Last week when we had 10 inches of snow on the ground, I dreamed up this Sunday’s dinner. Then I named it. I have no idea why I named the dinner as we don’t generally name our dinners but I told Brian it was the “Wishin’ for Summer” dinner. Today is was 63 degrees outside at dinner time. That was a nice taste of warmer weather for sure to go with this Sunday dinner. The menu was pork ribs, baked beans, and potato salad. Not in this picture were the creamsicle cookies the girls picked but they fit the summer theme too!
Brian mixed up a rub for these ribs and used a sauce from the Metro Cooking Show media bag. They were so good the kids were asking for seconds. I admit that baked beans were Bush’s Original Baked Beans straight from the can. Brian has a hard time not doctoring them up but I won the battle today and they were straight from the can. yum! The potato salad is the Robert Ivrine’s potato salad recipe from one of his Dinner: Impossible shows! Brian loves this potato salad recipe and honestly only makes a few minor tweaks to the recipe. I have to say that I am a fan of this recipe too since it isn’t a heavy creamy potato salad!
One of these days, I will catch up and get the March Meal Plan posted … it is almost done. Brian being sick has made our meal planning an interesting experience this month. I do have to say that we were all happy he was in the kitchen cooking today. I know he loved being back in there even if he did over do it a bit much today. Hopefully we will be back in our routines here at Simply Budgeted, his posts over at This Cookin’ Dad, and maybe even catch up on cleaning the house at some point soon. Until then … I will think about the rib sandwiches that are the menu for Tuesday’s dinner.
What is a perfect Sunday dinner for your family? Leave us a comment and let us know!