Mrs. Raul had the real recovery week.. She went and had her gallbladder out, poor gal. Apparently the pain of the laproscopic air they pump into you was worse than labor. The pain scale was thusly redefined. I did what I could do though, and make myself generally available and supportive and all of that good stuff.
I got a KitchenAid mixer for Christmas and busted it out this week.. My first project was.. bread! Who doesn't like bread? The output was:
And, I must say, it was pretty tasty. I paired it with a homemade garden vegetable soup, and made a pretty decent meal:
The mixer.. holy cow. That thing is a dream.. My mind started going... white cake, yellow cake.. chocolate cake.... italian herb bread... irish soda bread.. hot cross buns.. I need to give this some thought and make a plan!
Tonight, I rocked out some pizelles (also using the mixer):
Last but not least, inspired by a post from a while back that I never tried from Sassy Molassy, I cooked up a no-noodle veggie lasagna, using eggplant as the noodles:
This week is back to the full workout schedule, and Mrs. Raul appears to be well on her way to