Do you ever read the recipes on food product packaging? I have been introduced to some great, new dishes by trying out these recipes.
This week, I needed one cup of cooked couscous for a Italian shrimp, bean and couscous salad. I went ahead and made the entire package. With the remaining portion I made this Greek Couscous Salad from the back of the Near East box of couscous. It had lemon juice, olive oil, fresh basil, tomatoes, feta cheese and couscous. I found the proportions weren’t that exacting. I added the juice of two lemons because I like that bright flavor.
So here is to reading the back of packages and eating some great food!
So, we have already established that I am a penny-pincher. This is a moniker that I wear proudly. I come from a long line of penny-pinchers and I hope the next generation will be penny-pinchers as well. So, I wanted to share my top three ways to save money. I hope you will try them… Read More
This past weekend I traveled with a few hundred folks on the Mineola Wine Train. The train leaves from Mineola and about 3 or 4 hours later, rolls into downtown Ft. Worth. After a brief walk to the hotel, you are ready for a night in Downtown. The next morning you have a free morning,… Read More
For my wedding, I wanted to add some special moments and touches without going overboard. I knew I wanted to do something special for my sister and soon-to-be mother-in-law. Mike had just started to carry handkerchiefs, so I decided to get him a couple embroidered handerkerchiefs as his wedding present. One had his initials and… Read More