I am a sucker for BBQ. It's Reagan's favorite condiment. Riley is not such a big fan. Stu enjoys good BBQ too.
I found this recipe in this magazine, although I did not follow it exactly:
I love surfing Pinterest.
I especially love finding new recipes to try.
Sometimes it works out. Sometimes, not so much.
This was one of those fails.
This recipe is compliments of my grandma, Lala. I don't know the origin of the recipe. I have no idea if she created it or stole (I mean, adapted) from someone else. All I know is that is was in the cookbook she made for some of us.
I love making these stuffed green peppers. They are super simple to make. You cook them in your microwave. They taste amazing. And *bonus* they heat up well for lunch the next day too.
For the full recipe, scroll to the bottom of this post.
I have decided to be healthier. Ugh.
This morning, I decided to make a smoothie. Nothing special. I threw some spinach in with some frozen blueberries. Then added a touch of skim milk. Finally, I threw in some greek blueberry yogurt to make it creamier.
Rea came in and wanted to make a smoothie of her own. So, we did. She wanted a banana and blueberry one. We added a bit of milk to her's also.
As part of our homeschool curriculum, I am teaching Rea to cook. She has taken a liking to creating things in the kitchen.
We picked up a kids' cookbook at Barnes and Noble the other day. She has read every page. And she has marked a number of things for us to try. Here is the first one:
Who doesn't love a good crockpot recipe?
I found this one day not long ago on Pinterest. The recipe called it "OMG! The Best Crockpot Chicken. Ever." I thought with a name like that, how could I go wrong? I clicked and was happy to see that I most of the ingredients. The only thing I was lacking was the dry Italian dressing. So, here's my adaptation:
I pulled out my smaller crockpot. And put the chicken breasts in it. My chicken was not all the way thawed (about 30% frozen).
I am sorry I don't have a better picture of the finished product... My family literally devoured it! Rea ate 4 helpings! We had to lie and tell her there wasn't anymore. That should be a good indication of this recipe's success.
Not A Chef
I like to cook, but I am no chef. I don't have the vision to create masterpieces from scratch. I am excellent at following recipes and tweaking them to fit my pantry or family. And I have a great collection of recipes to share.