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Cheesy Tuna Pasta

31 Dec

Cheesy Tuna Pasta (adapted from One Skillet Cheesy Tuna Pasta  at http://www.chelseasmessyapron.com)

  • 4 Tbs. butter
  • 2 c. milk
  • 1 c. water
  • 1/2 box (~6 oz.) spaghetti broken into pieces
  • 2 (5 oz.) cans tuna
  • 1/4 tsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. dry mustard (or 1/2 Tbs. liquid mustard)
  • 2 c. shredded cheese
  • 1 c. peas
  • 2 to 4 Tbs. pickles, minced
  • 1 tsp. dried parsley

In a large pot, over medium heat, add the butter, milk, water, spaghetti, tuna, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and mustard. Bring to a boil, then cover and turn heat to medium-low. Cook for 10-15 min. stirring every few minutes until thick. Add the cheese, peas, and parsley. Season to taste with salt, pepper, or hot sauce.

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Grain-free Biscuits

28 Dec

Grain-free Biscuits (adapted from recipe Paleo Biscuits at mynaturalfamily.com)

  • 1 c. almond flour
  • 1/3 c. coconut flour
  • 2/3 c. tapioca flour
  • 2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 5 Tbs. butter, cold and cut into chunks
  • 1/2 c. buttermilk (or 1/2 c. coconut milk + 1 tsp. lemon juice)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 c. cheese, shredded or cut into chunks.

Whisk together the first six ingredients. Cut the butter into the flour. Whisk together the eggs and buttermilk in a separate bowl. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until combined (do not overmix). Can mix in 1/2 c. shredded cheese.

Brown gravy

26 Jul

Brown gravy (good with turkey)

  • 4 Tbs. tallow
  • 4 Tbs. flour
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. dried garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. dried sage
  • 1.5 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 c. broth
  • 1 Tbs. unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt

Melt the tallow in a saucepan over med-low heat. Combine the spices in a bowl. Add the flour to the melted tallow and whisk thoroughly. Add the spices and whisk for 10-30 seconds. Add the 1/2 c. of broth, keep whisking. When combined, add the remaining 1.5 c. broth. Cook over med-low heat until thickened and turn to low. Before serving, add butter and salt.