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Recipes I've Shared:

Plum Cake, based on a (Martha Stewart) Living magazine recipe

This recipe is a nice plum cake, from a 'Martha Stewart' LIVING magazine; apparently it's an old recipe of a family friend of the cooking editor.

I used olive oil, because it's covid quarantine time, and that's what I had on hand.

Easy Asian Sauce by the spoonful

Can use any brand; these are what we had on hand
Use on noodles (good on soba (buckwheat)), vegetables, and protein

Super Easy Asian-ish StirFry Chicken, Veg, and Rice

Happy Chinese New Year!
I threw this together fast for dinner since it was Asian New Year; I served with eggrolls for others or soup; some Japanese soba noodles, and a Lean Cuisine Sweet and Sour Korean Beef.

Easy and Fast Acorn Squash Broth Soup

Super easy and quick soup to use up what you have on hand; can be blended into a bisque, but I preferred as a broth, since I opted to omit dairy; in this case, the squash functions as a faux pasta/grain, something to chew on, but vegetative ;)

Easy & Fast Mexican 3 Bean Casserole / Lasagna

This fast and easy, high protein bean casserole (can be vegan by omitting dairy cheese or using vegan cheese) Mexican vegetarian main dish (can be eaten as a side too) is made of pantry items; 3 cans of beans, a cute little can of green chilies, a jar of salsa, a can of ro-tel tomatoes, some corn tortillas, and some cheese.

Layer it all together & bake.

Ridiculously Easy and Fast Mexican Chicken Microwave Casserole

This is great to use up leftover chicken, maybe from a rotisserie chicken, along with pantry canned goods. Using the microwave makes it super fast. I *did* carmelize* onions, but could substitute salsa instead.

Ukrainian Pierogies, Large Batch; can be halved/quartered

Authentic, classic, ukrainian-cheese pierogies, like Mama taught me to make; Big batches (5 pounds potatoes=80 ounces) for family Christmas dinners, but can be halved or quartered for a manageable amount for smaller occasions
Serve w/: sour cream, fried onions, bacon chunks, or sausage (kielbasa)
Alternate fillings: drained cottage cheese for the cheddar (w/ potatoes), or forget potatoes & do sauerkraut, or just cheese; OR blueberries, strawberries, etc.

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies, Vegan

Not super sweet, pretty healthy, easy! mainstream vegan cookies

Curried Pumpkin Lentil Soup (vegan)

Simple and quick to make, this soup is high in potassium, vitamin A, manganese, and folate, and some protein, this is a a good soup to use up some of your spice cabinet spices that are just sitting there; they can be swapped, omitted, switched out, etc.