It’s been a while! And for that I apologize. I left the site up while dealing with a myriad of issues because, well, it’s a food site and even without fresh recipes every week, I thought it would still be useful.
Back in April, my regular readers may have read that my oldest son ended up in the hospital for emergency surgery. It was a very difficult time and during it, I didn’t cook, as I was in the hospital the entire time with my son. When he got out, he promptly came down with chickenpox and was very ill for quite some time.
He finally recovered and we were trying to figure out how to deal with his new diet, plus a number of trips to the hospital for tests. His new diet didn’t leave much time or energy for making other types of food that I could feature here, so I didn’t.
In June, I discovered that I was pregnant and was so incredibly ill that I couldn’t even get out of bed most days. My kids lived on burritos and sandwiches. Again, not Gourmet Mama fare! Unfortunately, the morning sickness was still with me in August when we headed to Canada for 6 weeks to visit my family. Again, very little cooking was done. On top of that, the photos of the dishes that I did make were all on my other hard drive, which committed suicide. Argh. Backups, backups, backups!
We returned last month and my oldest son ended up in the hospital yet again. I’m pleased to report that no surgery was required this time and he’s healthy, as is our second son and the upcoming son! I, however, am still ill. This is not an easy pregnancy. Someone suggested I do a series of posts on pregnancy foods, but at this point, that would mostly be salads and fresh fruit for me! I do have some recipes to share as I can finally cook without feeling sick, so I will be getting those up shortly.Print or share this recipe using the icons above!