There was a cooking class offered at Esme's school, but it was after school every week and we couldn't provide transportation home because of my work schedule... so, we've offered to teach her a few more things at home, and she has agreed to be brave and try things.
Tonight, she made her own sloppy Joe tonight start to finish :-) She cooked the meat and added spices and tomatoes and chopped up some cheese with a knife and then poured it all over Italian bread.
I also made beef curry (for myself tonight and tomorrow's lunch) and it was excellent.
1 tbsp olive oil
Onions and green peppers
Hot madras curry powder
Tiny bit of good cinnamon
4 oz. Ground beef
1 tbsp unsalted butter (melted then mixed with the curry)
'Golden curry' Japanese curry (1 / 10th block)
1 tsp tomato paste (add curry and paste together with cooking meat)
--I added about a cup of water and let this simmer and boil until the meat was cooked.. it made its own curry gravy :) --
2/3 cup carrots (add last)
Makes two servings 270 calories era
Serve over 2/3 c white rice
Recipe for peanut butter ginger sauce I want to try
1/2 cup all-natural peanut butter
3 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
2 tbsp maple syrup
1 tsp grated ginger
Add water if too thick
2 tbsp per serving of rice and meat
3 weeks with the fitness tracker tomorrow