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December 14, 2011

Timeline for Holiday prep

Today (December 14)

  • create food shopping lists and schedule (done)
  • finish shopping for T's presents. start wrapping!!
  • 2 coats poly closet rods (when.will.this.closet.be.dooooone) (one down)
  • deep clean downstairs bath

Tomorrow (December 15)
  • Pre-cooking shopping trip & place order for roast
  • deep clean upstairs bath
  • deep clean fridge
  • 2 coats poly closet rods

Friday (December 16)

  • day 1 croissant dough
  • wash floors/vacuum
  • prep spare room


Saturday (December 17)

  • day 2 croissant dough/kringle
  • clean out garage

Sunday (December 18)
  • pre-cookie shopping trip
  • make ice cream and refrigerator cookie dough
  • clean oven

Monday (December 19)
  • gingerbread cookies
  • declutter
  • christmas dinner shopping trip

Tuesday (Dec 20)
  • macaroons
  • upstairs clean
Wed (Dec 21)
  • brown butter cookies
  • downstairs clean

Thurs (Dec 22)
  • russian tea cakes

Fri (Dec 23)
  • make-ahead toffee pudding
  • stollen
  • pick up roast

Christmas eve (December 24)
  • make-ahead stuffed mushrooms 
  • make-ahead mashed potatoes
  • make-ahead brussel sprouts
  • make cranberry cake

Christmas Day 1 (Dec 25)
  • heat up ham and mushrooms
  • roast cauliflower
  • reheat toffee pudding and sauce

Christmas Day2 (Dec 26)
  • roast roast
  • heat up mashed potatoes & brussel sprouts
  • make rolls

December 29 
  • new year's shopping trip (except bread)

December 30
  • prep any thing for new years' eve
  • make shaker pie

New Years' Eve (Dec 31)
  • cook all new year's eve foods
  • stick roast into crockpot
  • buy bread

New Years' (Jan 1)
  • bake pickle chips

Pre-cooking shopping trip

  • 2 lb butter
  • 2 c almonds
  • 10 lb flour
  • 1.5 c whole milk
  • panko bread crumbs
  • 9/10 oz frozen chopped spinach
  • 9 oz canned artichokes
  • 12 oz cream cheese
  • cumin
  • nutmeg
  • 1/3 c shredded parm
  • shredded xtra sharp cheddar
  • feta
  • 14 oz almond paste
  • 2 lbs powdered sugar
  • dried cranberries, 1 c
  • 6 oz dates
  • currents
  • molasses
  • chicken stock
  • 3 c cranberries
  • brown sugar
  • cream of tartar
  • cornstarch


Cookie shopping trip

  • 3 lbs butter
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 oranges
  • eggs (4)

Christmas dinners shopping trip
  • 2 packages mushrooms
  • plain yogurt
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • eggs(10)
  • 2 c whole milk
  • 5 c cream
  • potatoes,  10 lbs
  • 2 lbs brussel sprouts
  • bacon
  • orange juice
  • onion & garlic
  • 5 lb ham
  • roast

New Years dinners shopping trip
  • rice noodles
  • carrots
  • green onions
  • 1 lb soft tofu
  • hong kong style noodles
  • 1.5 lbs sirloin steak
  • cabbage
  • peas
  • 3-4 lb chuck roast
  • 16 oz giardiniera
  • perpperocini
  • good seasonings zesty italian salad dressing mix
  • 10 oz beef broth
  • 2 bagettes
  • eggs (5)
  • 3 lemons
  • 1/2 lb raw shrimp, deveined
  • 1 can condensed milk
  • 1/2 c walnut halves
  • egg roll wrappers

1 comment:

  1. You are so organized! I hope everything went off without a hitch!

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