Sometimes a full dinner just seems to be too much. Yet a sandwich just isn’t striking a cord either. What to do? A salad, of course.Continue reading “When Just a Salad Will Do”
Happy Friday Everyone! Yeah, I know we’re over Lent. And while the Church does not strictly adhere to the No Meat on Fridays rule of old, it does subscribe to the practice of penance on Fridays throughout the year.Continue reading “Oh Yum – Alfredo Tuna Skillet”
I can remember taking Home Economics in school. While many today feel that the class was aimed at turning girls into good housewives (and it was); there were skills taught that everyone should have – girls and boys alike. Mending clothes, preparing a meal, balancing a check book and working with a budget. Life lessons.
We had a great weekend getting down to our Celtic Roots, and there was no time to cook! This weekend was the annual Celtic Faire in Sonoma, California. That is a big deal with us. The faire in Sonoma is the largest Celtic Gathering west of the Mississippi, and was even featured on the travel channel. While we attend others, this one is that cannot miss it even.
We have been eating a lot of well-prepared, planned and dutifully executed meals of late. Don’t get me wrong, I love spending time in the kitchen. It’s stressful to balance so many component of a beautiful meal flawlessly, but it’s the kind of stress that brings great satisfaction and a smile to my face – not to mention my men folk. As I’ve said before, we try to keep meat off the tables on Fridays, as was the way of the Church when Hubby and I were growing up.