"Only one life...'twill soon be past, only what's done for Christ will last."
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Mothers Day felt extra sweet this year and in all honesty I can't put a finger on "why". Chad and the children always work hard to make sure my Mom's day is special every year and this one was no different. I think it must just be a sweet feeling of joy and contentment and my heart was extra full this year. I recieved some special gifts including something I have wanted for a long time... a 6 QT. Lodge Dutch oven coated in beautiful Red Enamel..... I LOVE it and have made some killer food in there already! My dinner was exactly what I wanted and oh so good.... Veggie Panini's! I had the veggie one and the others had the veggies with some meat also. :-) I have loved veggie panini's for a long time and while I would love a Panini maker, it is not practical to have a kitchen tool that only prepares 1 or 2 sandwiches at a time when you have a family of 7. I realized last year that I can simulate a panini maker by using the grill and something to press down on the sandwiches....hence the sandwiches on the grill and covered with a jelly roll pan and bricks! It works like a charm, you just have to be sure the grill is on low for sure.
The deliciousness that was my Mothers Day dinner is pictured below.... pure bliss for me!