Recently Amazon had all of its affiliates redo the links on our webpages. I read and review at least one book a week. This was a huge task.
This forced me to go through many posts this summer and update them in other ways. I know back to school means planning ahead for dinner. I hope this Thursday Throwback will help you out a little.
I was talking with some other teacher friends about struggling to make meals during the school year. When I told them about my favorite kitchen appliance, the crock pot, they agreed but weren't sure what to cook. When I shared my favorite series of cookbooks, they each pulled out notebooks and wrote them down. I thought I would share them with all of you:
Fix-It and Forget-It is designed for the busy cook. The recipes are contributed by a number of cooks. I make sure I use the recipes that cook 8-10 hours without an addition half-way through. Sometimes I use the recipes as inspiration for my own creations.
This one is my favorite in the series:
There are also some editions for special diets:
There is something about walking in the front door from work and knowing dinner is ready.
What is your meal-planning strategy? I would love to hear about it.