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No good deed goes unpunished

Beef Stew

With Catherine and Basil helping to deliver supplies to some Jersey Shore communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy last Saturday, I took advantage of the day to cook up a storm.

I filled the fridge with healthy home-cooked meals, trying to use up a lot of the food in house since we’ll soon have to make room for Thanksgiving goodies.

I baked an apple pie, simmered a pot of Italian wedding soup, whipped up a tray of baked ziti, made spinach and rice, and slow-cooked a beef stew.

My goal was to have a lot of comfy options for them both when they finished their long day.

So of course Basil got home, surveyed the scene and announced he wanted a steak.

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About Terri S. Vanech

Wife, mother, communications specialist, Jazzercise instructor and recently reunited adoptee. I'm living out loud -- and trying to make it all work -- in midlife. Having a sense of humor sure helps.

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4 thoughts on “No good deed goes unpunished

  1. After reading this blog, I feel like inviting myself over to enjoy all the good food!! Terri – I my mom taught me how to make a soup similar to your Italian Wedding Soup…..but we simply call it “soup with little meatballs”….but I think it’s the same. Hope all is well.

    Posted by Mike Colaluca | November 15, 2012, 12:41 pm
  2. Oh my. The food sounds & looks wonderful. I know that it’ll be appreciated as the days go by. I bet the house smelled great while you were cooking! Reia from http://www.southcountrysides.blogspot.com

    Posted by Reia Duncan (@reiaduncan) | November 14, 2012, 10:33 pm

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