Sunday, January 29, 2012

Happy at Home

That's what I was all weekend long.  Happy at home.  Inspired by Melanie's post about organizing her kitchen cabinets and drawers, I organized one of my cupboards.
Made a pot of lentil soup.  
To 8 cups of vege stock add 1 cup of red lentils, 1 onion roughly chopped, 1 carrot chopped, 2 small potatoes diced and boil until until lentils break up.  Reduce heat and simmer until desired consistency.  Add cumin powder, salt and black pepper to taste.  Squeeze in lemon juice and stir through.  Serve with fried pita bread.
And tried a new recipe (coconut biscuits) found at Tammi's blog Littlepoppa.  They were a hit here at home and at school today.
Speaking of Happy@Home, that just happens to be the name of Kim's blog.  She was baking yesterday too.

Hope your day is a happy one!


LuLu Kellogg said...

I am drooling!! I am going to have to get my husband to try both of these!

Happy Happy Day!


Claudia said...

I love, love lentil soup!


Cozy Little House said...

I love lentil soup as well. I see in your post below about Jane's husband. Oh my. He was my age.

Serena Lewis said...

With five people going in and out of my pantry on a daily basis, I hate to say what state it is in. Suffice to say, it's in desperate need of some organisation. Lentil soup looks delicious and I must try those biscuits. I love all things coconut! :)

Happy@Home said...

You're so cute, Tammy. Thanks for the mention. I'm glad to know that I'm not alone in thinking that things like baking and organizing cupboards makes for happiness at home :).
I just finished eating split pea soup, but I also love lentil soup. I must try your recipe. So glad you shared and the coconut biscuits look delicious. Thanks for the link.

kimmie said...

I bought lentils last week after reading your earlier post with a lentil stew recipe - Thanks for another one!!! I'm glad you had a good weekend :)

~*~Patty S said...

Your weekend looks cozy and delicious!

I've just recently been on a big clean out...I dug deep in cabinets and could not believe the dates on some things! out of sight and out of mind I guess

feels good to bring some order now and then

thank you for sharing your recipes too dear Tammy

michelle said...

I like getting to take a peek into people's pantries. I like to see the different brands, although it seems like tea and coffee are universal!

Your soup looks really tasty, I love the idea of fried pita bread.

It looks like you had a lovely weekend.

Have a great week!


Rebecca said...

The lentil soup looks so yummy - perfect on a cosy day! Alas I am down here in the southern hemisphere and its way too hot today for soup or cookies, so I must tuck those recipes away for a rainy day! Yum!

Diane said...

It all sounds peaceful and yummy, hope you got back on track this weekend. Diane

Susan said...

Oh man, Tammy. Now you did it. That soup and those biscuits, mmm mmm mmmm Yum-my. Thanks for sharing. Now could you please send some over? Susan

Little Treasures said...

Dropping by to wish you a great start of the week!
Delicious post today Tammy!

The English Romantic said...

Isn't it a good feeling decluttering cupboards?!!
Soup and biscuits, yummy.
Have a great Monday,

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Oh, Tammy, your food always looks so good! I love lentil soup and am going to have to try your recipe. Good for you organizing your shelves. I so need to do that too. Have a great day! Twyla

Linda said...

Glad you had a good weekend!

My weekends haven't been very good for the past month since Christmas, an affliction of the very dark moods that overcome me sometimes throughout life. Praying and trying to break free. Writing again on the new blog, did some baking with Sarah. The best part of the whole weekend was last night when Jim, Sarah and I spent an hour dancing on the Kinect Xbox (Dance Central game). It was fantastic fun and GREAT exercise. I'm not kidding.

Hope you have a good week,

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

I would be happy in your home with all these goodies you have been making! :)

blessings ~ tanna

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