So on Saturday, I headed out solo to pretty much a stranger's house to spend the day cooking. But I am happy to report that Allison is AWESOME. She planned the menu and did all the shopping for her, me, and another friend of hers that was participating as well. Amazing, huh? I did bring with me some tulips and black jelly beans (gag!) to help win her over. So the three of us got to work washing, peeling, and chopping veggies and getting everything all set up. Once it was "go" time we filled Ziploc freezer bags with each ingredient from the recipes.
Allison had also pre-written the name of the dish and the cooking instructions on each bag. Seriously, I love her. So at the end of the day I left with twelve meals (including beef, chicken, and pork) all set and ready for the crock pot whenever I choose.
I am seriously so psyched that I had someone to kind of push me in to this because I never would have spent an afternoon on my own doing this. Now that I have had practice though it's totally something I would do again. I look forward to trying out the meals and not having to rifle through the cabinets at 4:30pm again for a while!
UPDATE: On April 11th I posted the chicken recipes. Click HERE to find them!