Category Archives: pasta

Pesto Chicken Tetrazzini

Date: March 25th, 2019 Recipe: https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/pressure_cooker_pesto_chicken_tetrazzini/ Modifications: I added half an onion and didn’t follow the preparation instructions. What I did: Melt butter in dutch oven, saute onions, carrots and mushrooms until soft. Added in maybe a cup of chicken … Continue reading

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Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo

Date: January 26, 2019 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/mushroom-fettuccine Modifications: I added a chopped onion in with the garlic and mushrooms. I’m not sure I had quite the amount of mushrooms this calls for, we just had some leftover, so used what we had. When … Continue reading

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Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

Date: January 17, 2019 Recipe: https://pinchofyum.com/lemon-chicken-soup-with-orzo Time to table:  About an hour Servings: 6-8 adults Modifications: Added 2 chopped celery stalks, and used a full onion (Does anyone actually use half an onion??) I didn’t have pre-cooked chicken, so after sautéing the vegetables, … Continue reading

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Southern Baked Mac and Cheese

Date: January 12, 2019 Recipe: https://divascancook.com/southern-baked-macaroni-and-cheese-recipe/ Time to table:  1-1.5 hours (mostly baking/sitting time) Servings: This was a side dish – you’re supposed to use a 9×9 dish but I used an 8×8. It would easily serve 8 people as a side … Continue reading

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French Onion Beef Stroganoff

Date: November 9, 2018 Recipe: https://hostthetoast.com/french-onion-beef-stroganoff/ Time to table: I don’t remember, but it used caramelized onions, so certainly over an hour. Servings: Enough for dinner and some leftovers. Modifications: None! Erin: Like Ben: Love Kids: They ate it. Notes: For some reason our cheese did not … Continue reading

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slow cooker beef ragu with pappardelle

Date: April 30th, 2017 Recipe: http://pinchofyum.com/slow-cooker-beef-ragu-with-pappardelle Time to table: 15 minutes prep, 70 minutes cooking Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: I added an onion and some chopped spinach because we had some and its an easy way to … Continue reading

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Tuna Casserole

Date: October 5th Recipe: http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/tuna_casserole/ Time to table: 20-30 minutes prep, 20 minutes baking Servings: This will feed our family of 5 for 2 dinners Modifications: No mushrooms, but I added more broccoli than called for. I also put some cheese on top … Continue reading

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Orzo salad with roasted cauliflower, spinach, feta

Date: September 26th Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2016/09/15/orzo-salad-with-roasted-cauliflower/ Time to table: 20-30 minutes Servings: This fed me for 4 lunches and probably could have stretched to 5 Modifications: None   Erin: Love! I was getting sick of it by day 4 though. Notes: I don’t think anyone … 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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Tortellini with kale pesto and peas

Date: August 6th, 2014 Recipe: http://www.annies-eats.com/2014/06/09/tortellini-with-kale-pesto-and-peas/ Time to table: 45 minutes Servings: Two dinners worth Modifications: I used more kale and more peas than it called for, I just used an entire bunch of kale because I didn’t want any leftover. Ben: Like Erin: Like … Continue reading

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