Cooking with Kids: Ham and Cheese Croissants 

Every Saturday that we are home lunch sneaks up on us and I’ve forgotten to plan anything. When this happens, I often think of the options of food we have leftover to be used or eaten. Imagine me standing in front of the fridge looking at my leftovers.  Yesterday the kids were leaving to goContinue reading “Cooking with Kids: Ham and Cheese Croissants “

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Repurposing Food: Berry Shortcake Parfait

Last night I made strawberry shortcake for dessert.  And when I say I made strawberry shortcake, I mean Sam’s Club bakery made fresh pound cakes, which I sliced and served with fresh sliced strawberries, raspberries, and cool whip. Ok, I know it was lazy but it was still tasty and (best of all) easy.  I digress. IContinue reading “Repurposing Food: Berry Shortcake Parfait”

Slow Cooker Saturday: (Not Really) Baked Beans

We had family and friends over after Anna’s dance recital tonight for burgers. I needed a side dish and I love baked beans with burgers. But I was at the recital and I didn’t feel like using the oven since it’s so hot.  Sooooo…using the crockpot seemed to be the best way to get it done.Continue reading “Slow Cooker Saturday: (Not Really) Baked Beans”

Cilantro-Lime Fruit Salad

This salad was supposed to be a mojito fruit salad but Kroger was out of mint. Soooo… I decided to try it with cilantro since I had some from the BBQ Pineapple Ham Sauté that I made.    I used fruit that was cut up and left over from my mother-in-law’s fabulous retirement party.  Ingredients: AboutContinue reading “Cilantro-Lime Fruit Salad”

Repurposing Food: BBQ Pineapple Ham Sauté 

Garen’s mom is always great about sending a care package home with us when we visit. This week we got ham. Yum!    I looked on Pinterest to try to find recipes of what to do with leftover ham since all of my go-to leftover ham recipes are kind of cold weather food (soups, casseroles,Continue reading “Repurposing Food: BBQ Pineapple Ham Sauté “