Monday, April 15, 2013

Tonight's Dinner: April 13, 2013

I've been running out of ideas for easy dinners that I can make when having guests.  I decided to put together a lasagna for our Les Miserables girls night. It was a lot of work to make, but when it came time, all I had to do was pop it into the oven for an hour and a half.  Nowadays, I prefer to use the no boil lasagna noodles, but Mrs. Fong gave me a Costco-size box of regular lasagna noodles so I wanted to use up those.  They taste great, but are just so much more work.  With the no boil noodles I'm much more keen on lasagna.

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I don't really like egg plant, but I saw some mini ones that were labled as Indian
Eggplant and wanted to try.  It also didn't hurt that they were the size of large
plums and very cute.  The flavor isn't bad, but you do have to peel them.  I
didn't know this when I was making the lasagna.  Their skin is pretty tough and

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I also chopped up the crock pot turkey I made during the week and added two
packs of frozen spinach.  

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I also baked a couple of the Otis Spunkmeyer chocolate

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