Sunday, October 18, 2009

Just Call Me Paula ...

Dean that is, because I cooked, cooked and cooked some more this weekend. I cooked more this weekend than I have in the past few months. Between yesterday and today I made the following: pork burritos, homemade salsa, cake balls, pulled bbq beef, twice baked potatoes, chicken spaghetti (yes from Pioneer Woman) and cupcakes. Why you ask? Because it is what southern women do when anyone is sick. Remember when I posted about Chatty's godfather and his dad ... well it isn't good news. They say he has kidney cancer that metastasized to the bone and gave him six months to live. So Godfather flew in from Austin on Friday. Yesterday I made the burritos, salsa and cake balls (it was Godfather's birthday yesterday) and sent that with some lasagna I had made and frozen the weekend before, a bag of chips and a bottle of wine (I figured Godfather, his mom and his sister could use a glass) with Mr. ESPN over to Godfather's parents house. Poor guy has been eating take out and PB&J ... I would have gone too but Chatty has gotten the flu or something similar and has had a fever for the past two days. Anyway after hearing about the take out and PB&J I proceeded to make BBQ beef, twice baked potatoes, chicken spaghetti and cupcakes today. My delivery service (aka Mr. ESPN) will deliver it over his lunch break tomorrow since I will be working from home tomorrow with sick kid Chatty ... please say a prayer for Godfather and his family. He is like a brother to me and I hate that I can't be there with him ... also if you have any other suggestions on meals and/or casseroles that I could make - let me know. I need some other ideas to send over next weekend.


Deelsu said...

So sorry to hear about the bone cancer! I have lost an Aunt and then my Uncle just this summer to it. For both of them it started somewhere else. It easy really hard to beat it. I'll keep him in my prayers.
As for another good casserole.. try this one. It's not lowfat but it's GREAT and easy.,1639,154184-225198,00.html

starnes family said...

I have a great potato/ham casserole that is wonderful comfort food. I'll send it to you via Facebook. So sorry....will be praying for sure.

AZCottrell said...

That's horrible news. I'm so sorry for them. You are good to take care of them in the way that you do best..yummy food sent with much love! Give them my best of course!

Sassafrass Jane said...

I was doing good with my salad for lunch. And you had to mention all these YUMMY foods I now want to eat. You sound like a great cook!
I will keep him in my prayers, too.
Tony's favorite comfort food? Roast with potatoes, carrots, and celery in a slow cooker. Mm!

Coco said...

Aren't you the best!!!
Paula Deen makes a Spaghetti Pie that I send when people have babies. And of course a big pot of taco soup with all the fixins' makes everyone happy.

Hope Chatty gets to feeling better, I think we are finally good here. Blah. I feel your pain.

Do you live by me? Austin area?