The Lent 2013 “Fast, Cheap & Easy” Challenge

FastCheapEasyLentThanks 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: “” 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.

7 Responses to The Lent 2013 “Fast, Cheap & Easy” Challenge

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