Cilantro Garlic Lime Marinade

I was rummaging around in my fridge for ideas for our dinner tonight. What’s on the menu? Chicken! We eat a lot of chicken around here — it’s the main non-veg item we cook. Wanting some zing, I decided to whip up a marinade of fresh cilantro, garlic and lime. Technically, I basted the chicken (kabobs) after they had cooked a little in the oven. Ideally, I’d like to have marinated the chicken the night before, but, alas, I didn’t really plan ahead with this meal (like most other meals I prepare).

This is a great, quick way to add flavour to your meat or poultry. If you’re not a fan of cilantro, however, this isn’t for you.

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Pancake Mix Playdough

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When I was taking stock of things in my pantry, I noticed we had an expired box of pancake mix. I don’t think we used the stuff much anyway. I bought it on a whim and made pancakes once and that was it. I did, however, keep it aside for Peach, knowing we’d find something fun to do with it, like making playdough! We made home made playdough in the past, but never with something as exciting as old pancake mix.

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