"I'm thinking about applying for that cook job at the jail house," I said nonchalantly.
"No Mommy, NO!" whined my 10 year-old.
"I don't think you have anything to say about it," added my 16 year-old.
"But she would be serving prisoners," cried my 10 year-old.
"So," added my 16 year-old.
"Yea," added my 13 year-old.
"She'd probably sneak in her spices and mix up the recipes."
And the conversation continued from there. Ha ha ha ha!
I do have a reputation for getting wild with my spices and herbs. Last night, I made them Maple-Dijon Cod in a bed of spinach and green onion, and home canned spiced beets. Dinner isn't always like that, but they love this fish recipe.
I regret not taking a photo. My husband took a moment prior to eating and said, "now this is worth taking a picture of."
I haven't applied for that job, as I haven't spoken to hubby about it, but here is the recipe for the cod, if you like fish:
Maple-Dijon Cod with Spinach
I don't have the date for this issue, but I believe it came form Clean Eating Magazine March 2012.
If you can't read the recipe, post a comment and I will type it up on another post.
I typically have to buy 3 packages of wild caught cod to feed my large family. I buy it when it's on sale and stash it in the freezer. And they fight over the spinach, so next time I will have to buy even more spinach. I never thought I'd get them to like a dish like this.
Now....I just need a miracle in my freezer for tonight's dinner. I wonder what I will find.
Update: I pulled 1 frozen package of mark down organic chicken thighs, 1 frozen bag of garden tomatoes, 1 frozen bag of blanched corn, opened 1 jar of home canned salsa, and 1 freezer container of of kidney beans (from dry). With some fresh ingredients (and dried) on hand, I am creating a spicy chicken soup.