Last Saturday, I finally roasted Monstro the chicken. One of the joys of being single is that the "cook once, eat twice" meal preparation shortcut becomes "cook once, eat for a week". The key is being inventive with what you do with the leftovers. All told, I think I got
By the time the carcass was picked clean, I was too tired of playing with chicken to use it for stock.
Lighter fare on the menu for the weekend. There's a tomato tart I'd like to try (pie crust topped with slightly carmelized onions, grated swiss cheese and sliced tomatoes, plus a few herbs) tonight, and some biscotti to bake for the TWD challenge.
My half day off this afternoon will be spent at Panera, enjoying a bagel and working on catching up on the 90 Day Bible reading. Much easier to read when I'm not thinking about the housework and other things I should be doing at home.
Oh yes - this week I became a great aunt. My niece had a boy; Lucas William finally made his appearance at 7 pounds, 8 ounces. His parents are thrilled, as is the rest of the family.