Thursday, February 25, 2010

WHEW . . . . I'm Done!!!!

Here's how my freezer cooking went!!


  • Tuesday night I roasted a Turkey (that's been in the freezer since Thanksgiving!).     We had Turkey for supper, then I picked the rest of the meat off the bone.  I set aside enough for Colorful Chicken Casserole.  I packaged and froze turkey for stirfry and to be mixed in Fettucine Alfredo.  I had an extra bag of turkey for a future meal and cooked the carcass in the crockpot overnight, covered in water - ready made stock!!
  • Wednesday I made turkey noodle soup with the turkey stock.  While I was chopping veggies for the soup I went ahead and chopped all the veggies I needed for my recipes.  I also went ahead and cut up my chicken and threw it in a marinade with onions and peppers for fajitas.
  • Thursday I got an early start (for me) and was able to finish everything!!  
Here's the meals I have for the freezer:
  • Calzones
  • Breadsticks and alfredo sauce (to go with soup)
  • BBQ Chicken Pizza
  • Colorful Chicken Casserole (2 batches)
  • Meatloaf (2 batches)
  • Fajitas (including homemade tortillas - my first time making them!!)
  • Stirfry
  • Chimichangas
  • Lasagna (2 batches)
  • Stromboli
  • Sloppy Joes
  • Meat precooked for:  Haystacks, chili, baked potato bar, and spaghetti
  • Biscuits (to go with chipped beef gravy)
  • Noodles (my first time to make these as well)
  • 2 loaves of garlic bread
  • 1 loaf of bread dough
Now, I'm going to put my feet up and relax!!  Next week I'll post some tips to make your own Once a Month Cooking Day successful!

3 comments:

  1. WOW you got it all done in one day!! Super woman!! Great job, you definitely deserve to rest a bit!!

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  2. Good job Shannon! That has to feel pretty good!

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  3. How about I hire you to accomplish all that for me!? :)
    What special plans to you have to enjoy your freetime for March?
    Two thumbs up for your super job! You are now the holder of the Betty Crocker Super Achiever Princess Award. :)
    ~Melissa

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