At my church we have a potluck once a month. I enjoy it because I sometimes make recipes that my family won't necessarily eat but ones that I like and I think others will like. For the potluck tomorrow I am making a Mexican casserole (Paula Dean's from a show I saw a couple of weeks ago) and pasta salad (curly pasta, olives, pepperoni, green onions, tomatoes, maybe cucumbers, low fat Italian dressing). I will make some especially for my husband because he doesn't like olives. And for dessert there will be brownies. Of course brownies are my son's favorite, so I will let him have one or two before I take them to church.
There is one man at church who usually likes at least one of my recipes...a lot. I really never think of myself as being a very good cook, but somehow what I make always appeals to him. Maybe his wife's cooking is bland.
One Thursday night this summer we had a hamburger/hot dog cookout at church and nearly all of the women brought beans as a side dish. They were all good, but we usually have more of a variety. For my beans I took canned Bush's Baked Beans and added 1/4 to 1/2 cup of salsa. Well, the man who likes my cooking thought they were really good.
I'm also slow-cooking a pork roast for our supper tonight. I've added a little barbecue sauce for flavoring. We will have pulled pork sandwiches. Sounds good to me.
Just a reminder that a blog is not just about writing things that are interesting to others. Sometimes I have to write about the mundane. But it makes me happy.