My husband, Mike, and I moved from NJ to Southwest Florida in September 2006. I currently work at the Punta Gorda Library and fill my free time with crafts, reading and my experiments in the kitchen. Our fur kids, Buddy the dog and Nibbles (aka Brutus) the cat, keep us entertained all day.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Once a month cooking...is it for me??
I have found a really cool website that provides a monthly menu utilizing foods that are on sale that month. You get a shopping list, chopping instructions, recipe cards, and printable food labels showing reheating instructions...all for free. The website is http://onceamonthmom.com/. There are several menus to choose from: Traditional, Whole Foods, Gluten/Dairy Free, Diet, Baby Food, and Vegetarian. Each menu has a downloadable recipe card that lets you change the number of people you are preparing for and adjust the shopping list and instructions for that many people. On each of the recipe cards, they show the number and type of container you will need to put the meal in. I have been exploring this website for about a month and I've been impressed with the recipes. They just started a "mini" menu which consists of 10 days worth of meals. I may start with that one to see if I like it and want to do a whole months worth. If I decide to do this, I will post a full blog with photos.