Category Archives: carrot

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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Broccoli Cheese Soup

Date: November 11th, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2009/11/05/broccoli-cheddar-soup/ Modifications:  No changes Time to table: 40 minutes or so (including simmering time) Servings: 6 adults Erin: Love Ben: Love Annie: Like Luke: Love (but couldn’t eat this so easily, a little too runny) Notes: … Continue reading

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Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

Date: March 18th, 2013 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2013/02/01/skillet-shepherds-pie/ Modifications: I used a couple more carrots and celery stalks than it called for because we had extra. I also cooked the ground beef separately because I wanted to drain the fat. Time to table: … Continue reading

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Shrimp Enchiladas with Roasted Poblano Sauce

Date: December 28th, 2012 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/12/05/shrimp-enchiladas-with-roasted-poblano-sauce/ Tortillas: http://www.annies-eats.com/2011/11/01/diy-flour-tortillas/ Modifications: I only used one adobo pepper in the sauce because I didn’t want it as spicy for the toddlers. Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: 7 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like … 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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Crockpot Lentil Veggie Stew

Date: December 4th, 2012 Recipe: http://weelicious.com/2011/01/02/crock-pot-lentil-veggie-stew/ Time to table: 30 minutes + 8 hours cook time Servings: 2 dinners Ben: Dislike Erin: Like Annie: Like Notes: I really didn’t like this meal, though apparently we’ve had it before. It was just … Continue reading

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Cream of garlic soup

Date: November 11, 2012 Recipes: http://smittenkitchen.com/blog/2006/08/a-44-clove-ticket-to-a-happier-place/ Modifications: I knew I wanted a thicker soup, so in addition to the onion, I added: 3 carrots 3 celery stalks 2 small potatoes an extra 2 TB butter We also topped the soup with … Continue reading

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