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Black beans Pioneer Woman

Chicken broth Instructables Hint: doesn't actually need the vegetables

Miso soup Just One Cookbook Bonito flakes are often impossible to find in Western supermarkets, so it is okay to substitute chicken broth. Yes, I know it's sacrilege.

Pasta salad Instructables

Rice on the stovetop The Woks of Life Extra hints: Most rice in supermarkets is too old to be cooked with this quantity of water and this cooking time. For white rice, I always go for 1.25-1.5 parts water to 1 part rice, soak it for 20 minutes, and cook it for 18 minutes, not 15. Also, finding the exact setting of your stovetop to make the rice simmer but not boil is tricky. The heat setting isn't actually "low." It's more like "medium low." It'll take a couple tries to get it right. If you want to make the rice grains separate from each other and thus give the rice a better texture, cover the rice in cold water, swirl the rice around, drain the water off, and repeat until the water runs clear, then proceed with the soaking, cooking, etc.

Broccoli salad Divas Can Cook

Bean burritos Mommy's Memorandum

Chili Instructables

Beef vegetable stew Instructables

Chicken stew Southern Plate

Pizza bagels Instructables

Instant oatmeal Instructables

Regular oatmeal Quaker

Deviled eggs Divas Can Cook

Grilled cheese sandwich Divas Can Cook

Southern green beans Divas Can Cook

Potato salad Divas Can Cook

Avocado toast: this is what I grew up eating for breakfast. Literally just mashed ripe avocado on toast.

Spaghetti with jarred sauce Pioneer Woman Just in case you didn't know how to make spaghetti or pasta: bring plenty of water to a full rolling boil in a pot over high heat, add a sprinkling of salt, pour in some pasta, and try a piece of pasta every few minutes until it's the consistency of a gummy bear or slightly softer, with no crunchy bits. Pour the contents of the pot into a colander in the sink and you're done.

Relish tray Southern Plate An idea. Fruit plates and vegetable plates with cut-up nicely arranged fruit/veg also fall into this category.

Salad The Kitchn

Israeli salad Feasting At Home Not so much one "salad" as an idea. You take your vegetables and chop the ever-loving hell out of them, dress them with olive oil, salt, and lemon juice and call it a day.

Breakfast burritos The Kitchn

Blanched vegetables Simple Daily Recipes

Steamed vegetables The Kitchn

Extra Recipes

Ranch dressing Pioneer Woman It is possible to make this with dried parsley, dried chives, and yogurt or buttermilk instead of sour cream, just enough to thin out the consistency.