Tuesday, July 26, 2011

5 Things

1. I made the best cookies today. These are my go to cookies when I need to bring something somewhere. There quick, easy and delicious.
I made strawberry and lemon. Lemon is my favorite.
Lemon Cookie Recipe
1 egg
1 lemon cake box
8 oz of cool whip
Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Once all ingredients are mixed together spoon out a spoonful and roll in ball. Dip ball into powdered sugar. Bake for 10 min at 350.

2. I made a lasagna for our food pantry lite bite's dinner at the church today. I also made one for us for dinner tonight. It is a southern living recipe and it is delicious and well.
Lasagna Recipe

1 lb mild Italian Sausage
1 (15 oz) container part-skim ricotta
1/4 cup refrigerated ready-made pesto
1 large egg, lightly beaten
2 (26 oz) jars pasta sauce
9 no-boil lasagna noodles
4 cups (16 oz) shredded Italian three-cheese blend OR mozzarella

Remove and discard casings from sausage. Cook sausage in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring until meat crumbles and is no longer pink, drain. Stir together ricotta cheese, pesto, and egg. Spread half of 1 jar pasta sauce evenly in a lightly greased 13x9 inch baking dish. Layer with 3 lasagna noodles (noodles should not touch each other or sides of dish), half of ricotta mixture, half of sausage, 1 cup cheese, and remaining half of 1 jar pasta sauce. Repeat layers using 3 lasagna noodles, remaining ricotta mixture, remaining sausage, 1 cup cheese. Top with remaining 3 noodles and second jar of pasta sauce, covering noodles completely. Sprinkle evenly
with remaining 2 cups cheese.

Bake at 350 for 40 minutes covered with tin foil. Remove tin foil and bake for an additional 10-15 or until cheese melts.

3. Lucy got some new pj pants aren't they cute? She looks like a big girl! I don't like it but I can't keep her in zip-ups her whole life!

4. This may change your life. It has changed mine. I learned today that I can use my mean green carpet cleaner to clean my tile. It also cleans grout. I don't think you are suppose to use it this way but it works and my floors haven't been this clean since we moved in. I hate tile. I hate our tile. It is white. It shows dirt. At least twice a year I get down and scrub it with a toothbrush and clorox. I have a steam mop. I have a swiffer. The carpet cleaner gets it so clean!

5. I'm still addicted to pinterest. I think it is the greatest thing ever!
You can find me at:http://pinterest.com/mbost/

That's it.

The End.


The Timbs Clan said...

Im going to try making those cookies this weekend :) Yummy

Tootsie said...

I'm interested in the cookie recipe as well. I guess you could also use a chocolate cake mix? I enjoy all your posts!