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Simple and Easy July 15, 2010

Filed under: Appetizers,Beef,Main Dish — Aussies Kitchen @ 1:41 PM
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Beef Kabobs:


  • 1 lb beef for grilling, cut in cubes
  • 1 white onion, sliced
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 3 jalapeño, cored and sliced
  • 1 yellow zucchini, sliced
  • skewers for grilling


Preheat grill.

Add ingredients to the skewers alternating between the beef and vegetables.

Grill until meat is cooked to desired liking.

You can also use chicken, pork, lamb, shrimp and any type of vegetable that will will hold on the skewers while grilling. Try a chicken, pineapple, onion and garlic one. YUMO!

Also, if you wish you can marinate your meat the night before in your favourite marinade to give some more flavour. There are many possibilities with this easy dinner.


Chicken in a Pie. May 21, 2010

Filed under: Chicken,Main Dish — Aussies Kitchen @ 5:27 PM
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Chicken Pot Pie:


  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 4 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 3/4 cup chicken broth
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped
  • 1-1 1/2 cups of frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 prepared pie crusts
  • butter, milk, or egg wash


Preheat oven to 425°F. Prepare pie crusts for double crusted pie.

Melt butter in a large skillet. Saute onion and garlic until soft. Stir in sliced mushrooms and sprinkle with flour. Cook flour mixture until flour is golden and mushrooms are beginning to brown. Add broth and milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly until thick. Add chicken and vegetables, cook until hot and thick.

Pour into a prepared bottom pie crust, cover with a top crust.  Brush top crust lightly with butter, milk, or egg. Cut vents in the crust and bake for 30-35 minutes.

Allow to cool 10-15 min before cutting.

Adapted from Chaos in the Kitchen