasted broccoli – http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Roasted-Broccoli-with-Garlic-and-Red-Pepper-351031

Wednesday –  out with in-laws for sushi
Sushi Kappo Tamura http://sushikappotamura.com/

Thursday –  
Pan roasted chicken with mushrooms http://www.dinneralovestory.com/chicken-of-the-year/
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Lemon and Pistachios (make this, I promise you will like it – even if you don’t like brussel sprouts)

Friday – Did you see that Whole Foods is having a big crab sale this week?
Crab and spinach ravioli http://www.heatherchristo.com/cooks/2012/12/11/crab-and-spinach-ravioli/
the kids, I will set aside some crab – which they love, some raw spinach and then will make some plain egg noodles on the side with a pat of butter.

Saturday – out
Annual holiday family dinner out @ The Met –  they have an awesome kids menu too.  Plus it’s loud in there with lots of commotion – perfect for kids
The Met http://www.themetropolitangrill.com/


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