Category Archives: milk

Chicken and Dumplings

Date: January 11th, 2017 Recipe: Page 98-99 of the Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook Time to table: One million years – so much for INSTANT!!! Real time: more than 95 minutes. The estimate was 55 minutes. I hate recipe time estimates. Servings: Maybe … Continue reading

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Sausage, potato, and kale soup

Date: December 13th, 2015 Recipe: http://thepioneerwoman.com/cooking/sausage-potato-and-kale-soup/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners and several lunches for me, this made a lot Modifications: I used more liquids since I think we had more kale than it called for. Ben: LOVE Erin: Love Annie: … 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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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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Turkey Cheeseburger Helper

Date: March 31 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2012/01/26/bachelor-food-redo/ Modifications: We used ground turkey thigh instead of beef. Ben: Love Erin: Like Annie: Like Luke: Like Notes: Randomly the kids ate their salads better than the pasta tonight, whatever. This was a really easy … Continue reading

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Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli-Rice Casserole

Date: December 30th, 2013 (last meal cooked in 2013!) Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2013/10/02/skinny-cheesy-chicken-and-broccoli-rice-casserole/ Modifications:  I didn’t modify TOO much, but used regular sour cream and 2% milk, thus negating the “skinny” in the original recipe title. I also made it way earlier in … 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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Squash and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Date: December 16, 2012 Recipe: http://www.browneyedbaker.com/2012/10/09/butternut-squash-bacon-mac-n-cheese/ Modifications:  None Time to table: About an hour prep, 20 minutes baking time Servings: At least 6 adult servings – it fills a 13×9 pan Ben: Love (leftovers just “like”) Erin: Love (and I loved … Continue reading

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Chicken Tamale Pie

My mom was over, and she is not a cilantro fan 🙂 Date: October 8, 2012 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/chicken-tamale-pie Modifications:  Used regular milk, an egg (not egg substitute) and a can of regular (not creamed) corn. May have used slightly more than … Continue reading

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Corn Chowder

Date: August 20th, 2012 Recipe: http://www.closetcooking.com/2008/10/corn-chowder.html Modifications:  I pureed the soup a bit at the end with our immersion blender as we prefer thicker soups. I also doubled the recipe so there would be leftovers for lunch. Time to table: 45 … Continue reading

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