Welcome to the weekend, mates! I hope that your Thanksgiving was all the pieces you wished it to be this 12 months. (And when you don’t have fun Thanksgiving, I’m wishing you an exquisite weekend too!) We had an important go to with household and I’m fortunately having fun with some sofa time and video games with my boys this weekend.
ON THE BLOG this week: Tangy cranberry pancakes topped with maple syrup make getting away from bed on the weekend a little bit bit simpler. I’ll be making these a pair extra instances for sure earlier than cranberry season involves an finish.
Talking of syrup, brown sugar and butter could be simmered collectively to create a caramel toffee-flavored do-it-yourself syrup like nothing you’ve ever tasted. This sauce isn’t any substitute for maple syrup, Brown Butter Do-it-yourself Syrup is superior all by itself.
Crisp child spinach, spring combine lettuces, tart apples, candy raisins, crunchy almonds, and the last word honey cider salad dressing are mixed to create this unbelievable Spinach Apple Salad.
Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls are for these of us who love conventional cabbage rolls nearly as a lot as we hate the time it takes to roll and bake them. Bites of juicy floor beef with fluffy rice and tangy tomato sauce are made even higher on this easy one-skillet meal.
Simply in case you haven’t but tried it, lots of you went completely CRAZY over this Cranberry Jalapeno Dip for Thanksgiving. “The candy warmth that you could not cease consuming” is one of the simplest ways to explain this creamy cranberry jalapeno dip. I’m snacking on some this afternoon as I write this and I’m prepared to guess I’ll be making extra this weekend.
Oven-roasted cabbage with balsamic and roasted onions is nothing in need of a loopy obsession for me at this level. Attempt it as soon as and you’ll perceive.
Do you have got leftover turkey? Attempt including it to this potato and vegetable soup for a hearty meal that you simply’re sure to savor. With some rolls and jalapeno honey butter on the facet, this can be a dinner I’m already wanting ahead to consuming tomorrow.
What I’m CRAVING: Honestly? Not a complete lot. Humorous how a day of feasting does that to us, doesn’t it? Although I’m prone to be sprucing off the remainder of the Strawberry Pretzel Salad with each meal till it’s achieved.
My FAVORITE THING this week is Bananagrams. I performed this sport all week with each the adults and the youngsters and all of us had quite a lot of enjoyable. (I play with my boys typically and we find it irresistible.) It’s such enjoyable to look at the little youngsters determine it out and it’s all the time a blast with the linguists and wordsmiths within the household too. (I linked to the two-pack of this sport as a result of it’s a screaming deal on sale proper now!)
What I’m READING: 22 Seconds by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (hyperlink HERE) That is the latest e book within the Ladies’s Homicide Membership collection and I loved it. Sadly, as tends to occur with bigger collection of books, after 20 books issues admittedly get a little bit bit monotonous at instances, nonetheless, I nonetheless take pleasure in this collection.
The primary 10-15 books on this collection are actually nice reads although when you’re searching for one thing new. The collection is centered round a murder detective, health worker, crime reporter, and district lawyer who’re good mates in addition to primary gamers by these tales. Whereas I nonetheless take pleasure in the brand new books, I don’t have a tendency to leap on them as quickly as they’re launched nowadays.
What I’m WATCHING: Father of the Bride. That is Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, and Kimberly Williams at their finest. I grinned once I noticed it pop up as a free watch on Amazon Prime the opposite day. I nonetheless love this film as a lot as I did the primary time I watched it.
That is feel-good family-friendly humor that I hope by no means goes out of favor. (I did a double-take once I observed that it was launched over 30 years in the past!) It’s undoubtedly a film price watching once more if it’s been some time.
“Reward the LORD. Give because of the LORD, for he’s good; his love endures without end.” Psalms 106:1
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!