College Kitchen: Simple Chicken

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College Kitchen: Simple Chicken

Episode 0007: Dead-simple chicken. Tools  Knife & cutting board Pie plate (oven-safe container) Kettle Colander Ingredients Chicken breast Egg noodles Garlic Onion Pepper Mushroom Tomato Olive oil Spices The Video

Alice's Restaurant is a places to share old recipes, budget meals, tips and tricks. The airwaves and internet are full of experts showing people how they're "supposed to" do things. This site is here to share how the common people do it.
Alice Elser was the owner of Alice's Restaurant on the shores of Lake Wisconsin. Her Friday Fish Fry and half-pound hamburgers were a cornerstone of the local community. Fishermen, Farmers, and Flatlanders all knew her and her wonderful food.

Alice was a great influence in the lives of many teens who got their first jobs bussing tables and washing dishes for her. She was stern, but fair, and those who got past her imposing exterior found a wonderful woman who had so much to teach us all.

College Kitchen

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Menu

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Whether you’re cooking on a budget, looking for something new, or just too lazy to go to the supermarket, you don’t have to go hungry.   These are the times to experiment. If you’re just starting out cooking, experimentation may sound very scary.    Yes, you may end up with a few dishes that last
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Alice 0001 College Kitchen: Shrimp Pasta

The first video for College Kitchen is here! The first dish we have is Shrimp Pasta.   It’s shrimp sauteed in butter and garlic, served over rotinni. Ingredients Cheap “bag-o-tiny-shrimp” (pre-cooked) Pasta (whatever kind you want) Butter Garlic Bread crumbs Spices (Basil, rosemary, oregano, black pepper, ginger, paprika) Optional: chili pepper, cillantro, cheese Tools Knife
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Fried Saurkraut

Backstory I learned this from my mother, who used to make it for us as a treat.  She, I assume, learned it from her German mother.   It’s a hearty side dish, but we would often eat it as a meal on its own.   It’s part of what I call “Depression food”–or cheap, simple meals that came
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Tips

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There are a lot of little things you pick up over the years.  To many of us, they become second-nature.  We don’t think about the fact that others might not know these little tips.   So… all the little things can go here. For example:  Don’t have a set of measuring spoons?   Cup the
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Commentary

What to Expect

Another quick starter post. There will, from time to time, be things to talk about other than recipes.   This is where you’ll find those comments.   They may be just informational, or they might stir up some debate.