Monday, July 27, 2009

Title: Jewel's Favorite Soup Jill Makes

Description:This recipe is from Woman's Day magazine. I made this for dinner and everyone loved it. It takes less than 30 minutes from prep time to the dinner table!

Ingredients:2 Tbsp olive oil1 onion, chopped2 rib celery, chopped4 ripe tomatoes, diced1 tsp kosher salt6 cups of chicken broth or stock!3 cans cannellini beans-I used great white northern beans2 cloves of garlic chopped1/4 C. fresh parsley choppedserved with: grated parmesan

Directions:1. Heat oil in large pot over med-heat! Add onion and celery and saute for 5-6 minutes! Add tomatoes and salt, and saute for 3 minutes.2. Add broth, beans, and garlic and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for flavors to blend, adding hte parsley during the last 5 minutes. Serve with grated parmesan.

Monday, July 13, 2009

Shoyu Chicken

1 cup soy sauce
1 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 teas. wine
1 piece ginger (crushed)
2 large cloves of garlic (mashed)

3 pounds - skinless chicken thighs - cut in half or thirds (boneless)

Mix above ingredients well, add chicken. Bring to a boil and lower to simmer. Cook slowly until chicken is TENDER.
Fried Green Tomatoes (squash, zuchini, fish, or just about anything)

(tattoedmomma aka Leda)

-sift the cornmeal and flour, salt and pepper together in a large bowl
-beat the eggs with the buttermilk
-dip whatever you are frying in the eggwash, then flour mixture, then eggwash, then flour mixture again
-drop into very hot skillet of oil/other frying aparatus

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Lara's Famous Chili

1 lbs lean ground beef
2 tsp minced garlic
1 cup each diced celery, carrots, bell pepper, and one large onion
1/4 ground black pepper
1 can diced tomatoes
2 cups tomato sauce
1-1/4 cup beef broth
2 TBSP bbq sauce
1 can Red Kidney Beans
1 can Butter Beans
1 tbsp dried cilantro
1 tsp salt
2 tsp honey
1 tsp liquid smoke
1 tsp Montreal steak seasonings
1 tsp wosherishire sauce

exta-if you want it spicy
1 tbsp chli poweder
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin


Cook beef and garlic in a cast iron pan over medium heat until fully cooked. Stir in celery, pepper, and onions. Cook and stir 3 minutes, or until veggies begin to soften.

Stir in spices. Cook for one more minute. Add undrained tomatoes, beans, beef broth, and bbq sauce.

Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.