LOK Cooking Challenge - Previous Entries

Thursday, September 23, 2004

October '08

KFC Challenge - Feed a family of 4 for $10/day. A family of 6+ for $15/day. Breakfast and Lunch can be one dish. Dinner must include sides. Beverages not included in total.

Denise at *F*O*O*D* - $14.29
B - Scrambled eggs, toast, butter and jelly
L - Cheese Quesadillas
D - Pan fried boneless chicken breasts, biscuits, green beans

Jodie at HomeSweetHome

Ranae at Cornbread and Cookies - $14.31
B - Blueberry Waffle Sandwiches, Banana, Milk
L - Toasted Bread, Tomato Soup
D - Goulash, Broccoli

Lisa at The Joy of Six - $14.04
B - Oatmeal, orange
L - Peanut butter sandwich, carrot sticks, banana
D - Spaghetti with sauce, salad, bread

Sally's here - £5.64 / us$9.76
B - Porridge with syrup
L - Cheese and ketchup, apple
D - Corned beef hash, tinned peas

The official LOK entry here - $14.75
B - Pancakes with syrup
L - Creamy tuna macaroni
D - Flauta (Taquito) Dinner with Refried Beans and Cheesy Mexican Rice

Michelle at Coffee and Chaos
B - Oatmeal
L - Macaroni and cheese with salsa
D - Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked beans, and rolls

Late, unofficial and with a twist, Kim at Growlies for the Gang - $14.85


June/July '08
Dollar store Challenge - 3 course meal (appetizer, main dish, dessert) for 4. Ingredients obtained from the shelves of a dollar store (no refrigerator case)

Annie Jones at Real Life Living
Bean dip with tortilla chips
Fried treet
mashed potatoes with gravy
Green beans
Pound cake topped with chocolate pudding and raspberry preserves

Anne at Cooking with Anne
Roasted Red Peppers with Marinated Mushrooms and Olives
Baked treet marinated in oranges and balsamic vinegar
Collard greens
Baked pears with raspberry preserves and chocolate

Kim at Growlies for the Gang ~ *winner
Marinated garlic vegetables with tuna and crackers or tuna cakes
Chicken cheese enchilada rice with mango glazed carrots
Pound cake with cranberries and raisins in an orange marmalade sauce with a drizzle of chocolate

Michelle ~ Owner of LOK
#1 Large Family Network Entry
Olive Bruschetta
Italian Hash
Baked Green Beans
Lemon Bars with Strawberries

#2 LOK Household Blog Entry
Hummus on Melba Toast
Chicken-Peanut lo mein
Chocolate pudding with strawberries


~ April '08 ~
A meal for $1 per person

Lisa at Living Easy ~ 5 people
Baked Potato
Buttered Corn
Wacky Cake

Annie Jones at Real Life Living ~ 5 people ~ *Winner!
Steamed Dumplings with Chicken Gravy
Herbed Green Beans with Tomatoes
Garden Salad with Croutons

Michelle ~ LOK owner ~ 11 people
#1 Rich Breakfast Casserole
#2 Enchilada Suiza Dinner

Next 2 listed at Cooking with Anne
#1 - Kate's Green Soup - 9 people
#2 - Penelope's Poppy Seed Chicken - 11 people