Category Archives: parmesan

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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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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Baked Chicken and One-Pot Pasta

Date: March 18th Recipe: Pasta: http://www.apronstringsblog.com/one-pot-wonder-tomato-basil-pasta-recipe/ Chicken: I can’t find the recipe anymore, but I coated it in melted butter, and then put in a mixture of panko and parmesan and baked until done. Pretty easy! Modifications: None really, but I … Continue reading

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cabernet braised short ribs with chard and shells

Date: 1/25/2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/11/13/cabernet-braised-short-ribs-with-chard-and-orecchiette/ Modifications: None. Time to table: 60 minutes, with a couple hours for the meat to braise Servings: 6 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Notes: We decided to have this after the kids went to bed on Saturday … Continue reading

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Squash, Sage and Hazelnut Risotto

Date: 1/18/2014 Recipe: http://www.williams-sonoma.com/recipe/butternut-squash–sage-and-hazelnut-risotto.html Modifications: I followed the recipe pretty exactly this time. Time to table: 60 minutes (with all the chopping) Servings: 6 adults Ben: Like Erin: Like Annie: Dislike (but had a few bites) Luke: Dislike Notes: I’ve made … Continue reading

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Veggie Tortellini Salad with Browned Butter

Date: July 16, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/06/27/summer-veggie-tortellini-salad-with-browned-butter/ Modifications:  Used frozen corn and peas, and did put them in boiling water just for a bit. Also used the big bag of frozen cheese tortellini from Whole Foods. Time to table: 30 minutes. The … Continue reading

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Skillet Lasagna

Date: May 1, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2012/11/28/skillet-lasagna/ Modifications: We only had one can of whole tomatoes by mistake, so I used half a can of crushed tomatoes in addition. I added frozen chopped spinach to the tomato/sausage mix. Didn’t have any basil. … Continue reading

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Tortellini and Garden Vegetable Bake

Date: March 20th, 2013 Recipe: http://www.bhg.com/recipe/poultry/tortellini-and-garden-vegetable-bake/ Modifications: We don’t like mushrooms, so I omitted those. I added more carrots, and used frozen peas instead of snap peas. We bought chicken, but on that night I didn’t feel like going through that … Continue reading

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Broccoli Pesto Pasta

  Date: March 11, 2013 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2013/03/07/broccoli-pesto-pasta/ Modifications: None, but I did use the greek yogurt instead of cream and that worked well. Time to table: 20 minutes prep Servings: 4 adults Ben: Like Erin: Like Annie & Luke: Like Notes: … Continue reading

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Stromboli

Date: February 5, 2013 Recipe: http://www.dinneralovestory.com/stromboli/ Modifications: I wouldn’t call this a recipe, more of an idea, just like regular pizza. I liked this more than homemade pizza for some reason. I didn’t have ricotta, or fresh basil. I used onions, … Continue reading

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