Saturday, July 27, 2013

Gooseberry Patch 101 Stovetop Suppers Recipes & Giveaway

Gooseberry Patch has a new cookbook and I'm sharing it with you today! Welcome 101 Stovetop Suppers to the collection of tasty Gooseberry Patch Cookbooks! In celebration of my birthday week, I'm giving away a copy of this cookbook full of family friendly, easy summer time recipes.


This cookbook, Gooseberry Patch's 101 Stovetop Suppers is perfect for summer! Easy meals cooked on the stovetop is perfect for any busy family. There are 101 recipes in this cookbook and I cooked 3 of them already and more marked to cook, soon! Besides the tasty recipes, there is a drool-worthy photo with each recipe. I love the 101 Gooseberry Patch series because of all the photos! In case you didn't know, I'm an Early Bird Cookbook Reviewer for Gooseberry Patch where they send me a cookbook to review and one to giveaway. My own tasty opinions are always expressed here on my blog.

Here are the chapters and a few of the recipes I will try soon!

  • Quick & Easy- BBQ Chicken Kabobs, One-Dish Speedy Couscous, So-Easy Pork Fritters, Skillet Chicken Fried Rice, Meatball Soup, Kickin' Cajun Tilapia, Shrimp & Orzo Salad, BBQ Shrimp & Pineapple Kabobs
  • Slowly Simmered- Stroganoff-Style Steak, Ziti with Sausage & Zucchini, Pepperoni Tortellini, Pasta a la Drini, One Pot Beef Ravioli, Beef Chow Fun, Creamy Pumpkin Soup, Spinach & Provolone Stuffed Chicken
  • Serves a Crowd-Maryland Crab Cakes, Grilled Sausage & Veggie Packs, Coconut Mahi-Mahi, Grilled Tilapia with Pineapple Salsa, Mom's Chicken Riggies, Pineapple Pudding


Family-Favorite Pork Tacos

Ingredients
2 tsp. oil
1-lb. pork tenderloin, cubed
1 tsp. ground cumin
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 c. green or red salsa
Optional 1/2 c. fresh cilantro, chopped
8 10 inch corn tortillas, warmed
Garnish: shredded lettuce, diced tomatoes, sliced avocados, sliced black olives, sour cream, shredded Cheddar cheese

Directions
-Heat oil in a skillet over med. high heat and add pork and cumin. Cook until golden on all sides and pork is no longer pink in the center, 8-10 min.
-Add garlic and cook for 1 minute; drain.
-Stir in salsa and heat through; stir in cilantro.
-Using 2 forks, shred pork.
-Fill warm tortillas with pork mixture; garnish as desired. Serves 4.

Kitchen Notes-
For this recipe, we used flour tortillas and included spinach and sliced jalapeƱos as garnish. Easy recipe to cook and make changes that work for your family.

Pasta Puttanesca

Ingredients
3-6 cloves garlic, chopped
1/8 t. red pepper flakes
1/3 c. olive oil
2 15oz cans diced tomatoes, drained
1/8 t. dried oregano
1/4 c. dried parsley
3.8 oz can chopped black olives, drained
8 oz spaghetti, cooked
Garnish: grated Parmesan cheese

Directions
-In a skillet over medium heat, saute garlic and red pepper flakes in oil until golden.
-Add tomatoes and oregano.
-Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
-Stir in parsley and olives; cook for another 2 minutes.
-Add pasta to skillet; toss to mix and transfer to a large serving bowl.
-Sprinkle with cheese; Makes 4.

Kitchen Notes-
-We all loved this recipe. I did add in 1 lb of ground turkey to the sauce for extra protein! It was a sure hit and a new family favorite.
Taco in a Pan

Ingredients
1 lb ground beef
1/2 c. onion, chopped
1/2 c. green peppers, chopped
2 c. water
1 1/4 oz pkg taco seasoning mix
1 1/2 c. instant rice, uncooked
1 c. salsa or to taste
1 c. shredded Colby Jack cheese
1 tomato, chopped
Optional: 1 c. sliced black olives
Garnish: crushed nacho flavored tortilla chips

Directions
-Brown beef, onion and green peppers in a skillet over medium heat; drain.
-Stir water and taco seasoning into beef mixture; bring to boil and stir in rice.
-Cover and cook 3-5 minutes until rice is tender.
-Sprinkle salsa and cheese over all.
-Remove from heat; cover and let stand until cheese melts.
-Top with tomatoes and olives.
-Garnish with chips. Serves 4-6

Kitchen Notes-
-This is a great recipe as is. It works great as a layered dish by letting the taco rice mixture cool. Once cool, layer the meat with the other ingredients, including a can of pinto beans. Serve in a large container with more taco chips.
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