Category Archives: OAMC

Enchilada Pie

Enchilada PiePrep: 20 minBake: 40 min Before started our cooking session last week we browned ten pounds of ground beef in the roasting pan along with several diced onions, peppers and garlic. We set this aside and used it for several recipes, then we froze the extra in smaller bags for use in things like […]

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Breakfast Sandwiches for the Freezer

Originally posted at The Common Room in April of ’09 I made nearly two dozen of these yesterday, using one dozen eggs. We also bought some blocks of sliced American and Pepper Jack cheese for around 2.00 a pound recently, and our English Muffins were .50 a package at the day old bread store (this […]

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"Budget Bundles"

This recipe is adapted from one found in Home Cooking, the August, 1981 edition.  The original recipe calls for boxed, prepared stuffing mix and cream soup, which I find not very budget friendly.  This version uses typical holiday leftovers. Leftover dressing or stuffing, about 1 1/4 cupsevaporated milk1 pound ground beefleftover gravy (or a can […]

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Chili Cheese Bake

Adapted from the cookbook Custom Cooking by Mary Carney For 8 servings:Combine:4 cups cooked rice1 t. garlic powder1 four ounce can green chilies2 t chili powder1 t. salt2 cups cooked kidney beans (or other beans- pinto, anasazi, black turtle…)1 cup diced, cooked onion2 t. ground cumin1 t. oregano2 cups tomato pureeOptional: cooked, leftover meat, 2 […]

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Black Bean Sloppy Joes

Black Bean Sloppy Joes(serves 10, and even my pickiest eater loves these) OAMC meal 1/4 cups olive oil, or other fat2 onions, chopped4 tablespoons chili powder (optional, we usually use less)1 green pepper, chopped6 cups cooked black turtle beans 2-4 tablespoons Bragg Amino Acids (or soy sauce)1 teaspoon oregano2 cups tomato sauceMolasses/brown sugar to taste (the […]

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Chicken Enchilada Cassserole

Chicken Enchilada Cassserole * 4 C. Cooked Chicken, chopped into bite sized pieces—* 2 C. Cooked Rice* 1 can each cream of mushroom soup & cream of chicken soup* 1 can diced tomatoes* 1 1/2 C. Chicken Broth* 1 t. chili powder* 4 t. minced onion* 1/4 t. garlic powder* 1/4 t. pepper~ Combine ——-* […]

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Skillet Meat Supper

Make up a batch of this meat sauce. Freeze in one pint portions, or use one pint immediately to make the following skillet supper: Heat in a separate pan:Corn- either one can, drained (about 1 1/2 cups) or frozen (1 1/2 cups, and diced peppers- one fresh green one, about 3/4 a cup of frozen […]

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