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Weekend baking/cooking/eating.

So, did you bake/cook/eat anything fantastic this weekend? Share a recipe if you have a home run.
My favorite place on earth: The Amargosa Valley.
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Re: Weekend baking/cooking/eating.

  • I was a cooking fiend this weekend. This is what happens when you have kitchen to call your own!!

    pumpkin pancakes for bkfst this morning. Made some extra to freeze and use for breakfast next week or when we are craving pumpkin pancakes

    overnight steel cut oatmeal for breakfast this week

    butternut squash and black bean enchiladas w/homemade enchilada sauce

    roasted cauliflower with raspberry chipolte sauce

    qunioa for a few lunches and dinners this week

    homemade pasta sauce

    two kinds of crockpot applesauce

    chicken tortilla soup

     

    Mind you this was over a span of Friday, Saturday and Sunday
    TTC since June 2009
    DX: MFI June 2010 & DOR Sept 2011
    Various forms of medicated cycles since June 2010
    IVF #1 tentatively scheduled for 2013
    Doing acupuncture and focus on weight loss in the meantime



    S/PAIF welcome








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  • made an angel food cake today.  had to use up some eggs.  will use the yolks to make carbonara later. 
  • A, I just don't know how you do so much! You must be in the kitchen all day. I always have to take sit-down breaks when I spend so much time in the kitchen.

    I made this spicy tofu and lemongrass stir fry recipe with some lemongrass that a co-worker grew. It was yummy! It was the first time I worked with lemongrass and I think I'm a fan.

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  • image katrina_pharmd:
    made an angel food cake today.  had to use up some eggs.  will use the yolks to make carbonara later. 
    My husband will fly in in time for dinner. Wink Carbonara is his favorite.

    I agree with P, Amy. You must have extra arms that retract so we can't see them.

  • Yes, I do take breaks but honestly most of these meals are done in the crockpot so for me, it works.

    I love being in the kitchen. I enjoy cooking and baking as it is my therapy.

    Plus I look at it this way-lots of time in the kitchen over the weekend makes more time with DH during the week after work. 

    TTC since June 2009
    DX: MFI June 2010 & DOR Sept 2011
    Various forms of medicated cycles since June 2010
    IVF #1 tentatively scheduled for 2013
    Doing acupuncture and focus on weight loss in the meantime



    S/PAIF welcome








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  • One of our friends gave us a ton of apples so I made some applesauce. Homemade applesauce is the best!

    I also made a big pot of pasta to freeze and eat throughout the week. I am trying to cook more freezer meals on the weekends because I am too tired to cook after work.

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  • image melgrady:

    One of our friends gave us a ton of apples so I made some applesauce. Homemade applesauce is the best!

    After the homemade applesauce I made over the weekend, I am never buying it again. What kind of apples did you use?

    and how are you doing???

    TTC since June 2009
    DX: MFI June 2010 & DOR Sept 2011
    Various forms of medicated cycles since June 2010
    IVF #1 tentatively scheduled for 2013
    Doing acupuncture and focus on weight loss in the meantime



    S/PAIF welcome








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  • image abvernon:
    image melgrady:

    One of our friends gave us a ton of apples so I made some applesauce. Homemade applesauce is the best!

    After the homemade applesauce I made over the weekend, I am never buying it again. What kind of apples did you use?

    and how are you doing???

    They are green but I don't know what type. Maybe golden delicious. I am probably going to make another batch to freeze for the holidays because I love applesauce with my Christmas ham.

    I am doing good, just tired since I am back to working full time. I hope you are doing good too :)

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  • image melgrady:
    image abvernon:
    image melgrady:

    One of our friends gave us a ton of apples so I made some applesauce. Homemade applesauce is the best!

    After the homemade applesauce I made over the weekend, I am never buying it again. What kind of apples did you use?

    and how are you doing???

    They are green but I don't know what type. Maybe golden delicious. I am probably going to make another batch to freeze for the holidays because I love applesauce with my Christmas ham.

    I am doing good, just tired since I am back to working full time. I hope you are doing good too :)

    Yum! I mixed some granny smith and fuji.

    I am doing great. Just working and studying for an exam that is in November.

    TTC since June 2009
    DX: MFI June 2010 & DOR Sept 2011
    Various forms of medicated cycles since June 2010
    IVF #1 tentatively scheduled for 2013
    Doing acupuncture and focus on weight loss in the meantime



    S/PAIF welcome








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  • I made toll house cookies this weekend and they're disappointing.  I think my chocolate chips were too old...they didn't really melt...and I was looking for a crispier cookie so I tried smooshing them but that didn't do it.  Anyone have a good recipe for a crisp chocolate chip cookie?
  • I made Pumpkin Spice Latte cupcakes. They were amazing.

    I also made Spicy Pumpkin Black bean soup. As you can tell, I have a pumpkin craving right now. 

  • I had a few fresh homegrown zucchini and wanted to make healthier baked goods, so I made these:

    http://thetummytrain.wordpress.com/2011/03/24/triple-chocolate-zucchini-bread/

    http://thetummytrain.wordpress.com/2011/03/26/bonding-over-chunky-zucchini-cookies/  (subbed w/ whole wheat pastry flour)

    Both came out delicious and I loved that they are "healthier" versions (lower fat, whole grain, lower sugar)

    I highly recommend!

    The Nestie formally known as....
  • image melgrady:

    One of our friends gave us a ton of apples so I made some applesauce. Homemade applesauce is the best!

    I also made a big pot of pasta to freeze and eat throughout the week. I am trying to cook more freezer meals on the weekends because I am too tired to cook after work.

    Does pasta freeze well? I've never tried it.

    My favorite place on earth: The Amargosa Valley.
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