Category Archives: bacon

Corn Chowder

Date: August 20th, 2012 Recipe: 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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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Date: August 19th, 2012 Recipe: Modifications:  I used boneless skinless thighs, and only 1 pound. I also didn’t have time to simmer for as long as she indicates, so the first simmer was about 45 minutes, and the second was … Continue reading

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Brussel sprout hash

Date: 4/19/2012 Recipe: 1 small sweet potato, diced 1 onion, diced 1 bunch brussel sprouts, quartered 5 cloves garlic, minced ~6 strips of bacon shredded cheddar cheese one egg per person Cook the bacon in a skillet. Remove from pan … Continue reading

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Pasta carbonara

Date: 4/13/2012 Recipe: Modifications: None Time to table: 40 minutes Servings: 6 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Notes: Erin and I made this for a “stay at home” date night, where we put both kids to bed and then made … Continue reading

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Meatloaf with broccoli and mashed potatoes

Date: 1/24/2012 Meatloaf recipe: Broccoli recipe: 1 head of broccoli tossed with olive oil, salt, pepper, and parmesan cheese. Roast at 425 for 20 minutes. Mashed potatoes recipe: Quarter the potatoes and boil them until soft, mash with butter, sour … Continue reading

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Smoked meatloaf with roasted sweet potatoes

Date: 11/9/2011 Meatloaf recipe: Sweet potato recipe: Source: Cook’s Illustrated 3 pounds sweet potatoes (about 6 medium), ends trimmed, peeled, rinsed, and cut into 3/4-inch thick rounds (see note) 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar 2 tablespoons apple juice 2 … Continue reading

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Corn & cheese chowder

Doesn’t look like much, but it’s fantastic. Date: 11/7/2011 Recipe: Time to table: 1 hour Modifications: I added a couple stalks of diced celery because we had some for other meals this week. Servings: 5 adult dinners Ben: Love Erin: … Continue reading

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Pasta bolognese

Date: July 14th, 2011 Recipe: Modifications: I reversed the amounts of meat: 1 lb ground pork and 0.5 lb ground beef, just cause I like pork better. I also threw in some basil that we had and needed to use … Continue reading

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Warm Potato Salad

Date: June 19, 2011 Recipe: (very loosely based) about 8 small red potatoes 3 slices bacon 2 tablespoons white vinegar 1 1/2 tablespoons stone ground mustard 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup greek yogurt 2 tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons … Continue reading

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Breakfast Casserole

Date: May 30, 2011 Recipe: Modifications:  I doubled this, since we were feeding 6 – we’ve made the original recipe twice and it is JUST enough for 4 adults and 1 toddler. We had a few leftovers. I used: … Continue reading

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