Friday, March 6, 2009

Fantastic Friday

Wow can't believe I'm writing two days in a row. Got quite a bit accomplished yesterday. Another busy day ahead of me today. We went out to dinner last night. First time we've been in quite a while. It was nice and relaxing. I finally found a spot where I can buy a mug warmer to keep my coffee warm in the morning at Prepared Pantry. I ordered one this morning. Can't wait until it gets here, no more lukewarm morning coffee! Well, I'm off to do more laundry ---- will the pile ever shrink? Hmmm...

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Trying Thursday

Well I am trying to get a bunch accomplished today. So far so good! Hubby has been remodeling the bathroom and has stuff all over the house so I have not been doing much, BUT .... it's getting to me and I have to clean some. So far he has the new subfloor done, new tub/shower installed with the surround, wiring re-done and most of the drywall up. What isn't up is sitting in my living room/dining room. Ugh!!! So far today I've cleaned out the fridge and did some laundry, and some general pick up and toss. Still have bunches to do, so talk to ya later!

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Menu Plan Monday


Slaw Dogs
Mac & Cheese
Corn on cob

Sausage & Peppers

Roast Beef
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Red Cabbage

Roast Chicken
Cranberry Sauce

Italian Casserole
Garlic Bread

Scallopped Potatoes
Dried Lima Beans

Breakfast Choices:
Biscuits & Gravy
Fried Eggs
French Toast/Bacon

Lunch Choices:
Bologna Sandwich
Roast Beef Sandwich
Chicken Sandwich

I also am not sure how to link to it but you can find lots of great menu ideas at:

Sunday, January 25, 2009

Laquet's British One Hundred

1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.
4) Link back to Food Stories, if you would be so kind.

1. Grey squirrel
2. Steak and kidney pie
3. Bubble and squeak
4. Spotted dick
5. Hot cross buns – every Easter LOVE them!!!
6. Laverbread
7. Toad in the hole
8. Shepherd's pie AND cottage pie
9. Scotch egg
10. Parkin
11. Welsh rarebit - yep every Friday lunch in Primary school on whole wheat toast was soooo good
12. Jellied eels
13. Stilton
14. Marmite
15. Ploughman’s lunch
16. Cucumber sandwiches - yes a favorite in the summer
17. Coronation chicken
18. Gloucester old spot
19. Cornish pasty
20. Samphire
21. Mince pies - yes but don't care for them
22. Winkles
23. Salad cream
24. Malt loaf
25. Haggis
26. Beans on toast
27. Cornish clotted cream tea
28. Pickled egg
29. Pork scratchings
30. Pork pie my mom used to make a pork pie but not sure if it is the same
31. Black pudding
32. Patum Peperium or Gentleman’s relish
33. Earl grey tea -
34. Elvers -
35. HP Sauce
36. Potted shrimps
37. Stinking Bishop
38. Elderflower cordial
39. Pea and ham soup - yep, I don't care for it though but the rest of the family adores it
40. Aberdeen Angus Beef
41. Lemon posset
42. Guinness
43. Cumberland sausage
44. Native oysters
45. A ‘full English’
46. Cockles
47. Faggots
48. Eccles cake
49. Potted Cromer crab
50. Trifle
51. Stargazy pie
52. English mustard
53. Christmas pudding
54 Cullen skink
55. Liver and bacon with onions .ooh will have to make this now it's been awhile
56. Wood pigeon
57. Branston pickle
58. Oxtail soup
59. Piccalilli
60. Sorrel
62. Chicken tikka masala
63. Deep fried Mars Bar
64. Fish, chips and mushy peas
65. Pie,mash & liquor
66. Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding
67. Pickled onions
68. Cock-a-leekie soup
69. Rabbit and Hare
70. Bread sauce
71. Cauliflower cheese
72. Crumpets
73. Rice pudding
74. Bread and butter pudding
75. Bakewell tart
76. Kendall mint cake
77. Summer pudding
78. Lancashire hot pot
79. Beef Wellington
80. Eton mess
81. Neeps and tatties
82. Pimms
83. Scampi
84. Mint sauce
85. English strawberries and cream
86. Isle of Wight garlic
87. Mutton
88. Deep fried whitebait with tartare sauce
89. Angels on horseback
90. Omelette Arnold Bennett
91. Devilled kidneys
92. Partridge and pheasant
93. Stew and dumplings
94. Arbroath smokies
95. Oyster loaves
96. Sloe gin
97. Damson jam
98. Soda bread
99. Quince jelly my mom used to make the BEST!!!
100. Afternoon tea at the Ritz

Hmm 25 that's a quarter of them --- not bad for a yank who never left the states