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Asian - Coconut rice Here to remind me to make this as a side dish for my Thai recipes. 
Asian - Fried Rice I am sure I would offend a real asian, but I don't know what else to call this type of food - I am learning the flavor palate. 
Asian - Sweet and Sour Simple one pan dinner to serve over rice. 
Asian - Thai Green Curry  
Asian - Thai Chicken Fettuccine A beloved recipe from Carolyn from Taste of Home. 
Asian - Thai Chile plum Sauce for pork, chicken, fish, shrimp. 
BBQ - Sweet Potato BBQ Sauce Because it is always my mission to work more vegetables into our diet! 
BBQ Dry rub Make up a large quantity for the summer 
BBQ shredded meat Use beef or pork. 50 lb raw weight made 20 quarts of shredded meat. 
Beans - Baked Beans Delicious hearty beans. The original recipe was from my Grandma! 
Beans - including large amount for a crowd Pinto beans for 'refried' beans. Black beans or white navy type of beans. Make the large quantity and freeze the extras. Never buy canned beans again! 
Beef - Corned Beef  
Beef - Creamy Ground Beef A quick and easy tasty casserole. 
Beef - Easy Lasagne An easy way to make delicious lasagne. 9x13 pan makes 12 large or 16 small servings. 
Beef - Ground Beef for a crowd Roasted in hotel pans. 
Beef - Ground Beef Picadillo A zesty ground beef stew of Spanish origin. Hearty and filling. The smell alone makes you hungry. This recipe filled my hotel pan. 
Beef - Meatballs Lots of soft tasty meatballs fast! Worth the effort. 
Beef - Meatloaf This is dairy-free but has sauteed bread crumbs for texture and flavor! 
Beef - Party Burgers A whole big pan of tasty hamburgers. Like little meatloaf sandwiches. 
Beef - Roast Beef notes Allow 10-24 hours for the salt to season your meat from within. Roast very very slowly, even multiple pieces, usually at 170* or even less, which means to cycle the oven on and off. 
Beef - Sloppy Joes for a Crowd Recipe for a 4 inch deep hotel pan of sloppy joes! Use or freeze. *This recipe is 10 lb ground beef to 1 #10 can tomatoes. Spaghetti is 1 lb ground beef to 1 #10 can tomatoes. 
Bone Broth This is the basis for much of my winter cooking! 
Brine for Chicken or Pork A very flavorful way to make moist chicken or pork which can be sliced super-thin for sandwiches! 
Chicken - Chicken and Rice for a Crowd For a crowd! Makes 2 hotel sized pans. 
Chicken - Chicken pasta for a crowd Baked right in the hotel pan! Serving 30. With a smaller recipe too. Use tuna for tuna pasta. 
Chicken - Chicken Roasted Vegetable Pasta Roasting your vegetables brings all the flavor of each bite of vegetable inside itself and they hold their shape in the finished pasta dish. 
Chicken - Creamy Chicken and Rice A simple rich and creamy chicken casserole. Made in my 5 qt casserole pan to serve about 16. 
Chicken - Creamy Chicken Lasagne Rich creamy white sauce with a hint of Italian seasoning. 
Corndog Casserole Make cornbread your main dish and skip the low quality hotdogs for good healthy weiners and fresh cornmeal! 
Ground Pork ideas Ground pork on sale at New Seasons for $2.99. 
Mexican - Baked White Beans White baked beans to go with mexican foods, especially chicken dishes. 
Mexican - Creamy Salsa Chicken for a crowd Makes 1 hotel pan of a comforting warm casserole! If you can mix the sauce in the 15 qt commercial size pan this recipe is lots of fun! 
Mexican - Creamy Salsa Chicken for casseroles Make a creamy salsa chicken and white sauce which can be used for a few different 'left-ovres'. 
Mexican - Enchiladas Made by my Uncle Jack who loves spicy food! Layered instead of being rolled. Here's my new ideas but original thanks goes to Uncle Jack! 
Mexican - Nacho Cheese Sauce Because I just can't buy that number 10 can from the store - ugh! 
Mexican - Quinoa Bowls I can't decide to call this a salad or a main dish! 
Mexican BBQ Beef Bowl Warm and spicy beef with winter roasted vegetables and Salsa BBQ Sauce. 
Pasta - Homemade egg noodles Simple and so good! You'll be glad you did. 
Pasta - Macaroni and Cheese Very quick and easy to make a nutritious hearty dinner. 
Pasta - Macaroni and Cheese for a crowd This includes a few different methods depending on when you want to prepare it. 
Pasta - Macaroni and Cheese-15qt brazier This is one pot! And it is 'for a crowd' - about 20 to 24 people. 
Pasta - One pot method Copied from a blog - thank you so much for all who take the time to write about their love of food. 
Pasta - Spaghetti The basic recipe is 1 lb meat and 1 #10 can (3 qts) tomatoes OR 1 qt already cooked meat from the freezer and 2 #10 cans (6 qts) tomatoes. Makes 14 cups of sauce. 1 cup of sauce is a generous serving with 2 or 3 oz of pasta (uncooked weight). 
Pasta - Spaghetti for a crowd - just notes 200 servings! After making this I am increasing the sauce to 3/4 c per person. 
Pasta - Spring Greens Quick to make and light enough to celebrate the spring greens! And you don't have to eat your greens in salad yet…still too cold for much salad! 
Pasta - Sweet Potato Pasta Sauce Sweet potato and heavy cream blended into your pasta sauce, with or without tomatoes! 
Pasta - Sweet Potato White Sauce Creamy sweet potato sauce with arugula wilted into the finished pasta. 
Pasta - White Sauce for Pasta This is a working recipe I used for Juli-Scott wedding. 
Pasta, Sausage and Kale Mixing meats gives you delightful contrast. 
Pizza - Quick Mix Just stirred together by hand and I pat it onto TWO 2/3 large sheet pans for the grandkids. 
Pizza - Refrigerator method I have made whole wheat pizza but the Bob's Red Mill Artisan bread flour is just so stretchy and makes huge air bubbles and is crispy without being hard! Worth the white. 
Polenta This is soft polenta, which is like mashed potatoes, but use the leftovers to make fried polenta. 
Pork - Spicy Sweet Potato and Orange Stew Made with some of my freezer friends and left-over pork, which I do on purpose! 
Pork Loin Roast - Brined Brine your pork loin roast and you will have meat that can be sliced so thin for sandwiches! 
Pork Loin Rub/Lemon Rub for Chicken Wonderfully flavored moist pork loin roast. 
Pot Pie - Biscuit Dough Topped Baked as a solid sheet of dough, this topping is similar to pie dough. 
Pot Pie - Cornmeal Topping Homemade all cornmeal cornbread is the topping for this versatile mexican casserole. 
Pot Pie - Pie Dough Topped A thick flaky savory pie crust transforms any filling into a treat! By roasting the vegetables first you have each piece hold its shape and have all its flavor packed inside itself! 
Potatoes - baked scalloped potatoes Baked in two deep sided hotel pan to serve 50-60 people 
Rice Just rice for a crowd. 
Salting Notes Because I forget! 
Sandwiches - Chicken & Bacon-Walnut Cream Cheese When I make whole chickens and I have the beautiful brined and roasted breasts to use. Especially for my sourdough bagels or artisan bread. 
Sandwiches - Fry Bread Don't forget to use fry bread for sandwich options. 
Soup - Butternut Squash with beef Fragrant and warming African Spiced stew. 
Soup - Chili for a Crowd This recipe is simple but makes 12 qts in my hotel pan in my convection oven. Takes about 4 hours to make. Then allow cool-down. 
Soup - Creamy Italian Creamy, but with chicken broth. Made in my 12 qt pot but it would reheat better in the hotel pan as it is more shallow. Now you could just make it in my 15 qt brazier pan! 
Soup - Creamy Potato Chicken Try a warm bowl of this thick rich comforting soup. 
Soup - Creamy White Bean Harvest Don't forget that you can thicken soups with a Buerre Manie at the end. 
Soup - Italian Chicken Quinoa Healthier than chicken noodle, however, you could still make this a noodle soup instead! 
Soup - Italian Lentil  
Soup - Navy Bean Richly flavored bean soup. Freeze extra for quick homemade soup later! 
Soup - Spicy Black Bean Warm and spicy black beans and sweet potatoes in the goodness of chicken bone broth. 
Soup - Spicy Sweet Potato-Pork Stew Nicely spicy way to use left-over pork! 
Soup - Split Pea Spicy hearty soup. 
Soup - Trader Joes Pumpkin Soup My only off-the-shelf recipe. Great taste when you must cook in a hurry. 
Soup - Tuscan Lentil Copied from someone else. A work in progress. Don't forget the good idea. 
Soup - Vegetable Beef Nicely flavored hearty soup. 
Soup - White Chicken Chili  
Soup - Winter Vegetable Bowls Warm oven roasted vegetables in a meat gravy. 
Thanksgiving - Cranberry Sauce Make your own. Easy and so intensely flavorful! 
Thanksgiving - Gravy Good Gravy! This is really just notes. Now with an option for gluten free. 
Thanksgiving - Stuffing Bouncy flavorful stuffing! Begin drying the bread two nights before you want to use it. 
Thanksgiving - Turkey Well, brining has been really good! But here is still a basic recipe which has been good for years too. 
Walnut Tea Sandwiches An interesting combination of cream cheese, walnuts, red peppers and onion and nutmeg. 
Yogurt topped Casserole for a crowd A good topping for all sorts of vegetable-meat casseroles. 

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