I can't believe the hype about Christmas spending. Stores are open on thanksgiving and they are already advertising Black Friday. I, for one, don't think we need to gloss over thanksgiving. I couldn't even find a thanksgiving sticker anywhere. It's all Christmas.
I have already got my store books done this morning, and I am about to undertake making a turkey.
We are going out to family for Thanksgiving, but I like leftovers! The best part of thanksgiving. At eight dollars for turkey, we can eat a long time.
Yesterday, I made snowman soup packets for my daughters class at school. They are a packet sorta like a matchbox that I embossed with snowflakes with a poem. I filled a bag to go in it with candy cane, hot chocolate packet, and marshmallows. I also had the pleasure?!??? Of going to the physical therapist. LOL.
Sweet Potato and apple dish
1/4 cup chopped onion
1 tsp minced onion
1/2 cup rice, raw
1 cup water
2/3 cup sweet potato, peeled and diced
1 cup cubed Granny Smith apple
1/4 cup frozen peas
2 t raisins
Salt and pepper
Sauté the onion and garlic in olive oil. Add the rice and toast lightly. Add water and sweet potato and bring to boil, reduce heat and cook until sweet potato is tender. Add apple , peas and raisens. Continue cooking about three or four minutes.
Notes, Costco sometimes has sweet potato already cubed. I made sweet potato soup one time. Peeling and curbing sweet potato or squash is a royal pain!
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