Family DInner Plan: Short week and slow cooker plans

With a short week, soccer starting (both Spring and Indoor), a science fair project or two, and a volunteer recognition dinner, the week’s menu needs to be easy and designed with planned over (leftovers) in mind. We arrived at the airport tonight after a weekend away, and stopped by Whole Foods on the way home,

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Family Dinner Plan: Slow cooker, pressure cooker and leftovers

Ah, the joy of late fall/early winter dinners. Slow cookers and pressure cookers become my BFFs, for their ability to transform everyday food stuffs into delightful soups and stews perfectly suited to cold weather and busy schedules. Last week’s menu, particularly the Slow Cooker Beef Barley Soup, was great. The Farro with Butternut squash made

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