Homemade Organic Fresh Take Cottage Pie

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

To Make the Mashed Potatoes:

  1. Rinse the potatoes thoroughly under cold running water; Chop the potatoes into cubes of the same size.
  2. In a stock pot, bring 4 quarts of unchlorinated and unfluoridated water to a boil; Add the cubed potatoes and cook for 20 minutes, or until fork tender then strain the potatoes reserving the cooking water.
  3. Place the cooked potatoes, butter, 1 cup reserved potato cooking water, and the cheese blend from the Homemade Organic Copycat Kraft Fresh Take Rosemary and Garlic recipe into a medium mixing bowl; Mash until well combined and smooth, adding additional potato water if necessary.

To Make the Beef Stew:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° Fahrenheit.
  2. Meanwhile, start defrosting the meat mix:  Pour 1/4 cup water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen meat mix, carrots and onions.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic (if using); Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  3. Add the flour, salt, parsley, rosemary, thyme, ground peppercorns and sage to the beef mixture and stir until well combined.
  4. Add the peas, green beans, beef stock and vegetable stock, stir until thoroughly combined; Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer and cook until thickened and bubbly.

To assemble the casserole:

  1. Place the beef stew mixture in the bottom of an 8″ x 8″ casserole dish.
  2. Carefully top the stew mixture with the potato mixture.
  3. Sprinkle the breadcrumb and seasoning blend from the Homemade Organic Copycat Fresh Take Rosemary and Garlic recipe on top of the casserole.
  4. Bake at 375° Fahrenheit for 35 minutes, or until the casserole is bubbly around the edges and the breadcrumbs are a light golden brown.
  5. Enjoy!

 

Homemade Organic Tuna Helper Tuna Creamy Parmesan

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Meat Mix:  Pour 1/4 cup water and butter into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen meat mix, carrots and onions (if using).  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic (if using); Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 3.
  2. To a large frying pan with lid, add the butter, onions, carrots and garlic, then saute until the onions are clear; Add the cooked, flaked fish (if using).
  3. Add the flour to the skillet; Stir until well combined.
  4. Pour in the fish stock, water, buttermilk and peas (if using).
  5. Stir in the salt, pepper and parsley flakes; Stir until well blended.
  6. Add the fusilli pasta to the skillet and mix well.
  7. Cover and bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce to a simmer; Cook for 16-22 minutes or until the pasta is al dente.
  8. Stir in the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese until melted and well combined.
  9. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Chicken Helper Ultimate Creamy Carbonara

I have modified this recipe to use ground chicken instead of cubed raw chicken.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. In a deep frying pan, with lid, fry the bacon pieces until crispy.
  2. Remove the bacon from the heat, dice small, and set aside; Reserve bacon grease for another use, keeping 1 Tbsp. in the pan.  If not using the ground chicken mix, proceed to step 4.
  3. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix:  Pour 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into the same frying pan used for the bacon; Add the frozen chicken mix, onion and carrots. Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces; Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 6.
  4. Saute the chicken in the frying pan used for the bacon until halfway done.
  5. Add the onion, carrots and garlic and saute with the ground chicken for 6 to 7 minutes until the chicken is light tan and the onions are clear.
  6. Add the chicken stock, vegetable stock, whey, heavy cream and milk; Stir well.
  7. Mix the unbroken spaghetti into the skillet.
  8. Add the parsley flakes, turmeric, salt, pepper, roasted garlic, and liquid smoke; Stir well.
  9. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the pasta is fully cooked, approximately 16-22 minutes.
  10. Add the cheddar, ricotta and Parmigiano cheeses and allow them to melt into the dish.
  11. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Slow Cooker Spaghetti

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Add the beef and sausage mixes to a deep frying pan with lid; Pour in 1/2 cup water and bring to a boil.
  2. Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes; Break up any large chunks, cover, and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
  3. Add the meat mixes to a 5-6 quart slow cooker, along with remaining ingredients (except raw spaghetti).
  4. Heat in slow cooker on LOW for 6 to 8 hours, or on HIGH for 3-5 hours.
  5. Approximately 30-40 minutes before the end of cooking time, cook the raw spaghetti in boiling water (with a pinch of salt) until halfway cooked, approximately 8-13 minutes.
  6. Serve the sauce over the spaghetti.
  7. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Dairyland Confetti Chicken Casserole

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1. Preheat oven to 350° Fahrenheit.
  2. If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix: Pour 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen chicken mix, carrots, celery and onion. Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  While the chicken mix is thawing, proceed with step 4.
  3. In a saucepan, combine carrots, onion, celery and chicken stock; Simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a 3-quart casserole dish, mix shredded chicken/thawed chicken mix, soup, sour cream, mushrooms, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper; Add simmered vegetables along with the liquid into the casserole dish; Mix well.
  5. Prepare the Homemade Organic Confetti Topping.
  6. Drop the topping by the tablespoonful onto the chicken mixture.
  7. Bake in an oven preheated to 350° Fahrenheit for 40 to 45 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle with cheese and return to oven until melted, approximately 2-3 minutes.
  9. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Chicken Helper Creamy Chicken and Noodles

I have adapted this recipe to use ground chicken instead of raw cubed chicken.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Here’s How I do it:

  1.  If using Homemade Organic Freezer Ground Chicken Mix:  Pour 1/2 cup unchlorinated and unfluoridated water into a deep saucepan with lid; Add the frozen chicken mix, onions, mushrooms, celery (if using), and carrots.  Simmer for 15 minutes over medium heat, covered.  Uncover; break up the frozen chunks into smaller pieces.  Add the garlic; Cover and simmer for an additional 5 minutes.  Proceed with step 4.
  2. Brown the chicken in a saucepan until halfway done.
  3. Add the onions, mushrooms, celery (if using), carrots and garlic, then saute with the ground chicken for 6 to 7 minutes until the chicken is light tan and the onions are clear.
  4. Add the chicken stock, vegetable stock, and milk; Stir well.
  5. Stir the egg noodles and peas into the skillet.
  6. Add the parsley flakes, turmeric and salt; Stir well.
  7. Slowly bring the mixture to a boil then simmer, covered, until the noodles fully cooked, approximately 16-22 minutes; Stirring occasionally.
  8. Top with 1 cup grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, 1/4 cup sliced green onions, and/or 1/4 cup Homemade Organic Herbed Breadcrumbs.
  9. Enjoy!

Homemade Organic Sweet and Sour Meatballs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup Homemade Organic Beef Stock
  • 1 package Homemade Organic Basic Freezer Meatballs
  • 1 cup organic brown rice
  • 1 tsp. Real Salt
  • 4 Tbsp. home rendered tallow, divided
  • 1 cup organic diced pineapple (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 cup organic green bell pepper, 1″ dice
  • 1 cup organic carrots, sliced 1/2″ thick
  • 1 cup organic yellow onion, 1″ dice
  • 2 tsp. organic sesame seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. organic minced fresh ginger; OR organic powdered ginger
  • 3 organic garlic cloves, minced; OR  tsp. organic granulated garlic
  • 1 Tbsp. organic Nama Shoyu (soy sauce)
  • 3 Tbsp. organic unbleached flour combined with 3 Tbsp. organic pasture butter (roux)

Here’s How I do it:

  • Put 2 Tbsp. tallow into a saucepan and melt.
  • Add the uncooked rice, 1 tsp. of salt and beef stock according to the type of rice you’re using  (1 cup for white rice, 2 cups for brown).
  • Once it’s boiling, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 25 minutes for white rice and 45 minutes for brown.  Do NOT stir.
  • While the rice is simmering, cut the bell pepper and onion into 1″ cubes.
  • Heat the saucepan and add the remaining 2 Tbsp. of tallow.
  • Once it’s melted, saute the onions for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Adding the bell pepper and saute for 3 to 4 minutes more.
  • Add the remaining two cups of chicken broth or stock to the saucepan.
  • Add the sugar, vinegar, sesame seeds, pinch or two of salt, pineapple (if using) and meatballs.
  • Allow to saute until the meatballs are heated through to get the flavor mixed with all of the ingredients.
  • Mix the roux into the saucepan and blend thoroughly.
  • Once the sauce is thickened, the dish is ready to serve over hot brown rice.
  • Enjoy!