According to the National Day calendar, we have a few food holidays this week, including one of three yearly pancake days: Blueberry pancake day is January 28th, IHOP pancake day occurs at the beginning of March, and Pancake day is September 26. Also Wednesday is National Corned Beef Hash Day and who can resist that?
Monday: Fried rice and egg rolls. Dinner has to be ready early today, so we’ll Make something quick. Chop up all your tiny bits of vegetables left in your crisper drawer: carrots, celery, onion, cabbage, broccoli, etc and leftover chicken, pork, or steak. Mix with leftover cooked white rice and season with soy sauce, ginger paste, and Worcestershire sauce. Frozen egg rolls round out the meal.
Tuesday: It’s National Pancake Day so let’s have breakfast for dinner. You can use my basic pancake recipe, make emoji, heart, or other shaped pancakes, prepare oatmeal pancakes, or an apple/pear pancake, or try any of these recipes collected by one of my favorite blogs, HipToSave.
Wednesday: Corned Beef Hash. What else would you eat on National Corned Beef Hash Day? Simply brown a pan full of potatoes (I use cubed frozen hash browns), add minced onion, leftover diced Corned Beef (or get some from the deli), and season with salt, pepper, and caraway seeds. Top with thinly sliced Swiss cheese and serve as soon as the cheese melts into the hash. You can also add chopped cabbage to this hash if you have some. Enjoy!
Thursday: Tuna salad sandwiches and Doritos (one of my favorite combinations ). It’s Sandwich Thursday in our household, our busiest day of the week. So it’s sandwiches after school and a second dinner (usually something pre-made out of the freezer like chicken tenders or pizza bites) after soccer practice. I make my tuna salad with sweet pickle relish, mayonnaise, and a squeeze of yellow mustard. Feel free to make yours however you like.
Friday: Sloppy Janes and French fries. The girls have a school dance tonight so we need a quick and easy dinner. This is my take on Sloppy Joes courtesy of Desperation Dinners.