Category Archives: garlic

African Peanut Soup

Date: February 21st Recipe: http://relishingit.com/2011/10/20/african-peanut-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners and a couple lunches Modifications: I used kale instead of spinach because I had some I needed to use up. The recipe calls for 2 cups of crushed tomatoes, I just used … 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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Butter Chicken

Date: August 19th Recipe: http://www.mealplanning101.com/2008/09/slow-cooker-butter-chicken.html Modifications: No cayenne pepper in the dish itself. Servings: 4-5 Erin: Like Ben: Love Annie & Luke: Like, I guess? Notes: Our neighbors were having this at their house one night when we crashed in to say ‘hello’ and … 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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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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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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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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Greens Pasta

Date: August 11th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/06/04/great-greens-pasta/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: We’ll get one dinner and 4 individual lunches out of this Modifications: Stuck to the recipe pretty closely, did not use whole wheat pasta because try as I might, it still … Continue reading

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