One of the ideas I have decided to try is putting together simple meals that can be frozen and later thawed and cooked in a crock pot. Most of the prep work can be done while sitting at my kitchen table and cooking the meals should be easy with the crock pot.
I ordered some of the ingredients that came with my grocery delivery today and much of the rest I already have in my pantry. By the first part of next week I will do a post to let you know what I did and how it worked.
On another note, I had a really nice surprise today. I have been thinking about buying one of these.
Lo and behold, that very one arrived at my door. Duane said he hoped it would arrive closer to the day, but Happy early Mother's Day!
I have several large stainless steel stock pots. They work really well for some things, but many times if the contents aren't stirred constantly or at least often, they will burn on the bottom of the pot. Food in the roaster still needs stirring, but that can be done while sitting if the roaster is on my kitchen table and I won't need to worry about the oxygen going 'poof'. I'm going to give it a test run later next week, making a pot of ham and beans. I think I can get lots of ham and beans in a 22 quart roaster. Thank you, son.
I'm off to get my recipes together and my spices out for the freezer meal experiment starting in the morning. See you all next week.