It’s been a grilled cheese kinda weekend around here. Friday night I was pretty tired after school, so I was on the couch reading when Dev got home from Boy Scouts. I decided to make grilled cheese sandwiches and potato soup. One really can’t go wrong with the grilled cheese/soup combo. In my defense, I did jazz up Dev’s grilled cheese with salami and sliced tomato. I had mine with just cheddar cheese. The potato soup came from a package, but I used home made chicken stock instead of water, and added half and half right before I served it. It made a respectable dinner.
Saturday breakfast was potato pancakes made with leftover mashed potatoes- always a winner in our house. For lunch, we did the grilled cheese thing again, except this time with tomato soup. For dinner I made shrimp fried rice. I use an Emeril recipe, and it always turns out great. I don’t make it very often, though, because it has several ingredients, all of which have to be chopped ahead of time, cuz once the oil gets hot, the recipe goes quickly. Plus- I don’t have a wok anymore, so it’s hard to stirfry all the stuff in a rather small non-stick skillet. But- I did the best I could and it tasted great.
Sunday’s cooking adventures will include apple/cheddar soup and pumpkin spice cheesecake bars. I will try to remember to take pics and blog them tonight.