Nothing much happened in the gardens this past weekend. It was stormy and rainy and just blech-y. I was hoping to get my tomatoes and peppers outside and into their warm and comfy wall-o-waters, but it was not meant to be.
Instead, I cleaned up after animals (you can't have 3 cats and a dog and have no smells in the house, I don't care who you are), did a mountain of laundry (that I still have yet to fold), and the hubster and I took turns shaving and trimming the dog (I swear she's part wookie, and smells like one too).
Sunday I concentrated on cooking for the week. I made an awesome pot of refried beans there's no frying don on them, so I don't know why they are called that, except it sounds much better than "Mushed Pinto Beans." They were totally NOM. I say that, and I don't even like pinto beans. Or much of any bean-y type thing, for that matter. Except Green Beans, and even those can get bean-y if left on the vine too long. Trust me, I know.
But I digress....
I made 2 loaves of bread. I wanted to make it handmade instead of in the bread machine. I guess I felt the need to knead, if ya know what I mean. I used a 1/2 combo of whole wheat flour and white flour, with a few teaspoons full of flax seed. I also covered it in sesame seeds while baking. The loaves weren't as fluffy as I'd have liked them to be, but I don't think they are super dense either. I'll find out tomorrow when I make myself a sandwich, or toast.
I also made beef tacos for dinner. Seemed fitting, since I'd made the beans. I love tacos in any form. Fish Tacos - have I shared that recipe with you guys? If not, I will...totally a great recipe, and quick and simple.
Back on track...
I also made a bowl of Tuna salad for lunches.
We are also defrosting a set of pork chops and I just had DaHubster get some hot dog buns, so pretty much all the dinners, with leftovers for lunches are all set this week.
I feel pretty darn good about that.
Not bad for a crappy rainy weekend.
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