Caleb (10 years old):
"Why are we having Hamburger Helper tonight? Don't we have any real food?"
Ha! All we had was leftovers. I was too lazy to even break out the Hamburger Helper. :-)
Eww!! Tell him I agree!! LOLWhen A & C were little we ate Hamburger Helper all.the.time. Now? Even the thought of it makes my stomach turn! (I don't even allow it in the house.) So much tastier to make a homemade version of H.H. with the benefit of not having all the preservatives. *shudder*
Haha...so the funny thing is, I precook my ground beef and separate it into bags with a little over 1.5 lbs in each bag. When we eat HH, I make 2 boxes and it never seems to be quite enough. So tonight I boiled some extra egg noodles to "boost" the production. Caleb lamented that this would spread the flavor (Cheddar Cheese Melt) too thin to be any good. I'm not sure it's an improvement on the quality of the meal, but I happened to have a can of condensed Cheddar Cheese Soup that I threw in along with everything else. It did taste decent...but like I said, I'm not sure that the condensed soup is any improvement over HH!! :)