Category Archives: menu

Thanksgiving Meal Break-Down

No, not like that…I got through the holiday just fine. But sometime on Thursday afternoon I realized that I should Thanksgiving Meal Break-Down have been keeping track of what I was making, what went into it, and where those ingredients came … Continue reading

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In All the Excitement…

…over the maps I had forgotten to post last week’s menu. So, without further ado, here it is:   Close inspection will reveal some interesting information. First of all, you can almost tell from here when we went grocery shopping-right … Continue reading

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Glad that the Week’s Over…

…although Halloween was great fun. It’s our family’s favorite holiday, and we had a really good time. All the candy and some of the pumpkins were outside the regular food budget, so if I can get some use out of … Continue reading

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Last Week’s Menu

Here’s what we wound up with for last week:

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Another Week Begins…

One tricky aspect of “thinking like a restaurant” and making the menu before the grocery list is the front-end thinking it requires, and sometimes the ol’ gray matter isn’t quite up to the task. Last week’s went pretty well, I … Continue reading

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How Local Can I Get? Let Me See…

Sometimes “local” means what’s in the house right now, or what I can scrounge glean from my neighborhood. Today was such a day. Before going to pick up the car from the repair shop, I rode my bike to a … Continue reading

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September Budget Data and More!

September’s food budget came in just under the wire…sort of. I’ll explain in a bit. First of all, let me apologize for the sketchy formatting of the Google doc spreadsheet. It’s not nearly as versatile as a proper Excel sheet, … Continue reading

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