Eating a 7-course Meal We love to do special dinners on holidays like Valentine's Day and Easter OR on weekends with nothing special happening. At the "Casa de Montalbano" we make a game out of creating fancy meals with simple ingredients and comparing the cost to a … [Read more...] about Make a 7-course meal at home!
"I don't have time to cook." "Cooking is too much work." "It's too messy." Sound familiar? People find many reasons not to cook. There are a lot of GREAT reasons to do it; better nutrition, control over ingredients, better taste, and lower cost are just a few. Better … [Read more...] about What’s for dinner?
What's for Dinner? Forgot to plan? What do you have? I had a few carrots, an onion, some celery, a small bag of potatoes, a little bacon, and some frozen chicken broth I'd had made a few weeks before. So, I made this soup --30 minutes prep time and 30 minutes … [Read more...] about Dinner from what you have on hand . . . .
Meal Planning saves TIME! For me, the most tiring thing about cooking is THINKING about it. I'm tired at the end of the day. Do I have anything to cook? Did I need to thaw something (and did I forget to do it)? Orchestrating a meal at the last minute is exhausting. With a meal … [Read more...] about A Cheat Sheet for Weekly Meal Planning