Defeat Garden

Archive for May 2010

I’ve made this once before, and the man liked it 🙂 so I decided to make it again.  I originally got the recipe from Dana Carpender’s book, and of course, knowing me, I made a few changes to it.

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This is another meal that I make often to help me use up vegetables that are on hand during the summer, or just when I want something that can be made ahead of time.  That was the main attraction for this meal this week!  Monday, Tuesday and Thursday we were away from home at supper time because of softball/t-ball games, so I wanted to make sure we had something fast and easy to eat on Thursday.

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Lat night I made a recipe from The Victory Garden Cookbook.  It’s called Spring Radish, Chicken, and Scallion Dinner.  I say that I made this recipe, but I’m pretty sure it didn’t turn out like hers did!

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Normally when I make a stir fry, everything turns out wonderful.  Not so last night…oops!  I definitely learned my lesson – there aren’t many non-dessert rhubarb recipes out there for a reason!

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Here’s another easy chicken dish – one that’s good enough for company and deceptively simple. 

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Eggs

Posted on: May 20, 2010

I was a little tired after work today.  I asked the kids if they wanted leftovers, but the girl wanted eggs instead.  We have lots of eggs in the refrigerator, so she made supper tonight.  She loves making eggs, and even makes eggs that are “perfect with salsa.”

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I picked up the kids after school/work tonight, and their first question (as usual) was:  What’s for supper, Mom?  I had no idea, so they asked me to make “chicken with spinach.”  Amazingly enough, my kids (8 and 6) love this, and my daughter told me if I made it for supper, today would be one of the best days of her life.  Their last day of school is tomorrow, and today was their field day, or Try-A-Thon.

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