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Menu Plan Monday: November 15, 2010 (RO*TEL Giveaway)

RO*TEL Queso Dip

It is football season and RO*TEL is celebrating with it’s signature Queso Dip. We love chips and queso around these parts, we just don’t happen to be big football fans. I know, right? How is THAT? I’m not even really sure other than the fact that I think I might be married to the less than 1% of men in that populate this earth who don’t like most organized sports. Well, he makes an exception for any and everything volleyball.

RO*TEL Queso Dip & Chips

So we aren’t throwing a load of tailgates but we do frequent parties and gatherings with friends. One such gathering we take part in every week is a gathering with our fellow house church group (a small group of people that meet regularly for dinner, fellowship, Bible study and accountability). I just *happen* to orchestrate a Mexican night so that I could bring this delicious dip along for the ride.

I’ve got to be honest, before this promotion I can’t say that I have ever had RO*TEL Queso Dip. I made it in 10 minutes flat with two children clinging to me and while packing the diaper bag. It was that easy. And on our way home I was pleasantly surprised when my husband complimented the dip and asked me how I had made it. That says A LOT from him because he is very picky about his cheese dip. (I know, that is another weird thing about him.)

But RO*TEL doesn’t just want me to experience the joy of their queso dip, they want you to enjoy it too! Right now you they are running a Feed Their Game Face Sweepstake featuring a grand prize of free groceries for a year and 2 tickets, flight and lodging to any college football game in 2011, even a bowl game! (Go DAWGS! *ahem* *ahem*). So if you are a lover of college football, head on over and enter. But before you go there, make sure that you enter to win the RO*TEL Queso Party Pack giveaway right here!

I’m excited to tell you that one OAMM reader will be winning Queso dip for 100, a $50 grocery gift card and goodies for entertaining and tailgating with your chosen team logo on it from FansEdge. How awesome is that? Not to mention yummy. Here is how you enter to win:

1. Leave a Comment telling me to whom and when you would serve your queso dip.

Additional ways to enter:

2. Tweet or Facebook this contest use @onceamonthmom. (Maybe something like: Win queso & groceries from @onceamonthmom & @ro_tel http://bit.ly/cftvtT) And don’t forget to leave a comment below stating you have done so.

3. Become a Fan of Once A Month Mom Fan Page. Leave a comment below that you have done so or if you are already.

4. Subscribe to the Once A Month Mom blog via RSS or email. Let me know that you have done so. Of course, if you are already subscriber make sure you leave that too.

This giveaway ends Friday, November 19th at 5 pm (EST).

**And don’t forget to pick up your copy of the 1st ever Once A Month Mom eCookbook – Holiday 2010 – Everything you need to have Thanksgiving and/or Christmas dinner ready and waiting before the guests arrive.

Disclosure: RO*TEL provide me with monetary compensation for my post in the form of a gift card and a chance to be entered in a drawing for a trip to Blogher ’11. All the opinions in this post are mine, want to know more about how I facilitate reviews, view my full disclosure policy!

Menu Plan Monday

Oh it was a great week this past week! I am loving, loving, loving our November. Probably because it isn’t as crazy as our October. But hey, whatever works! We got our house on the market Tuesday which means that the beginning of the week was a bit rushed and our plans for dinner got turned around a time or two, but here is how our week turned out.

Monday – Out to dinner so we didn’t mess up the kitchen for picture day!

TuesdayPasta & Veggies

Wednesday – Dinner with House Church – I took ROTEL cheese dip (see above & giveaway)

Thursday – leftovers

Friday – Took dinner to friends – Buffalo Chicken Shephard’s Pie & easy garlic bread

Saturday – Lunch – leftovers

Dinner – Tangy Beef Stroganoff, green beans, easy garlic bread

Sunday – Lunch – Out to lunch with friends

Dinner – Sausage with pork and beans

For more great Menu Plan Monday menu planning ideas visit orgjunkie.com!

139 Responses to “Menu Plan Monday: November 15, 2010 (RO*TEL Giveaway)”

  1. erin says:

    I would serve it at my 2 sisters birthday parties that are coming up in December.

  2. kristi says:

    I would add some soy sausage & serve it while we watch junk tv after the kids go to bed. Yummy!

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  4. Jenna says:

    I would feed my husband and his friends while watching the Browns!

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  6. Lori says:

    I would serve queso (that’s alot of queso) over this football/holiday filled time coming up. We all LOVE it!!!

  7. Lori says:

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  10. Selene says:

    I would serve the dip to our family gathering at Christmas – 12 adults, 5 teenage and 6 smaller grandchildren, and whoever else happens to stop by.

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  13. MommyLisa says:

    I would feed that to our crew that goes to a cabin for New Year’s Eve.

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  15. I don’t think I had ever had Ro-Tel queso before moving South. I didn’t even know what RoTel was! Now it’s a staple. I like mine with sausage in it.

    I guess I would have to have a party for the whole church because I don’t think I even know 100 people here!

  16. Susan says:

    I think that the teens who come to our weekly Bible study would love Queso dip!

  17. Erika says:

    I would serve the dip at my husband and I’s superbowl party – which is generally just the two of us, but I always make our favorite tailgating foods and we pig out together!

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  19. Kimberly says:

    I’m going to be cheesey here (ha!) and say I would serve it to my husband while we flit away a Saturday on the couch watching football. One of our favorite things to do when the “to-do” list isn’t getting in our way!

  20. Kimberly says:

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  23. Shauna A. says:

    I would serve the dip to my hubby and boys while we watch a football game. We love our football. Let’s get it!!!

  24. Kris Wilson says:

    I’d serve it at a football party, definitely a playoff game (maybe the superbowl) :)

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  26. Rebekah says:

    I would serve it at one of my many holiday parties this year. It sounds so yummy!!

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  28. ChefA says:

    i grew up with rotel and it is always in my house now. i sserve it to my family with taco night and whenver we feel like having a snack. anytime is a good time for rotel! I also use it as the tomato and heat in my chili mac casserole.

  29. Kim says:

    Love Rotel dip!! We’d have it at the Bowl game or for New Year’s Eve!

  30. Kim says:

    I tweeted the contest!

  31. Erin says:

    I’d make myself some rotel dip and put it on a baked potato. It is to die for!!!

  32. meeyeehere aka Rachel Crisman says:

    I would make the dip for me and the hubby probably as soon as I got it.

  33. Nicole-Lynn says:

    What a generous giveaway! I’d love to make some queso dip for some friends and have them over my place. My fiance and I are saving money for our wedding so it would be great to be able to entertain, have people over our place and not have to spend money going out somewhere.


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  35. Jodi says:

    I would make for my ladies annual Christmas party.

  36. PJ Silver says:

    I just read about your website/blog from Organizing Junkie, so I had to come over and check it out. I signed up for RSS.
    Thanks for reminding me about RoTel. Being a mother of 4 sons (all grown up now) we LOVE Rotel. However with them all grown up and moved out, we don’t have nearly as many football parties as we used to, so we kind of forgotten about it. Actually, we’ve been talking about having a football party (GO OHIO STATE!) and having our sons’ friends over for it, so DEFINITELY Rotel is going to be on the menu! Some of these boys I haven’t seen for 5+ years, so it is sure to be a grand party, and even more so now that I’ve been reminded about Rotel. THANK YOU! Maybe it will even be a ROSE BOWL celebration! Thanks Tricia!

  37. carriem says:

    For a reception I want to have

  38. carriem says:

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  39. Lisa says:

    I would serve this to my 4 year old, with ground beef added. He saw a Rotel commercial for this dip and said he wanted that to eat!

  40. Whitney says:

    I would take the Ro-tel queso to our Family Reunion! I know the whole family would love it!

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  43. renee says:

    I would have a party for my associates at work for the Super Bowl! how exciting that would be :)

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  46. Jenny says:

    I love rotel queso dip!! Anytime I need a quick appetizer to bring, during football, basketball games, heck, I’ll make it and snack all day (not healthy, but way yummy!!)

  47. Stephanie says:

    We would serve it at one of our block parties! We love to get together with the neighbors.
    Thank you!

  48. Jenny says:

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  49. Terri F says:

    I made this for the first time last football season and boys was it yummy! I would serve it to our friends who come over for the Super Bowl every year…I like the comment about adding sausage, too…yum!

  50. Jenny says:

    Your blog has saved me so much time in the kitchen! I love it!

  51. Terri F says:

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  52. Jenny says:

    I can’t imagine how much dip it would take to serve 100 people–yowza! But my family are huge football fans, so we’d eat it while watching all the bowl games…and again for superbowl sunday!

  53. Marj M. says:

    I would serve the Rotel Queso on our Christmas Day Stop in and visit Party, to our friends and family.

  54. Marj M. says:

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  55. Jenny says:

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  56. Maria Perez says:

    I would use it at my daughters baby shower.

  57. Wilma P says:

    I would serve Rotel Queso Dip during football games, at parties and when we just wanted a snack with a little zip to it. My son would be the number one fan of this……he loves cheese and anything spicy.

  58. Carrie says:

    I would serve this on Thanksgiving as a snack to tide people over until the feast was on :)

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  61. Rochelle says:

    I would serve it as an appetizer at a party. Mark off one of the many holiday parties I have to go to!

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  64. Theresa says:

    I would have a tailgate party here at the house! SO much fun! My husband is a huge Notre Dame fan so we have to support that team! I don’t think I have ever had Ro-tel queso before. I guess I should try it if it is that easy to make though. Thanks!

  65. Michelle B says:

    i would bring it to work for our monthly food day.
    I love this dip and have been making it for years. So tasty!

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  67. Laura says:

    My husband and I like to have superbowl parties each year so that is when we would serve our RoTel queso dip. Of course I would have a lot more people to invite!

  68. Laura says:

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  69. shay says:

    We serve this dish (meatless)at every family get together. So i could serve it anytime and everyone would be happy!!

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  72. Skirnir says:

    I have to say the same as the above person. I guess I would have to have a party at church. Last time I tried to have a party at home, not that many came and 100 people in my house? Oh, my no thank you!

  73. tiffany sexton says:

    WOOT!! LOVE that stuff-even better with browned hot sausage crumbled in it! I would serve it to all my fellow University of Memphis fans at the next tailgating.

  74. tiffany sexton says:

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  75. Owen's Mom says:

    Our family gets together for every U of O game for snacks and a game. So, I would bring this for our gang of Duck fans and probably use it either for the upcoming Civil War or if they get sent to a Bowl Game.

    Hmmm… sausage sounds yummy in it!

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  78. Mari says:

    I would serve rotel at a football party hosted by my dh.

  79. Becky Cole says:

    I would serve it to my husband and I as we are watching movies after the kids have gone to bed!

  80. Mari says:

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  82. Sandy says:

    I love Ro-Tel queso! I would serve the queso to the staff at the school where I work. I often have the staff request that I bring it to school, so would love to win this!

  83. Jessie says:

    I would serve the dip to family at my nephew’s upcoming birthday party. Yum!

  84. Jessie says:

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  85. Cheryl Newton says:

    I would serve queso dip to my hubby on the upcoming sad occasion of the last NASCAR race for the season. *sniff sniff*

  86. Michele T says:

    I have used the Ro-Tel dip for almost 20 years. It has been a party pleaser for that whole time. I also throw some crab meat in and make it a spicey cheesy crab dip… Yummmmmm

  87. Rachel C says:

    I’d have it at the party when my brother returns from Iraq!!

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  89. sarah tuco says:

    I love Ro-tel products. At our wedding we had queso dip and it went over huge. Now the family asks me to bring it anytime there is a family function. So I would definatly share it with my family!

  90. Anne says:

    I work as a therapist for a community mental health center. Every year we have a holiday dinner for our clients who often don’t have anyone else to celebrate with. I would bring the queso dip to share and enjoy with all! What a great way to start the holidays! Thanks!

  91. Candace Holder says:

    Our church hosts a superbowl party and the queso dip would be great to serve!!

  92. debbiek says:

    I make rotel dip when my boys are home. They are bottomless pits!

  93. debbiek says:

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  94. Susan says:

    I would serve the queso dip to my tennis friends when we get together in December to celebrate all the birthdays for that month!!

  95. I would serve it to my family and extended family at a Green Bay Packers home game in the afternoon. Yum!

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  97. Sharon Rooney says:

    I would feed it to my family and their friends while they are watching the Sunday football games. Yes, I did say GAMES!!!! At my house it truly is an all day thing.


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  101. Lindsay T says:

    i would definately take queso dip for work carry-ins

  102. Desirae says:

    I would serve it at tailgating with my mom, dad, aunt & uncle! How fun!

  103. Carmen says:

    Game day! I’d serve to my family on a regular Sunday afternoon while we’re all watching the Packer game.

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  105. Kelsie says:

    I would serve queso dip on a Sunday afternoon [football or not] to our Young Adults Small Group!

  106. Kelsie says:

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  107. Trisha Lynn says:

    This would be perfect fo our christmas gathering for all our family!! We usually do a small snacky style menu and queso would be perfect!!

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  110. Angel S. says:

    I would be Mom of the year and have my son invite all his buddies over for game day and one fabulous dip!

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  113. VickieB says:

    I would take some into work for our holiday pot luck
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  115. kathleen says:

    I would share with my in laws. We have a big family get together and this would be great for that.

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  118. Lori S says:

    I like making queso dips for our work potlucks.


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  121. Gloria says:

    I love your site! I’ll be sharing it with the faculty of my kids’ school! (They sure deserve a break;)…)

  122. Andrea Watts says:

    During a football game

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  126. Lois S says:

    I would take it to a couple of holiday parties that family and friends have planned

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  129. Ellen C. says:

    I would serve the queso dip to our company on a saturday night. Thanks for the chance.

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