Category Archives: onion

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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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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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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Beer Braised Brisket

Date: April 4th, 2015 Recipe: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/beer-braised-brisket Coleslaw recipe: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/bobby-flay/creamy-cole-slaw-recipe.html Modifications:  Didn’t have dijon mustard, so I used some stone ground stuff we had. Missed the broiling step, which would have added a nice crust to it, I’ll do that next time. I had … 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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