Monday, November 24th

Breakfast:

orange juice

Cornmeal Mush with top milk 169

toast with butter, jam 702 (peach butter)

coffee for adults (cocoa for children)

Luncheon:

Grilled Liver Sausage 615 (substituted Frankfurters in Blankets 595 with Mustard Sauce 922)

Creamed Rutabagas 1089

Grated Potato Patties 1073a (substituted Boiled Sweet Potatoes 1084)

celery and radishes

bread and butter

plums (canned)

tea for adults (milk for children)

Dinner:

Pork and Rice Casserole 569

Buttered Broccoli 1007

whole wheat bread and butter

grapes

coffee for adults (milk for children)


So.  You may have noticed that it’s not exactly November.  I completed breakfast and lunch on Nov. 24th and then completely blew off dinner in favor of not cooking.  Later (sometime in December), I decided that I might as well make the diner and invited my friend, Amy, over for lunch.  A million years later (is it already January?) I’m finally getting around to posting.

This was my first time encountering Cornmeal Mush in a Meta menu and it honestly was a bit bland.  No wonder grits usually involve a bunch of butter and cheese.  However, the shopping list for the orange juice was “oranges” so i juiced my own.  Yum, yum! A satisfying breakfast all around.

11.24.14 Breakfast

Lunch was a surprisingly hearty meal compared to the standard Meta lunch.  I skipped the canned plums (since they’re disgusting), but I was still pretty full after consuming this one.  The Frankfurters in Blankets were amazing and I especially loved the creamed rutabaga.  The rutabaga is an underrated vegetable in my opinion.

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“Dinner” was served for lunch.  My friend Amy is an awesome hostess so I went all out with a napkin and everything.  The pork and rice casserole was quite tasty considering the miniscule ingredients list.  Also, the grapes had seeds.  Weird.

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595 Frankfurters in Blankets

1 recipe baking powder biscuits (26)

10 frankfurters (about 1 lb.)

Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness, and cut in 4-inch squares.  Lay a frankfurter on each square, roll up, and fasten by moistening edges of dough and pinching together. Place on baking sheet and bake in a 425 degree oven for 15 minutes, or until nicely browned.  Serve with Mustard Sauce (922).  5 servings.

Note: Half-cooked little pig sausages may be used in place of frankfurters.

922 Mustard Sauce

To 1 cup of thin White Sauce (919), add 1 tsp prepared mustard, mixing thoroughly.  Excellent with ham or meat loaf.

569 Pork and Rice Casserole

2 eggs

3 c. ground cooked pork

1/2 c. uncooked rice

1 c. milk

1 1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp. pepper

1/2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce

Beat eggs slightly and combine with remaining ingredients.  Turn into a casserole,k cover, and bake at 350 degrees for 1 1/2 hours.  Serve hot with Tomato Sauce (916) if desired.  5 servings.

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