This is not a new year’s resolution. I repeat, this is not a new year’s resolution. I don’t do those (see here for the story), but I do think changing things up can’t be bad every once in a while. So here’s my goal for, um, the month? 2011? I don’t know how long; ideally, the whole year (or longer), but I don’t like to fail so I’m not making any promises (good idea, right??).
2011 is going to be the year of the new recipe. At least once a week I’m vowing to try a new recipe. I have tons of cookbooks that don’t get regular use and I’m always coming across yummy-sounding recipes on blogs. Plus, I keep getting more cookbooks for Christmas (I got two this year) or I buy them (a lot of the time; I even collect vintage ones). And with trying to lower my grocery budget, cooking more at home and being aware of what I’m going to make for the week will help the process.
Technically, I just came up with this idea last night, but this past week we did try a new recipe, so I’m going to start with that. I got a new, larger Crock Pot for Christmas and with it I got this book: