I wish I could tell you that I've got a wonderful week planned with lots of exotic, or at least delicious, dishes. That's not the case this week. It's VBS week at our church and the girls and I will be helping in crafts. A couple of years ago some of the church ladies (sounds like a SNL skit) decided it would be nice to feed dinner to the workers and their families so that those who work outside of the home wouldn't have to rush home, try to feed everyone and still make it to the church on time. So, the girls and I will be eating at the church each evening but I still have to have dinner for Lawman on the nights he's on duty. I made a couple of dishes today so the plan is that he can have leftovers or sandwiches for dinner.
The girls have their last swim meet on Wednesday and it's out of town. It's in an indoor facility that won't allow you to take in a cooler so I'm going to treat us to dinner out at our favorite hamburger joint after the meet. Let's just say it will be a celebration meal.
The dishes that I made today are all pasta dishes. I didn't plan it that way, it just worked out that the ingredients I had on hand were for 3 pasta dishes. Lawman won't mind. He's kind of like Mikey....he'll eat anything. Here's his choices for the week.
I did the Chicken Cacciatore in the crock pot. It was one that I "winged".
3# boneless chicken
1 small onion, chopped
1/2 tsp. salt
lemon pepper, about 1 tsp.
Italian seasoning, about 1 tsp.
1/2 of a bag of frozen pepper strips
1 tsp. sugar
1-14oz can diced tomatoes
Place all ingredients in the crock pot. Cook on low 8 hours. Serve over cooked pasta (I used spaghetti noodles) with shredded Parmesan cheese.