This about sums things up these days…
Luckily this weekend I had time to pick up some of the broken pieces and make some progress on the to do list. Lots of time for some fun and relaxing too. I got a lot done in the kitchen to help prep for our busy week ahead.
We have a couple of busy evenings, so something quick to grab to eat is on the menu. First up, the incredible edible egg. Leftover rice makes a great crust, mix it with an egg and season with salt and pepper. Cover the bottom of a greased casserole or pie pan.
Pour on top of it a mixture or eggs, milk, Dijon mustard, salt and pepper. Top it with cooked vegetables and cheese. I used leeks and Swiss. I used 6 eggs, about 1/2 cup of milk, a tablespoon of mustard, and two leeks (chopped and sauteed), 4 oz of cheese, season with salt and pepper.
Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes. Reheats perfectly for a quick weeknight meal. Makes a great lunch too, served on top of some salad greens or baby arugula. These casseroles are a great way to use up what you have on hand in the fridge, which I am a bit obsessive about.
Up next, cheeseburger wraps! I should have used more meat in each wrap and less foil. Grilled on the stove-top grill and these are another quick weeknight meal.
Finished off my time in the kitchen with an appetizer to bring to a friend’s house for dinner. So easy to throw together and so very tasty. Very refreshing for our first evening to sit outside for drinks and appetizers.
It was nice to wrap up the weekend with some fun and our delicious grilled brat burgers. The work in the kitchen was much preferred to the never-ending yard work, wish I knew it was all done but lots more work on the agenda for next weekend too. Regardless, it always feels good being productive!