Category Archives: carrot

Thai Peanut Salad

Date: February 8th Recipe: https://onceamonthmeals.com/recipes/gluten-free-dairy-free-thai-peanut-salad/ Time to table: 30 minutes (?) Maybe less. I got interrupted a few times. Servings: 5 adult servings Modifications: I shredded my own cabbage and used probably more than it called for, also added 2 grated carrots. I … Continue reading

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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 Braised Brisket

Date: April 4th, 2015 Recipe: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/beer-braised-brisket Coleslaw recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/bobby-flay/creamy-cole-slaw-recipe.html Modifications:  Didn’t have dijon mustard, so I used some stone ground stuff we had. Missed the broiling step, which would have added a nice crust to it, I’ll do that next time. I had … 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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Tomato Meatball Soup

Date: October 30, 2014 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2014/09/24/tomato-soup-with-chicken-pesto-meatballs-and-pasta/ Time to table: 1 hour Servings: 6 adults Modifications: I used a very large onion, 2 carrots, and 3 stalks celery, and I think we also had more meatballs because I just used some pesto from the … Continue reading

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Thai Peanut Chicken Quinoa Bowls

Date: September 9th, 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/01/06/thai-peanut-chicken-quinoa-bowls/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: One dinner and an adult lunch Modifications: Substituted peas for the edamame because it was easier and used cashews instead of peanuts because we already had some. Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: … 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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Tuna Noodle Casserole

Date: April 8th 2014 Recipe: http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2014/04/01/tuna-noodle-casserole-recipe/ Time to table: 1 hour Servings: A full 13×9 pan, so we’ll have plenty for lunches/leftovers, which is nice. Modifications: Didn’t use mushrooms (don’t like them) or the potato chips (didn’t want to buy a … Continue reading

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cabernet braised short ribs with chard and shells

Date: 1/25/2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/11/13/cabernet-braised-short-ribs-with-chard-and-orecchiette/ Modifications: None. Time to table: 60 minutes, with a couple hours for the meat to braise Servings: 6 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Notes: We decided to have this after the kids went to bed on Saturday … Continue reading

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Beef Stew

Date: December 21st, 2013 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2013/12/16/beef-stew/ Modifications:  I used a few more vegetables and a little less salt than the original recipe called for. Also left out the mushrooms, cause yeah. Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 2 hours simmer time … Continue reading

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