Posh Chicken & “Dumplings” (Gnocchi)

This really is an amazing dish. It was my first time trying gnocchi, and I told my wife it felt familiar, like a “posh chicken and dumplings”, but the flavor is amazing, and while I’m generally more function over form, you have to admit that it has quite a bit of visual appeal.

Sausage Potato Broccoli Cheddar Casserole

2 pounds hot ground pork sausage 2 pounds red potatoes (unpeeled), quartered and sliced 8 to 12 ounces broccoli, sweated and chopped The easiest way to sweat the broccoli is to put it in the microwave on high for 5 minutes with a tablespoon of butter, then drain. 16 ounces cheddar cheese, cubed 1 mediumContinue reading “Sausage Potato Broccoli Cheddar Casserole”

Slow Cooker Potato Soup

This recipe seems like a lot, but it serves roughly 6 to 8 people (or, as we used it, 4 people twice). We made some homemade bread-maker white bread for the first meal and sweet cornbread for the second, and both went very well with the dish. Everyone (old folks, teenagers, and even my 1-year-oldContinue reading “Slow Cooker Potato Soup”

Green Beans

1 can (14.5 ounces) green beans 1 cube chicken bullion 2 to 3 ounces breast milk or formula Optional: 1/8 teaspoon black pepper Directions: Place green beans, bullion, and optional black pepper into a 2-quart pot. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Allow to cool slightly. Place all ingredients into a blender; blend until smooth.Continue reading “Green Beans”