January 17, 2009

Menu Plan

Sunday- BBQ Pork Roast with baby carrots and garlicky cheesy bacon smashed potatoes.
Monday- Leftover BBQ pork on sammies, and macaroni salad.
Tuesday- Venison Stroganoff, noodles, and green beans
Wednesday-Spaghetti and meatballs with Garlic toast
Thursday-Get up and go sammies with fried taters
Friday-either Chinese take out or something like pork chops
Saturday- Sweet and spicy kielbasa, rice, and corn

Honey BBQ Pork

3 pounds boneless pork roast
1 bag (16 oz size) baby carrots
1/2 cup BBQ sauce
1/4 cup honey
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper

Put pork and carrots in slow cooker. Combine remainder of ingredients in small bowl. Pour mixture over pork chops and carrots. Cover and cook on low 8-9 hours, or until pork is tender and thoroughly cooked.

AND this dessert--

Chocolate Covered Pretzel Cheese cake


2 1/4 C. butter flavored little pretzels ,crushed
1/2 C. butter, softened
2 Tbs. brown sugar
2 8-oz. pkgs. cream cheese, softened
1 C. sugar
1/2 Tbs. lemon juice
1/2 pt. whipping cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract
8 oz. hot fudge topping, reserve enough to garnish
Butter flavored little pretzels to garnish

Combine crushed pretzels, butter,and brown sugar in a small mixing bowl. Press mixture on the bottom and sides of an 8x8-inch baking dish. Bake for 10 minutes in a preheated 350 degree oven. Set aside and cool. Meanwhile, blend cream cheese and sugar until creamy. Add lemon juice and mix well. In a separate bowl, blend whipping cream and vanilla until fluffy (about 30 seconds). Add to cream cheese mixture and mix just until blended. Microwave hot fudge topping on high 30 seconds and stir well. Microwave a little more until melted and smooth. Pour on the pretzel crust (reserve some for garnish). Pour cream cheese on hot fudge topping. Garnish top with some pretzels and reserved hot fudge topping. Refrigerate 3-4 hours. Cut into 12 squares and serve.


Lora said...

I'd love to hear more about your *venison stroganoff* recipe. I was just given a lot of venison and am now looking for good recipes!

Sherrie said...

I'm new with the MPM meme. What kind of pork roast do you typically buy? I haven't found a good pork roast recipe that I like, but yours really does look good! Thanks~!