Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Always listen to your Daddy

by Meghann on December 16, 2008

Because he is always right!

The freezer officially died with the fridge. πŸ™ Thanks to all of your wonderful suggestions I went out and bought a bag of ice to keep in the freezer. I hope that keeps it nice and cold in there until they can replace the fridge tomorrow.

Right after work my landlords kept their promise and went out and bought me a shiny brand new fridge! Apparently it’s a KitchenAide and very luxurious. Yippee!! They are delivering it sometime tomorrow. If I have not already stated it I really do have the BEST Landlords in the world! They are SAINTS compared to my last guy.

Dinner was interesting tonight, considering I could not use any ingredients that came from the fridge. I had no desire to dig through my stash of refrigerator goods at work, so I worked with what I already had at home. With what I had on hand, I think I was pretty creative.

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15 Bean Soup

Ingredients

  • 1/2 bag of Dried 15- Bean Mix
  • 1/2 package of Cajun Seasoning that came with mix
  • Onion
  • Kale
  • Sweet Potato, cubed
  • Garlic
  • Salt
  • 1 can Vegetable Broth
  • 2 cans full of water
  1. Heat up a large pot on the stovetop and add the sweet potato, kale, onion, & garlic until sweet potato is soft
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a rapid boil
  3. Keep at a boil for 45 minutes, until beans burst
  4. Bring down to medium heat for another 45 minutes

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This soup would have been killer with some corn bread, unfortunately I lacked the milk and egg needed to make any πŸ™ The Whole Wheat Toast was the best I could do.

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The soup was very good. Its a great southern dish that makes the perfect comfort food. I just hope me two other left over servings survive the night in the freezer/cooler.

Since the freezer was officially dead, you know where my priorities lie. πŸ™‚

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That’s right I went for the Peppermint Ice Cream! And since there was so little left I went ahead and finished the container so I wouldn’t have to worry about any going to waste.

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This afternoon I snacked on a single serving bag of Sour & Cream Baked Lays.

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There was a bunch of goodies left over from an office meeting yesterday so I grabbed the bag of chips in the moment. I haven’t had chips in a very long time, so I enjoyed the treat.

Right now I am in the middle of watching the Biggest Loser with tears in my eyes. I love all of the inspirational stories and achievement of goals. I can’t wait to see the winner! I’m crossing my fingers for Michelle!

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Ice Cream

December 16, 2008

That’s what was on my head all morning. You can see where my priorities lie when it comes to saving stuff in the freezer. πŸ™‚ If you had to save one thing from your fridge or freezer what would it be? I took a quick lunch break around 11:00 so I could run home and more Β»

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Every Foodie’s Worst Nightmare

December 16, 2008

My fridge died during the night. πŸ™ I woke up this morning and went to grab my water jug out of the fridge to discover it was not my usual icy delight. It took a couple seconds to click in my head that something was wrong and I went on to feel my fridge and more Β»

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