Kevin’s InstantPot Pot Roast/ Stroganoff/ Stew-Thing-Dinner

By Kevin Pettway / October 26, 2018 /

You can go a couple of different directions with this recipe, depending on how long you simmer it for at the end. The longer the simmer, the saucier and less soupy it will be. It’s a matter of preference though. It’s pretty wonderful either way.

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Kevin’s Hot Smoked Chicken and Avocado Soup

By Kevin Pettway / November 26, 2017 /

Ingredients: 48 ounces chicken/bone broth (I like the bone) Salt to taste (For soups, I often salt with chicken base paste.) 1/2 cup white wine 1/4 cup olive oil 2 medium onions, roughly chopped 4 medium carrots, chopped 4 stalks of celery, chopped 3 avocados, cubed 2 large poblano peppers 3 chicken breasts, pounded flat chopped cilantro…

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Not Granddad’s Stroganoff

By Kevin Pettway / July 2, 2015 /

This recipe must begin with an apology. My dear, departed Granddad made the best stroganoff ever… until now. My poor sister will likely never forgive me for this, but I gotta be true. Sorry, Sisterita. The upside is that this recipe is super-easy to make, and pretty forgiving of substitutions, so have some fun with…

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Taco Soup

By Lena Shore / December 3, 2014 /

1 pound ground beef (or turkey) 1 onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon cumin 1 teaspoon chili powder (Kevin used taco seasoning) 8 ounces cream cheese 2 10-ounce cans of Rotel tomatoes (Kevin used diced fresh tomatoes and chopped up a poblano pepper) 2 cans of beef broth (we used chicken broth) Brown meat…

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Turkey Meatball

By Kevin Pettway / September 15, 2013 /

Ingredients: 2 Pounds Ground Turkey 2 Eggs ½ Cup Rye or Chickpea Flour ½ Cup Minced Red Onion 2 Tablespoons Minced Fresh Ginger 6 Minced Garlic Cloves ¼ Cup Chopped Fresh Parsley ¼ Cup Chopped Fresh Basil or Parsley ½ Cup Minced Zucchini 2 Minced Celery Stalks 1 Minced Jalapeno Pepper, seeds and ribs removed…

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Oak Street Saucy Chicken and Mushrooms

By Kevin Pettway / April 10, 2013 /

4 chicken thighs — whole, 2 chicken breasts — filleted, all deboned and skinned 3 tablespoons olive oil, the yummiest oil there is 8 cloves 2 bay leaves 3 tablespoons vinegar, red wine is fine, though anything but white will do 2 tablespoons agave 1½ cups sour cream Salt and pepper 1 cup chicken broth Flour…

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Lena’s Lasagna

By Lena Shore / November 21, 2012 /

This is the lasagna you make for people who don’t like traditional lasagna. It’s a departure, but great and easy to make. I’ve probably made it 100 times and it’s always been a hit, even with my friends who “don’t like lasagne”. 1.5 pounds of ground meat (we use turkey or buffalo or a combination)…

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Kevin’s Awesome® Blackened Fish Filets

By Kevin Pettway / May 25, 2011 /

Seasoning Ingredients 1 and 1/2 tablespoons paprika 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 tablespoon ground dried thyme 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon salt Directions Mix it up. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Hard,…

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Kevin’s Awesome® Sloppy Jays (Sloppy Joes Inspired by Modern Family)

By Kevin Pettway / February 8, 2011 /

Ingredients 1 pound of ground turkey 1/3rd of a large onion, diced 4-5 cloves of garlic, diced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 eight ounce can of tomato sauce 1 six ounce can of tomato paste 2 tablespoons molasses 1 tablespoon dijon mustard 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar salt and pepper to taste hamburger buns Directions…

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“Sweet and Spicy”, Crispy Chicken Wings

By Kevin Pettway / May 9, 2010 /

While Lena and I have been making an effort to eat better recently, if you’re hosting a party or a full day of watching LotR with friends, there’s very little that’s better or more appropriate than a giant pile of chicken wings and a case of beer. Frozen chicken wings 1/2 a stick of butter…

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