I can't say I'm sorry to be getting back to a normal routine though especially, back to eating normally (I'd like my jeans to start buttoning a little more normally as well!). We decided not to post any food resolutions for this year because we never know where the year is going to take us & what new things are going to be available for us to try. I do plan on trying to confit some pork in the next couple of weeks & finally get around to making homemade english muffins, not that I've finally got the rings. Matt got some amazing looking grilling & meat books for Christmas so this summer should bode well for BBQ season. Then of course, there are the places we will travel to this year & what food they will introduce us to. We are planning on a cruise & land trip to Alaska in the fall & currently debating where to go overseas this spring/summer (top contenders right now are Berlin, Stockholm & Copenhagen). Don't you just love a new year & all fresh opportunities it can hold?!
On to Menu Planning Monday...
Not Too Cheesy Chicken & Spinach Soup - using the leftover roast chicken from New Year's Day
Pork Pie - Inspired by this Tourtiere on Equal Opportunity Kitchen
Sausage, Red Beans & Rice
Butternut Squash Curry Soup - Inspired by a dish we saw Jamie Oliver make on his Christmas special
Try a new restaurant this week - We have a list of restaurants we've never been to that we want to try so we are going to shoot for one every two week.
I need one more dish & I'm stumped...
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