With one of my daughters deciding to butt heads with me on a boneheaded car decision (overspending on a used car by double to triple what it should cost), I've not felt much like creative cooking. So, here's a quick view of some of my ordinary meals from last week:
First, honey wheat French bread with my concord grape jam:
Next, pretzels from Friday night's presidential debate party. Well, maybe my family does not a party make, but it made the kids' civics lesson more fun - and there was one with no salt for Thor!
This was good! Acorn squash from my new milkman/farmer, filled with brown sugar, chopped walnuts, and maple syrup, and topped with butter (watch out for the calories - they will hop right off this topping!). Served with sliced turkey breast and mini penne, there was precious little in the leftover department for poor Thor.
Creamed corn, anyone? My mother used to make it out of a can, but I just make a white sauce with a touch of cream and a lot of pepper, and even crummy frozen corn is good! Served with roast chicken and penne with diced tomatoes, and green beans, it sold very well.
Steak and heart attack potatoes! As my second daughter said, "This is heart attack goodness on a plate!" Obviously, the potatoes are named in her honor. Of course, we had to have broccoli with these; how could we possibly not have something green on our plates?