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Thanks to a grocery mishap, Braunwyn Windham-Burke's family is going green. "I accidentally ordered 10 gallons of green beans," The Real Housewives of Orange County mom wrote on Instagram, showing six giant cans stacked in her kitchen in a pyramid formation. "Please send recipes."
With 10 people hunkered down at her expansive new home, including her husband, Sean Burke, their seven kids, and their daughter Bella's boyfriend, Douglas, the canned vegetable may go faster than Braunwyn anticipates.
While she searches for meals to make with the green beans, Braunwyn has no shortage of culinary ideas as she whips up food for her family. "I make pasta,” she recently told BravoTV.com in the video above. “I make two kinds. Gluten-free for Caden, and regular for the rest. I sort of just throw whatever I have in there. So tonight, I have a stroganoff sort of thing going. We use fake meat since we’re all vegetarian — well, sometimes Sean and I cheat — but we do the fake meat, we have the mushroom sauce, and then I kind of just go through and I throw whatever I have in my freezer.”
Braunwyn noted that amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the family has been turning to frozen food and simpler meals. “Basically, it keeps it easy and clean. At home with seven kids, it’s very easy for the mess to get bigger than me, especially since we let our housekeeper stay home while this is all going, so I definitely try to keep it small,” she said. “In a little bit, I’ll make a salad, and that’s it! Easy peasy.”
In March, Braunwyn shared that she ordered her family to stick to set kitchen hours while they are homebound. In an Instagram Story, she showcased a yellow sign in her kitchen that read: "In order not to lose my mind, the new kitchen hours are 7:30-9 11:30-12:30 4-5:30." She added: "Otherwise it's closed! [Love,] your mother."
Brauwnyn explained her new set of rules further in the post. "8 kids, 1 me, the math is not in my favor," she wrote, with a grimacing emoji. "If I have to wipe these counters one more time."
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