My New Year Starts: Menu Plan Monday

Going through some cookbooks to find some new recipes.

The beginning of September always seems more like a new year to me than any other time of year. The air starts to get a bit cooler, the rain starts to fall, the leaves start to turn and the kids go back to school. Even when I didn’t have any children September was always a […] . . . → Read More: My New Year Starts: Menu Plan Monday

Menu Plan Monday November 17-22

I did pretty well with the menu last week, using most of the same ingredients when I didn’t cook the correct meal. It is a work in progress, and having a child come home sick in the middle of the day always changes things. This week we should be back to normal routine and hopefully […] . . . → Read More: Menu Plan Monday November 17-22

A Kitchen Experiment: Meal Planning Again

I used to participate in Menu Plan Mondays at Organizing Junkie a lot, now not so much. I have found that our family has been in a bit of a rut this winter/spring and it is not helping our eating habits at all. I used to meal plan with a mind to what we already […] . . . → Read More: A Kitchen Experiment: Meal Planning Again

Johnny Cake: A Recipe For Comfort Food

Johnny Cake with melted butter and syrup.

I had a craving for Johnny Cake or Corn Bread this morning and I had all the ingredients including the cornmeal so I whipped up a batch with Aidan. I love it warm from the oven with melted butter (margerine) and either molasses or syrup covering the cake. The lovely thing about Johnny Cake is […] . . . → Read More: Johnny Cake: A Recipe For Comfort Food