Category Archives: cheese

Baked Eggs with Sausage and Kale

Date: July 7th, 2018 Recipe: http://www.goodlifeeats.com/baked-eggs-with-kale-and-sausage/ Time to table: 25 minutes total. 10 minutes prep, 15 minutes baking. Servings: I trimmed this down to 4 eggs and used a 9×9 pan for breakfast for Erin and I. She saved half of … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas

Date: October 17th, 2017 Sauce Recipe: https://cookieandkate.com/2016/enchilada-sauce-recipe/ Enchilada Recipe: Cook and shred 1 lb of chicken breasts/thighs. I did breasts in the InstantPot with 2 cups of broth and some seasonings. Saute an onion and several cloves of garlic in butter … Continue reading

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slow cooker beef ragu with pappardelle

Date: April 30th, 2017 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/slow-cooker-beef-ragu-with-pappardelle Time to table: 15 minutes prep, 70 minutes cooking Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: I added an onion and some chopped spinach because we had some and its an easy way to … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Date: January 2nd, 2017 Recipe: http://flavorrd.com/2014/03/chicken-tortilla-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: Didn’t make the fried tortilla strips and just used tortilla chips instead because we have kids. I also made some white rice … Continue reading

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Tuna Casserole

Date: October 5th Recipe: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/tuna_casserole/ Time to table: 20-30 minutes prep, 20 minutes baking Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: No mushrooms, but I added more broccoli than called for. I also put some cheese on top … Continue reading

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Brussels sprouts risotto

Date: March 13 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/risotto-with-brussels-sprouts-and-browned-butter/ Time to table: Over an hour (no exaggeration – with chopping the brussels sprouts and onion it’s really probably 90 minutes. Risotto is always time consuming but the added steps of browning the butter and sautéing … Continue reading

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Mexican Layer Casserole

Date: February 28th Recipe: http://elefantitasalegres.blogspot.com/2016/02/mexican-layer-casserole.html Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Dinners and a several lunches Modifications: Didn’t use the frozen vegetables and used carrots, onion, garlic, and corn instead. We mixed the black beans in with the rice too. Next time I would mix … Continue reading

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Stuffed Spaghetti Squash

Date: October 6 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2015/09/sausage-and-pepper-stuffed-spaghetti.html Modifications: Actually didn’t use sausage – we used ground beef that we had on hand instead. Also just used a single squash. Servings: Fed the four of us for dinner with a little leftover. Time to table: You … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken Quinoa Salad

Date: May 4th Recipe: http://whatsgabycooking.com/bbq-chicken-quinoa-salad/ Modifications:  I added a sautéed onion because we had half of one in the fridge, and I added paprika, garlic powder, and salt to the mix. Time to table: 30 minutes, we already had the shredded chicken … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Ranchero Chicken

Date: February 9th, 2015 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/12/08/crock-pot-ranchero-chicken/ Time to table: 45 minutes for the sauce, prepared one day earlier. 30 minutes prep time after the chicken cooked in the crock pot all day. Servings: About two dinners worth Modifications: Used chicken thighs instead … Continue reading

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