To Recap: I have a year old Great Dane and a 2-year-old new cat. Not to mention the rest of the crew. And still, I put up a tree. Yes, Virginia, I have lost my mind. I did make some concessions:
So far. So good.
Today we had a disagreement about making the bed. Usually, they help. Today they were like, “naw, we’re comfy and we’re not moving.”
The bed did not get made until late morning. They’re lucky they’re cute.
This is a favorite around here. Look here for a recipe that will get you pointed the right way. I steamed the veggies separate from the soup because I wanted to keep them semi-crisp.
I’m liking the toaster oven’s slow cook feature. These spent about 3 hours on the low setting after an hour set on high. Not at all sure what the actual temps are. They got a dry rub to start and a foil cover, the foil removed and brushed with sauce for a while at the end.