Welcome to the weekend, my pals! Ohio teased us with some splendidly heat days earlier this week however then despatched a bunch of rain and chilly climate our approach. Whatever the temperatures in the meanwhile, spring is certainly on the best way. The bushes on our property are flowering, there are sunshiny daffodils within the yard, and the solar continues to shine via the clouds.
Our Easter traditions are fairly laid again. We’ll be at church tomorrow morning, adopted by dinner at dwelling, after which, if I’m fortunate, there’s prone to be both a stroll or a protracted stroll in my future. I’ll fortunately take both choice!
ON THE BLOGS this week: Do you want inexperienced chile rooster enchiladas? Do you want rooster pot pie? Do flaky buttery tacky biscuits make you grin? In that case, this Spicy Chicken Pot Pie Casserole is going to make you very happy.
Creamy slow cooker ham potato soup with delicate chunks of buttery potatoes and salty-sweet ham is ideal with a salad or simply some crusty bread.
Korean ground beef is the sort of dish that each starting and skilled cooks want of their life. The meal comes collectively in minutes and is stuffed with implausible flavors. It’s simpler to make than ordering take-out, saves you cash, and tastes higher too!
Creamy, wealthy, chocolatey Nutella Ice Cream with a melt-in-your-mouth swirl of Nutella combined all through is a dreamy method to fulfill your candy tooth this summer season – or this fall, or winter, or just about any time of yr, in case you’re me.
Crunchy, tangy, candy pepper cabbage slaw is a welcome variation on basic creamy coleslaw recipes. Final yr, a reader emailed me this recipe for pepper cabbage (thanks, Amy!) and I’ve had it on my must-try listing ever since. I lastly had an opportunity to make it final week and it was successful.
Candy peas, salty bacon, and sharp cheddar cheese coated in a creamy, tangy dressing add as much as a straightforward, tasty summer season facet dish. This bacon pea salad is a timeless favorite that may be a welcome addition to any meal.
Ground beef fried rice is each savory and barely candy with a delicate contact of warmth. Better of all, it is a dinner anybody could make in underneath 20 minutes!
When you may put sunshine and sugar in a jar, I’m satisfied it might style similar to this strawberry compote. When you’ve got entry to completely candy and ripe Florida strawberries proper now, you should make this asap. And in case you’re nonetheless ready for strawberries to return into their season the place you might be, put this in your listing to make this summer season.
Talking of strawberries, you’re going to wish to set some aside for this buttery sweet strawberry coffee cake. Layers of juicy strawberries with a crunchy, pecan and brown sugar topping add as much as a dessert I loved a lot – I had it once more for breakfast with my espresso.
What I’m CRAVING: My pal Tricia makes the prettiest Cottage Pie I’ve ever seen. Have you ever ever seen a lovelier one?? I wish to strive my hand at that attractive potato topping.
My FAVORITE THING this week is that this travel clothes folder. I used to be a whole skeptic earlier than I attempted it and now? I’ll doubtless by no means journey with out it once more. It holds a stack of shirts completely folded and the one creases whenever you unfold them are on the folds. No wrinkles in any respect. I’m tremendous impressed!
What I’m LISTENING to: The Revivalists. I’ve loved their music for a number of years now, however I created a brand new playlist with it this week and now it’s been taking part in on repeat. They’re a mix of different, folk-rock, soul, r&b, Americana, and funk and I just like the music quite a bit.
What I’m READING: Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport. I discussed that I used to be in the midst of studying this one final weekend and I completed it this week. Regardless that it’s stuffed with ideas and ideas that add as much as primary widespread sense, I benefitted from the reminders. There have been a number of strong takeaways and for me that makes it a e book value studying.
Jesus mentioned to her, “I’m the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, although he die, but shall he stay, and everybody who lives and believes in me shall by no means die. Do you consider this?” John 11:25-26 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!