Category Archives: rice

Mexican Lasagna

Date: January 21, 2019 Recipe: Marginally based on this recipe, but here’s what I did: Ingredients: 3 cups prepared rice (I used basmati) 2 bell peppers, chopped 1-2 onions, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed … Continue reading

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Chicken Broccoli Yellow Curry

Date: January 2, 2019 Recipe: Curry paste: https://pinchofyum.com/easy-homemade-yellow-curry-paste Kind of used this as the basis for the recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/thai-yellow-chicken-curry-with-potatoes Time to table: About an hour total including chopping and prep – could have been sped up if I went faster … Continue reading

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Garlic Butter Mushroom Risotto

Date: November 17th, 2018 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/garlic-butter-mushroom-risotto Time to table: About 15-20 minutes of chopping time, 30 minutes of cook time Servings: I increased it a bit from the original recipe, ours would have served at least 8 adults Modifications: I added … Continue reading

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Korean BBQ Yum Yum Bowls

(I’m going to go back and post a lot of meals I had taken pictures of over the past few months – most Ben made so he can come and modify these posts if he made any changes that I … Continue reading

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Creamy Thai Sweet Potato Curry

Date: May 1st, 2017 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/creamy-thai-sweet-potato-curry Time to table: 30 minutes Servings: A full dinner with some leftovers for lunches Modifications: None Erin: Like Ben: Like Kids: Annie and Luke not so much (scary new food!), Charlie enjoyed it. Notes: I made the curry … 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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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: *Do not use the InstantPot for this* There’s not enough liquid to get it up to pressure … 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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