Category Archives: Vegetables

Fish Chowder

Fish Chowder

Yield: 4 servings

1 c Water
1/8 ts Thyme
1 c Diced Potatoes
1 c Half And Half
3 Slices Of Bacon
1/2 ts Salt
1 md Onion
1/4 ts Pepper
3/4 lb Fish Fillets
2 tb Fresh Parsley

Bring water to a boil in a Dutch oven; add potatoes. Cover and cook 10
minutes. Fry bacon until transparent; add onion, and cook until onion is
soft and bacon is lightly browned. Add bacon, onion, bacon drippings, fish
fillets, and thyme to potatoes. Simmer 10 minutes or until potatoes are
tender. Stir in half and half, salt, pepper, simmer 5 minutes. Sprinkle
with parsley.

Arizona Chicken

Arizona Chicken

4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
1 tablespoon butter
1/2 cup prepared salsa
2 tablespoons lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1. Pound each breast between sheets of plastic wrap to a uniform
thickness of 1/2 inch. Spread with mustard.

2. In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add chicken,
and cook 3-4 minutes on each side. Stir salsa and lime juice
together and add to skillet.

3. Simmer gently, uncovered, until chicken is cooked through
and sauce has thickened, about 6-8 minutes. Sprinkle with
cilantro, if desired.

4. Serve hot with steamed rice.

Sage Pot Roast

Sage Pot Roast

1 lean boneless beef chuck roast — (about 5 lbs)
1 tablespoon cooking oil
2 teaspoons rubbed dried sage
1/2 teaspoon salt — optional
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 cup beef broth
6 medium red potatoes — cut in half
4 carrots — cut into 2″ pieces
2 medium onions — quartered
5 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup water

In a Dutch oven, brown roast on both sides in oil. Season with sage, salt and
pepper. Add beef broth. Cover and bake at 325 degrees for 2 1/2 hours. Add
potatoes, carrots and onions. Cover and bake 1 hour longer or until the meat is tender and vegetables are cooked. Remove roast and vegetables to a serving platter and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and water; stir into pan juices. Cook until thickened and bubbly. Serve with the roast.

Creamy Beef Stroganoff

Creamy Beef Stroganoff

1 sirloin steak (1 1/2 pounds)
2 T. vegetable oil
1 1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, minced
1/2 cup dry sherry
1/2 cup beef broth
1 T. grated lemon zest
1 t. dried chervil leaves
1 t. dried parsley flakes
1/2 t. salt
Freshly ground pepper
1 pkg. cream cheese, cubed (3 oz)
1 container (8 oz) sour cream
Hot cooked noodles
Additional freshly ground pepper

Partially freeze steak; slice diagonally across grain into 1/4″ strips. In a large skillet, brown meat in hot oil; remove meat, reserving pan drippings in skillet. In reserved pan drippings, sauté mushrooms, onion and garlic until tender. Return meat to skillet; add sherry and next 6 ingredients. Cook over medium low heat 10 to 12 minutes or until most of liquid evaporates. Remove from heat; add cream cheese, stirring until cheese melts. Cool. To store: Refrigerate meat mixture in a tightly covered container up to 2 days or freeze mixture in an airtight container up to 2 weeks. To serve: If frozen, thaw in refrigerator. In a large pan, cook over medium heat until simmering, stirring frequently. Stir in sour cream; cook just until hot. Do not boil. Serve stroganoff over noodles. Sprinkle with additional ground pepper. Serves 4 to 6

Baked Potato Casserole

Baked Potato Casserole

1 pkg frozen diced potatoes

6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

2 stalks green onion, chopped and sautéed

2C shredded cheese

1C sour cream

salt and pepper to taste

After frying bacon & sautéing onions, let cool. Mix all ingredients together (no need to thaw potatoes). Place in ziploc. Freeze flat. To serve: thaw. Place in baking dish. Bake 30 min @ 325 or until potatoes are tender. During last 10 minutes, top with additional shredded cheese, if desired.