Red Beans and Rice is a comfort food and a favorite in our house! We cook this all in one pot and while we have the rice going in the rice cooker. This is a meal you can have on the table in less than 15 minutes. I don't often freezer cook, but red beans and rice is a great example of a meal that you could freezer prep and get it made even faster. When I get peppers and onions in our produce co-op basket, I automatically come home and slice and freeze them. When a recipe calls for them,
For a special supper, slow-roast a pork shoulder. Start the roast in the morning, and it will be ready for dinner. The skin crisps to crunchy cracklings, and the meat melts with juicy tenderness. Serve it with carrots butter-steamed in a slow-cooker, then finished with cream and olives. Add sauteed kale or a frisee salad and bread to round out the menu.
Here’s a slow-cooked version of an old campfire classic. Pioneers and cowboys would cook this kind of meal over a milk can on an open fire, letting the flavors and textures blend together beautifully. —Nick Iverson, Denver, Colorado Skip links
This flavorful loaf is perfect for the holidays, or anytime you want a hearty main dish. It can be made with fresh or dried herbs. Make two loaves while you’re at it and freeze one for leftovers. This is delicious topped with Creamy Mushroom Gravy! Print Lentil & Rice Loaf Prep time: 50 mins Cook...Read More »
This Paleo Chicken and Rice Casserole is a Whole30-friendly and low carb twist on a classic comfort meal that your entire family will love! When it comes to warm, comforting meals, casseroles are the way to
This is a frugal and handy mix to have around! Make up a batch and you can make some for dinner and give the rest as a gift. Or, keep it on hand for whenever you need a tasty rice side dish.—Marcia Hostetter, Canton, New York Skip links
As the oldest of eight girls growing up on the farm, I began cooking at an early age! This soup—which I first had at my sister's house—brings me compliments no matter where I serve it. —Elienore Myhre, Balaton, Minnesota Skip links