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Weekday Wrap Up 7 and BlissDomCA

Back on track here at the 5 o’clock rush with the Friday Feature Weekday Wrap Up

In case you missed my latest blog posts:

First post is a collaboration with a Canadian company Pulo Cuisine that has delicious Filipino sauces and marinades.

‘Pulo Cuisine’ A Twist on Tacos | the 5 o’clock rush.

Second post is about Smoker 101 and the recipe for the most used spice rub in my house, Memphis Dust Rub.

Smoker 101 and Memphis Dust Rub Recipe | the 5 o’clock rush

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Here are the latest pictures from the 5 o’clock rush kitchen for this week’s Weekday Wrap Up.

The pictures are the Dinner Spread we enjoyed at the trailer with friends. When we entertain at the trailer, or Glamping, there is always lots of food and lots of variety. And we utilize the charcoal BBQ for everything, even dessert.

Dinner Spread Menu included:

Main Dishes were Salmon steamed in foil, Fresh Caught Pickerel which was pan-fried, Smoked Scallops, and Chicken Breasts.

Sides were Wild Rice and Mashed Potatoes with garlic and brie. Mozzarella, tomatoes with Homemade Pesto and balsamic glaze. And a Spinach Salad with tomatoes and peppers.

Dessert was Grilled Ontario Peaches with Ontario Maple Syrup.

This is the last long weekend of the summer in Canada before school starts. 😦

Back to more consistent dinners, after school activities and  the dreaded school lunches. 😛

Have a great long weekend

Chef Kim

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I apologize for no Weekday Wrap Up post for last week. It was a busy week with my DD returning from her trip to Italy and the rest of the week spent at the trailer. So I assumed that no one wanted to see the pictures of burgers and dogs or our trip to KFC cause the weather was so soppy!

On the holiday weekend, the smoker was hard at work. This time, it was a pork shoulder, a side of salmon and a whole chicken.

Tip: Utilize the freezer and pack individual portions of leftover smoked meat and salmon for Back-to-School lunches. Pics included.

Here are the latest pictures from the 5 o’clock rush kitchen for this week’s Weekday Wrap Up.

For more pictures follow the5oclockrush on Instagram

This weekend our trailer park is hosting its annual ‘Pasta Dinner’. All the ‘Italians’ in the park make a homemade pasta and sausage for dinner with all the fixings. YUM!

No cooking for me on Saturday 😉

Enjoy the beautiful weather this weekend.

Chef Kim

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Summer is officially in full swing.

This Weekday Wrap Up pictures are from lunches, snacks and dinners that happen at the 5 o’clock rush 

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Have a great weekend and enjoy the heat wave in Ontario.

Chef Kim

chefkim1968@gmail.com

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Weekday Wrap Up Premiere

It is Friday and the Premiere of

Weekday Wrap Up

This is a new feature on the 5 o’clock rush that showcases the pictures of Weekday dinners that I have prepared for my family. These are simple dinners from what could be in my fridge, freezer, and/or pantry and even a trip to the supermarket.

In our weeknight dinners, I usually try to incorporate a starch, vegetables and protein. Sometimes the vegetables are only a green salad or avocado and cucumber slices. Vegetarian meals or ‘Meatless Mondays’ happen occasionally, but I’m striving for every Monday.

Like any busy on-the-go Mom out there, I do use pre-made foods from the supermarket, especially when our evenings are packed with activities. And yes, grilled cheese sandwiches do make it into circulation but with real cheese, not cheese slices.

Can’t be 5 Michelin Star dinners every night 😉

I’m also attempting improve my pictures by using my DSLR camera more often over my iPhone. Only problem is I eating my dinner plate a little colder now. 😦

I hope that you enjoy this new feature.

Chef Kim

chefkim1968@gmail.com

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