Category Archives: onion

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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Sweet Potato, Sausage, and Kale Soup

Date: January 8th, 2017 Recipe: Page 80 from “The Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker Cookbook“:   Time to table: 75 minutes Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: Used twice as much sausage as it called for (20 … 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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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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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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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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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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