Archive for the family dinner Tag

You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Stuffed Peppers

So I’ve got some first world problems keepin’ me down this week. . . First, that teensy mole on my foot from a few months ago?  Abnormal.  And the Doc is quite keen to eradicate it at ANY cost.  So I find myself with a dime-sized hunk of toe missing and in nearly unbearable pain.  (Says the stupid chick that
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Chicken and Waffle Cheat

I don’t make this often because it’s not the healthiest of dinner options.  But it’s kinda’ a nice hot comfort-food that you can prep pretty fast – although it requires a longer cooking time. This is NOT what we’re having for dinner this evening (sorry, Husband). And I haven’t made it in a while so I don’t have any crappy
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Fast Chicken-less Cobb Salad

Yeah.  Another salad.  This one incorporates Chicken-less patties. We try not to eat too much “fake” meat.  They taste good but they have a decent amount of sodium and other unpronounceable ingredients.  However, once in a while, we’ll bust out a fake burger or dog. Here’s how you do this one: 1.  Start with a base of lettuce (and any
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Effing Head Explodes: Menus for a Week, Dinner Number, Oh Hell I Lost Count

So last evening we had the Fish and Roasted Vegetables I had originally planned for Sunday. The wheels really came off this one. . . I hadn’t planned to do anything special to the fish.  Chris purchased some frozen wild caught sock-eye salmon and I thawed it and cooked it in a skillet with some olive oil and a little
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You Can Accomplish This Before Your Head Effing Explodes: Menus For A Week, Dinner 1

Today we tried Beet, Apple, & White Bean Salad. . .From Family Circle April 2012.  It was excellent.  You can find the original recipe here. I modified a few steps. 1.  I just roasted the beets whole, individually wrapped in foil.  I omitted tossing them with olive oil or salt prior to baking.  It took longer than 45 minutes to
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You Can Accomplish This Before You Effing Head Explodes: Menu for a Week

I think I sufficiently bitched about my boredom with our dinners in this post.  Refreshed from that super-fab trip err vacation, and shamed into the hard-core realization that we ate mostly things that weren’t green or all that healthful, I returned home with a renewed interest in keeping our food fresh, interesting, simple, and fast. So I sat down and
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