This recipe is so easy and we love using our Hasselmann Family Farm breakfast sausage with it. Malcolm (almost 2) gobbled it right up. And I feel like it’s “healthier” because of the cabbage, which I doubled the 2nd time I made it. Win/win! Sol says this one is a keeper.
Burgers & Fries
This is a weekly staple. I use 85% grassfed beef and whatever cheese is on hand. Have recently been getting bakery hamburger buns from Mariano’s, which are melt-in-your-mouth delicious, *almost* as good as Edzo’s. Frozen fries from Alexia or the Mariano’s brand, and fixins for the burgers. It doesn’t get easier and Malcolm loves a good burger, just like Mom.
Who knew that hominy was so good? The texture is amazing. I do the pork shoulder, again from Hasselmann, in the slow cooker while I’m at work and throw everything together when I get home. We eat it with tortilla chips, chihuahua cheese, sour cream, cilantro, and plenty of Louisiana Red Hot sauce.
Pesto pasta & a salad
This is another easy go-to for me, pesto (jarred, sometimes homemade) with tortellini usually. A nice green salad on the side. I was worried the pesto might be too spicy for Malcolm but he loved it! Just make the pasta per the package directions, drain, and add pesto sauce (and chopped dates if you’re fancy).
Okay, this was a reach. Trader Joe’s has Dover Sole for a great price, in the frozen section. The sole fell apart a little bit and was VERY lemony, but good overall to me. I got purple “fingerling” potatoes and they were a very different texture; not sure roasting was the way to go with these. The creamed spinach was a winner even though Malcolm wouldn’t try it.
Grilled cheese with dates and tomato soup
I used havarti to make delicious grilled cheeses, added dates to the adults’, and made tomato soup. I really need a hand-held blender. I shattered our regular blender, and doing soup in the food processor is really messy. I can’t remember the tomato soup recipe I used but will update if I come across it. Sol loves tomato soup; not my favorite.