Tag: Homemade

This is a good one. I promise. One I have been making in our house for quite some time. To be honest, it hasn’t even evolved all that much. One role of being a mama in this house is having a pretty good idea of what the consumers will eat.

I usually know before I set down dinner if it’s going to be a hit.

{Sometimes I don’t care, if I’m feeling particularly ornery.

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Meal planning. Such a buzzword. There are those who do, and those who don’t. And I suppose those who wish they could.

Guess what? You can {and should!} do it. If you’re still on the fence as to why, let me talk to you for a minute about why it’s the best thing I ever started doing for our family.

1. You’ll save money

This is a biggie. HUGE! Who doesn’t want to save money on their grocery bill?

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Weekly, we do a burger night, and this week, I didn’t have any ground beef ready to use by the time I got home from work.

{Long story, but basically it was one of those days where you feel like you’re playing catch-up from the get go and never actually catch. Up.}

So….I decided to brave it and come up with a way to prepare ground chicken in a way that would keep everyone happy.

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There are few things as delicious as a perfectly golden, salty, buttery, slightly crisp-on-the-outside-soft-in-the-middle, warm buttermilk biscuit fresh from the oven. I have been making biscuits for as long as I can remember, starting with the ultra traditional Betty Crocker Baking Powder Biscuits that were found in my mother’s original Betty Crocker cookbook. Don’t all of our mothers have that one?

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In our house, burgers are a way of life. They are so prevalent that they got their own day on my monthly meal planning calendar. That’s right. One day per week is dedicated to the almighty burger.

Every Wednesday – even though it’s posted on the refrigerator – one of the family members excitedly asks what kind of burger we get tonight.

Well, folks. Tonight we are classing it up a little.

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