Hi gorgeous people, how are you? Happy start of a brand new week. My kids are back to school today so that means we will be back to routine, yay! Routine is good for everyone and makes me happy. What doesn’t make me happy is getting three kids up and out the door early in the morning. Blah.
I hope you all had a fantastic New Year’s Eve. We did a family fondue party and it was so much fun. We did one pot of cheese and one pot of oil served with cubed steak, canned whole potatoes (they cook up so easily), carrots (parboiled first), mushrooms and cubed baguette. When I posted this picture below on Instagram some people asked for the recipe.
I don’t really have a recipe though as I just kind of mix some melted butter with some cornstarch (or flour if you aren’t gluten-free) in a pot on the stove and then add some milk and cubed cheese until it’s the right consistency. I don’t measure anything…I’m pretty sure you can’t really mess it up if I can do it :) The cheese really is my favorite part of the whole fondue meal. I like to cook my mushrooms in the oil and then dip them in the cheese sauce. Oh my, so good!! The other fun thing we normally do is if your food falls off your fork into the fondue pot, you have to sing a song. This time though we decided that if your food falls off you have to answer a question. I printed off these fun free family dinner questions from the How Does She site. We had so much fun taking turns asking them. So many laughs!
We tried a recipe last week that I found off a site that I just discovered. The recipe is called Parmesan Spaghetti Squash with Italian Sausage and let me tell you, it was so delicious. I gobbled my dish up so fast! Plus it’s totally healthy for you which is awesome. Seriously go check it out.
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My Weekly Menu Plan:
Monday: Best Sloppy Joe’s Ever
Tuesday: Smothered Pork Chops served with rice and broccoli
Wednesday: Dr. Pepper Chicken served with roasted red potatoes and corn
Thursday: Leftover buffet
Friday: Quick Homemade Pizza (I just buy a gluten-free crust for myself)
Saturday: Slow Cooker Creamy Bacon Corn Chowder
Sunday: YOYO (you’re on your own!)
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