Temperatures Have Dropped
The air’s become quite bitterly cold. Brrr! It’s COLD outside! Makes you want to stay inside, enjoying a nice, WARM bowl of rich and creamy, homemade Broccoli Cheddar Soup. In addition to making a roux, the soup thickens more when you add the cheese.… Read the rest
Are you a Wendy’s Chili fan?
This Wendy’s Chili recipe clone fits the bill anytime, especially on a cold winter’s night. The original source is from Todd Wilbur’s Top Secret Recipes, and now I’ve adapted it just a bit too.
I prefer to cook with dry beans because they are healthier and more cost effective than canned beans.
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Nutritional Analysis Added: 2/7/17
Oh my goodness, what can I say?
|Homemade Tomato Soup – Creamy Tomato Bisque
This homemade tomato soup hits the spot…
It’s pure comfort food and tastes exactly like you’d expect a bowl of tomato soup should taste!
- If you grew up adding milk or cream to your tomato soup, you’ll LOVE this!
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Larry is MY HUBBY, not to be confused with my late FATHER, who was also named Larry! We chose to name our SON’S middle name Larry, after my husband and in honor of my dad.
My darling d-i-l (Melanie’s) FATHER’s middle name happens to be Larry too!… Read the rest
Original Post: 12/14/2010
|Ham & Bean Soup
My mother made the best Ham & Bean Soup! Today, my family and friends love this recipe, as much as I did! Plus, it’s gained several positive reviews on Allrecipes.com.
This recipe is totally worth getting a Christmas ham.… Read the rest
In place of commercial cans of cream of chicken soup or say thickening white sauces with flour, better yet…
Instead, you can thicken soups with Instant ClearJel® powder (for safe Gluten Free source, be sure to read end of post).… Read the rest
The thickener I use in this soup is Instant ClearJel® Powder aka: ICJ® Powder It’s my favorite thickener. I’ve actually been using it for nearly 30 years! That’s a very long successful track record!
Now if you’ve been following my blog, you might already be familiar with ICJ® powder.… Read the rest
My homemade chicken noodle soup is just about as easy as opening a can, HOWEVER so much BETTER!
Often, I’ll roast a chicken or turkey and freeze little zip-type bags of deboned meat – so I can easily have cooked poultry on hand whenever I need it for soup (or whatever!)
One secret for making better soups is adding a quality chicken base paste.… Read the rest
My friend Lisa shared this soup recipe and says it’s very similar to the Zupa’s Cafe’s version in Utah: http://cafezupas.com/menu/soups/chicken-enchilada-chili/.
(Note: I have not had the pleasure of tasting that soup; my adaptations may make it a bit different, but I love Lisa’s shared recipe.… Read the rest
Are you aware that January is classified as a SOUP month? It’s rather cold here in the Rocky Mountains of Utah; snow’s good, but I am no longer a skier. So a hearty stew can be just the ticket to get you through a cold winter’s day.… Read the rest