Last night we mentioned we got a ‘critical alert’ from our ‘Smart Hours’ thermostat. Between the hours of 2 and 7 p.m. we were told the electric rate for this evening would be 42 cents per kwh.
That is why we adjusted our menu so that we could prep a delicious meal using a crock pot. The great thing about cooking in a slow cooker or crock pot is that most of the cooking is done well before the higher rates start. Once they do start, a crock pot only used a tiny bit of electricity and generates very little heat, at least when compared to an oven.
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That doesn’t look much like Black Bean Soup with Rice. Your right.
We’ve mentioned before that we participate in our electric companies ‘Smart Hours’ program. Between the hours of 2 and 7 p.m. the adjust their rates based on demand. This evening that rate was 18 cents per kwh. If they predict what they call a ‘critical’ rate they notify us in advance. Tonight they predicted the rate for tomorrow to be 42 cents per kwh Continue reading “Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 7/19/2016 its #food”
Tonight we had probably one of the easiest recipes ever.
If you like Taco Bell you will really like these.
Tonight we had a copycat version of a Taco Bell classic Mexican Pizza.
It really turned out great.
Could be a new family favorite.
So tonight was copy cat night. On the #menu tonight was two of our #copycat #recipes one from Charleston’s and one from TGIFriday’s. Both are delish. Both are tasty but the side dish from TGIFriday’s is absolutely decadent. From Charleston’s we had Continue reading “Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 4/5/2016 its #copycat night”