not sure what we are doing, the smoked turkey turned out so well from the
grocery may do that again, Lee
"Julie Bove" <[email protected]> wrote in message
> I'm doing easy stuff this year. For New Year's Eve there will be Little
> Smokies in BBQ sauce for Angela and husband. I'm making two packages so
> they can eat some the next day too. Also Tater Tots, black olives and
> baby carrots or maybe green beans if Angela prefers those.
> The canned green beans are starting to frustrate me. I was buying the S &
> W from Costco. But I found they often had stems in the can. So when they
> came out with their own brand, I bought those. Organic and sea salt. My
> kind of beans! And I thought they tasted fine. Angela hated them though
> and refused to eat them although she could not give a reason. She does
> love canned beans though so I took her to the store and allowed her to
> pick out what she wanted. Her favorite brand is Del Monte. Not sure why.
> So I got four cans of those and guess what? That's right. A stem in the
> can! Gah! When we lived in CA, I would buy odd brands of beans for 25
> cents a can. Back then, Angela would often eat a whole can all by herself
> in the course of a day. She wanted them at every meal and also for
> snacks. I don't mind stems in a cheap can of beans. But when I'm paying
> good money for the beans I want good beans! But I digress.
> I will probably pop some corn to eat during the fireworks. Not sure how
> long those will last but since it is a weekend they could go on all night.
> Sometimes they do. Luckily it is not bitter cold. I have only worn my
> coat a few times and not even the heavy duty one. I got a gray fleece
> jacket this year. I have it in my van but have only had to put it on
> maybe 2 or 3 times.
> For breakfast, I will make the sausage and applesauce casserole for Angela
> and husband. I will probably have some applesauce and black eyed peas
> (nobody else likes them).
> For dinner, I will make faux pierogies and we will have leftover
> Angela bought some festive hats and party blowers. I bought some holiday
> crackers. Not edible ones. The kind where you pull the end and prizes
> come out.