Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Menu Plan Monday

Yesterday we went to a reception and dinner in honor of my Mom's retirement.  Congratulations, Mom!!
We're still in "clean out the pantry/fridge/freezer" mode, to make room for food for the holidays.  This week we're  having:

Fried Cod Sandwiches with Cole Slaw and Chips
Fried Rice
Bacon-Wrapped Scallops with Potatoes and Fruit
Mommy & Daughter Date Night  :)
Spaghetti with French Bread and Salad

Monday, November 29, 2010

Running a day late

Today we are celebrating my Mom's retirement after thirty years at college here in town!  We've been celebrating at her office all day, and are headed to dinner tonight.  I'll have this week's menu plan up soon!

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Pumpkin Butter (Repost)

Pumpkin Butter
Photo courtesy of verybestbaking.com.

I'm making Pumpkin Butter again today!  I can't wait!  This is SO much more inexpensive than store-bought pumpkin butters, and is chemical-free.  Oh, and it's yummy!!

Pumpkin Butter
15 oz can pumpkin
2/3 c packed brown sugar
¼ c honey
1 tbsp lemon juice
¼ tsp ground cinnamon
1/8 tsp ground cloves

Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil over med-high heat; reduce heat to low. Stirring frequently, cook on low 20-25 minutes, until thickened. Refrigerate in an air-tight container up to two months. 

Makes 2 cups