The Lent 2013 “Fast, Cheap & Easy” Challenge
Thanks for checking out our family’s culinary journey through voluntary poverty for Lent 2013! Care to join us? First read the rules. Next, admit that you probably won’t be able to follow them all.
Done all that? Fantastic! Now you can take a look at our tentative schedule of what’s cooking! As each recipe/cooking experience is blogged, I will link it up here.
Ash Wednesday, February 13: Besan Pancakes with Carrot Salad
St. Valentine’s Day, February 14: Pasta Aglio y Olio and Mugs of Love
Friday, February 15: Slow-roasted Fennel and Chickpeas
Saturday, February 16: Somebody else cooked us some tilapia with asparagus and macaroni and cheese–yum! See here for weekend food prep: vegetable stock.
Sunday, February 17: Pork Chops.
Monday, February 18: Slow-roasted Potato Leek Soup
Tuesday, February 19: French Toast & Fresh Fruit
Wednesday, February 20: The Big Cheat
Thursday, February 21: Rustic Pepper Sandwiches
Friday, February 22: Somebody has already offered to treat us to crab cakes–who are we to say no? We contributed Corn Pudding.
Saturday, February 23: Weekend Food Prep and Bagel Pizzas
Sunday, February 24: MEATFEAST TBD
Monday, February 25: Krabby Mac & Cheese, which didn’t get eaten until…
Tuesday, February 26: … we turned it into Revived Seafood Mac & Cheese
Wednesday, February 27: “Better Than It Sounds” Kale-Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Thursday, February 28: Roasted Cauliflower Soup
Friday, March 1: Teeny Tiny Tacos
Saturday, March 2: Don’t ask
Sunday, March 3: Weekend food prep failure
Monday, March 4: Vegetable Stir-Fry
Tuesday, March 5: Fiesta Stuffed Potatoes
Wednesday, March 6: Mommy’s Fennel Delight
Thursday, March 7: “..it” Just Got Real for Dinner
Friday: March 8: Lo, how the Mighty Have Fallen
Saturday, March 9: Pasta Alfredo with Peas
Sunday, March 10: Leftovers from Second Shift’s kiddie birthday party (pizza and hot dogs)
Monday, March 11: Second Shift of Kid’s Birthday–Dinner Out
Tuesday, March 12: Pink Spaghetti
Wednesday, March 13: Salmmie Sammies and Ceasar Salad
Thursday, March 14: Mr. Mackerelsnapper’s Birthday–abstained form meat all day so we could have hoagies
Friday, March 15: Kale with Garlic & Onions
Saturday, March 16: Lean, Mean, Green Pizza
Sunday, March 17: Feast of St. Patrick–Guinness Beef Stew, Champ, and Soda Bread
Monday, March 18: Curried Rice by the Dashboard Light
Tuesday, March 19: Feast of St. Joseph, Foster Father of Jesus–Pasta Fagioli and Cheese Empanadas
Wednesday, March 20: Curried Vegetables with Suddenly Naan
Thursday, March 21: Half-baked Pizzas
Friday, March 22: Kale Pasta (this is what we had, but I don’t recommend our version)
Saturday, March 23: Breakfast Anytime
Sunday, March 24: Chinese Buffet 🙂
Monday, March 25: Vegan Chili with Microwave Cornbread
Tuesday, March 26: Spirals Alfredo with Peas
Wednesday, March 27: Seriously Delicious Slow Cooker Falafel
Thursday, March 28: Holy Thursday: “Bread Alone” Slow Cooker Quiche
Friday, March 29: Good Friday: Krabby Stuffed Potatoes
Saturday, March 30: Lenten Fasting Ends at noonday.
Sunday, March 31: EASTER SUNDAY! CHRIST IS RISEN! ALLELUIA! Now let’s eat ham.