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COOKINWITHKILOWATTS1Cookbook2014 2SEATTLECITYLIGHTContentsIntroduction3FIRSTPLACEBakedCoconutShrimpwithCurriedChutneyMattRSeattle4SECONDPLACERisottowithHamPeasRosemarieKSeattle6THIRDPLACESpanishBrownRicewithSpicyVeganSausageLeslieBSeattle8KIDCONTESTWINNERCongeeZeHuaSeattle8TopRecipes10 COOKINWITHKILOWATTS3CookinwithKilowattsContestWechallengedourcustomerstotakeaavoriterecipethatyouwouldnormallybakeinyourovenorcookonyourstovetopandprepareitusinganelectriccookingmethodthatuseslessenergyAllcustomerswhosubmittedarecipeusingamoreenergy-efcientmethodreceivedareeCityLightpotholderandcheshatAdultandkidsubmissionswerejudgedoncreativityandenergysavedGitcardsintheadultcontestwereawardedtofrst250second150andthird100placeThewinnerothekidscontestwasawardeda150gitcardContestElectricoven350F1hour20kWh19Toasteroven425F50minutes95kWh9Crockpot200F7hours7kWh7MicrowaveovenHighsetting15minutes36kWh3APPLIANCETEMPERATURETIMEENERGYCOSTTypicalappliancecostsSourceConsumerGuidetoHomeEnergySavingsAssumes9.5kWh 4SEATTLECITYLIGHT1FIRSTPLACEBakedCoconutShrimpwithCurriedChutneyMattRSeattle COOKINWITHKILOWATTS51cupchutney2Tslicedgreenonion12tspgroundcurry12tspcrushedredpepper2Tallpurposefour1tspsalt1cuppankocrumbs34cupsweetenedshreddedcoconut1eggwhite1pound16to20countextrajumboshrimpCilantroIlearnedthatitismoreenergyecienttouseatoasteroventhanaregularconvectionovenHowevertheaddedbenetduringthistimeoyearisthatthetoasterovendidnotheatupmyhouseonahotdaylikemyconvectiondoesStirchutneygreenonioncurryandcrushedredpepperinsmallbowluntilblendedSetasidePreheattoasterovento450SprayabakingpanwithnonstickcookingspraySetasideCombinefourandsaltinalargeresealableplasticbagAddpankocrumbsandcoconuttobagSealandshaketocombineBeateggwhiteinamediumbowluntiloamyDiponeshrimpatatimeintoeggwhitePlaceshrimpincrumbmixtureandpressmixtureontoshrimpuntilwellcoatedArrangeinsinglelayerinpreparedbakingpanBake9to11minutesuntilcrumbsaregoldenbrownServewithchutneymixtureGarnishwithcilantro9-11minutesinatoasteroven 6SEATTLECITYLIGHT2SECONDPLACERisottowithHamPeasRosemarieKSeattle3cupschickenbroth1cupArboriorice1tspoliveoil2Tchoppedshallots1mincedgarlicclove1cupdicedcookedham12cupfrozenpeas14cupgratedParmesancheeseSaltandpepperIwouldnevermakethestovetopversionofthisdishduringthesummerbecauseIhatedtostandoverthesaucepanconstantlystirringthericeUsingthericecookerkeepsmykitchencoolsonowwecanenjoythismealallyearlongRinseoffthericeanddrainitCombineitwiththebrothinthericecookerpotSetthericecookerfortwentyminutesandpushstartWhenthetimergoesoffcheckthericeIfthereisstillalotofliquidcookforafewminuteslongerWhilethericeiscookingsautetheshallotsandgarlicinapanonthestovetopWhentheyresoftenedandfragrantaddthehamuntilitswarmedPutthepeasinamicrowave-safebowlandcookfor2minutesCombinethehammixtureandpeaswiththericeStirincheeseAddsaltandpeppertotaste20minutesinaricecooker2minutesinamicrowave COOKINWITHKILOWATTS73THIRDPLACESpanishBrownRicewithSpicyVeganSausageLeslieBSeattleVeganonepotcookingandveryheartyCombineallingredientsinamediumsizedcrockpotandstirtodistributeevenlyCoverwithlidandcookonLOWfor8-9hours12cupdicedyellowonion1clovegarlicminced1mediumsizedredbellpepperseededandcoarselychopped.115ozcancrushedtomatoeswiththeirjuice112cupswater2tspchilipowder2tspveganWorcestershiresauce34cupbrownrice12-1Tchoppedjalapeopepperdependingonhowmuchheatiswanted1package12.95ozFieldRoastMexicanChipotleSausagecanbepurchasedatmostgrocerystores.8-9hoursinacrockpot 8SEATTLECITYLIGHTKIDCONTESTWINNERCongeeZeHuaSeattleCongeeispopularinmanyAsianculturesItwasastapleatmyorphanageinChinaDespitemanyvariationsitisalwaysathickporridgeorsouporicewhichisdisintegratedaterprolongedcookinginwaterCongeecanbepreparedaseithersweetorsavoryConsidergingerdatessugarbuttermushroomsveggiesscallionseggtoufshmeatsoysaucesesameoilorspicesThepossibilitiesareendlessWeprepareextrariceorourdinnerinanAromabrandcombinationricecookerslowcookerAterdinnerweaddmorewaterorbrothtotheletoverricestillinthecookerandsettocookonhighor2hoursApproximatelya21liquidtoriceratioCheckandstirater1hourandperiodicallyaterensuringitisnottoodryMakeitasthickorthinasyoulikeThinandsoupyismoretraditionalButwegowithathickerversionmuchlikecreamowheatAddthesecondaryingredientstothepotorontopoeachbowlWetakeouttheremovablepotandrerigerateWarmincookeroranymeal2hoursinaricecookerslowcooker COOKINWITHKILOWATTS9A1960scookinglessonwithCityLightexpertHomeEconomistMaryNorris 10SEATTLECITYLIGHTSimpleChickenSoupKatherineBSeattle1packagechickendrumsticksapprox.5drumsticks16ozboxochickenstockpreerablyTraderJoesorganicchickenstock5mediumgoldenpotatoes1largecarrot1wholewhiteorsweetonion1clovegarlic14cupfnelychoppedceleryLearningtocooksimplethingsthatdonttakealotofeffortbutstilltastegoodPutthechickendrumsticksinthecrockpotandcoverwithabouthalfofthechickenstockenoughtojustcoverthechickennotmoreTurntheslowcookeronhighfor3hoursWhenthe3hoursareupremovethedrumsticksLeavetheremainingchickenstockontheslowcookerMincethegarlicandonionsAddtotheslowcookerSlicetheceleryandcarrotTheseshouldbeinbite-sizeorsmallerpiecesAddtotheslowcookerCutthepotatoesintocubesLeavetheskinonAddtotheslowcookerDe-bonethechickendrumsticksandseparatethemeatintobitesizechunksAddtotheslowcookerAddtheremainingchickenstocktotheslowcookerAddsaltandpeppertotasteCookonhighfor4hoursEnjoy7hoursinacrockpot COOKINWITHKILOWATTS11QuinoaRainbowSaladScottDSeattle2cupsquinoa215ozcansreduced-sodiumblackbeans2smallbagsorganiccorn2largejarsroastedredpeppers1bunchfreshcilantroFORDRESSING4Textra-virginoliveoil6TlimejuicebottledisOK6clovesgarlicCayennepepperormildchilipepperThisisaone-dishmealthatmakesgreatletoversortheworkweekithasalongshellieandisvegetarianplusitsagreatpotlucksaladorallagesItsverynutritiousandawonderulexampleothewholeoodsconcept--cookingwithingredientsthatarenothingbutthemselvesRinsequinoaincoldwaterandstirDrainwaterandplaceinricecookerAdd4cupswaterCookor15-20minutesuntilquinoaisfuyWhenreadyplacequinoainlargesaladbowlRinseblackbeansinacolanderandthenplaceinthebowlMicrowavecornor6minutesLetcoolthenaddtobowlChoproastedredpeppersintobite-sizedpiecesandthenaddtothebowlChopcilantroandaddtothesaladForthedressingcombineoliveoilandlimejuicebottledisOKCrushgarlicclovesandaddtodressingAddcayennepepperormildchilipepperidesiredtotasteShakedressingandaddtosaladMixallingredientswellYoucanalsoaddotherreshveggiessuchasbellpeppersandsummersquashMakesabout12servings15-20minutesinaricecooker6minutesinamicrowave 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COOKINWITHKILOWATTS13MediterraneanSpicedChickenRisottoLauraGSeattleOnewholechicken2cupsbrownrice2largeonionssliced4clovesreshgarlicchopped14cuplemonjuice3T1tspfneseasalt1Trosemarycrushed1Toregano1Tpaprika2tsppowderedginger2tspcumin1TdriedmintleavescrushedBlackpeppertotasteOlivesCucumberTomatoFetacheeseIenjoyedthinkingowaystogetthemostcookingdoneusingoneapplianceIwasreallypleasedtofndthatIcouldgetadishverysimilartorisottosome-thingwhichIveoundtrickytoaccomplishonthestovetopwithbrownricesoeasilyinthecrockpotThecrustyricebitsonthebottomothecrockareaspecialtreatinmyamilySoakchickeninwaterandthreetablespoonssaltorseveralhoursorovernightDrainPourriceandtwocupswaterintolargecrockpotandmixtomoistenPutonionsandgarlicontoporiceDonotstirMixdryspicesand1tspsaltandrubchickeninsideandoutPutchickenbreastsidedownPourlemonjuiceontopCookonhighor4-5hoursoruntilchickenisthoroughlycookedandallliquidisabsorbedMixricewithetaSetchickenonplatteroricegarnishedwithonionsandvegetablesCarvechickenorpullapartandservewithhummusandpita4-5hoursinacrockpot 14SEATTLECITYLIGHTPorkenMoleGayeGSeattle5lb.boneinporkshoulderroast14cupcanolaoil1wholeyellowonionchopped14cupgarlicminced2cannedchipotlepepperswithsaucechopped3Tpaprika1Tcumin1Tdriedoregano3Tchilipowder1tspchilifakes1tspblackpepper1roundoMexicanchocolatechoppedSalttotaste2cupsunsaltedchickenstockIlovejustputtingingredientsinthecrockpotandseeingwhatdevelopsasitcooksthroughoutthedayItsalsogreattocomehomeromworkwiththewonderulsmelloMexicanspicedporkfllingmykitchenSincethecrockpotdoesthecookingitseasytoaddtortillasricesomecheeseoravocadoandyouhaveamiddleotheweekMexicanFiestaTurncrockpotonhighandaddoilAddallingredientsandcookonhighor2hoursturningoccasionallytomixtheingredientsastheycookReduceheattolowandcontinuetocookabout2-3hoursmoreuntiltheporkistenderandallsothebone4-5hoursinacrockpot COOKINWITHKILOWATTS15EasyFishTacosRachelHShoreline18oz.FrozenFishTenderssuchasVandeKamps100WholeFilletCrispyFishTenders4fourtortillas1cupshreddedcheddarcheese1cupcornsalsasuchasTraderJoesCornChileTomato-lessSalsa1cupshreddedlettuceorchoppedcabbageoptionalWeimprovisedthisrecipetheotherdaywhenthetemperatureinSeattleclimbedintohigh80sItmadeoragreatreshsummermealandwelovedthatwedidnthavetomakeourkitchenhotterthanitalreadywasbyavoidingusingthestoveat425degreesYoucouldurtherdressupyourtacoswithotherreshfxingslikelimewedgesavocadoorcilantroEnjoyFollowthepackagedirectionsorheatingthefshbutuseyourtoasteroverinsteadotheovenTypicallythiswillmeanbakingthefshinasinglelayeror20minutesoruntilcrispyRemembertoturnfshoverhalwaythoughbakingsothateachsidegetsbrownedevenlyAterthefshiscookedletitrestor5minuteswhileyoupreparethetortillasMelt14cupocheeseovereachtortillaYoumightneedtodooneatatimedependingonthesizeoyourtoasterovenAterthetortillaistoastedandthecheeseismelteddistributefshsalsaandlettuceevenlyandserveServes425minutesinatoasteroven 16SEATTLECITYLIGHTWiththeadventoconservationCityLightsemphasisshitedromloadgrowthtoenergyefciencyandtheHomeEconomicsprogramwasdiscontinued COOKINWITHKILOWATTS17ChickenMexicaliJenHShoreline1delirotisseriechicken8ozshreddedcheddarcheese1canocreamochickensoup1canocreamomushroomsoup7ozcanogreenchiliesorjalapeosdependingondesiredspiciness1tspchilipowder1largeoniondiced1bagtacofavoredDoritosThisrecipewasmymomsandmakesmealwaysthinkomychildhoodintheovenIlovehowastandeasythisistomakeinsingleservingsItischeeseflledandtastyandletoversarejustasdeliciousRemovechickenmeatrombonesandshredMixallingredientstogetherinlargebowlreservingasmallamountocheesetosprinkleontoptobroilTransertoramekinsandcookinatoasterovenor10-15minutesonbroiluntilcheeseisbubbling10-15minutesinatoasteroven 18SEATTLECITYLIGHTEnergySavingCupcakeNathanielWSeattle14cupfour2Tunsweetenedcocoapowder14tspbakingpowder2Tsugar18tspsalt14cup1Tmilk2Tvegetableoil1TpeanutbutterThemostinterestingpartwaschoosingyourmugandhavingyourownservingwithouthavingtocutoruseextradishesWhisktogetherdryingredientsWhiskinmilkandoiluntilallingredientsarecombinedandtherearenoclumpsPourbatterintomicrowave-safelargemugDroppeanutbutterontopofbatterDontstirPlacemugonapapertowelinthemicrowaveMicrowaveonhigh900-1000wattsfor70secondsCarefullyremoveandenjoy70secondsinamicrowave COOKINWITHKILOWATTS19Apioneeringconservationprogrambeganin1977aprogramthathasteamedupwithcustomerstosavethemenergyandmoneyintotalprogramparticipantshavesaved806millionontheirbills 20SEATTLECITYLIGHTHappyCookin