Tuesday, July 01, 2008

What's for dinner tonight? Part 4

Christmas Day Dinner Menu on board the U.S.S. Case, December 25,, 1926
Christmas Day Dinner Menu on board the U.S.S. Case, December 25, 1926 (from the holiday menu collection at the U.S. Navy Department Library).

I have kept a log of our evening meals since Saturday, January 27, 2007 (BBQ baby back ribs and Nassau Grits). The intention was to help with the daily questions, "What do you want for dinner tonight?" and "What haven't we had lately?"

When the list became too long I broke it up into six-month segments:
January through June, 2007
July through December, 2007
January through June, 2008

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 -- Lunch at Emeril's Gulf Coast Fish House at the Island View Casino Resort, Gulfport, Mississippi, -- Joan & Billy, Beth, Jack and Ken; later, snacks for supper
Wednesday, July 2 -- leftover Kung Pao chicken, pepper beef, rice, wontons
Thursday, July 3 -- Salisbury steak, roasted potatoes
Friday, July 4 -- taco salad

Saturday, July 5 -- Quiche Lorraine (James Beard recipe), salad
Sunday, July 6 -- BBQ ribs, burgers, hot dogs here, with the Daughdrill's
Monday, July 7 -- meatloaf, mashed potatoes, corn
Tuesday, July 8 -- KFC, coleslaw, biscuits
Wednesday, July 9 -- grilled NY strip steak, baked potato
Thursday, July 10 -- steak sandwiches, chips and dips
Friday, July 11 -- lunch at Joan & Billy's, southern veggies by Billy, chicken & dumplings, corn pones; later for supper, snacks and Blue Bell ice cream

Saturday, July 12 -- chicken curry, steamed rice, English peas
Sunday, July 13 -- chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, collards with bacon
Monday, July 14 -- lunch at the Red Barn BBQ in Milton; roast beef hoagies for supper
Tuesday, July 15 -- for lunch, chicken fried steak sandwiches; for supper, Caesar salad with shrimps on a stick
Wednesday, July 16 -- crispy fried chicken strips, rice, gravy, skillet corn
Thursday, July 17 -- spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, garlic bread
Friday, July 18 -- Road food, drive to Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery

Saturday, July 19 -- Road food, drive home from Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Montgomery
Sunday, July 20 -- charcoal grilled NY Strip steak, Sauce Béarnaise, mashed potatoes
Monday, July 21 -- BBQ ribs, baked beans, mustard coleslaw
Tuesday, July 22 -- Kung Pao chicken, rice, green beans
Wednesday, July 23 -- Vichyssoise, crab salad, corn on the cob
Thursday, July 24 -- leftover Vichyssoise and Kung Pao chicken, fried rice
Friday, July 25 -- Jack's birthday lunch at Skopelos on the Bay; snacks for supper

Saturday, July 26 -- bacon burgers, potato salad
Sunday, July 27 -- crab soup, Coronation Chicken on salad greens, grapes, coconut shreds
Monday, July 28 -- gazpacho, BLT sandwiches
Tuesday, July 29 -- Lunch at Madison's Diner; snacks for supper
Wednesday, July 30 -- Swiss steak, rice & gravy, English peas
Thursday, July 31 -- Panko-fried chicken strips, corn, macaroni Alfredo
Friday, August 1, 2008 -- chicken-fried steak, country gravy, mashed potatoes, collards

Saturday, August 2 -- grilled beef & veggie kabobs with rice
Sunday, August 3 -- batter-fried Gulf shrimp, salad
Monday, August 4 -- Number 1 Chinese take out
Tuesday, August 5 -- BBQ burgers, potato salad, coleslaw
Wednesday, August 6 -- Lunch at Hacienda Mexican Restaurant; snacks for supper
Thursday, August 7 -- leftover Chinese takeout
Friday, August 8 -- Lunch pork chops and two sides at Bailey's Farmers Market; sandwiches for supper

Saturday, August 9 -- Coronation Chicken on salad greens with grapes, papaya, toasted coconut
Sunday, August 10 -- Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, English peas
Monday, August 11 -- BBQ steak, Sauce Béarnaise, rice, green beans
Tuesday, August 12 -- KFC, mashed potatoes, gravy, biscuits
Wednesday, August 13 -- BBQ ribs, Nassau Grits
Thursday, August 14 -- bacon burgers, salad
Friday, August 15 -- taco salad with fresh pico de gallo

Saturday, August 16 -- shrimps-on-a-stick, potato salad, fresh corn
Sunday, August 17 -- shrimps and crabs and peach pie at Maria & Bill's
Monday, August 18 -- Kung Pao chicken, steamed rice, green beans
Tuesday, August 19 -- Lunch at the Red Barn BBQ; sandwiches for supper
Wednesday, August 20 -- leftover Kung Pao chicken, steamed rice, fried rice, green beans
Thursday, August 21 -- Roadfood: lunch at Felix's Fish Camp Grill in Spanish Fort, Alabama; midnight snack, burgers at Tradewinds Marketplace, in the Isle of Capri's Food Court, Biloxi, Mississippi
Friday, August 22 -- French dipped beef sandwiches, Corn Macquechoux

Saturday, August 23 -- Chicken Fried Steak, corn, mashed potatoes, country gravy
Sunday, August 24 -- red beans and rice, smoked sausage
Monday, August 25 -- Panko fried chicken, rice, gravy, green peas
Tuesday, August 26 -- salmon and corn bisque, smoked salmon, cream cheese, capers, toast points
Wednesday, August 27 -- Quiche Lorraine (James Beard recipe), creamed spinach
Thursday, August 28 -- crispy batter-fried shrimp, potato salad, coleslaw
Friday, August 29 -- bacon burgers, corn on the cob

Saturday, August 30 -- beef kababs with grilled veggies, steamed rice
Sunday, August 31 -- Pork chops, mashed sweet potatoes, blackeyed peas
Monday, September 1, 2008 -- chicken curry, steamed rice, English peas
Tuesday, September 2 -- charcoal grilled N.Y. strip steaks. mashed potatoes
Wednesday, September 3 -- taco salad
Thursday, September 4 -- steak Béarnaise, asparagus, steamed rice
Friday, September 5 -- lunch at Nobusei Japanese Restaurant; sandwiches for supper

Saturday, September 6 -- meatloaf, mashed potatoes, creamed corn
Sunday, September 7 -- teriyaki chicken, seared green onions, rice
Monday, September 8 -- bacon burgers, potato salad
Tuesday, September 9 -- lunch at Commander's Palace in Destin, Florida; snacks for supper
Wednesday, September 10 -- Shrimps-on-a-Stick, coleslaw, fried potato wedges
Thursday, September 11 -- Hamburger Stroganoff, Noodles Mary Westbrook, green peas
Friday, September 12 -- Crab bisque, crab cakes, tossed salad

Saturday, September 13 -- Kung Pao chicken, steamed rice, green beans
Sunday, September 14 -- BBQ baby back ribs, baked beans, coleslaw
Monday, September 15 -- leftover Kung Pao chicken, fried rice, green beans
Tuesday, September 16 -- Lunch at Jesse's in Magnolia Springs, Alabama; snacks for supper
Wednesday, September 17 -- bacon burgers, home made guacamole and pico de gallo
Thursday, September 18 -- KFC, mashed potato, gravy, cream corn
Friday, September 19 -- chicken-fried steak, C.H. Guenther & Son's Pioneer Brand country gravy, black eyed peas with ham, collard greens with bacon and hot sauce

Saturday, September 20 -- beef kababs with grilled veggies, steamed rice
Sunday, September 21 -- taco salad, fresh pico de gallo
Monday, September 22 -- deviled crabs, noodles Alfredo
Tuesday, September 23 -- Lunch at La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant, snacks for supper
Wednesday, September 24 -- Panko crusted fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn fritters
Thursday, September 25 -- Dinner at Coach 'n' Four Steakhouse, Pensacola
Friday, September 26 -- fried chicken Caesar salad

Saturday, September 27 -- Salisbury steak, gravy, Noodles Mary Westbrook, green peas
Sunday, September 28 -- Jesse's Whiskey Steak, baked potato
Monday, September 29 -- Coronation Chicken on spinach and iceberg lettuce salad
Tuesday, September 30 -- Lunch with Joan & Billy at Commander's Palace in Destin; snacks for supper
Wednesday, October 1, 2008 -- A Festival of Leftovers
Thursday, October 2 -- BBQ baby back ribs, mustard slaw, skillet corn
Friday, October 3 -- bacon burgers, Tater Tots

Saturday, October 4 -- crab cakes, noodles Alfredo, butter beans with smoked sausage
Sunday, October 5 -- grilled steak, Béarnaise sauce, baked potato
Monday, October 6 -- spaghetti with meat sauce, corn pones
Tuesday, October 7 -- teriyaki chicken kababs, steamed rice, asparagus Béarnaise
Wednesday, October 8 -- pork chops, mashed sweet potatoes, Chipotle applesauce
Thursday, October 9 -- chicken, rice, gravy, coleslaw, biscuits
Friday, October 10 -- chicken fried steak, country gravy, mashed potatoes, corn

Saturday, October 11 -- taco salad
Sunday, October 12 -- shrimps in Panko crumbs, coleslaw, fries
Monday, October 13 -- Kung Pao chicken, spicy shrimp, rice, green beans
Tuesday, October 14 -- bacon burgers, potato salad
Wednesday, October 15 -- leftover Kung Pao chicken, fried rice, green beans
Thursday, October 16 -- Hamburger Stroganoff, steamed rice, corn
Friday, October 17 -- steak Béarnaise and fries

Saturday, October 18 -- crab soup, crab cakes, broccoli
Sunday, October 19 -- Number 1 Chinese take out
Monday, October 20 -- poached chicken, rice, gravy, green beans
Tuesday, October 21 -- lunch was country style "meat + 2" at Wayne's Family Diner (formerly Carnley's Diner) on Pine Forest Road; snacks for supper
Wednesday, October 22 -- BBQ ribs, potato salad, coleslaw
Thursday, October 23 -- leftover Chinese takeout, homemade fried rice
Friday, October 24 -- northern fried chicken, fries, corn

Saturday, October 25 -- steak au poivre, cognac-butter sauce, mashed potatoes
Sunday, October 26 -- spaghetti and meat balls, corn pones
Monday, October 27 -- chicken fried steak, country gravy, mashed potatoes, green beans with almonds
Tuesday, October 28 -- Chinese Pie, steamed carrots
Wednesday, October 29 -- bacon burgers, fries
Thursday, October 30 -- Teriyaki chicken, steamed rice, green peas
Friday, October 31 -- A lazy cook's supper for two: Publix' Lobster Bisque, Stouffer's Creamed Chipped Beef on crisp toast points and Michael Angelo's Eggplant Parmesan

Saturday, November 1, 2008 -- beef kababs with grilled veggies, steamed rice
Sunday, November 2 -- baked crab on toast, asparagus with Hollandaise
Monday, November 3 -- NY Strip steak, Sauce Béarnaise, baked potato
Tuesday, November 4 -- Election Evening Gumbo (shrimp and crab) on white rice with New Orleans bread
Wednesday, November 5 -- Burgers, coleslaw, fries
Thursday, November 6 -- meatloaf, mashed potatoes
Friday, November 7 -- chicken on noodles, creamed spinach

Saturday, November 8 -- dinner at Outback Steakhouse
Sunday, November 9 -- Kung Pao chicken, steamed rice, green beans
Monday, November 10 -- BBQ ribs, sweet potato, coleslaw, baked beans, corn pones
Tuesday, November 11 -- leftover Kung Pao chicken, fried rice, potstickers
Wednesday, November 12 -- soft food for supper (recent dental work for everybody)
Thursday, November 13 -- Billy Daughdrill's excellent homemade gumbo
Friday, November 14 -- soft food again: Stouffer's Chicken à la King and Salisbury Steak

Saturday, November 15 -- teriyaki chicken with seared green onions, steamed rice, green beans
Sunday, November 16 -- filet steak, Sauce Béarnaise, potatoes au gratin
Monday, November 17 -- Burgers with hash browns (Rösti-style potatoes)
Tuesday, November 18 -- post-dentistry soft food
Wednesday, November 19 -- from Stouffer's: Baked Chicken Breast and Spaghetti with Meatballs
Thursday, November 20 -- more Stouffer's: Meatloaf and Lasagna Bake with Meat Sauce
Friday, November 21 -- Southern-style chicken and dumplings

Saturday, November 22 -- chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, country gravy, black eyed peas
Sunday, November 23 -- fried chicken, corn, stuffing
Monday, November 24 -- steak au poivre, hash brown potatoes
Tuesday, November 25 -- birthday dinner for Billy and Kim at Bonefish Grill (with Joan, Bill, Maria, Ross, Jack & Ken)
Wednesday, November 26 -- sliced steak in gravy, rice, succotash
Thursday, November 27 -- Thanksgiving Dinner at Bill and Maria's
Friday, November 28 -- Road Food, driving from Pensacola to Clermont, Florida

Saturday, November 29 -- Road Food, driving from Clermont to Ft. Lauderdale
Sunday, November 30 on board the Emerald Princess for 10 nights

Wednesday, December 10 -- Road Food, driving from Ft. Lauderdale to Gainesville
Thursday, December 11 -- Road Food, driving from Gainesville to Pensacola
Friday, December 12 -- bacon burgers, tater tots

Saturday, December 13 -- tortilla soup, Coronation Chicken on salad greens
Sunday, December 14 -- Kim's Turkey Fry, snacks all afternoon; sandwiches for supper
Monday, December 15 -- spaghetti and meatballs, Parmesan-garlic crostini
Tuesday, December 16 -- dinner at Siam Thai
Wednesday, December 17 -- chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, country gravy, corm
Thursday, December 18 -- sandwiches
Friday, December 19 -- Northern Fried Chicken, green beans with bacon, Tater Tots
Saturday, December 20 -- lobster bisque, chicken pot pies
Sunday, December 21 -- steaks, mashed potatoes
Monday, December 22 -- potato soup, bacon burgers, guacamole, corn chips
Tuesday, December 23 -- crab cakes, black beans and rice, skirt steak
Wednesday, December 24 -- Lunch at Jackson's Steakhouse; soup for supper
Thursday, December 25 -- Lunch, Eggs Benedict; Dinner, Kung Pao Chicken, steamed rice, green beans
Friday, December 26 -- leftover Kung Pao Chicken, fried rice, green beans
Saturday, December 27 -- black bean and rice soup
Sunday, December 28 -- burger for Jack; soup for Ken
Monday, December 29 -- KFC, coleslaw, biscuits, rice and gravy
Tuesday, December 30 -- crab bisque, smoked salmon with capers, lemon, green onions, cream cheese, salmon mousse and toast points
Wednesday, December 31 -- corn pones, Chinese Pie

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