Wednesday, November 9, 2011

What's for dinner?


10:00 pm – pull out a pork tenderloin from the freezer. allow to thaw overnight in the fridge. be thankful for another day. kiss hubby. fall into a deep sleep….. another long day ended!

6:00 am – grab a cup of coffee. jump in the shower. toss on something from the closet.  run a comb through the hair.  help teenage son wake up to a nice breakfast (well, cereal or a bagel…. juice on a good day…) . kiss the hubby.



6:30 am – mix 1/3 C real maple syrup, 1 t dry mustard, 1 t cloves, 1 t ginger, ½ t cinnamon , ½ t black pepper . pour over the pork tenderloin in a heavy duty plastic bag. throw in fridge.

6:45 am – walk the dog around the block.

7:00 am – kiss son, hubby and dog good-bye (do you mind that I kiss my dog???? he’s totally kissable)



7:30 am – 5:00 pm – teach classes, practice music, attend meetings, deal with the mountain of paperwork, pay bills, make phone calls, run errands and _____________ (you fill in the blank)

5:30 pm – start dreaming about your awesome dinner waiting for in the fridge. drive carefully home. create some type of side dishes.



6:00 pm – start up the grill. retrieve the pork from the fridge. grill to a golden perfection. slice thinly. serve with whatever seems yummy to you (baked cauliflower, baked potato, acorn squash. )



6:30 pm – greet son and hubby with more kisses and a warm, homemade meal. feel happy. feel satisfied.

7:00 pm – enjoy the evening. play around on the blog. beat the hubby at scrabble. 

10:00 pm – start over. 

8 comments:

  1. I'm so behind with everyone thanks to to a super-hectic work schedule the past few weeks. I'm always looking for good pork tenderloin recipes...it's one of my favorites. Saving this one!!

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  2. Food looks great. My favorite part of your day was, beat the hubby at scrabble. Ha! Your dog is kissable too!

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  3. Sounds like a great day to me. Your dog does look kissable. Is he a yorkie?

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  4. Hi Tracy....I love pork tenderloin. It's easy and always tastes so good. This recipe sounds so good...mmm!

    I agree that your dog looks very kissable. I kiss mine all the time too!

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  5. I am not a lover of pork
    but everyone else in the house is!

    I must try out your recipe.

    What is the topping on your baked potato?
    It looks delicious.

    Fiona


    ps your dog is a cutie!

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  6. You are non stop - AND put a wonderful supper on the table - yes, doggie is very kissable - fantastic pork - yum
    Mary x

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  7. Life is busy, isn't it? Glad to see you are remembering to share kisses :-) Sometimes planning ahead gets tiresome, but then it is so worth it when you come home and there's a plan for a yummy supper. Thanks for sharing!

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  8. Your dog is so cute! Have a lovely weekend:)
    ~Anne

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