Monthly Archives: October 2009

Crockpot Refried Beans

An easy and tasty recipe! Crockpot Refried Beans 1 1/2 c dry pinto beans, rinsed2 1/2 c water2 c low-sodium chicken broth1/2 onion, chopped1/2 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped4 cloves garlic, minced2 tsp salt1 tsp pepper1/4 tsp cumin 1) Stir … Continue reading

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Chickpea Potato Curry

This curry isn’t what I expected from a curry, but it was really tasty! Very quick and easy for a weeknight dinner. We served it over rice, but it was so hearty we found that rice wasn’t really necessary. Chickpea … Continue reading

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Crockpot Stroganoff

This is a great crockpot dish. We followed the many reviews/modifications on AllRecipes and it’s perfect! Jason likes it with beef, but I made some modifications to make it with chicken (in parentheses). Crockpot Stroganoff 1-2 lbs. cubed beef stew … Continue reading

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Applesauce

We bought a mixed half bushel (approx. 25 lbs) of gala, fiji, golden delicious, and empire apples, along with 1/2 peck of macintosh and 1/2 peck of jonagolds. If we had bought all of these apples here in Nova, we … Continue reading

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Dill Pickles

We finally cracked open the first jar of dill pickles that we canned back in August. They are pretty good…a little salty and not quite as crunchy as I’d like, but I’d definitely make them again. Dill Pickles 8 lbs. … Continue reading

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Salted Fudge Brownies

These brownies turned out different than I expected but were still very good…and they got rave reviews from my colleagues. I totally thought I overbaked these as I put them in for the full 35 mins and the top looked … Continue reading

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