Category Archives: bacon

Crockpot Chicken and Corn Chowder

Date: October 5 Recipe: http://www.pink-parsley.com/2011/11/crock-pot-chicken-corn-chowder.html Modifications: Added some celery, and a few more carrots than called for Servings: Many – will feed our family of 4 for 2 nights and probably get a few lunches out of it too Time to … Continue reading

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Beer, Cheese, & Brat Soup

Date: December 21st, 2014 Recipe: http://lizscookingblog.blogspot.com/2008/12/milwaukee-in-bowl-brat-beer-and-cheese.html Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: About two dinners worth Modifications: I used more vegetables than it called for, added one more brat, and ~1/2 pound of chipotle bacon. Ben: Love Erin: Like Annie: Love Luke: Like … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder

Date: July 14th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/corn_chowder/ Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: Dinner for four, with some lunch leftovers Modifications: I used more bacon and I didn’t take it out as the recipe indicates. I cooked the bacon first, and then used the bacon … Continue reading

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Chicken, Bacon, and Artichoke Pasta with Creamy Garlic Sauce

Date: November 7th, 2013 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2013/10/28/chicken-bacon-and-artichoke-pasta-with-creamy-garlic-sauce/ Modifications:  We used ziti instead of penne, so effectively no changes. Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: About six adult dinners, we had Liz and Jono over for this meal and there was a solid … Continue reading

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Roasted brussel sprout carbonara

Date: April 2nd, 2013 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2013/03/roasted-brussels-sprout-carbonara.html Modifications: None Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: 2 adults Ben: Love Erin: Like Notes: We had this after the kids went to bed for a stay-at-home date dinner. We’re nothing if not consistent, since … Continue reading

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Cassoulet

Date: December 27th, 2012 Recipe: Page 492-493 of “How to Cook Everything”. The steps below are a summary, this dish is hard to screw up, so don’t worry about being too exact. Soak the beans overnight the day before Place … Continue reading

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Baked Potato Soup

Date: December 18th, 2012 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2012/10/15/slowcooker-loaded-potato-soup/ Modifications:  I didn’t peel the potatoes, duh. Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 4-6 hours in crock pot Servings: Roughly 6 adults Ben: Love Erin: Like Annie: Like Notes: This soup was a great weekday … Continue reading

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Squash and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Date: December 16, 2012 Recipe: http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2012/10/09/butternut-squash-bacon-mac-n-cheese/ Modifications:  None Time to table: About an hour prep, 20 minutes baking time Servings: At least 6 adult servings – it fills a 13×9 pan Ben: Love (leftovers just “like”) Erin: Love (and I loved … Continue reading

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Egg Muffins

Date: September 25, 2012 Recipe: http://www.marthastewart.com/330179/bacon-egg-and-toast-cups Modifications:  I chopped the bacon up, rather than use whole strips, we also threw in some slightly sauteed spinach to add some veggies. Also, not wanting to waste pieces of bread, I used a half … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder

Date: August 20th, 2012 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2008/10/corn-chowder.html Modifications:  I pureed the soup a bit at the end with our immersion blender as we prefer thicker soups. I also doubled the recipe so there would be leftovers for lunch. Time to table: 45 … Continue reading

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