Parmesean Acorn Squash

 

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Jayne

Happy Fall Everyone!

It’s officially here and the kids have returned to school.  Now is time for a little “mom” time during the day until they return.   A lot of time, this is where when I had kids at home I got more work done than ever, but the time would fly.  Continue reading

Beer Me

Beer Me

Brandon

Brandon

Bring on the comfort food! I love cooking, and I love beer – so naturally, I love cooking with beer. One of my favorite recipes featuring beer, and the easiest, is chili. Pair that with beer brats, onions and cheese all spread out on a fresh pretzel bun from Coborn’s Bakery and you’ve got yourself a perfect fall meal.

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Comfort Food Recipe – Chicken Noodle Soup

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Chicken Noodle Soup
Ingredients
  • 2 tsp. Butter
  • 1 Cup Celery, chopped
  • 1 Cup Carrot, chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. Thyme
  • 1 tsp. Poultry Seasoning
  • 5 Cans (14 Oz.) Chicken Broth
  • 2 tsp. Chicken Bouillon
  • 8 Oz. Egg Noodles
  • 2 Cups Cooked Chicken
  • Parsley
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in large pot.
  2. Saute the celery, carrot and onion for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Add thyme, poultry seasoning, chicken broth and bouillon.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Add noodles and chicken; cook on low for 20 min.
  6. Sprinkle with parsley.

 

Comfort Food Recipe – Chili

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Chili
Ingredients
  • 2 tsp. Oil
  • 2 Onions, chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Lb. Lean Ground Beef
  • 3/4 Lb. Beef Sirloin, cubed
  • 14 Oz. Can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Can Dark Beer
  • 1 Cup Strong Coffee
  • 12 Oz. Can Tomato Paste
  • 1 Can Beef Broth
  • 1/2 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3 1/2 Tbsp Chili Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp Cocoa
  • 1 tsp. Oregano
  • 1 tsp. Cayenne
  • 1 tsp. Coriander
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 4 Cans (15 Oz.) Kidney Beans
  • 4 Chili Peppers, chopped
Instructions
  1. Heat oil.
  2. Cook onions, garlic and meat until browned.
  3. Add tomatoes, beer, coffee, tomato paste and beef broth.
  4. Add brown sugar, spices, 2 cans of kidney beans and peppers; mix well.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  6. Add remaining 2 cans of kidney beans and simmer for another 30 minutes.

 

Comfort Food Recipe – Goulash

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Goulash
Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • 1 Lb. Ground Beef
  • 1 Medium Onion, chopped
  • 1 Medium Green Bell Pepper, chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves, diced and smashed
  • 8 Oz. Elbow Macaroni
  • 14 Oz. Can Tomatoes, diced
  • 15 Oz. Can Tomato Sauce
  • 15 Oz. Can Whole Kernel Corn
  • Salt and Pepper To Taste
Instructions
  1. Brown meat in large skillet.
  2. Add onion and bell pepper to skillet halfway through cooking.
  3. Drain excess fat from skillet and add garlic; stir.
  4. Boil pasta until al dente; drain.
  5. Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, corn and meat mixture to pasta; mix well.
  6. Season to taste.

 

Comfort Food Recipe – Tater Tot Hot Dish

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Tater Tot Hot Dish
Serves: 4-6
Ingredients
  • 1 Lb. Ground Beef
  • 1 Lb. Package Tater Tots
  • 14 Oz. Can Mixed Vegetables
  • 2 Cans (10 Oz.) Condensed Cream Of Mushroom Soup
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Brown ground beef (season to taste as it cooks) and drain off grease.
  3. Spread beef in bottom of a 2 quart baking dish.
  4. Drain liquid from vegetables and spread over the meat.
  5. Using rubber spatula, spread soup over top of vegetables and meat.
  6. Arrange a layer of tater tots over soup.
  7. Bake, uncovered for 50 minutes.
  8. Top with shredded cheese, if desired.