We are on our third day of winter storm aftermath here in Ohio. The kids are out of school again and if they don’t expire from an overdose of Sponge Bob Square Pants, I just might. We are doing some reading but honestly, at some point you just kind of run out of things to do.
Because we were all a little cabin feverish last night, a friend of ours decided a potluck dinner was in order. We each contributed a dish and we had a lovely time. It might have been cold outside but we were enjoying the true warmth of friendship inside.
Here are the two things I took over. Both are big hits every time I make them. So if you are stuck inside, I highly recommend them to you. You can make them for just your family but I encourage you to share the love. You’ll be the hit of the neighborhood.
I used a pork shoulder cause that’s what I had and it was wonderful. I also put mine in my fabulous dutch oven and cooked it at 300 for about 4 hours and then strained and reduced the sauce before shredding the pork and pouring the luscious stuff back over it.
I also made these chocolate chip cookies I’ve been talking about recently and I tell you there were audible groans around the table when people bit into them. One or two of us may have taken two cookies and sandwiched some vanilla ice cream in the middle of them, but I’ll never name names.
I’m sweet like that.