Monthly Archives: January 2011

What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Jan. 30)

So after a week of trying desperately to use cabbage everywhere we could, we still had to throw out a lot of it.  When I was in grad school and only cooked once a week I got used to eating

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Jan. 23)

So funny story about our meals for last week….remember how I mentioned some pulled pork we were making for a dinner of 70ish people?  Well, that dinner?  Didn’t happen.  It snowed all day on Thursday, and since Hoosiers are not

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Honeymoon Soup

Chris has been running a temperature of over 100 for the last couple of days, and I haven’t been feeling well either.  So today we required soup.  Chris drove me to the store (soon we’ll have a car I can

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Jan. 16)

Two.  No Three.  Wait, no 4! Exciting! Things! We made banana nut crunch muffins (halved the recipe, it made 12 regular sized ones).  They were good, but not our fave.  They did use up some frozen bananas we had in

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Jan. 9)

I continued my getting things done attitude through last week, and it helped that we had excess leftovers so we didn’t have to cook as much.  We even managed to not make one of our planned meals so we got

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Making our own yogurt

For some time now Chris and I have been making our own yogurt.  It’s not that it’s cheaper – it might be, but we’ve not run the math to figure it out.  I think it mostly started out as an

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Great Grandma’s Molasses Cookies

We weren’t able to be around my family for the holidays this year since we’re all getting together in February for the niece’s first birthday (sidenote: she is super cute, in case you were wondering).  Couple that with the fact

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Jan. 2)

Happy New Year!  We had a lovely, quiet new year’s eve.  We played a board game (any Ticket to Ride fans?), did crossword puzzles and read.  Yes, we are old people, why do you ask?  I was pleased that we

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Christmas Tour of Treats

As I mentioned previously, we did a lot of treat making this Christmas.  With the exception of a few new things, we made what we made last year, despite our warnings to ourselves to go a little easier.  What can

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