Category Archive: Stove Top

P.S. Chorizo Patties

P.S. Chorizo Patties Engine 2

The recipe called for black quinoa which I didn’t have so I used Trader Joe’s Organic Tricolor Quinoa, subbed smoked paprika for regular and used Chile Ancho Powder instead of regular chili powder. Low and behold I didn’t have any fresh cilantro but the recipe only called for 1/4 cup so I didn’t think a …

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Butternut Squash & Bean Chili

Butternut Squash & Kidney Bean Chili

We are at the tail end of the Winter Squash season but if you can find a butternut squash you need to make this soup. I was in Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods the other day and both still have butternut squash in stock. My daughter Katy made this recipe first and she said I needed …

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Vegetarian Chili Burgers

Vegetarian Chili Burgers

Serve these up on a whole wheat bun if you wish. I prefer mine sans bun so I can enjoy the full flavor of every bite. These patties are dense and held together perfectly. They reheat in the microwave so go ahead and make a full batch on the weekend to enjoy all throughout the next …

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Smothered Chicken and Barley

Smothered Chicken and Barley

This is pure comfort food with the hearty chew of barley, the moist tender chicken thigh meat dusted with a lovely combination of spices all nestled in a sauce created with canned tomatoes and chicken broth. You might have everything on hand right now to make this dish. The end result is a thick creamy stew …

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Polenta Tamale Pie

Polenta Tamale Pie

This dish has plenty of good things to enjoy. Gooey cheese melted over the top of  a well seasoned ground beef and black bean enchilada filling which is layered over a bed of polenta cubes. Leftovers if you have any, reheat beautifully. This is going to become one of your favorite go to recipes when you need something …

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