Category Archives: rice

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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Burrito Soup

Date: January 1st, 2013 Recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2008/12/15/crockpot-burrito-soup/ Modifications: We used ground turkey instead of beef, just a personal preference. Time to table: 30 minutes prep, couple hours cook time Servings: 4 adults Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Love Notes: This soup is … Continue reading

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Burrito Bowls

Date: August 25th, 2012 Recipe: Chipotle cilantro lime rice: (I got the recipe from a website, but I cannot remember where, apologies) Long grain brown rice, cooked according to directions When the rice is done, add 1 T of butter, … Continue reading

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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Date: August 19th, 2012 Recipe: http://annies-eats.com/2011/10/12/chicken-and-sausage-gumbo/ Modifications:  I used boneless skinless thighs, and only 1 pound. I also didn’t have time to simmer for as long as she indicates, so the first simmer was about 45 minutes, and the second was … Continue reading

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Herbed Risotto with Chicken and Carmelized Onions

Date: 4/9/2012 Recipe: http://annies-eats.com/2011/01/13/herbed-risotto-with-chicken-and-caramelized-onions/ Modifications: I cooked 3 chicken breasts, but it seemed like FAR too much chicken – I probably only used 1.5 and then we saved the rest for another meal. I also forgot the butter at the end … Continue reading

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Adobo seasoned chicken and rice

Date: 12/18/2011 Recipe: http://www.deliciousmeliscious.com/2011/12/adobo-seasoned-chicken-and-rice.html Modifications: I’ve never heard of, nor could we find, tomato powder, so we substituted tomato paste. We used boneless, skinless chicken thighs as well so we didn’t have as much meat as the original recipe called for. … Continue reading

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Sour cream cod and cheesy spinach rice

Date: 12/11/2011 Fish recipe: http://lizscookingblog.blogspot.com/2009/01/sour-cream-halibut.html Rice recipe: http://ellysaysopa.com/2011/10/07/creamy-cheesy-garlicky-rice-with-spinach/ Time to table: 60 minutes Modifications: We used cod instead of halibut from the recipe because the halibut was over twice the price of cod and we just don’t care that much. Servings: 2 … Continue reading

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