3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread

February 19, 2020 at 6:47 PM | Posted in Bush's, chili, Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread

 

 

Just a cup of Bigeloe Decaf Green Tea for Breakfast this morning. After my Tea I headed out to Meijer for a few items, didn’t need much just wanted to get out a bit. Mostly sunny and 41 degrees out today. On the way back home I picked up Breakfast for Mom at McDonald’s. Headed back out and went to the ATM, stopped and got gas, and then took Mom’s car up and had it washed. Not a lot going on today, just did a few things around the house. For dinner tonight I prepared 3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread.

 

 

I had a container of my 3 Bean Turkey Chili from last night’s Dinner in the fridge. If I was making my Chili I use a Crock Pot and let it simmer all day! To make it I use; 2 – 1 lb. packages of Jennie – O Ground Turkey Breast, many Spices, 1 Packet McCormick Chili Mix, and Frank’s Hot Sauce. With toppings of Sargento Off the Block Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Oyster Crackers. I just added the leftover Chili to a sauce pan and heated it on low, stirring often until heated through. Set aside as my Pasta was cooking. For the full recipe and cooking instructions of the 3 Bean Turkey Chili just click the link, (https://beatcancer2010.wordpress.com/2020/02/18/3-bean-turkey-chili-w-cornbread-2/)

 

For my Elbow Pasta I used DereamFields Elbows. It’s tough finding Whole Grain Pastas, at least around here where I live. Used to be I could find it at most any Grocery Store. The DreamFields is all I could find at Meijer earlier. It’s 190 calories and 36 net carbs per serving, cooks up great, and good taste. Filled a large pot up 1/2 way with water and added salt. Heated the water on high until boiling and added the Pasta. Cooked it for 7 minutes.

 

 

 

When done removed it from the pot and drained. Add it back to the pot and add the heated 3 Bean Turkey Chili and mix with a large spoon, heat on low and mix well. And it’s ready to serve! You can top it with Cheese, Hot Sauce, Sour Cream, or Diced Onions. I just always use the Cheese and Hot Sauce for my toppings. To serve just grab a bowl and scoop out the amount that you want. Add your toppings, if any, and enjoy! The 3 Bean Turkey Chili works perfect with Elbow Pasta. Such a good Comfort Food Dish!

 

 

 

To go with the Chili Mac I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Corn Bread. For the Corn Bread I’m using Martha White White Corn Meal. First Corn Bread I’ve made in a while and it’s just as good as it always was! What a meal 3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s of Hanover Stick Pretzels and a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


DreamFields Elbows Pasta

Nutritious Elbow Pasta With A Traditional Taste
One of the most versatile cuts of pasta, Elbows are very well suited for soups, salads and the all American favorite macaroni and cheese, like our Healthier Mac and Cheese. Try Dreamfields elbows with Fruit & Yogurt Salad, a surprisingly delicious combination!
http://dreamfieldsfoods.com/elbows.php

Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread

December 9, 2019 at 6:34 PM | Posted in fish | Leave a comment
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Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread

 

 

 

To start this Monday off I had a Poached Egg that I served on a slice of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread. Then I also fried up a few slices Turkey Spam. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Rain and more Rain with a high of 56 degrees. After Breakfast I headed to the ATM and then stopped by McDonald’s to pick up Breakfast for Mom. Nothing going on outside with the rain. Cleaned the stove and oven and then the fridge. For Dinner tonight its Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread.

 

 

I had purchased the Catfish Nuggets from Kroger yesterday. To prepare them I rinsed the Catfish Nuggets off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Seasoned them with Sea Salt. Then put them in a Hefty Plastic Storage Bag and added Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri Breading Mix, shook the bag until all the Nuggets were coated. Then pan fried them in a medium size skillet in Extra Light Olive Oil. Fried each side about 3 1/2 minutes, until a golden brown. The Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri is perfect for the Catfish, great flavor and the Nuggets were good size and meaty.

 

 

 

For one side we had Fried Potatoes! I’ve loved these all my life! I bought a bag of Medium Size Red Potatoes, which we’ll be using. To prepare them; first wash the Whole Potatoes and dry with a paper towel. Next grab a Cast Iron Skillet and add 1 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil and heat the Skillet on high.

 

 

 

 

With the skillet heated add the Potatoes. After adding the Potatoes add your Seasoning, we just used Salt and Pepper. Then fry until the Potatoes start to turn brown. Then flip them with a spatula and continue frying until done. I love these Potatoes and they are so easy to prepare.

 

 

 

 

I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Corn Bread, for Mom, using Martha White White Corn Meal. First Corn Bread I’ve made in a while and it’s just as good as it always was! What a meal Fried Catfish, Fried Potatoes, Green Beans, and Corn Bread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a 100 Calorie Mini Bag of Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Sticks with a Sprite Zero to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

Leftover 3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread

November 18, 2019 at 6:36 PM | Posted in chili, pasta | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Leftover Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I made French Toast and Turkey Sausage. For the French Toast I used Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread, Egg Beater’s, Ground Cinnamon, and Ground Nutmeg. For toppings I used I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and Log Cabin Sugar Free Maple Syrup. For my Sausage I used Johnsonville Turkey Breakfast Sausage Links. I also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Partly cloudy and 49 degrees outside today. Cleaned out the fridge, cleaned the stove and oven, and cleaned the microwave today. Later got the leaf blower out and cleaned off the deck and driveway areas and then raked the front yard. For dinner tonight I reheat Leftover 3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread. Ileft the original post from the other day for description and instructions below. Enjoy!

 

I had a container of my 3 Bean Turkey Chili in the freezer. Sat it in the fridge overnight to thaw. If I was making my Chili I use a Crock Pot and let it simmer all day! To make it I use; 2 – 1 lb. packages of Jennie – O Ground Turkey Breast, many Spices, 1 Packet McCormick Chili Mix, and Frank’s Hot Sauce. With toppings of Sargento Off the Block Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Oyster Crackers. I just added the Chili to a sauce pan and heated it on low, stirring often until heated through. Set aside as my Pasta was cooking. For the full recipe and cooking instructions of the 3 Bean Turkey Chili just click the link. (https://beatcancer2010.wordpress.com/2019/03/30/3-bean-turkey-chili-12/) I emptied the container into a small sauce pan and heated it on medium low, stirring often until heated through.

 

For my Elbow Pasta I used DereamFields Elbows. It’s tough finding Whole Grain Pastas, at least around here where I live. Used to be I could find it at most any Grocery Store. The DreamFields is all I could find at Meijer yesterday. It’s 190 calories and 36 net carbs per serving, cooks up great, and good taste. Filled a large pot up 1/2 way with water and added salt. Heated the water on high until boiling and addded the Pasta. Cooked it for 7 minutes.

 

 

 

 

When done removed it from the pot and drained. Add it back to the pot and add the heated 3 Bean Turkey Chili and mix with a large spoon, heat on low and mix well. And it’s ready to serve! You can top it with Cheese, Hot Sauce, Sour Cream, or Diced Onions. I just always use the Cheese and Hot Sauce for my toppings. To serve just grab a bowl and scoop out the amount that you want. Add your toppings, if any, and enjoy! The 3 Bean Turkey Chili works perfect with Elbow Pasta. Such a good Comfort Food Dish!

 

 

 

To go with the Chili Mac I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Corn Bread. For the Corn Bread I’m using Martha White White Corn Meal. First Corn Bread I’ve made in a while and it’s just as good as it always was! What a meal 3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


DreamFields Elbows Pasta

Nutritious Elbow Pasta With A Traditional Taste
One of the most versatile cuts of pasta, Elbows are very well suited for soups, salads and the all American favorite macaroni and cheese, like our Healthier Mac and Cheese. Try Dreamfields elbows with Fruit & Yogurt Salad, a surprisingly delicious combination!
http://dreamfieldsfoods.com/elbows.php

3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread

November 15, 2019 at 6:43 PM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, pasta | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread

 

No Tea or food this morning. I had to fast overnight and until after my doctor’s appointment at 8:00 this morning. I went to my Family Doctor for blood and sugar tests. Hopefully all is good, waiting on the results to come in next week. 39 degrees and sunny out today. After the Doctor I took Mom to Kroger, she needed a few things and then stopped and picked up Breakfast for her at McDonald’s. Back home I had to make Lunch, I was starved! Afterward I took the car up and had it washed, it was covered with salt. Later got the leaf blower out and cleaned off the deck and driveway areas. For dinner tonight I prepared 3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread.

 

 

I had a container of my 3 Bean Turkey Chili in the freezer. Sat it in the fridge overnight to thaw. If I was making my Chili I use a Crock Pot and let it simmer all day! To make it I use; 2 – 1 lb. packages of Jennie – O Ground Turkey Breast, many Spices, 1 Packet McCormick Chili Mix, and Frank’s Hot Sauce. With toppings of Sargento Off the Block Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Oyster Crackers. I just added the Chili to a sauce pan and heated it on low, stirring often until heated through. Set aside as my Pasta was cooking. For the full recipe and cooking instructions of the 3 Bean Turkey Chili just click the link. (https://beatcancer2010.wordpress.com/2019/03/30/3-bean-turkey-chili-12/) I emptied the container into a small sauce pan and heated it on medium low, stirring often until heated through.

 

For my Elbow Pasta I used DereamFields Elbows. It’s tough finding Whole Grain Pastas, at least around here where I live. Used to be I could find it at most any Grocery Store. The DreamFields is all I could find at Meijer yesterday. It’s 190 calories and 36 net carbs per serving, cooks up great, and good taste. Filled a large pot up 1/2 way with water and added salt. Heated the water on high until boiling and addded the Pasta. Cooked it for 7 minutes.

 

 

 

 

When done removed it from the pot and drained. Add it back to the pot and add the heated 3 Bean Turkey Chili and mix with a large spoon, heat on low and mix well. And it’s ready to serve! You can top it with Cheese, Hot Sauce, Sour Cream, or Diced Onions. I just always use the Cheese and Hot Sauce for my toppings. To serve just grab a bowl and scoop out the amount that you want. Add your toppings, if any, and enjoy! The 3 Bean Turkey Chili works perfect with Elbow Pasta. Such a good Comfort Food Dish!

 

 

 

To go with the Chili Mac I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Corn Bread. For the Corn Bread I’m using Martha White White Corn Meal. First Corn Bread I’ve made in a while and it’s just as good as it always was! What a meal 3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Dr. Pepper to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DreamFields Elbows Pasta

Nutritious Elbow Pasta With A Traditional Taste
One of the most versatile cuts of pasta, Elbows are very well suited for soups, salads and the all American favorite macaroni and cheese, like our Healthier Mac and Cheese. Try Dreamfields elbows with Fruit & Yogurt Salad, a surprisingly delicious combination!
http://dreamfieldsfoods.com/elbows.php

3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread

August 9, 2019 at 6:46 PM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products, pasta | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I had a 2 Egg Scrambled Eggs that I topped with some Ortega Smokey Chipotle Taco Sauce and some Sargento Off the Block Sharp Cheddar Cheese. I also toasted a couple of slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread and had my morning cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Rain in the morning and then turning partly cloudy and 85 degrees out. Got the cart out of shed and started some repair work on the shed. I’m replacing the bottom trim around the back and the 2 sides of the shed. Looks like at least a 2 day job. One of those jobs that takes longer when in a mobility cart. For dinner tonight I prepared 3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread.

 

 

 

 

I came across a recipe for Chili Mac the other day and I couldn’t get it out of my mind. So I made some my way! I had prepared some quite a while back using Hormel Turkey Chili w/ Beans. This time around I had a container of my 3 Bean Turkey Chili in the freezer so I sat it in the fridge to thaw overnight. I’ll also be making a small Cast Iron Skillet of Corn Bread! Can’t wait for Dinner!

 

 

 

 

 

I had a couple of containers of my 3 Bean Turkey Chili in the freezer. If I was making my Chili I use a Crock Pot and let it simmer all day! To make it I use; 2 – 1 lb. packages of Jennie – O Ground Turkey Breast, many Spices, 1 Packet McCormick Chili Mix, and Frank’s Hot Sauce. With toppings of Sargento Off the Block Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese and Oyster Crackers. I just added the Chili to a sauce pan and heated it on low, stirring often until heated through. Set aside as my Pasta was cooking. For the full recipe and cooking instructions of the 3 Bean Turkey Chili just click the link. (https://beatcancer2010.wordpress.com/2019/03/30/3-bean-turkey-chili-12/)

 

 

 

 

For my Elbow Pasta I used DereamFields Elbows. It’s tough finding Whole Grain Pastas, at least around here where I live. Used to be I could find it at most any Grocery Store. Maybe 1 or 2 stores or on line. The DreamFields is all I could find at Meijer yesterday. It’s 190 calories and 36 net carbs per serving, cooks up great, and good taste.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Easy to prepare; Grab a large sauce pan and boil your water to a rapid boil, amount of water depends how much Pasta you are preparing. Add the amount of Pasta you’ll need and return it to a boil. Cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, for a 8 minutes. Remove from the heat and drain, draining it well.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Add it back to the pot and add the 3 Bean Turkey Chili and mix with a large spoon, heat on low and mix well. And it’s ready to serve! Top with Cheese, Hot Sauce, Sour Cream, or Diced Onions. I just always use the Cheese and Hot Sauce for my toppings. To serve just grab a bowl and scoop out the amount that you want. Add your toppings, if any, and enjoy! The 3 Bean Turkey Chili works perfect with Elbow Pasta. Such a good Comfort Food Dish!

 

 

 

 

 

To go with the Chili Mac I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Corn Bread. For the Corn Bread I’m using Martha White White Corn Meal. First Corn Bread I’ve made in a while and it’s just as good as it always was! What a meal 3 Bean Turkey Chili Mac and Cheese w/ Corn Bread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DreamFields Elbows Pasta

Nutritious Elbow Pasta With A Traditional Taste
One of the most versatile cuts of pasta, Elbows are very well suited for soups, salads and the all American favorite macaroni and cheese, like our Healthier Mac and Cheese. Try Dreamfields elbows with Fruit & Yogurt Salad, a surprisingly delicious combination!

http://dreamfieldsfoods.com/elbows.php

Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread

June 30, 2019 at 6:42 PM | Posted in fish | Leave a comment
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Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread

 


Just a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Had one of those long nights last night dealing with those Phantom Pains! Oh how I wish that they would find a cure for Phantom Pains! But for now nothing I can do except to wait them out. They continued until the early afternoon before stopping. So just tried to rest up today when I could. For Dinner tonight its Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread.

 

 

 

 


I had purchased the Catfish Nuggets from Kroger yesterday. To prepare them I rinsed the Catfish Nuggets off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Seasoned them with Sea Salt. Then put them in a Hefty Plastic Storage Bag and added Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri Breading Mix, shook the bag until all the Nuggets were coated. Then pan fried them in a medium size skillet in Extra Light Olive Oil. Fried each side about 3 1/2 minutes, until a golden brown. The Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri is perfect for the Catfish, great flavor and the Nuggets were good size and meaty.

 

 

 


For one side we had Fried Potatoes! I’ve loved these all my life and my Mom makes the best! I bought a bag of Medium Size Red Potatoes, which we’ll be using. To prepare them; first wash the Whole Potatoes and dry with a paper towel. Next grab a Cast Iron Skillet and add 1 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil and heat the Skillet on high.

 

 

 

 


With the skillet heated add the Potatoes. After adding the Potatoes add your Seasoning, we just used Salt and Pepper. Then fry until the Potatoes start to turn brown. Then flip them with a spatula and continue frying until done. I love these Potatoes and they are so easy to prepare.

 

 

 

 

 


Then I also heated up a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. Just empty the can into a sauce pan and heat until heated through.

 

 

 

 

 


I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Corn Bread, for Mom, using Martha White White Corn Meal. First Corn Bread I’ve made in a while and it’s just as good as it always was! What a meal Fried Catfish, Fried Potatoes, Green Beans, and Corn Bread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread

March 29, 2019 at 6:31 PM | Posted in fish | Leave a comment
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Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread

 

For Breakfast I toasted a couple of slices of Aunt Millie’s Light Whole Grain Bread and topped them with some Smucker’s Sugarfree Blackberry Jam. Also had a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. Rough morning and afternoon, I’ve had a bad Sinus Headache all day. Did a lot of resting and that was it. For Dinner tonight its Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread.

 

 

 

 

 

I had purchased some Catfish Nuggets from Kroger. To prepare them I rinsed the Catfish Nuggets off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Seasoned them with Sea Salt. Then put them in a Hefty Plastic Storage Bag and added Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri Breading Mix, shook the bag until all the Nuggets were coated. Then pan fried them in a medium size skillet in Extra Light Olive Oil. Fried each side about 3 1/2 minutes, until a golden brown. The Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri is perfect for the Catfish, great flavor and the Nuggets were good size and meaty.

 

 

 

 

For one side we had Fried Potatoes! I’ve loved these all my life and my Mom makes the best! I bought a bag of Medium Size Red Potatoes, which we’ll be using. To prepare them; first wash the Whole Potatoes and dry with a paper towel. Next grab a Cast Iron Skillet and add 1 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil and heat the Skillet on high.

 

 

 

 

 

With the skillet heated add the Potatoes. After adding the Potatoes add your Seasoning, we just used Salt and Pepper. Then fry until the Potatoes start to turn brown. Then flip them with a spatula and continue frying until done. I love these Potatoes and they are so easy to prepare.

 

 

 

 

 

Then I also heated up a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. Just empty the can into a sauce pan and heat until heated through.

 

 

 

 

 

I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Corn Bread, for Mom, using Martha White White Corn Meal. First Corn Bread I’ve made in a while and it’s just as good as it always was! What a meal Fried Catfish, Fried Potatoes, Green Beans, and Corn Bread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread

December 6, 2018 at 6:31 PM | Posted in fish, Zatarain's | 3 Comments
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Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread

 

 

 

For Breakfast this morning I prepared a favorite of mine. I made some Simply Potatoes Shredded Hash Browns, Heated up some Meijer Diced Ham, fried an Egg Sunnyside Up, made a cup of Bigelow Decaf Green Tea. I made a bed of the Hashbrowns in a bow and sprinkled some Sargento Reduced Fat Sharp Cheddar Cheese. Next I put the Diced Ham over top the Hash Browns then put the Sunnyside Up Egg on to top it off. Snow Flurries and 24 degrees this morning with rain showers and 41 degrees out for the afternoon. Gave Mom a hand in doing a couple of loads of laundry. Then I went to Walmart to pick up a couple of boxes of small Christmas Lights later in the day. For Dinner tonight its Catfish Nuggets w/ Fried Potatoes, Cut Green Beans, and Cast Iron Skillet Baked Corn Bread.

 

 

 

 

 

I had purchased some Catfish Nuggets from Kroger yesterday. To prepare them I rinsed the Catfish Nuggets off in cold water and patted dry with a paper towel. Seasoned them with Sea Salt. Then put them in a Hefty Plastic Storage Bag and added Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri Breading Mix, shook the bag until all the Nuggets were coated. Then pan fried them in a medium size skillet in Extra Light Olive Oil. Fried each side about 3 1/2 minutes, until a golden brown. The Zatarain’s Crispy Southern Fish Fri is perfect for the Catfish, great flavor and the Nuggets were good size and meaty.

 

 

 

 


For one side we had Fried Potatoes! I’ve loved these all my life and my Mom makes the best! I bought a bag of Medium Size Red Potatoes, which we’ll be using. To prepare them; first wash the Whole Potatoes and dry with a paper towel. Next grab a Cast Iron Skillet and add 1 tablespoon of Extra Light Olive Oil and heat the Skillet on high.

 

 

 

 


With the skillet heated add the Potatoes. After adding the Potatoes add your Seasoning, we just used Salt and Pepper. Then fry until the Potatoes start to turn brown. Then flip them with a spatula and continue frying until done. I love these Potatoes and they are so easy to prepare.

 

 

 

 

 


Then I also heated up a can of Del Monte Cut Green Beans. Just empty the can into a sauce pan and heat until heated through.

 

 

 

 

 


I also made a small Cast Iron Skillet of Corn Bread using Martha White White Corn Meal. First Corn Bread I’ve made in a while and it’s just as good as it always was! What better side for Fried Catfish, Fried Potatoes, and Green Beans than Corn Bread. Then for Dessert/Snack later a bowl of Skinny Pop – Pop Corn and a Diet Peach Snapple to drink.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Catfish
The most commonly eaten species in the United States are the channel catfish and the blue catfish, both of which are common in the wild and increasingly widely farmed. Farm-raised catfish became such a staple of the diet of the United States that on 25 June 1987, President Ronald Reagan established National Catfish Day to recognize “the value of farm-raised catfish.”

Catfish is eaten in a variety of ways. In Europe it is often cooked in similar ways to carp, but in the United States it is popularly crumbled with cornmeal and fried.… Wikipedia

Nutrition Facts
Catfish, breaded and fried
Amount Per 1 fillet (87 g)
Calories 199
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12 g 18%
Saturated fat 2.9 g 14%
Polyunsaturated fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated fat 4.9 g
Cholesterol 62 mg 20%
Sodium 244 mg 10%
Potassium 296 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 7 g 2%
Dietary fiber 0.6 g 2%
Protein 16 g 32%

Saturday’s Chili – Chili Pie

April 11, 2015 at 5:19 AM | Posted in PBS, Saturday's Chili | Leave a comment
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This week’s Saturday’s Chili is a Chili Pie. It’s off the PBS website which is stocked full of great recipes like this. Be sure to check them out. http://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/

 
Chili Pie
Ingredients
1 lb. Italian sausage (sweet or hot) casings removedPBS3
2 teaspoons chili powder
1 15-ounce can kidney beans drained
1 14.5-ounce can diced tomatoes drained
3/4 cup jarred salsa
1 box 81/2-ounce corn bread mix
1 large egg
1/3 cup whole milk
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Cheddar

 
Directions
Heat oven to 400° F. In a large ovenproof skillet (such as a cast-iron one), over medium heat, cook the sausage, crumbling it with a spoon, until no trace of pink remains, about 7 minutes. Spoon off and discard any fat. Add the chili powder and cook for 1 minute. Add the beans, tomatoes, and salsa and simmer for 3 minutes. Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine the corn bread mix, egg, and milk, then stir in the Cheddar. Remove the chili from heat and spread the corn bread batter over the top. Transfer the skillet to oven and bake until golden, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool for 5 minutes before serving.

 

http://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/chili-pie/

Crock Pot 3 Bean Buffalo Chili w/ Cornbread Ears

January 18, 2015 at 5:50 PM | Posted in chili, Wild Idea Buffalo | Leave a comment
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Today’s Menu: Crock Pot 3 Bean Buffalo Chili w/ Cornbread Ears

 

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It’s been a rainy and cloudy morning, with a 100% chance of 3 Bean Buffalo Chili for the day! Started off with some Jennie – O Turkey Bacon, a Scrambled Egg, and Thomas Light English Muffins. Then an extended workout this morning, and it’s off to a good day! Did a light load of laundry and that was about it. Got my Chili in the Crock Pot and ready for some NFL Football. Tonight I prepared some Crock Pot 3 Bean Buffalo Chili w/ Cornbread Ears.

 
I’ve been out of Chili for a while now, I usually have a couple of containers froze in the freezer. And I’ve been wanting some for a while now. It’s loaded with nothing but good things. I use Wild Idea Buffalo Ground Round (99% Lean) which is the best tasting Ground Buffalo that I’ve found. The 3 Beans I use are 1 Can (15 oz.) Chili Beans, 1 Can (15 oz.) Kidney Beans (rinsed), and 1 Can (15 oz.) Great Northern Beans (rinsed). Then I mix in 1 Red Onion (medium Chopped or Minced), 1 Jalapeno Pepper (Unseeded and Chopped), and 3 Cloves Minced Garlic. For my spices I use 1 Packet McCormick Chili Mix, 2 Cans (6 oz.) Hunt’s Tomato Paste, 1 Tbs Ground Cocoa Chili Blend (McCormick), 1/2 Tsp Ground Chipotle Chili Pepper (McCormick), 1 Tbs. Ground Roasted Cumin (McCormick), 2 tbsp Ground Cinnamon (McCormick), 1 Tbs of Cilantro Leaves (McCormick), and 5 Dashes of Frank’s Hot Sauce or to taste (I usually add a lot more dashes!). Throw in a 1/2 cup of Water and put the lid on the Crock Pot and set on low for 5-6 hours.

 

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Then the serious eats begin, comfort food with Chili! With the sweetness of the Buffalo combined with all those spices and beans, it’s just hard to beat! You can serve it many ways; in a bowl or mug and top it with your favorite Cheese or Chopped Green Onions with a side of Oyster Crackers. Another way to have it is served on top of a Johnny Cake (Cornbread) or have a side of Cornbread with it. I made the Cornbread Ears. It’s normal baked Cornbread but in a cast iron baking mold in the shape of Ears of Corn. I used Martha White Corn Meal Mix. For dessert later a Healthy Choice Dark Fudge Swirl Frozen Greek Yogurt.

 

 

 

 

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Ingredients:

2 lb. Ground Wild Idea Ground Buffalo,99% Lean
2 Cans (6 oz.) Hunt’s Tomato Paste
1 Can (15 oz.) Chili Beans
1 Can (15 oz.) Kidney Beans, rinsed
1 Can (15 oz.) Great Northern Beans, rinsed
1/2 Cup of Water
1 Packet McCormick Chili Mix
1 Red Onion (medium), Chopped or Minced
1 Jalapeno Pepper, Unseeded and Chopped
3 Cloves Minced Garlic
1 Tbs Ground Cocoa Chili Blend (McCormick)
1/2 Tsp Ground Chipotle Chili Pepper (McCormick)
1 Tbs. Ground Roasted Cumin
2 Tsps Ground Cinnamon
1 Tbs of Cilantro Leaves
5 Dashes of Frank’s Hot Sauce or to taste.
Shredded Cheese, I used Grated Dutch Gouda (Topping)
Oyster Crackers

 

Directions:
*Brown Buffalo in large saucepan on medium-high heat 10 min. or until no longer pink, stirring occasionally. Add all remaining spices and ingredients except 1 can of the tomato paste.
*ADD to slow cooker and add in the remaining 1 can of tomato paste and 1/2 cup of water.
*COVER with lid. Cook on HIGH 3 to 4 hours (or on LOW 5 to 6 hours).

*Serve in bowl or mug with cheese and the oyster crackers, A Tablespoon of fat-free sour cream, or serve with some home made cornbread.

 

 

 

Wild Idea Buffalo Ground Round 99 free

Wild Idea Buffalo Ground Round, 99% Lean

We use the Top Round and the Sirloin Tip cuts and remove all visible fat, for this super lean meat. It is rich and dark in taste and color. Substitute for any of your favorite ground dishes.

 

http://wildideabuffalo.com/

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