My guilt over not really doing any cooking for the last three days and my hubby's sad puppy face as he left for work has me springing (okay well maybe not SPRINGING), into action. First thing I did was put on a dozen eggs to boil, (effortless) to have hard cooked eggs for eating OR for making deviled eggs. Also just sliced a jar of whole dill pickles to make them into Sweet Pickles. (I can do in my sleep).. Not that hubby eats them but me and the kids sure love them.
1/2 c. milk
8 oz. jar peanut butter
8 oz. jar marshmallow creme
Now... to make sweet pickles. After breakfast, get a jar of room temperature dill pickles and drain all but about a half cup of pickle juice. Set that little half cup aside... If the pickles are not already sliced, then slice them how you like them. Add 3 cups of white sugar to the pickle slices. Stir. Let sit a few hours, stirring occasionally til all sugar is melted. Add back that half cup of pickle juice and also a half cup of white vinegar. Find the pickling spice, and fill the lid of the jar with it and dump it in. Stir it again. Before bed that evening, add all the pickles back to the jar. Add as much of the juice back to the jar as will fit. Screw the lid on tight, and rinse and dry the jar. It will take 4 or 5 days for the pickles to soak up the "goodie". Shake the jar good every day while you're waiting for your 5 days to be up. Now watch how fast your kids will eat these! :)