Jan 19, 2007

One Of Those Days...

Have you ever had "one of those days" when it comes to preparing a meal for your family? I woke up this morning excited about the dinner I was planning to prepare for my family tonight. I was planning to prepare a recipe I had found a few years ago and we had really enjoyed when I made it the first time. The recipe is called Turkey Breast Peruvian and I found it in a Weight Watchers cookbook. It is so flavorful and I could just taste it! I proceeded to prepare the marinade this morning, got some dough for dinner rolls going in the bread machine this afternoon and had the turkey in to roast right on time. After a while I could hear a slight sizzle and figured that the pan must have gone a bit dry and a little water was needed as not to create smoke. Forgetting that my pan is made of Pyrex and the water from our water cooler is COLD I proceeded to pour water into the pan. Thankfully I was standing far from the oven door as I poured and the kids were in the other room. The next thing that happened was a very loud POP as the pan exploded in the oven. Needless to say the meal for tonight (and the leftovers I had planned for the next two) are ruined. **Sigh**. The pan is still cooling so now I'm figuring out how I will clean out the stove and what we will eat for dinner. Hoping to buy another turkey breast soon so I can share the recipe and some nice photos to go along with it. Stay tuned....

4 comments:

Tammy said...

Oh Michelle, I've had many days where dinner only happened in my mind. It's so frustrating, especially when the meal is just what you wanted.
I hope you found something to enjoy for dinner and didn't have too much trouble with the clean up.

How are you feeling by the way? Is everything going well?

Take care!

Michele said...

I'm doing well Tammy, thanks so much for the comment :) I'm still working on the stove but thankfully it was easier to clean than I thought and my sweet husband went out and brought in some microwave meals and saved the day :) I'm off to start a new day in the kitchen which I think will go much better than yesterday! Optimism has returned today and I am ready to start again. :)

Happy Homemaker said...

Bless your heart! This morning I dumped the precooked potatoes in the floor trying to get them into the frying pan (one of those flexible cutting boards was being used). Thank goodness they landed on the crocheted rug I had just washed and put out. We salvaged them and went on. :-) I'm really enjoying reading your blog.

SJ said...

I have had one of those days - like the time I left the artichokes out of the "Artichoke Frittata!" That was interesting! One of my favorite recipes - just like you said - I was so excited and then so bummed I messed it up! Oh well - out to dinner we went! :):)

Can't wait to check out more of your blog!