If I don't get a new bag for christmas this year I might just have to pick up the Tree and Wood Bag from Brookly Industries. I saw a girl with this shinier bag from them on the EL on Wednesday. Quite flashy. This company seems like it might be a saving grace for those of you wanting non-leather reasonably priced bags.
I also cleaned out my old recipe box the other day crossing out the meat, poultry and cheese tabs. The two catagories that have the largest tabs? Cookies and Cakes, Biscuits and Breads and Foreign Foods. The box actually came with a tab entitled Foreign Foods.
As well as purging the tabs that no longer fit our eating habits I took out the few (ok - a lot) of recipes that I can't believe I ever ate in the first place. Almost all of them have a can of condensed soup, usually cream of chicken or mushroom or bacon or something. Yeesh.
For example this is a recipe that frequently makes an appearance at family gatherings. Potato Casssarole. Sounds innocent no? Just wait.....
1-1/2 lbs. bag of hash browns
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 16 oz package sour cream
1/2 cup butter
8 oz shredded chedder cheese
I suppose since all of these ingredients require no preparation at all this might be an easy dish to make for a crowd. I looked up the fat content of all the ingredients and the grand total (excluding hash browns) is 238 grams. If this dish serves ten people that is 23 grams of fat per person. Woah.
On that note it is time to get my key lime pie out of the oven. What a hypocrite!