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Sunday, December 28, 2008

No Crafts Tonight

I don't have anything to show you tonight. Hopefully, I will get some crafting time in tomorrow. I have decided that I am going to try the cooking once a month way of cooking. Anyone done this before? I have tried a couple of recipes, but haven't done the whole bulk cooking thing. Basically, you spend most of one entire day cooking meals and then freezing them. During the month all you do for dinners is make your sides and then bake or defrost your main dish. I did all of my shopping and prep work today and will do the cooking tomorrow. Right now our schedules are a little crazy and we are eating out way too much. Bad for the wallet and the waistline! Hopefully this will work for us. I am starting with the two week plan since it is normally only the two of us eating dinners. Some things I am planning to freeze the full portion and some I am planning to make individual portions that I can grab and take to work or whatever. I will keep you posted as to how it goes and if you have any great recipes that freeze well, please pass them along. Have a great night!

3 comments:

Sarah {SCS: Sairabee} said...

I've never tried it, but I bought a cookbook of special recipes just for that purpose. You'll have to let me know how you like it. I want to do it, I just haven't had time (or made time) to do one full cooking day.

Carmen said...

I have thought about doing that too. Keep us posted and I might try it later.

Scrapping Julie said...

i have heard of this but have never done it. hope it works out
the theory is really cool