This is the story of our Superbowl party, and yes, I know it's very late for that. Plus it's not really the story of the party, or even of the food we served, it's really about the leftovers. First, here is the set-up.
We put the buffet out on the kitchen island (see more kitchen here). We had beer, juice boxes, hot dogs and hamburgers from the grill (it was 60+ outside), chips and dips. I'm pretty sure the only "green thing" as my kids would say, was the guacamole. That counts as a vegetable, right? Anyway, none of this is particularly relevant becuase I didn't take any pictures, blogger fail. We did have a pin-the-football-in-the-fieldgoal game...
Which my kids played on Saturday, so it was already done by the time the party came around. Anyway, here is a shot of what my fridge looked like on Monday.
"Chili" is in quotes because that's what I can anything that I cook in my big Le Creuset dutch oven that involves meat. In this case I browned up the last pound of ground beef from the freezer, added onion, garlic, frozen corn, shredded carrots, a can of kidney beans, beer (hello, that's what we had leftover!) some chili powder and salt and called it a day. I served it with chips (for dinner!) and it turned out to be a big success. By my count there are way more veggies in that than meat, but I called it "chili" and the kids dug in. Now that, is successful (and resourceful) parenting!
I link to these awesome parties:
Sunday: I Heart Naptime, Stephany Hyder, Nifty Thrifty Things, Home Savvy AtoZ Monday:Between Naps on the Porch, Sumo's Sweet Stuff, Thrifty Decor Chick, Alderberry Hill, Debbie Doo's, Home Stories A to Z Tuesday:Coastal Charm, Tip Junkie, My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia, Carolyn's Homework, Made in a Day, Our Delightful Home, A Bowl Full of Lemons, Get Your Craft On Wednesday: Savvy Southern Style, Crystal and Co, Power of Paint, Newlyweds Recipe Linky, It's Overflowing Thursday: The Shabby Creek Cottage, Made in a Day, House of Hepworths, the 36th Avenue Friday: Serenity Now, Tatertots and Jello, The Shabby Nest, Thirty Handmade Days, Addicted 2 Decorating, Funky Junk Interiors