Archives for February 2010

Menu Plan ~ 3 Moms

This begins the first week of the 3 Moms ~ 3 Kitchens ~ 31 Days series, a real look at my kitchen. Or should I say, The Happy Housewife's Kitchen- Unwrapped! The two most important aspects of feeding my family are my menu plan and my budget. Usually my budget determines what we are eating for the month. Many people argue that you can't healthy on a budget and I disagree. I hope after hanging out … [Read more...]

3 Moms – 3 Kitchens – 31 Days

Almost two years ago I spent a month blogging about what goes on in my kitchen. From meal plans to cooking disasters the REAL story behind my kitchen was revealed. Now two years later we have added another child and have two teenagers. Things in my kitchen have definitely changed. So, beginning March 1, I am opening up my kitchen for another 3 Moms, 3 Kitchens, 31 Days series. This time I will … [Read more...]

Wilton Birthday Celebrations Review and Giveaway

This contest is now closed. The randomly chosen winner is Tina. Congratulations! As you know birthdays come frequently at our house. The spring is an especially busy time as we celebrate four birthdays in six weeks. Let's just say I am ready for break from cake after April! I love baking my own cakes for the kids, it is cheaper and tastes so much better! Sometimes I spend hours creating the … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Breadsticks

The secret to pizza parlor breadsticks is cornmeal and butter, lots of butter. PrintWhole Wheat BreadsticksAuthor Toni Anderson IngredientsFor the Breadsticks1 1/3 cups warm water3 tablespoons olive oil4 cups flour ( I used whole wheat)1 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons oregano3 tablespoons powdered milk2 teaspoons yeastcornmeal (for rolling the dough, do not add to the dough mixture)For the … [Read more...]

Menu Plan: Feeding 14 Teenagers

Welcome to the crazy house! This week I am hosting eight extra teenagers for the week and feeding an additional five to fifteen for various meals. Do not even ask me what I was thinking when I signed up for this! Actually I am thrilled be a host home and to share this week with some very special kids. Once thing I have learned over the years is that teenagers can eat! My son can easily polish off … [Read more...]

Spaghetti Pie

This Spaghetti Pie is easy to prepare, inexpensive, and freezes well. A perfect dinner on a cold day or a great meal to take to someone in need. PrintSpaghetti PieAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients1 box spaghetti noodles, boiled and drained1 pound browned ground beef or turkey1 jar spaghetti saucegarlic powder, minced onion, pepper1/3 cup Parmesan cheese1/2 cup mozzarella … [Read more...]