Monthly Archives: July 2011

A new and VERY yummy cookie bar

Yesterday morning I went out into the garage to get some meat and bread out of the freezer.  While I was out there I saw the last 2 pounds of butter and thought …. oooh, I can make cookies!   Isn’t … Continue reading

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A leftover makeover

Tonight’s dinner was a crockpot roast, potato pancakes, and sauteed veggies.   The potato pancakes are a GREAT way to use up leftover mashed potatoes, especially cheesy mashed potatoes 🙂  I made cheesy mashed potatoes a few days ago and didn’t … Continue reading

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A Romans 8:28 moment…

Let me start by saying God is SO FAITHFUL!  And today He demonstrated Romans 8:28 in our home in a neat way! Romans 8:28 (NIV) And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who … Continue reading

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Fresh Tomato Pasta

First of all, I have GOT TO get better about taking pictures again!  This particular dinner was so visually appealing, it really am sorry for not taking pictures….I thought about it AFTER we’d started eating, and how pretty is a … Continue reading

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Spanish Rice in my rice cooker

This past year for Christmas I used some of my Christmas money to purachse a new rice cooker.   THe one that I had been using for a couple of years (that I got for free from Freecycle) gave it’s last … Continue reading

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Homemade Vinaigrette

Yesterday I made a super yummy pasta salad (it had Barilla Piccolini Mini-Farfalle pasta, home grown tomatoes, home grown peppers, feta cheese, home marinated artichokes, and a YUMMY homemade vinaigrette).   I thought I’d share the recipe  here….salad dressings are expensive, … Continue reading

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Menu Planning–Week of 7/16/2011

Menu Plan, 7/16/11-7/23/11 Saturday, 7/16 Moo shu turkey wrap sandwiches Spicy asian slaw Fried rice with Chinese long beans Sunday, 7/17 Steak tacos Chicken tacos Watermelon Black bean and corn salad (salsa) Monday, 7/18 Mini-meatloaves with spicy sauce Smashed potatoes … Continue reading

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