Quarantine Times Pantry Provisions: Found a can of artichokes….what to make! Hmmm….made spinach artichoke lasagna today. Easy! Fun! Cooked noodles al dente! Filled with mixture of sautéed spinach, artichokes, garlic, ricotta and mozzarella cheese. Half will be baked tonight with a tomato sauce and half will be frozen for later date!
Great for a rainy day in Quarantine times. Following the principles of a flexitarian diet where some meat is included but is not the main ingredient, this soup provides a wonderful vegetable base with a mixture of sweet Italian sausage and ground beef.
Awakening to a gray damp April morning. It seems a good day to make a pot of vegetable soup. There were some leftover corn, tomatoes, and okra from last nights dinner. That will form the great base for a pot of vegetables simmering in chicken stock with the addition of fresh carrots and celery andContinue reading “April shower morning”
How about creating two entrees from that large package of ground beef? I had three pounds….enough for a meat loaf for dinner and spaghetti sauce for tomorrow night.
Keep cans of soup in my pantry and decided to have a bowl of tomato soup today actually tomato bisque made with milk and water. Added a few saltine crackers and enjoyed looking at an old cookbook that is from my hometown. A nice simple lunch that was not expensive and did not require additionalContinue reading “Quarantine quick lunch”
A Large container of oats the other day caught my eye in the pantry and decided it was time to put them to good use!My sister, whom I live with, was craving walnuts with chocolate. No brainer-that was easy to think about putting into the cookies. I had some flax seed meal so….why not. OatmealContinue reading “Quarantine cooking”