Those are the words that strike fear into this mother's heart. They really do. Especially if they are asked anytime after 3 p.m. and I don't have an answer.
We aren't wealthy...we aren't even close. So we can't just go to Hardees (3 doors down) or call for pizza. And 9 times out of 10, all the supper options are in the freezer. The worst place in the world for the supper options to be at 3 p.m. (for the record, we eat supper early, usually in between 4 and 5).
I've done menu plans. They work. If you remember to make a plan, shop for the plan. They work if your wonderful husband doesn't get into the food and make something else while you are at work. They work if you remember to look at the plan in the morning and get things out to thaw. I can't remember anything so meals can be a big problem here.
Once-a-month cooking intimidates me. I figure if it takes me most of the afternoon to deal with one meal, then I don't have a hope to get more than 1 done in a day.
This month's review item for Gabby Moms is What's For Dinner, Mom? by Lorrie Flem.
Eternal Encouragement) and explains the various methods of bulk cooking. She gives you a little background on her family and that of her friend Karen. (They are normal, busy people. They are not Wonder Woman - I don't think anyway)
Then Lorrie explains how SHE does bulk cooking. She shares some of her favorite recipes and gives tips so you can modify your family's favorites to this method. She makes bulk cooking do-able. Now, I think I can do it. And boy do I need to do it. What a blessing I could be to my family!
So, thank you to Lorrie! You have taken the dread out of supper preparation. I don't have to be home in order for our family to have a decent meal. My family thanks you!
PLEASE COMMENT AND LEAVE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS FOR A CHANCE TO WIN YOUR OWN COPY OF THIS WONDERFUL RESOURCE. THEN YOUR FAMILY CAN THANK LORRIE TOO!
****I received a copy of this book in exchange for my honest review as part of the Gabby Moms review program.****