Monthly Archives: November 2011

40 Days of Soup: Day 11-Beef and Veggie Stew


All of the soups up to this day have been created mostly by what was on hand but my soup eaters have requested a beef and veggie stew. Off to the store I went. Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb stew meat … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 10 Guacamole Meatball (without the guacamole)


Today offers more time than usual since the basketball game got SNOWED out this 29th day of November in north Georgia! (whatever…) Ground beef in the ‘frig is begging to be meatballs. My customers loved the guacamole in their soup, … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 9-Chicken and Rice with Veggies


Mid-morning: into the crock pot, throw: 2 cups of shredded baked chicken (frozen from when I baked the boneless, skinless chicken breast with lemon pepper seasoning) water to fill the crock pot 1/2 full (or 1/2 empty, if you are … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 8-Cumin Beef and Beans


After driving/riding for over 10 hours and getting in after midnight, what soup could be quickly made before going to bed? O.k., what’s on hand? Ground beef, an onion left from the bag for Thanksgiving, and always minced garlic. Start … Continue reading

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Cookbook Update #13: Done/Delivered


It has been an incredible journey that has taken way too long (or rather much longer than I expected) but the book is finished! I had the first shipment sent to NC where I was spending Thanksgiving and have an … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 7-Tailgate Stew


Tailgate party for parents of players at Wake Forest calls for a hearty soup. Recipe chosen and sorta followed was Hungry Man Soup. There were onions, celery and bacon left from cooking Thanksgiving so those were diced and sauteed together. … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 6-Turkey Chili


Found: a gift from a few years back-(Cherry Hill Gourmet Good Company’s Roasted Garlic Chili Mix) a decorated jar with all the fixin’s for chili (red kidney beans, cranberry beans, red beans, soy flour, dehydrated garlic, dehydrated onions, dehydrated bell … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 5 -Thanksgiving revisited


Thanksgiving morning cooking included the start of day 5 crock pot soup. A pound of field peas with sufficient water, diced onion, diced celery (since that was also chopped for making the dressing), and a few bay leaves. After Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 3-Almost Millers


Moving on in this soup adventure, I still had not been to the store to buy ingredients. This soup is very close to Miller’s Brunswick Stew (in cookbook, was served daily at The Baron York) with a few changes. Put … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 2-Lentil and Ajvar


No chance to go to the store and it is time to make soup. What’s in the cabinet? Still have pounds of lentils left over from the cafe, so that’s a go. 1 1/2 cups dried lentils water to 3/4 … Continue reading

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