As this is my first post on tools, you might be surprised that one of my favorites is this OXO Good Grips Silicone Flexible Turner.
Today is a dreary, snowy day here in Minnesota. Seems like a good day for either chili or sloppy joes. Sloppy joes won today.
Tonight I was looking for a way to make a quick dinner with some flavor. This recipe, along with some roasted vegetables, turned out wonderfully delicious. The butter and garlic are pretty common. But, the fresh basil and sun-dried tomatoes take it to another level. Plus, it is quick and easy.
I have been trying to eat healthier snacks between meals. This has turned out to work well for me. I was never interested much in yogurt. However, my wife started making homemade yogurt. What a difference!
As part of getting healthier, I have been cooking breakfast at home. I used to be in a hurry and stopped at Burger King every morning for a sausage, egg and cheese croissant and a 32 ounce Diet Coke. Now, as one might imagine, this is not the greatest breakfast.
I made dinner tonight using other people’s ideas. The Pistachio-Crusted Salmon was from Michelle’s recipe. The Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Squash with Dried Cranberries and Dion Vinaigrette are courtesy of Laura. The pairing sounded good because they both had a touch of Dijon mustard. When I stopped at the market, I was so tired that I bought a…