Author Archives: erin

Tortilla Soup

Date: March 25th, 2019 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/instant-pot-sweet-potato-tortilla-soup Modifications: The first time I made this, I added a pack of chicken thighs and then shredded at the end. The second time I added a can of drained and rinsed black beans. I preferred … Continue reading

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Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo

Date: January 26, 2019 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/mushroom-fettuccine Modifications: I added a chopped onion in with the garlic and mushrooms. I’m not sure I had quite the amount of mushrooms this calls for, we just had some leftover, so used what we had. When … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Wild Rice Soup

Date: January 23, 2019 (and many, many other times) Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/instant-pot-wild-rice-soup Modifications: Always use an entire onion, and we add a pack of chicken thighs as it’s cooking. This particular version is more like a stew and isn’t very brothy – … Continue reading

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Mexican Lasagna

Date: January 21, 2019 Recipe: Marginally based on this recipe, but here’s what I did: Ingredients: 3 cups prepared rice (I used basmati) 2 bell peppers, chopped 1-2 onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed … Continue reading

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Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

Date: January 17, 2019 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/lemon-chicken-soup-with-orzo Time to table:  About an hour Servings: 6-8 adults Modifications: Added 2 chopped celery stalks, and used a full onion (Does anyone actually use half an onion??) I didn’t have pre-cooked chicken, so after sautéing the vegetables, … Continue reading

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Cheeseburger Soup

Date: January 13, 2019 Recipe: https://iowagirleats.com/2018/11/28/healthy-cheeseburger-soup-recipe/ Time to table:  About an hour Servings: 2 dinners for the whole family, plus 1 lunch serving Modifications: I used a full pound of ground beef because that’s the amount we had in the freezer, and … Continue reading

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Spicy Collard Greens

Date: January 12, 2019 Recipe:https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/51803/kickin-collard-greens/ Time to table:  1-1.5 hours (most of that simmering time) Servings: 8 side dish sized servings. Modifications: Used 4 slices of bacon instead of 3. A bit more garlic, and a bit more red pepper flakes – … Continue reading

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Southern Baked Mac and Cheese

Date: January 12, 2019 Recipe: https://divascancook.com/southern-baked-macaroni-and-cheese-recipe/ Time to table:  1-1.5 hours (mostly baking/sitting time) Servings: This was a side dish – you’re supposed to use a 9×9 dish but I used an 8×8. It would easily serve 8 people as a side … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup with Sausage, Kale and Garlic

Date: January 8, 2019 Recipe: https://smittenkitchen.com/2013/01/lentil-soup-with-sausage-chard-and-garlic/ Time to table:  About an hour total. Maybe 25-30 minutes to prepare, 30 minutes to cook. Servings: The amount we made will be nearly 3 dinners for our family (we froze one) Modifications: Added some chopped yellow … Continue reading

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Chicken Broccoli Yellow Curry

Date: January 2, 2019 Recipe: Curry paste: https://pinchofyum.com/easy-homemade-yellow-curry-paste Kind of used this as the basis for the recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/thai-yellow-chicken-curry-with-potatoes Time to table: About an hour total including chopping and prep – could have been sped up if I went faster … Continue reading

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