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Welcome to my little corner of the world. I am so honored by your visit today. My name is Kristi and I am married to my college sweetheart(I refer to him here as "Mr. Incredible"), momma to my 2 beautiful girls who are growing much too quickly, a high school computer teacher, photographer, and a gardener (at times~right now I'm growing weeds). I love to laugh, drink strong Starbucks coffee, take pictures, and be anywhere my family is. Jesus is my Savior and I try so hard to be the wife and momma that He has called me to be. I often fail but He lovingly picks me up, dusts me off, and encourages me that with Him all things are possible. Feel free to join me on this journey of faith, stop in and say hello, look around, and leave a comment~I love comments. Why "Kiki's Corner?" My nephews call me Aunt Kiki and I love that too.

Menu Monday

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Monday:
Pot Roast w/ Mashed Potatoes and Squash from the Garden

Tuesday:
G’s Birthday Party-Lobster Bake

Wednesday:
Ronald Reagan’s Mac & Cheese w/ salad
(Recipe below)

Thursday:
Shrimp Boil (Recipe below)

Friday:
Grilled hamburgers and Freedom Fries (Happy 4th of July!!!)

Saturday:
Salmon patties w/ mashed potatoes and mushroom gravy

Sunday:
In-laws 40th Anniversary Dinner

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RR Macaroni & Cheese
1/2 lb. macaroni
1beaten egg
1 tsp butter
1 tsp salt

1 tsp. dry mustard

1 T hot water

1 C milk


3 C shredded sharp Cheddar Cheese
Cook macaroni in boiling salted water until tender. Drain and stir in butter and egg. Mix salt and mustard w/ hot water and add milk and cheese (reserving some to sprinkle on top). Turn macaroni mixture into buttered casserole. Add milk mixture, sprinkle w/ reserved cheese. Bake at 350 for 45 minutes or until custard is set and top is crusty. Makes 6 servings. Enjoy!
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Shrimp Boil (Our Family Favorite!!!)

10-12 whole small red potatoes
4-6 small ears of corn (I use the frozen ones)
1 pound of cleaned, de-veined shrimp w/ tails
2 links Cajun smoked sausage cut diagonally
2 T Old Bay Seasoning

Boil 8 quarts of water, add salt and Old Bay Seasoning. Add potatoes and cook for 10-12 min. Add sausage and corn on the cobb and cook for 7 minutes. Now add shrimp and boil another 3-5 minutes (just until pink). Drain and pour contents onto your newspaper lined table. Sprinkle w/ salt and serve w/ butter, Old Bay Seasoning, cocktail sauce and lemon wedges. So delicious!!!

12 comments:

ahorne said...

Looks yummy...
I love seeing the variety of menus from moms all over -
down here, we'd have a fish fry instead of a lobster bake. :)
Have a blessed week!
Angela

~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

Sounds like an awesome week - I do love pot roast! You just can't go wrong with it. Happy Birthday G!

bethany said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I don't have an email address for you in order to send you the Albertson's list, so here's mine-just write me and I'll reply with the info!! Thanks!
bethanycr {at} yahoo {dot} com

Melissa @ For Cheap Sake said...

Thank you for visiting my site and the great recipes. I am so hungry for seafood right now. I will definitely be trying the Shrimp Boil soon.

Nancy said...

Thanks for stopping by today. I'm going to have to try RR's mac & cheese. I love me some homemade mac & cheese - - no blue box please!

Kristin said...

I LOVE old bay seasoning! We do shrimp boils here too! Shrimp is just very expensive right now and I don't buy the frozen stuff! :) Your mac and cheese sounds great too, and easy! :) Thank you for stopping by my place, I've bookmarked you!

Sheryl said...

mmmm...yummy looking menu! Will have to try the macaroni & cheese recipes.
Totally forgot friday was the fourth when I was menu planning...changing the menu to grilling :)

fmll said...

Hi Kiki! Thanks for stopping by my blog - it's nice to see new people! Your shrimp boil looks great, I might have to borrow that recipe. Am off to read the rest fo your blog now.. :)

Kirstin said...

That is funny....my cousins couldn't say Kirstin so it became Kiki. Now my nieces and nephew call me Auntie Kiki!! Personally I love it. My inlaws and grandma along with a few aunts call me Kirstie.

I think I trid that thing on tips for bloggers, but for some reason it wouldn't work by just manually entering the certain changes. So I'm not sure what I did...I just need to have some techi person come and help me.

Mary Kathryn said...

That shrimp boil looks yummy! I wish my husband would eat shrimp :( Thanks for stopping by my blog - I posted the french toast casserole recipe just now so check it out if you'd like!

Sunni at The Flying Mum said...

The shrimp boil sounds fabulous! I love any seafood with Old Bay on it!!! Trying it!

ilovemy5kids said...

Thanks so much for sharing this. I've always been scared to try this. Love your website, it is very encouraging!