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Ham and Rice with Apples – Leftover Ham Recipe

leftover ham recipe

What’s the best thing about any big, family meal? Besides spending time with your nutty family, I mean. Don’t worry. We all have one. The best thing isn’t having a clean house (for five minutes) or having sleepy, worn out children after an afternoon of togetherness. They’re both nice, but not the best thing. It’s leftovers. I eat leftovers almost every single day for lunch; we intentionally make enough food for two meals each time we cook. But then after a really big meal, we’re still eating leftovers two or three days later. I get completely sick of those leftovers. … Read more

Quick and Easy Homemade Stir Fry

Summer is quickly approaching, and the Feels like Home family is gearing up for the glut of fresh vegetables that will soon inundate our kitchen, dining room, patio, and back yard. Joe and I have been discussing our summer plans. We are going to minimize our dependence on grocery stores in favor of smaller, more local, and more sustainable options. We’re also going to decrease our meat intake, instead focusing on the wealth of summer veggies. Joe suggested a summer stir fry like the one we had for dinner tonight. I could eat this (or some variation of it) every … Read more

Crockpot beef stew

Joe made crockpot beef stew for supper last night. It was delicious, even if a little high in points. Joe and I sat down to eat, and I offered Grace sweet potatoes and corn. She refused both. On a lark, I offered Grace a small piece of potato out of my stew. She gobbled it down. Same with a piece of carrot. I even gave her some of the roast beef, and she ate it all hungrily. By the end of the meal, Grace had eaten half of a cup of beef stew. I guess that was her way of … Read more