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    Bachelor - Student Chow

    I hate cooking and thus don’t put in a great deal of effort into it, but I created this monstrosity many years ago and have been cooking it on a regular basis. Chuck in a bunch of rice into a rice cooker with some chopped onion and frozen veggies (fleshly chopped veggies would...
    LordNothing LordNothing
    26-30, M
    Mar 9, 2011

    Hand-held Apple Pies

    I made these for the first time tonight, and my hubby loved them. Next time, I will add extra cinnamon and brown sugar to the apple sauce, but that is just personal preference. Here you go!Hand-Held Apple Pies Refrigerated crescent roll dough Cream cheese Chunky applesauce...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita
    31-35, F
    Apr 18, 2012

    Chicken Adobo

        I want to share my kids' favorite "adobo".Its a Filipino dish.Hope someone try this and give me a feed back.Its simple and easy to prepare.Ingredients:500 g. chicken(any part you prefer)-cut into serving portions1 medium potato1/4   c. soy sauce1/4   c. vinegar 2 tbsp...
    JulyRocker JulyRocker
    36-40, F
    12 Responses Apr 13, 2011

    Yummy Yummy Get In My Tummy Chili Cheese Dip

    OK this one is sooooooooo easy and cheep cheep like the little birdy said as he flew over KMart! LOL I crack myself up!Preheat over to 350 degrees (I have no clue what it is for our Canadian friends)In a 13x9 inch pan (you know the longer one for casseroles) spread two packages...
    Caramelicious Caramelicious
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 11, 2013

    Easy Fish Tacos Makes About 10 Servings.

    30 breaded frozen fish sticks 1/2 cup vegetable oil 10 corn tortillas 1/2 pound finely shredded red cabbage 3/4 cup tartar sauce 3/4 cup salsa Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Arrange fish sticks in a single layer on a baking sheet, and...
    lilmissboo lilmissboo
    22-25, F
    Aug 3, 2011

    Lookin For A Tasy Tomato Salsa Recipe!

    Hello. Does anyone have a recipe for salsa that they could share with me, please. The only ingredient that I do not care for is cilantro.Spicy would be wonderful. Thank you so much!
    NorthernMan1966 NorthernMan1966
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Feb 4, 2013

    Best Value In The Supermarket

    Frozen spinach. At about $1.25 per box, it packs the same nutrients as about three bags of the fresh stuff.Best Sauteed Spinach:Cook spinach in microwave according to package directions. Drain well.In a medium-hot skillet, add olive oil, fresh chopped garlic, and cayenne/red...
    PrincessAstrid PrincessAstrid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 22, 2011

    Cowboy Cassarole

    1 bag frozen tater tots 1 can cream of chicken soup 2-3 tablespoons sour cream 1/3-1/2 cup milk 1 lb ground chuck or preferred choice 1 can corn or cup of frozen corn 1 bag 2 cups of Mild cheese * Brown hamburger meat and drain then add back to pan, add can of cream of chicken...
    lilmissboo lilmissboo
    22-25, F
    Aug 3, 2011

    The Ultimate Cookbook - What I Would Like To See In Print

    I can't count the number of cookbooks that I have purchased or even taken from the library that simply fall short of giving me what I want in a cookbook. I have gone through hundreds of pages and hundreds of recipes which only less than one hand's worth of fingers are actually...
    RAYT721 RAYT721
    51-55, M
    Jan 7, 2012


    Hello, I am new to Ep. I am looking for some new recipes that are easy to make and Budget friendly. Please message me or comment thanks. Have a good one.
    lilmissboo lilmissboo
    22-25, F
    Aug 3, 2011

    Curried Albacore Tuna over noodles

    I found a thrifty, tasty and gourmet item at my Trader Joes. For $3.49/lb you can buy frozen albacore tuna "chunks". They also offer Ahi tuna and Mahi Mahi "chunks" compared to $7.99/lb for the "steaks". I think that the medallions are much quicker and probably tastier. My recipe...
    Missalaineyeus Missalaineyeus
    46-50, F
    Jul 8, 2012

    Ice Cream Sandwiches Makes 12 Servings.

    1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/2 cup butterscotch chips 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream, softened Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C...
    lilmissboo lilmissboo
    22-25, F
    Aug 3, 2011

    Wanna Eat Healther

    i like healthy food i just don't eat it every well, my favorite foods are fast foods. but i then i found a recipe that is really good and i like making it. its really easy and fast. 6 ingredients and that's it. plus i found this other recipe that i made up i like it a lot. it...
    zizapatter zizapatter
    26-30, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2009

    Meat Loaf Soup

    five pounds of burger and three pounds of ground pork broke up and browned in a pan add peppers onions and cellery and saute then add one can beef broth three cans of cream of cellery soup and water to make soupy. Let it simmer for about 45 minutes to an hour then dish out in...
    thenewestdaughter thenewestdaughter
    36-40, F
    May 13, 2012

    Wanted: Recipes!

    Chillequias: per portion: 1 tsp veg oil 2 corn tortillas cut into six triangles ea 2 eggs  mixed 2 tbl sp of enchilada sauce 2 tbl sp of queso fresco (in mex cheese area of local grocery or carniceria) in over med head, med frying pan, fry tortillas in oil until almost crisp...
    tsgreen tsgreen
    41-45, F
    May 18, 2011

    Easy Baked Spagetti

    3/4 pound lean ground beef 1 (16 ounce) jar spaghetti sauce 1 pound spaghetti 1 cup shredded mild Cheddar cheese Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). In large skillet, cook hamburger until brown. Mix spaghetti sauce into skillet. Reduce heat and...
    lilmissboo lilmissboo
    22-25, F
    Aug 3, 2011

    No-worries Crock Pot Chicken

    This is so easy it almost makes itself.  I did not list clear amounts in the ingredients because it all depends upon how large a crock pot you have.  Use whatever chicken part(s) happen to be on sale; I personally prefer thighs or leg quarters.  In the same vein, this works...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Mar 30, 2011

    Doesn't Really Have A Name...

    This is just something I threw together for the first time last February. I was doing a special fast & was limited on foods I could eat. This is cheap, fast, easy, healthy, and most important of all, tasty! Brown rice Green bell pepper Can of black beans Green Tabasco sauce I...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 21, 2010

    Chicken Taco Soup!

    I made this for the first time for dinner last night. It turned out better than I thought it would. It is perfect for a cool night. This is a thicker soup, and rather filling. Instead of adding the tortilla chips to the soup while cooking, I let everyone add it to their own...
    VendettaVita VendettaVita
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Oct 18, 2011

    A Handy, Flavourful Kitchen Staple

    I've found that dry chicken soup base (low sodium, no msg) makes a really handy, flavourful kitchen staple.  You can find it in your local bulk food store, and you can find beef and vegetable soup bases there as well.  It's so inexpensive that two cups of dry soup base might...
    roughNready roughNready
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2011

    Abbys Mexican Chicken

    When i grew up there was a cafe called Abbys and you could get all sorts off diffrent things and my mom would bring home new stuff all the time. But i had loved her mexican chicken . So my mom asked how she made it and was surprised at how easy it was. So here you go... 4 Bonless...
    akasharose akasharose
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2011
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