Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Good thoughts and Food

We have some people in our community who are dealing with death and illness, and I want to publicly express my grief and love for them. I am so grateful to be part of a community that is so loving and willing to step up in a time of need.

In more plebian news, I am in a serious, serious food rut. Like pizza, pasta and popcorn. I need some easy recipes that are for the love of God not chicken (but we're not vegetarian) that I can throw in my crock pot or make in a jiffy and that are cheap, and can be modified to be dairy free for the 1/3 of my family that cannot have any lactose. I am desperate here people. I'm tired of tomato sauce, chicken and pasta. Soups and fresh bread would be great, stews; tempting, hearty meals that I can make for my family and the aforementioned friends who are struggling with life's challenges right now



jciravol said...

We just recently had Sloppy Joe's!! Or as we call them... (Sloppy Me's) I know.. lame joke We used ground turkey from Aldi's making it nice and cheap.. I haven't had those things since I was a kid... Very yummy... Jayden even liked it..


Kelly KH said...

Joey, that's a great idea! I love those but haven't made them in ages! Manwich here I come!

Sarah said...

Guinness Stew is my winter standby. All you really need is stew beef, tomato paste and Guinness (and I can hand one off to you Sunday morning if you like since I bought a case a while back and it takes me forever to go through them all!), and whatever vegetables you have on hand. (Salt and pepper too, obviously.) Just throw it all in the crockpot and let it simmer there for the day.

Kelly KH said...

Sarah, that sounds great. I bought some stew beef recently at Wegman's that was so tough it was inedible even after being in the crock all day! But I'll try again :)