Whats For Dinner Next Week 6-13-11

Hi, come on back, we are at the Herb Garden Patio this morning having our morning coffee. I just love the smell of the  herbs in the morning breeze, it is so refreshing. Sit right down and have coffee with us and we will plan this menu for next week.

From The Roasted Chicken
Garlic Cheese Stix
Melon Slices

Baked Ham Slices
 Baked Ham Steak
Miz Helen's Kitchen
3 11/2 pound Ham Steaks
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
3 tablespoons Corn Starch
1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground Nutmeg
1/2 cup Honey
  • Mix together brown sugar, corn starch, Cinnamon, nutmeg, and Cayenne pepper. Add the honey and mix well.Layer the ham one on the other, cover the top of each ham steak with the honey mixture.Cover and bake 350 degrees for 1 hour.Option: The liquid can be drained and poured into a Sauce pan and reduced for a nice sauce to pour over the ham steaks.
Fresh Green Beans and New Potatoes
Green Tossed Salad
Cottage Bread
Strawberry Shortcake

With Left Over Ham
Southwest White Bean Stew
Southwest White Bean Stew
Miz Helen's Kitchen
1 pound bag Great Northern Dry Navy Beans
2 14 ounce cans  Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies Medium or Hot
1 large onion chopped
3 cloves garlic minced
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 cup fresh cilantro chopped
Option: 1 ham hock or 2 cups ham chopped  Sort through the beans making sure all the beans are good. Rinse the beans well.Bring the dry beans to a rolling boil in 8 cups of water. Boil for 2 minutes, cover and take off heat.Let the beans sit covered for 1 hour.Pour the beans and water (making sure you have 8 cups of water) into a slow cooker.Add the onion, garlic, tomatoes and green chilies.If you are adding the ham hock or chopped ham add it to the slow cooker at this time.Cook on high for 2 hours or low for 3 hours.At the end of the cooking time add the salt, pepper cumin and cilantro.Simmer for 20 minutes to allow the seasons to set.
    Serving The Stew With
    Hot Buttered Cornbread
     Chocolate Delight Dessert

    From Full Plate Thursday
    Its An Ice Cream Social
    Double Berry Bliss Cream  Miranda at Mangoes and Chutney
    Peach Ice Cream  Joy at Kitchen Flavors
    Pineapple Coconut Gelato  Patti at Comfy Cuisine
    Dulce De Licious  Vicki V at The Blest Nest

    Garlicy Shrimp Ka Bobs
    Wild Rice 
    Steamed Asparagus
    Tossed Green Salad
    Mini Corn Muffins

    The Annual Friends Picnic

    Fathers Day
    Grilled Hickory Burgers
     Baked  Beans
    Potato Salad
    The White Cake
    The White Cake

    It was great spending time with you today. I have gathered this basket of herbs for you to take back to the city with you. Come back to see us real soon and hope to see you at Full Plate Thursday.
    Peace and Joy
    Miz Helen
    This Post Is Linked To:
    Made By You Monday
    Menu Plan Monday
    Workshop Wednesday
    Whats On The Menu Wednesday 
    Friday Favorite Finds 

    Miz Helen
    Miz Helen

    Cookbook Author, Recipe Developer, Organic Gardner.


    1. Honey apple chicken salad sounds delicious!

    2. ohhhh....I'm quite sure I have a few ham steaks in the freezer ... that picture really looks yummy .... thanks for sharing!

      Jan @ Frugalinflorida.blogspot.com (because I'm having a heck of a time posting with the google account ... )

    3. I am seriously craving cake! And that white cake is my thing. Give me a good white cake over chocolate any day. Forget dinner! I'm ready for dessert!

    4. Looking yummy. have great week.
      x Marnie

    5. I love the Ice Cream Social idea! Thanks again Helen and have a great week!

    6. You keep tempting me with the white cake... :) Thanks for linking up to Friday Fav. Finds.

    7. I second what SnoWhite said :))


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