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Entries from April 2009

Homemade Refried Beans

April 29th, 2009 · Comments Off

Okay, usually taco night means we take it easy. Just buying a can of refried beans seems like the thing to do, right? But this time I thought I would try making refritos from scratch with dried beans using a recipe from this cook book. Ingredients: 2 cups of pinto beans, soaked in water overnight […]

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Tags: Dinner · Lunches

Berries and Cream

April 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

The nice thing about having kids in the kitchen is sometimes they can be extremely thoughtful in planning a special treat for you when you’re feeling under the weather. This dish Daughter planned all by herself – she called it a cake, but this was even better. She asked Kitchen Dad to pick up the […]

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Tags: Desserts

Chick Pea Salad

April 2nd, 2009 · Comments Off

Inspired by the weather being extremely pleasant at this time of year, we decided to take the kids the park for a picnic supper. I searched for an easy-to-prepare dish that would travel well and found this at Cook Sister’s blog. I had hoped to make it using the basil as she did, but our […]

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Tags: Salads