Category Archives: rice

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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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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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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Simple Chicken Curry

Date: April 28 Recipe: http://navigatingthemothership.blogspot.com/2015/04/5-minute-chicken-curry-with-spicy.html Modifications:  Had chard for the greens, didn’t use hot sauce. Used previously cooked and frozen shredded chicken as Laura did. Time to table: Probably a half hour or more because I forgot to cook the rice, which frequently … 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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Orange Beef and Broccoli

Date: May 1, 2014 Recipe: http://iowagirleats.com/2014/04/21/lighter-orange-beef-and-broccoli/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Probably 4 adults Modifications: None intentional, BUT Ben for SOME REASON did not get the orange so there was no orange zest in the sauce so it wasn’t very “orangey” – I was … 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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Chicken and Rice

Date: June 17, 2013 Recipe: http://www.dinneralovestory.com/chicken-and-rice-for-beginners/ Modifications:  Added a red pepper since we had some, and used one large onion. We did also have asparagus (as you can plainly see) but broiled it instead of mixing in as suggested in her … Continue reading

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Crock-Pot Cheesy Chicken & Broccoli

Date: February 20th, 2013 Recipe: http://clippingmoney.blogspot.com/2012/07/crock-pot-cheesy-chicken-brocolli-over.html Time to table: 30 minutes prep, 6 hours cook time. Servings: Two dinners Ben: Dislike Erin: Dislike Annie & Luke: Like Notes: This meal was a case of the kids liking it, but us … Continue reading

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