This recipe would make for a great stuffing. I would also add more vegetables like grated carrot, zucchini and spinach.
This one was pretty tasty, but the recipe vas almost completely void of vegetables. We added olives and a side salad, but you really could top it with any regular topping you wish.
Molé Pork with Coconut Mango Rice
We did a bit of substituting on this one because of the ingredients we had on hand. I have made a molé chicken before but this recipe was way better. I also made it using my slow cooker rather than letting it simmer for over 2 hours on the stove. 4-6 hours in the crock pot worked great. I did add more water at some point.
This was Jesus' Birthday Cake. I make all our children special birthday cakes, so I thought what a great way to remind us all what we are really celebrating at Christmas. Here is what all the layers and decorations symbolize:
This week I am planning some French Onion Soup. The stock is simmered and ready to go. I am so excited. My husband has also picked my theme ingredient for January. It was too tough for me to decide. It was down to Lychee Fruit or Quinoa...
And the winner is....
I found a good site that I think I will draw most of my ideas from this month: Cooking Quinoa Check it out and keep checking in to see what we come up with!