Update: I should have mentioned; you want to put the pasta into sauce that's already hot. I am guessing 10 lbs, 8 peppers and 4 large onions? I would like to find a brilliant programmer that I could get to help me make a calculating CD that would do what I do for the readers 350 degrees, 2 hours before. www.ellenskitchen.com/bigpots/bbentree2.html Chicken really does NOT hold well for long periods, especially baked or grilled without a sauce. Someone told us #1. it takes 50 min to boil water in a roaster. No spices in this, just many creamy, flavorful cheeses. With the quantity of meat involved, I really just want my husband to concentrate on the chops. I used my 18-quart Nesco roaster (not as nice as the one pictured above--mine is an older model, in white. You can do about 20 pounds per roaster, 3-4 quarts of bbq sauce. If this saves you time, trouble, or money, please make a donation, a nickel or dime per guest, to support this site. Use a BIG Pot and boil lots of water. ellenskitchen.com/bigpots/plan/sphagetti.html. Measuring out two ounces of dry pasta can get tricky when dealing with smaller pasta shapes like bow tie and macaroni. If this saves you time, trouble, or money, please make a donation to support this site. Wishing you a joyful, blessed, and savvy day!!! Be sure to have either a crock pot of vegetarian un-chicken nuggets or a side dish that can serve as a vegetarian entree. Site design / logo 2023 Stack Exchange Inc; user contributions licensed under CC BY-SA. When you serve the big three; potato salad, pasta salad and slaw- you want 10 gallons total per 100. Do I place a little bit of water in the second roaster? Then you have to decide; it will be simmered, not teriyaki if you just dump it in and cook it all together, tasty, but not the original plan. Answer (1 of 8): I always used the rule of 4 ounces per serving. Yes, if you post the recipe I will help multiply it, but you can probably do it yourself; multiply to get the meat right, cut the salt in half, spices 1/4 to 1/3. I would expect 4 sandwiches per pound, allowing 1.2 per female and 1.5 per male. Share Improve this answer -cake (two full sheets). AndHere's a great spicy chili rub to use before cooking ***SPICY CHILLI RUB*** As to yumminess, consider the soy sauce and hony glaze on my "Honorable Turkey" in the recipe box section. 1 (16-oz) carton whole milk ricotta cheese 3/4 pound (4 cups) mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/2-1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 TB Italian seasoning (optional) Instructions Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Baked ziti is a pasta based casserole where you layer pasta, meat sauce, cheeses, and a ricotta/egg/sour cream mixture. When the water has reached a rapid boil, add a little bit of salt and the spaghetti noodles. If this will work please let me know or anything else you recommend. Put a clean cotton dishtowel over the cooked rice when you turn it down, to catch any drips from condensation. Look at these recipes: www.ellenskitchen.com/bigpots/oamc/chix1.html. If white bring to a boil, stir in the rice, turn to simmer and cook covered about 40 minutes. In chain Italian restaurants, they cook off 5 kg at a time, cool it immediately in ice water, drain, refrigerate and oil. See my favorite cajun site for a really good red beans recipe: Mary Jo, best soak is overnight- in fridge if the weather is hot. I'm a big baker and have an electric roaster oven that I've not used. EllensKitchen.com is remodeling and I want to provide the changes YOU (my readers) have been asking for. 3. 1 tablespoon ground black pepper (Adapted from a recipe by the National turkey federation). A good rule of thumb is to allow for 1/2 pound of boneless roast beef per person. If you are serving it as a main dish, 4-5 ounces would be more typical. Do this now, and preferably on the porch or in the garage. 2 lbs. We make that for dinner for two, LOL. document.getElementById( "ak_js_1" ).setAttribute( "value", ( new Date() ).getTime() ); Hi, I'm Jamie! Read the whole article. If the soup/sauce etc is room temp, at least 2 hours. I am sure the parents would be flabbergasted at this arrangement, and your group would be legally liable (and basically defenseless) if anyone were sick or injured as a result. You can use it like a giant stew pot or crockpot. Thanks for contributing an answer to Seasoned Advice! 3) calculate the cooking time using anybody's table, but USE AN INSTANT READ THERMOMETER INSERTED IN THE THIGH TO CHECK THE TEMP. You can write back. Thank you very much for your help. If you do not preheat, put it straight from the fridge to the roaster. In a large bowl, combine hash browns, 1/2 cup melted butter. Hi Leona! 5 - 6 quart for larger families and work well for stews, casseroles, soups, and desserts. @SAJ14SAJ 2oz of dry pasta cooks up to about 1 cup, so I wouldn't say 1.6oz is. Use a meat thermometer or an instant read thermometer to check the temp in the middle of the dish. Beans, the same. Read the how to safely reheat turkey page in the holiday section at the top of the Big Pots index, adapt to beef. When ready to serve, thaw in fridge and bake per instructions. If you decide to do it this way and it is a very large crowd, you might want to use two roasters. If this works great for you how about sharing your recipe- everyone loves tried and true pasta recipes for the roaster! 2)Preheat the roaster, no hotter than 325, for at least 20 minutes. The garlic will darken, and the mixture will be very thick and fragrant. Depending on the size of your bun and how meaty you like your sandwich, you can increase or decrease that amount an ounce or two either way. Serve by scooping onto buns, have mayo and cranberry jelly available for garnish. This method gives minimum shrinkage while tenderizing this sometimes chewy piece. Thanks !!!! Note: The video was recorded on my instagram so will be a vertical shot with the black box in the sides:-(. For most people, it's not more than once a week. I pull from fridge, let sit for about half an hour to an hour to get the chill off. http://www.nesco.com/customer_support/owners_manual_download/english/. Here is how to do it in the oven. When hot, turn to 200. Then drain this water and cook with fresh. I wouldn't think 20 pounds is nearly enough, then, for 200 people. 20 lbs. Stand them up in the pan on the flat end, leaning them if they are too long. If the weight is for already stuffed breasts, it is not enough chicken. Your email address will not be published. All pork butts or shoulder is a MUCH smarter and cheaper way to go. If you use roasters, you can do only about 20 pounds per roaster, 25 is too much. Check the Nesco site above for recipes. Then turn down the roaster to 180 to hold. Sheet pans of really good cornbread would be more popular- put out your real butter, jam, and honey- and much easier on the cook, also great for making a pulled pork "shortcake" on the plate. Turn down to 180. 9 cans cream of chicken soup Spray one jumbo or two large aluminum foil pans with cooking spray. I thought about a steam table and cooking all the pasta and putting it in a steam table. Then you can write and tell us! Mashed sweet potatoes are pretty, and a fruit sauce such as apricot or pineapple raisin is festive. Bake at 350 45 minutes. See the mac and cheese for 100 recipe. #6. It helps to put a rack in the bottom, also. 1 1/2 pound butter or margarine 3 cups all-purpose flour 8 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 2 gallons milk 8 pounds Velveeta cheese, cubed 24 ounces shredded Cheddar cheese directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Cook the elbow macaroni until al dente as directed on the package. rev2023.3.3.43278. Allow 3 hours at 300 degrees, covered, stirring occasionally. American Specialties Swedish Meatballs-$75.00 full tray/ $40.00 half tray. You want 50 pounds boneless or about 70 pounds bone in for 100 people. 3 Cups diced red potato So after 18 years of supporting my readers as a hobby, I'm asking you for help! One hour before event, I'll add the pasta. Then add minced garlic, diced tomatoes, spaghetti sauce, basil, italian seasoning and parmesan cheese to make the sauce. Now, general notes about roaster turkeys. I would probably use several roasters, one to cook and the others to keep warm. Tritip is a delicious but not meltingly tender cut. Mix in the cream cheese, sour cream, onion powder, salt, pepper and butter. With each between 150-180grams. If you have another brand, it would be OK to stir at about 2 hours to check the bottom. When dividing this up to freeze and bake for the holidays, I like to use this red oval Emile Henry baking dish to add a festive touch. Servings INSTRUCTIONS Combine the eggs, ricotta cheese, thyme, oregano ,basil, salt and pepper. Since you do not tell me the number of people, type of meal, etc, I am not going to geuss at a recipe for you. I do 8 pounds dry (2 roasters) for 100 people. If you do preheat, the half hour out is OK. Combine ricotta cheese, beaten eggs, grated parmesan cheese and basil leaves; mix well. Thanks again. 1/4 Teaspoon salt Your help matters! I do mine in the oven and that is about how long they take for a big roaster pan full. 1 and 2. To give you a reference point, 1 pound of meat will make 5-6 sandwiches and 1 pound of cheese will make 10-11 sandwiches. frozen hash browns Preheat roasters at least 20 minutes to 350, allow an hour at least; check temp in the middle with a quick read thermometer, at 160, turn roasters to 180. I would think more than a pound. With this amount of pasta, you will need to use a few pots at once or cook the pasta in batches until it is all cooked. In the video below, I show how I prep the baked ziti for freezing. Beverage planning page will help with drinks. * 2-1/2 cups chopped onions, sauteed in butter until tender but not brown We have been taking visiting teams downtown to pay for their after game meal, but want to save money. Joanne, each roaster only holds enough redbeans for about 60 people and you need to cook the rice separately. It is a moist, rather fatty meat, much less dry than ham or loin and my favorite piece of pork for sandwiches. From your quantities, this looks like a wedding for 100 to at most 125. Do you think I am going about this the right way? How to make, store, and reheat angel hair pasta for 250 in a tiny church kitchen. In each of two well-sprayed full steam table pans, layer 4 pounds ziti mixture and 8 ounces ricotta mixture. You can bake covered in the oven or the roaster. I suggest you use a BBQ sauce or some such, as they will not brown , and look fairly gruesome. www.ellenskitchen.com/bigpots/beans100.html Carve cross-grain in 1/2 inch slices. I have six children and would like to cook in this and have enough for leftovers the next day. Will probably make it the night before and then heat it up in the roaster right before lunch. I have tried this in a number of methods and variations, but have settled on a two-step process that works great. Adjust lids. I am cooking 70 chicken leg quarters and 80 coconut tilapia filets for a 40th anniversary party. Make the pasta and cool/chill it, then also cool the sauces before assembling the casserole, then put the assembled dish straight into the refrigerator. (this will be the only thing to eat) we are ploping rice on a paper plate with some type of chile or something on top. Easy one-touch controls - select your dish and press the button to get started. Cook it the first time, and eat it hot as the main course; then have it again later as a cold hors-d'oeuvre. Because the roaster does not brown or crisp the potatoes, I sprinkle on crushed French fried onions (the same kind used on green bean casserole) about 20 minutes before serving. of ziti pasta in salted water until it is al dente, or not completely soft. then bring in. I want to make a Nesco full of Stove Top stuffing. shredded mozzarella cheese 2/3 cup grated Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese Heavily coat the cooking pan, which is out of the roaster, with grease or spray of choice, then dust on a coating of plain old grated Parmesan cheese. OPTIONAL, crushed garlic or garlic powder to taste The one thing it won't do is make a crispy top; you can either add a topping such as crushed French fried onion rings the last 15 minutes, or run them under the broiler, which is hard because the pans are heavy and hot. For the buns: 6" deep full size pan with 4" deep perforated pan inside. Click to see full answer. 1 1/2 tablespoon salt If this saves you time, trouble, or money, please make a donation, maybe a nickel or dime per guest, to support this site. Since the pork is already cooked, you could reheat it by sealing it in vacuum bags (or ziplock bags with as much air as possible removed) and immerse the bags in a pot of water that's been brought up to 140 degrees or so. Serve each portion with garlic croutons or a spoonful of whole berry cranberry sauce for garnish, if desired. Im cooking for a grad party at home and transporting the smoked pork ribs, grilled bbq chicken thighs and drumsticks and brats from my home to my brothers home 30 minutes away. I have 12 lb prime rib that i want to cook for tonight. It should rest outside the oven for 20 to 30 minutes before you carve it. To put you answer in the correct form you need to change the 160 oz to pounds and ounces. Also, see the links at the top of my BBQ and brisket page for lots more, and more experienced, advice on brisket smoking. Hello Friends!