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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Tahani Goddess Chicken by Jen

3 lbs. of chicken breasts
3/4 c water

1 cube chicken bouillon
1/4 c tahini (sesame paste)
2 T soy sauce
1 T honey
2 t minced fresh ginger

2 t butter 
Place chicken in a gallon-sized freezer bag.  Mix all other ingredients together.  Pour sauce over meat. 

Serving Day:
Thaw completely. Discard marinade.  Grill or bake until cooked to 160 degrees. 

Crockpot - Cook low from frozen on low 6-8 hours. 

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Cincinnati Style Crockpot Chili w/ Spaghetti by Beth

2 lb. ground beef (I used 90/10 since the fat cannot be drained from this recipe)
6 oz. tomato paste
1 qt. water
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 T. white vinegar
1 T. salt
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 1/2 T. chili powder
1 T. pepper
2 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. cumin
16 oz. spaghetti noodles
16 oz. block sharp cheddar cheese, finely grated
In gallon size freezer bag, combine RAW beef with the next 10 ingredients.  Seal and mash up bag to mix ingredients, breaking up pieces of meat.  Lay flat to freeze.
Serving Day:
Thaw completely in the fridge.  Pour in crockpot and cook on low all day (or on high for about 4 hours).  Cook spaghetti noodles according to package directions; drain.  Serve chili on top of bed of spaghetti; top with handful (or two) of cheese.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Pizza Meatloaf by Tiffany

8 servings

2 eggs
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon season salt
1 cup crushed saltines (I used bread crumbs)
6 oz pizza sauce
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup shredded mozzarella
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 pound ground beef
1 pound ground Italian sausage
additional 2 oz pizza sauce
additional 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella

1. In a large bowl, mix the eggs, pepper, season salt, crackers/bread crumbs, 6 oz pizza sauce, Parmesan cheese, 1/4 cup mozzarella and oregano.

2. Add beef and sausage and mix well.

3. Add mixture to loaf pan. Put additional pizza sauce and mozzarella in separate freezer bags. Place bag of cheese and sauce on top of meat in loaf pan. Wrap in aluminum foil and freeze.

On Cooking Day
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, bake 50 minutes.

2. Spread remaining pizza sauce over top of loaf and bake 10 minutes.

3. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella and return to oven for 5 minutes more.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Chicken, Broccoli, Bacon & Potato Bake by Jackie

Recipe adapted from

5 cups diced red potatoes 3 cups diced boneless skinless chicken breast 2 cups frozen broccoli 1/3 cup cooked, crumbled bacon 1/4 cup sliced onion cups shredded cheddar cheese ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp pepper ½ tsp garlic powder ½ cup heavy cream 2 Tbsp butter, cut into small pieces
  • Grease 9x13in. foil baking pan.
  • Layer ingredients in pan in this order: potatoes, chicken, broccoli, bacon, onion.
  • In a small bowl, mix salt, pepper, and garlic powder into the heavy cream. 
  • Pour heavy cream over ingredients.
  • Top with pieces of butter.
  • Sprinkle cheese on top.
  • Cover with foil.  Label and freeze.

Serving Day:  
Bake on 350, covered for one hour or until chicken is cooked through and potatoes are tender.

Jerk Chicken by Alicia

This recipe is from:

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 + 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice

Combine all ingredients in a Ziploc freezer bag. Add chicken breasts and freeze flat.
To bake:
  1. Thaw.  Heat oven to 425°F. Bake chicken in a shallow baking dish for 10 minutes, flip over, then bake for another 10-20 minutes or until done.