Saturday night – 01/12/2008

This week the Saturday night menu was mostly based around ingredients I already had in the cupboard or fridge. The only things I picked up from the grocery store were a green pepper for the red & white beans and apples for dessert. Which is nice after splurging on food for the holiday party last weekend.

Red (and white) beans & rice
BBQ kielbasa
Corn bread muffins

Apple crisp with vanilla ice cream

The recipe I was working from for the red beans indicated that it made 6 servings. I needed enough for 9 so and I didn’t have extra kidney beans so I added a can of cannelloni beans. Thus we end up with red & white beans and rice. I also added some chipotle powder to make up for the lack of rendered sausage/bacon fat. It added a bit of smokiness.

Ted made both the apple crisp and BBQ sauce for the kielbasa. Both were very tasty.

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