Category Archives: one dish meal

Cheesy Chicken and Broccoli-Rice Casserole

Date: December 30th, 2013 (last meal cooked in 2013!) Recipe: 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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Skillet Lasagna

Date: May 1, 2013 Recipe: 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: 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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Skillet Shepherd’s Pie

Date: March 18th, 2013 Recipe: Modifications: I used a couple more carrots and celery stalks than it called for because we had extra. I also cooked the ground beef separately because I wanted to drain the fat. Time to table: … Continue reading

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Date: December 27th, 2012 Recipe: Page 492-493 of “How to Cook Everything”. The steps below are a summary, this dish is hard to screw up, so don’t worry about being too exact. Soak the beans overnight the day before Place … Continue reading

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Squash and Bacon Macaroni and Cheese

Date: December 16, 2012 Recipe: Modifications:  None Time to table: About an hour prep, 20 minutes baking time Servings: At least 6 adult servings – it fills a 13×9 pan Ben: Love (leftovers just “like”) Erin: Love (and I loved … Continue reading

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Crockpot Lentil Veggie Stew

Date: December 4th, 2012 Recipe: Time to table: 30 minutes + 8 hours cook time Servings: 2 dinners Ben: Dislike Erin: Like Annie: Like Notes: I really didn’t like this meal, though apparently we’ve had it before. It was just … Continue reading

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Spinach Artichoke Pasta

Date: October 22, 2012 Recipe: Modifications: I halved the recipe to fit in an 8×8 pan, and then did bake it for a bit because I wanted to. Time to table: 20 mins prep, 20 mins baking time Servings: 6 … Continue reading

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Sweet potato and black bean enchiladas

Date: October 16, 2012 Recipe: Modifications: None, actually. Well, we forgot the cilantro I guess. Time to table: 60 minutes Servings: 9 good sized enchiladas Ben: Love Erin: Love Annie: Like Notes: These were excellent! They didn’t have any sauce … Continue reading

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Lasagna Soup

Date: October 10, 2012 Recipe: Modifications:  Did not add red pepper flakes. Just used one onion, didn’t measure out 3 cups. Probably didn’t have quite 2 cups of mozzarella since we had to borrow it from our neighbor’s but it … Continue reading

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