This week is all about how to make cooking simple, fun, cheap – all essential for families! In the next few posts I will tell you about: Family Fun in the Kitchen Quick and Easy Meals (with recipes!) Substitutions to make cooking fun Menu time! Week 3 Menu: Sloppy Lentils (already made and frozen several weeks … More Week 3: Family-friendly Cooking
Most Sunday evenings I head off to the kitchen for a two hour cooking marathon. When I was childless this seemed like an annoying amount of work, but now I not-so-secretly enjoy foisting kid duties on the G-man while I get to listen to my podcasts and cook. The other reason (besides the sweet, sweet … More Week 2: Multi-tasking During Dinner Prep
Before I had kids I used to enjoy lazy Sundays with the Sunday paper, a full pot of tea, pancakes for breakfast, and Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me and Weekend Edition on NPR. Now I enjoy “lazy” Sundays with lots of train books instead of the paper, and kid dance parties instead of my NPR shows. But … More Week 2: The Best Sunday Afternoon Ever!!
The best part of making dinners ahead of time is when it is 5:30 on Monday night and you realize that all you have to do is pull soup out of the fridge, reheat it and enjoy. Bonus points for enjoying a glass of wine as it heats up! Below are my top two simple … More Week 2: Dinner in 10 minutes or less