What’s For Dinner?

It’s kinda sad, but I feel so accomplished when I use the slow cooker and am not scrambling to figure out dinner at 5 o’clock when everyone is hungry and needs to be somewhere. Tonight we’re going with pulled pork (couldn’t get any easier) which I will turn into sliders or tacos depending on what everyone wants.

I’m blending a Betty Crocker recipe I found online with a different recipe I found on 100 Days of Real Food. Here is the spice rub I put on the pork shoulder. It was pretty simple: paprika, salt, pepper, garlic powder and thyme.

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It looks like this when you rub it into the meat.
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It sits on top of cut onion and I’m going to add a half-cup of water, set the cooker on high and let it go. Fingers crossed!

Happy Thanksgiving

Here in Canada, today is Thanksgiving and because of the holiday, we get a long weekend!

Here are just a few photos showing how we spent our Thanksgiving weekend:

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A simple dinner of baked ham and roasted veggies.  Sometimes the simplest meals taste the best.

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My new collection of pumpkins.  I have been seeing the white pumpkins all over Pinterest and I am so glad I have some for myself!

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We spent this morning at Kits Beach.  It was such a beautiful day!  The sun was shining and the leaves are all turning a gorgeous shade of yellow and orange.

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This was our view for much of the morning.  We are so lucky to live near the beach.  The kids and dog actually went in the water! A little chilly for me, but they didn’t seem to mind one bit.

Back to routine tomorrow.

Hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving weekend, too!