Our local Chinese restaurant went out of business and the entire neighborhood has been in a state ever since. We’ve called around and tried to find a new favorite – but they all fall short.
When Woman's Day was shooting a story for their February 2006 issue, they wanted me posed in the kitchen. How often does any mom just stand in the kitchen doing nothing? I felt like an idiot. I have never been idle in my kitchen and don't know any women who have been! So I grabbed a mixing bowl, cut up some apples and whipped together the Apple Walnut Cake you see here.
It's been estimated that at 5:30pm any given night, 75% of American women have no idea what they will be making for dinner that night. If you are part of that group, here's a lifesaver emergency meal. Some variation of this is on our dinner table often!
Sunday night, I was putting away fruit and decided the bananas had gone too mushy. Before I went to bed, I mixed up the dry ingredients for Banana Bread Muffins for the next morning. It was smiles all around at breakfast and because I had done the"thinking" the night before, I was able to finish up and get them in the oven while I was still half asleep!