Category Archives: cheese

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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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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Turkey Cranchiladas

Date: December 1st, 2014 Recipe: http://www.pink-parsley.com/2010/11/turkey-cranchiladas.html Time to table: 1 hour Servings: 9 enchiladas. Dinner and several lunches Modifications: Skipped the hot sauce, because kids. Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Luke: Like Notes: We were both shocked that the kids ate these as they are … Continue reading

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Salsa Verde Chicken and Rice Casserole

Date: November 17th, 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/11/03/salsa-verde-chicken-and-rice-casserole/ Time to table: 1 hour Servings: Dinner + lunch leftovers Modifications: I used two cups of dry rice, the recipe didn’t specify if you should start with two cups, or end up with two cups, but I had way … Continue reading

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Mac and Cheese with Chicken and Broccoli

Not exactly the most appealing picture, forgot to take one before dinner was completely over. Date: October 9, 2014 Recipe: http://www.pink-parsley.com/2014/09/cheesy-baked-shells-with-broccoli-and.html Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 30 minutes baking Servings: 8-10 adults Modifications: None Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Luke: Like … Continue reading

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BBQ Turkey Meatballs with Cheddar Corn Quinoa Salad

Date: October 2, 2014 Recipe: http://www.pink-parsley.com/2014/08/bbq-turkey-meatballs-over-cheddar-corn.html Time to table: 45 minutes, some is baking time Servings: One dinner and an adult lunch Modifications: None Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Love meatballs, did not like quinoa Luke: Love meatballs, so-so on quinoa Notes: This was a … Continue reading

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