Oct

08

“someone’s in the kitchen, I know”
Earlier this week I asked my daughter Elizabeth if there was anything different she might want to eat for a night or two since hubby wouldn’t be here for dinner. I’m not very motivated at the moment to come up with new things! She thought about it [...]

Jul

11

I have this slow cooker that I use quite frequently, sometimes 2-3 times a week. It’s getting quite old but works just fine; something my mom gave me many years ago. It’s not exactly a crockpot but I have certain things I really prefer to cook in it.
It [...]

Apr

04

Oooh, remember this?

Jeremy sent me home with the recipe he used for these molten lava cakes and a couple of people asked about the recipe. Now I haven’t made this myself, only eaten it! But here’s the recipe he uses.
Molten chocolate lava cake
1/2 c. unsalted butter, cut into pieces
6 [...]

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Mar

11

“I like toast and jam”
Yesterday while going through some papers to toss I found something that was a bit interesting to me. I get newsletters every couple of months from the county home extension office and a paragraph about colored bread ties caught my attention. I don’t buy a lot of [...]

Feb

28

For a few weeks now I’ve been also trying to make a conscious effort to clean out my freezer and cook from it! And that’s only the one attached to the side of my fridge, I haven’t even begun to tackle the industrial strength size I [...]

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Feb

13

Like lots of things around here, my freezer seems to be Out.Of.Control! Sometimes I do seem to buy too much, I must still think I’m cooking for a large family instead of two. But also I have a tendency to put leftovers and other things in the freezer [...]

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Jan

27

I was so glad to have a plan in place last week, and everything went pretty much accordingly. This time I’m feeling very uninspired and not wanting to cook much! I seem to swing from one end of the pendulum to the other. Here’s some things I’m [...]

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Dec

23

It’s been sort of a crazy week around here; lots of last minute things to do and some shopping to take care of! I still have a few things left to clean up around here and get out of the way. I might be even busier this [...]

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Dec

10

This week will be busy for us so I probably shouldn’t try to do menus! We had at least one meal last week that I didn’t get to so if needed, it’ll be used this time.
Monday…..we have a Sunday school party, I’m taking chicken tenders and [...]

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Dec

02

We got most of our meals done as planned last week so no carryovers for me this time. This week could be a bit hectic so things will very likely get shifted around as I go!
Monday….out to eat with friends
Tuesday….monterrey chicken, smashed potatoes, peas
Wednesday…church supper
Thursday…..baked fish, [...]

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Nov

26

Last week’s meals didn’t all get cooked as planned! So I have a few carryover meals from then, and maybe this week will be a little more normal. Hope all of you had wonderful Thanksgiving feasts and time to visit with family! Check out tons of other menu [...]

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Nov

18

I’m not sure about planning this week, some of our plans as far as meals seem to be up in the air! But maybe at least this will give me something to shoot for.
Monday…..night off!
Tuesday…..chicken wraps and fruit, if my child makes it home this night!
Wednesday..Shrimp and wild rice [...]

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Nov

12

Surely it can’t be Monday already! Please visit the hostess with the mostest Laura for other great menus on Monday plus tips any time of the week.
Monday…..White chicken chili
Tuesday…..Baked fish, roasted sweet potatoes, veggies
Wednesday…church supper
Thursday….Crockpot chicken Santa Fe, chips
Friday…..maybe hamburgers if we’re home
I might also [...]

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Nov

04

Once again I missed doing a menu last week but hopefully I can be on track this time. We were gone some last week and it’s just too hard to plan when out of town, well for me anyway! This is what I think I’m doing this [...]

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Oct

22

I haven’t done a menu in a couple of weeks because I’ve been out of town and not able to post as much! I really feel a need to get back somewhat organized this week so this will give me something to shoot for while grocery shopping.
Monday……Maple Hoisin Salmon, green beans
Tuesday…..Baked chicken, [...]

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