I'm not really wild about corned beef, unless it's exceptionally lean. My mother was not the best cook. With ten mouths (8 kids) to feed, she had to cook and shop frugally. She boiled everything. EVERYTHING. So, I've tried her boiled corned beef and cabbage and I didn’t care for it. Since then I've searched for more creative approaches. Of course, start with the leanest cut you can find. Taste of Home has a nice simple recipe for you to try. This is a slow
Once a year I bake this for my family. It disappears rather quickly! I often bake two batches and bring them around to friends and family. It's the one time of year when it’s handy to know an Irish person who will bring you soda bread. My Mom used this same recipe, which she inherited from some other old people. In her version of it, she added a few tablespoons of caraway seeds (eeewwwww!). If that sounds good to you – go for it! Here's the simple, simple recipe: 6 c.
We’ve talked about how information overload can impact our happiness and productivity and we’ve explored how getting a handle on a small task, like organizing your clothing, can make a difference in creating an organized mind. Are you starting to feel a little calmer? Did you ever take one of those spiritual gift inventories? I did, and discovered that my gifts were procrastination, disorganization and forgetfulness. So please know that I approach this topic with huge deficits and frankly out
I don’t actually hate cooking. I do hate having to do it all the time. After raising four kids and being married a loooooong time, let’s just say I’m kitchen weary. Whenever I can, I save time in the kitchen. We still eat ground beef and chicken so there are possibilities here to save some time and money. Why prepare and clean up after two meals when you can do so for one? Here’s the idea in a nutshell: If you know you are going to have one of those weeks, plan to have the same base