Category: Creative Cooking

#58 – The Start of Something New . . .

After a yummy dinner of Ritz Oven Fried Chicken Fingers and The Food Nanny’s Carrot Cake (with crunchy homemade powdered sugar in the frosting – sorry Paul) for dessert, GingerSnap taught our Family Home Evening lesson.   She shared a sweet story by President Henry B. Eyring about how we can show our love for Jesus this time of year.  Then she… Read more →

Post #29 – Pasta e Fagioli and Olive Garden Breadsticks

We had a delicious meal last week, something we want to remember.  So I need to put it in my blog.   Pasta e Fagioli by CookingClassy.com Ingredients 1 lb lean ground beef or mild Italian sausage (I’ve tried both and like either) 2 Tbsp olive oil , divided 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion 1 cup diced carrots (about 2 medium) 1 cup diced celery (about 3 stalks) 3 cloves garlic , minced (1 Tbsp) 3 (8… Read more →

Post #22 – Salmon Salad, Precious Friends and Guacamole!

Paul is off to be Bishop.  I love Tuesday nights.  A nice meal together as a family, then family scripture reading and prayers, leads to the night being left to enjoy how we please before heading off to bed.  The kids are all watching the last half of “What Katy Did” – a movie about a book GingerSnap read and loved.  The… Read more →

Post #21 – Only 7 more weeks to go and FABULOUS Mint Brownies!

This morning we had a yellow and blue sky with cotton-candy clouds.  It was exquisite! I am grateful to be back carpooling for Seminary again.  I guess over the last 2 months, amid the weekly counting down to the last day of Seminary, I grew to depend on my quiet mornings of solitude.  I also thoroughly enjoy the opportunity I… Read more →