Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Cacciatore
 
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Italian
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Ingredients
  • 3½ - 4 lb. chicken, cut up
  • ½ c. flour
  • ½ c. olive or cooking oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 medium onions, finely chopped
  • 1 can tomato paste
  • 1 green pepper, finely diced
  • 2 c. diced tomatoes
  • ¼ lb. mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp oregano
Instructions
  1. Dredge pieces of chicken with flour. Heat oil in large skillet.
  2. Brown chicken on all sides in oil. Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Cover; simmer 1 hour or until tender.
  4. Serve with hot cooked spaghetti & grated Parmesan cheese.

Photo Courtesy of Peter Sejersen on Flickr

Pioneer Stew

Pioneer Stew
 
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Recipe type: Entree
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Ingredients
  • 2 lbs. beef or lamb stew meat
  • 4 tbsp oil or Crisco
  • ½ c. flour
  • 2 c. chicken or beef bouillon
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 carrots. cut in 2" pieces
  • 4 medium potatoes, quartered
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a heavy saucepan with cover, melt Crisco (or heat oil). Dredge beef or lamb meat & brown in hot oil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat.
  2. Add onions & garlic. Cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add bouillon, bay leaf, thyme, salt, & pepper. cover & simmer for 1½ hours. Add potatoes & carrots.
  4. Cover & simmer for 30 more minutes or until meat & vegetables are tender. Stir in vinegar. Add more salt & pepper as needed.

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Zucchini Relish

Michelle Says: This is better than pickle relish!

Zucchini Relish
 
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Recipe type: Condiments
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Ingredients
  • 10 c. small-medi zucchini
  • 4 c. onions
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 green pepper
  • 4 tbsp salt
  • 2½ c. apple cider vinegar
  • 3 c. sugar
  • 1 tbsp nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. Grind or chop finely the zucchini, onions, red & green peppers. Add salt.
  2. Let stand in a covered bowl overnight. After letting stand, drain & rinse in cold water. Drain again.
  3. Add remainder of ingredients. Cook 30 minutes until hot & lightly bubbling, stirring often.
  4. To seal in jars, place mixture into scalding pint jars. Close with hot seals & place, upside down, on a clean town until cool.

 

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McMurphy’s Kickass Homefries

McMurphy's Kickass Homefries
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
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Ingredients
  • 2 Russet or Yukon Gold potatoes
  • ½ green bell pepper
  • ½ onion
  • 2 strips bacon, roughly chopped
  • butter
  • salt & pepper
Instructions
  1. Make sure your potatoes are washed & diced. Leave the skin on.
  2. Put the potatoes in a pot of water, approximately 3 qts, with 1 tbsp of kosher salt on the stove. Turn hear on high & bring to a boil until potatoes are fork tender.
  3. Dice the onion & bell pepper. In a cast iron skillet, render the bacon with the onions & peppers on medium heat.
  4. Strain potatoes & throw into the cast iron skillet with the peppers & onions & a pat of butter.
  5. Really mash down with the weight of another skillet, & set on medium-medium low heat until you finish cooling the rest of your breakfast, about 5-10 minutes. The bottom should form a nice crust on it.
  6. Salt & pepper to taste. Add a dash of hot sauce if you like.