Monday, March 1, 2010

Simple Woman's Daybook

FOR TODAY . . . March 01, 2010

Outside my window... gray skies, nothin' but gray skies - quite cool here this week

I am thinking... of how glad I am that spring is coming!

I am thankful for...a day off to do as I please

From the learning rooms...beginning piano lessons

From the kitchen... chocolate chip cinnamon rolls, marmelade rolls, 15-bean soup and cornbread

I am wearing... black knit skirt, socks and tennies, t-shirt and gray hoodie

I am creating... a clean storage room

I am going... to Ladies' Retreat in April

I am reading...Borrower of the Night by Elizabeth Peters

I am hoping... to get everything done today!

I am hearing...the fan on my little ceramic heater givin' me some love!

Around the house...clean bathroom, sweep and mop kitchen

One of my favorite things... is my new hours at work - 7 AM to 3:30 PM!

A few plans for the rest of the week: Not a lot as I will be working and training - it really drains me

Here is picture for thought I am sharing...

Homemade candied rose petals - I can't wait for my roses to start blooming again!

Hot Turkey and Mushroom Subs

These are a quick fix and my guys just love them. They are patterned after a "Dive" sub.

Turkey lunchmeat - I prefer the oven-roasted variety for this
Sub buns - I use uncut ones
Fresh mushrooms
Seasoning to taste - I use Morton's Nature's Seasoning
Sharp Cheddar cheese
Heavy cream

Cut a v in the top of the sub buns, then pinch insides out, leaving about a 1/2 inch shell. Lay turkey in bun. Saute mushrooms in butter - however many you want - and season to taste. Spoon on top of turkey. In a small saucepan, cube about 3 oz. of cheese and then pour over top about 1/4 to 1/3 cup of cream. Heat gently and stir until cheese is melted. Pour cheese sauce over mushrooms. Put "lids" back on top of buns and wrap in foil. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 10-15 minutes. Enjoy!

You can add whatever else you like, but my guys prefer these as is. In place of cheese sauce, I suppose you could use turkey gravy - mmmmmm!


Suzanne said...

There you are! How are you:-)

Simply Heart And Home said...

Happy March, Raquel! Thank you for sharing your day with us! And please do post the 15 bean soup recipe. Mmm :)

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mya said...

Did I overlook the "how-to-candy-rose petals" - would like to try that!
You are a cook and may think that some things should be obivious to do. Well, I am doing good to find the ingredients in my kitchen, let alone know what to do with them.
Hey, I can read though, and mysteries are one of my favorites.

mya said...

Hi Raquel,

Just wanted to say that I hope you are feeling better.

åslaug abigail said...

Oh, I love scones! I will definitely stay for quite a while! You had tea too, you said?? Mm... And hat about those hot turkey and mushroom subs?? I REALLY like the idea of THEMA. And they will definitely be on the table one of these days!!

Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog and for praying for the visa =) I do appreciate it SO much!!

åslaug abigail

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åslaug abigail said...

Okey, just wanna tell you I made those subs for my birthday, and they were SO good, I'll definitely be making them again =)

Thanks for your sweetness!