Parmesan Acorn Squash - Family, Friends & Food with Jayne

Happy Fall Everyone!

It’s officially here and the kids have returned to school.  Now is time for a little “mom” time during the day until they return.   A lot of time, this is where when I had kids at home I got more work done than ever, but the time would fly.  Continue reading “Parmesan Acorn Squash”

Beer Me

Beer Me


Bring on the comfort food! I love cooking, and I love beer – so naturally, I love cooking with beer. One of my favorite recipes featuring beer, and the easiest, is chili. Pair that with beer brats, onions and cheese all spread out on a fresh pretzel bun from Coborn’s Bakery and you’ve got yourself a perfect fall meal.

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Weekly Ad Recipe – Slow-Cooked Swiss Steak

Coborn's Weekly Ad Recipe Slow-Cooked Swiss Steak

This is another very easy recipe that you can throw together before you leave in the morning that will be ready to go by the time you get home. The meat and vegetables are so tender and the gravy is stupendous. Enjoy….I did!

Coborn’s Inc. Meat and Seafood Merchandiser

Slow-Cooked Swiss Steak
Serves: 4
  • 2 tsp. Vegetable Oil
  • 1½ Lb. Boneless Beef Top Round Steak
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • ¼ tsp. Pepper
  • 1 Medium Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Medium Carrot, shredded
  • 4 Oz. Can Mushroom Pieces and Stems, drained
  • 10.75 Oz. Cream Of Mushroom Soup
  • 8 Oz. Can Tomato Sauce
  1. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Sprinkle beef with salt and pepper; place in skillet.
  3. Cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning once until browned.
  4. Meanwhile spray 4 quart slow cooker with cooking spray.
  5. In cooker, mix onion, carrot and mushrooms.
  6. Cut browned beef into 4 pieces; place in cooker over vegetables.
  7. In same skillet, mix soup and tomato sauce.
  8. Pour over beef.
  9. Cover; cook on low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  10. Stir sauce well before serving over beef.
Suggested Wine Pairing Fetzer Vineyards Merlot


Comfort Food Recipe – Chicken Noodle Soup

Coborn's Comfort Food Recipe Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup
  • 2 tsp. Butter
  • 1 Cup Celery, chopped
  • 1 Cup Carrot, chopped
  • ½ Cup Onion, chopped
  • ½ tsp. Thyme
  • 1 tsp. Poultry Seasoning
  • 5 Cans (14 Oz.) Chicken Broth
  • 2 tsp. Chicken Bouillon
  • 8 Oz. Egg Noodles
  • 2 Cups Cooked Chicken
  • Parsley
  1. Melt butter in large pot.
  2. Saute the celery, carrot and onion for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Add thyme, poultry seasoning, chicken broth and bouillon.
  4. Bring to a boil.
  5. Add noodles and chicken; cook on low for 20 min.
  6. Sprinkle with parsley.


Comfort Food Recipe – Chili

Coborn's Comfort Food Recipe Chili

  • 2 tsp. Oil
  • 2 Onions, chopped
  • 3 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Lb. Lean Ground Beef
  • ¾ Lb. Beef Sirloin, cubed
  • 14 Oz. Can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1 Can Dark Beer
  • 1 Cup Strong Coffee
  • 12 Oz. Can Tomato Paste
  • 1 Can Beef Broth
  • ½ Cup Brown Sugar
  • 3½ Tbsp Chili Sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Cumin
  • 1 Tbsp Cocoa
  • 1 tsp. Oregano
  • 1 tsp. Cayenne
  • 1 tsp. Coriander
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 4 Cans (15 Oz.) Kidney Beans
  • 4 Chili Peppers, chopped
  1. Heat oil.
  2. Cook onions, garlic and meat until browned.
  3. Add tomatoes, beer, coffee, tomato paste and beef broth.
  4. Add brown sugar, spices, 2 cans of kidney beans and peppers; mix well.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 1½ hours.
  6. Add remaining 2 cans of kidney beans and simmer for another 30 minutes.