Menu Plan Monday: January 2014, Part 1

Happy New Year!!! (in a few days) Starting off 2014 with  a challenge. suitNtie will be in charge of the Kitchen for a  whole week (gasp).  Looking forward [...]

Menu Plan Monday: December 2012, Part 2

16. Sunday Dinner: broiled haddock 17. Rigatoni & Meatballs 18. low fat Kentucky Hot Browns 19. chicken, black bean and tomato quinoa (adapted from [...]

Menu Plan Monday: November 2012, Part 2

Late. Don't hate. It's been a heck of a week. :) The second half of the month is full of crazy, too! Moo's birthday, Thanksgiving...yikes.  I'm trying to [...]

Menu Plan Monday: June 2012, Part 2

This is a hot mess. But I have the end of my class occurring and finals and studying really throw a wrench into my cooking time!  This is just about the best [...]

APB: I need ground beef recipes!!!

So, I went and picked up my half a cow with a good friend yesterday. We split it, since it is expensive to buy that way. I brought two coolers and she brought [...]

Menu Plan Monday: June 2011, Part 2

aka: a giant Fail. :) Aside from being three days late, this month has been a hot mess for menu planning. Yes, I planned, but more often than not this month [...]

Freezer status…

Menu planning is one of the ways I try to economize at home. suitNtie and I are very blessed that I am able to stay home with our kids (and even now, attend [...]

and so I’m back…from outer space!

...and now I'll be singing the Weathergirls for the rest of the day. :) Oh, well. MGCK has had a bit of a drought. It was a perfect storm of events, for [...]

roasted pork

from here. Nice and simple! 1 4-pound pork shoulder picnic or butt roast (preferably boneless) 8 to 10 garlic cloves (peeled) Adobo (enough to rub all over [...]

Repeat Recipe QotD: Black and Bleu Burgers

So, I've made "black and bleu" burgers before.  I'm still working on getting it juuuuuuuuust right.  This time, it's only a slight difference. I roasted some [...]