1:25 pm Well, I am currently shut into my office right now, and I don’t have permission to come out until the mysterious dessert my boys are working on has come out of the oven. I can hear the beaters running and if my family knows me at all, I expect to smell something chocolatey any minute now… ;)
Matt and the boys have been doing a great job spoiling me today, making Mother’s Day super special. Check out the lunch I just feasted on:
1:46 pm Matt just snuck in with a smirk to say, “Apparently the eggs were supposed to be beat separately before adding the other ingredients. Therefore, they have a bowl with 1 cup of flour, mixed with some baking powder and two eggs. Can you figure out something to do with that tomorrow so we don’t have to waste it?” I have two things to say: I am both excited and afraid to see my kitchen after today. And, I think I’ll be making pancakes tomorrow from that flour/egg/baking powder mixture. It just makes sense. :)
And now, back to the menu plan for this week:
Sunday, May 13
Grilled steak, spinach and mushroom rice florentine, cream cheese corn, mystery dessert ;)
Nachos and a movie
2:01 pm I hear beaters again. I can not wait to find out what those boys are making. And I also really hope that I taught everyone well enough not to pick up the beaters before turning them off first!!
2:07 pm The beaters are still going! What are they making in there????
2:12 pm Seriously, the beaters…still. How long can beaters run without burning out the motor?
2:13 pm If they don’t hurry up, I’m going to have to sneak out because um…I need to potty.
2:14 pm Ah, the beaters are off! Can I come out yet?
While I’m still here in the office, I’ll show you a picture of Carrie Vitt’s (from Deliciously Organic) amazing Loaded Baked Potato Soup that we made yesterday.
Wow, that soup was good! Matt added some dehydrated red peppers in his bowl and loved the kick. The rest of us loved it with sour cream and cheese. It was easy to make, and everyone in the family devoured it. I liked that it called for chicken broth, giving me a meatless meal and a new option for stretching a chicken for six meals. If you haven’t yet, be sure to look into the deal Carrie put together for all Heavenly Homemakers readers. Get her amazing cookbook along with some healthy and family friendly meal plans at a great price!
2:18 pm Elias just came in to ask, “I can’t tell you pacifically, but if you were making frosting, would you use brown sugar or sucanat?”
I told him, “Brown sugar, and there’s organic brown sugar in the pantry”, but are you sure it doesn’t call for powdered sugar?”
And ‘pacifically’? Be still my heart. The cuteness abounds.
2:20 pm Elias came back in to say, “If you smell that burned smell, don’t worry.”
Okay, I’ll try. ;)
2:28 pm Beaters again. What in the world???
I’d say this post is “to be continued…” I’ll be back later with an update on what the boys made for my Mother’s Day dessert.
Hope you’re having a blessed day. There’s no doubt that I am. Even if I do have to ignore that burned smell coming from the kitchen. ;)