Dinner for the first Friday of Lent is always more creative than the 3rd or 4th Friday when I pull out the can of Campbell's Tomato Soup. This week, though, we have Swamp Soup simmering away, and I'll make up some grilled cheese sandwiches to 'go-with.' Hubby prefers white bread and Kraft American cheese. My … Continue reading Swamp Soup… with a Kick (or not)!
Looking for more cooking lessons? My latest obsession - and luckily it's only six short episodes, so I won't be overly obsessive - Dishing with Julia Child, found on your local PBS station. The show features six original French Chef episodes hosted by well-known television chefs who serve as commentators critiquing the show and sharing … Continue reading DISHING WITH JULIA CHILD
Decided to try chili a new way. Usually I buy Bush's Chili Hot Beans and use them as my base, but today I took an all new route to chili perfection. I thought I had red kidney beans in the pantry, but no. I had many other beans and decided that pinto beans, being very … Continue reading The Best Chili I Ever Made
aka Hot Buttered Os Earlier this week I indulged my inner child and made a small bowl of this toasty, buttery treat. Melt some butter in a saucepan, then add Cheerios, and salt to taste. Just eyeball the butter and Cheerio ratio. Stir over medium heat until your Cheerios are warmed through and starting to … Continue reading Buttered Cheerios
I'm working hard to get back to meal planning this winter, which should put a stop to my daily 3 p.m. "whatamigonnafixfordinner" panic, but also should result in fewer trips to the grocery store, and fewer opportunities to pick up any nasty viruses. So...Booyah...a thick stew (soup?), perhaps originating in Belgium. That's what Wikipedia says. … Continue reading Booyah!