More Good Food


I had high hopes of getting the quilting started on baby C’s quilt. Instead, I lazed around too long this morning drinking coffee and just being bums in general with Mr. O. That was followed by a grocery gathering outing. I wanted to plan out some meals for the week and get a head start on the cooking. My whole afternoon was spent in the kitchen, trying out a couple “new to me” recipes, both of which were links I saved from Facebook.

I made a chicken avocado lime soup recipe that I hadn’t tried before and added a couple tweaks of my own. I threw in some baby carrots and calabacita squash. This one went in the fridge for dinner tomorrow evening.

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The jalapenos boiling in the pot were for the salsa that we will spoon into our soup when we eat it, as we like it spicy.

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I made carne guisada con papas, which turned out to be very tasty, and was our choice for dinner tonight. It made a lot, so I sent some home with my son and his family. I found this recipe on Hispanic Kitchen blog. There’s some really yummy looking food on their site and I look forward to trying some more new dishes. My hubby loved it!

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And, you can see that pan of frijoles refritos on the back burner, made from the pot of beans I cooked yesterday. Have I made you hungry yet? 😋

All that cooking and cleaning up after wore me out. La cocina en Casa de Ortega está cerrado por la noche. Have a good one!

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