We typically go out dancing on Friday nights at the Regent and eat a light dinner from leftovers. Tonight we decided to stay home because of a busy (for us) weekend ahead. I was determined to make a nice dinner from things we have on hand and I'm happy to report it
I've been making the same potato salad recipe since forever. My recipe is based on the one found in Betty Crocker's Cookbook, one of my very first cookbooks (recipe below). I've served it at my children's graduation parties and at the annual ASP luncheon at our church for many years. It's a good recipe from well loved book!
Growing up my family generally reserved extended family meals to gatherings at Thanksgiving and Christmas. We alternated between our house and my dad’s brother’s house. I have many happy memories of those holidays. Sunday dinners for my husband were a ritual throughout his childhood and beyond.
I am in a Book Club through my membership in Executive Club of Champaign County. The Book Club formed about six years ago and six of the nine of us have been in the group since its start. The routine is that the meeting place rotates to each member's home each month and she serves a meal and selects book recommendations for a
As a semi-regular topic, I thought it would be fun to extol the virtues of my often-used kitchen gadgets in this blog. Today's feature ... drum roll ...
It's Saturday morning and the time we make our menu plan for the upcoming week. We've been organizing meal planning this way for the past five years or so. Prior to that, I tried to be organized, but it always evolved to day to day dinner selections and many stops at the store on my way home from work ...
Last summer, John introduced kale to our backyard garden line up. I found some nice recipes and discovered we like it and grew it again this year. I made salads out of the young plants, braised it and used it in soups.