Monday, January 30, 2012
Wednesday, January 25, 2012
Friday, January 20, 2012
Ravioli with Crock Pot Bolognese:
I know I make a lot of things from Skinny Taste so I am going to try to go on a break. Yes, she has lots of great recipes but I too have tons of cookbooks that I need and want to be using. I am just usually planning our meals in front of the computer, away from my cookbooks, so it is just easier to find recipes online. I have meals planned from now until Tuesday but after that I plan on making some recipes from my favorite cookbooks. Stay tuned.
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
I recently made two back-to-back recipes from Skinny Taste - Kalyn\'s Stuffed Cabbage Casserole and Crock Pot Bolognese Sauce.
Both were tasty! Adam said he would not ask for the cabbage dish again and I agree but the bolognese sauce was lovely! We ate it over cheese ravioli and it made enough to freeze for our next pasta meal.
Visit www.skinnytaste.com and scroll down to find the recipes.
I am now going back to figure out this iPad. Wish me luck - I need it!
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Note: Check out that wine cork wreath my mom got us for Christmas - it was empty and we filled it with our cork stash.
In addition, Adam made his famous boilo and I made a punch that turned out to be a hit! I was thinking about getting ingredients to make all kinds of cocktails but then I thought it would be easier to make a pitcher of punch, that way it's ready to go when someone's glass is empty.
1 bottle sweet sparkling wine (spumante, asti, etc.)
1 bottle vodka
1 1/2 to 2 bottles cranberry juice cocktail
Mix all in a pitcher and drop in lime slices. Serve over ice.
Our friend James and Lauren brought some orange jell-o shots! They hollowed out orange halves, pour the jell-o into the orange shells, let them set and then cut them into wedges. So very clever!! I was so amazed by them and took lots of pictures but when I was ready to sample one, they were gone. It's ok though because we will definitely try to make them.
It was a great evening but it flew by way too fast! One minute it was 10:30 and we were watching Dick Clark, the next minute I was chatting in the kitchen and someone yelled "one minute"! We hardly had time to get on our hats and pop the bubbly! We look forward to having a party again soon - before and including NYE
Happy New Year!