Welcome to the weekend, my mates! Is it even attainable for me to go an entire week with out commenting on the beautiful, wonderful, spectacular Ohio climate? I really like our superb chilly mornings a lot proper now. (I’m selecting to disregard the actual fact we’re alleged to be again within the 90s for a couple of days subsequent week.) I simply needed to let you already know I’m nonetheless in love with my little nook of the world.
ON THE BLOGS this week: Loaded with strong garlic, zesty lemon, and a kick of purple pepper flakes, this Garlic Butter Sauce (a.k.a. Cowboy Butter Sauce) transforms any vegetable into one thing crave-worthy.
Melted Parmesan cheese, recent garlic, and tender hen are twirled with fettuccine noodles on this creamy Garlic Parmesan Chicken Pasta.
Filled with daring, tangy taste and only a trace of warmth, this BBQ Cauliflower is certain to be the star of your subsequent meal. (I’ve made this for lunch twice previously couple of weeks. I can’t get sufficient of this saucy cauliflower!)
With an ideal mix of tender pasta, creamy dressing, and a medley of recent greens, this Old Fashioned Macaroni Salad is bursting with taste.
Each chunk of this Shrimp Zucchini Stir Fry is pure shrimp-loving heaven – and you can also make it begin to end in below quarter-hour! Garlic butter shrimp is certainly one of my prime 5 favourite meals. So naturally, once I had the concept to pair some shrimp with completely tender-crisp zucchini and toss it in a mouthwatering lemon garlic butter sauce, that needed to occur instantly.
Wealthy and buttery pecans are excellent in these fluffy buttermilk Pecan Pancakes. Breakfast for dinner has by no means sounded higher!
Praline Pecans are a Southern delight mixing velvety caramel and crisp pecans. Born from sugar, butter, and cream alchemy, they provide a harmonious distinction of textures. These treats encapsulate the essence of the South’s flavors, excellent alone or enhancing desserts with their irresistible allure.
Creamy, vanilla ice cream swirled with buttery candy salted caramel and generously sprinkled with chunks of chewy praline pecans is an old school Pralines and Cream ice cream lover’s dream come true.
What I’m CRAVING: This Udon Noodle Soup appears and sounds unbelievable. I actually take pleasure in authentic-tasting Asian-inspired dishes that may be made at dwelling, and this recipe appears like an incredible one to attempt subsequent.
My FAVORITE THING this week is that this very fundamental to-do-list style, undated planner. I switched to this model of planner a few years in the past and it’s been an incredible match for me. Each the dimensions and the worth (simply $8!) are excellent too. It really works properly as my guidelines for every day with the additional advantage of getting time slots on the facet for the times once I’m extra scheduled.
What I’m WATCHING: Oppenheimer. Fingers down, this is likely one of the best biopics I’ve seen. Christopher Nolan’s directing mixed with Cillian Murphy’s appearing are merely unbelievable. In case you have the chance, go see this one within the theater. It’s an entire expertise.
What I’m READING: He Who Fights with Monsters 9: A LitRPG Adventure by Shirtaloon and Travis Deverell. I’ve been hooked on this sequence for some time and it was enjoyable to get again into it with the ninth ebook. (It’s been out for some time and I simply wasn’t within the temper for it at the moment.)
The tenth ebook is due out later this fall and I’m wanting ahead to diving again into all of it. Should you occur to have a teen who enjoys gaming? They’ll seemingly take pleasure in these books too. My 17-year-old is impatiently awaiting the following launch.
What I’m LISTENING to: My Savior by Carrie Underwood. I’ve began my mornings with this album for a couple of weeks now and nonetheless find it irresistible. Should you’re a fan of hymns, that is one so as to add to your assortment.
“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I provides you with relaxation.” Matthew 11:28 ESV
Wishing you a stunning week stuffed with little issues that make you smile!