Tag: History

Weekly menu

Weekly menu
March 9, 2011
At school

Happiness is where we find it, but rarely where we seek it. J. Petit Senn A day later with my menu than usual, I have been working on my pantry and made the last few days “eat out of pantry” days instead of my scheduled meals.  It has been both fun and a source of peace of mind to have the menus and follow them.  DD is in the kitchen every time a new meal is cooked  and even looks forward to leftovers!  I am going to plan slow cooker meals or larger meals again to restock the freezer. Wednesday: Robin Miller’s Sesame-Ginger Pork with Soba Noodles Thursday: Quinoa and Carrot Salad and Tempeh Bolognes Friday: Hungarian Beef Goulash Saturday: The Nourished Kitchen’s Slow Cooker Lamb Roast (this recipe is from her weekly menu plan). Sunday: leftvoers Yesterday was Mardi Gras, tradition dictates a sinful menu.  We baked Martha Stewart’s …Read more

Ancient Persia

Ancient Persia
November 7, 2010
At school

Since winners write the history, the false propaganda used from the beginning to the end is often accepted as the true history of the war. John Denson We are off to Persia! We have decided the best History books are the Story and History of World series by Susan Wise Bauer. We are still using the first series and slowly moving over to the second in which she has published volumes I & II. We started the cycle of the history of the world in four years in fifth grade so we started this year somewhere around 600-300 BC.  As we go through History chronologically we do hop and jump around the globe as we go. Our time travels are currently taking us through Ancient Persia, to make it more creative and fun for DD, we are cooking Persian food to go along with the History and Geography of the …Read more