Category Archives: Soups and Chowders

Hamburger Soup

So tomorrow is going to be a busy day (as usual) between work, house chores and the daily delivery and pickup of the kids all their scheduled events. Given that your Mom and Dad will be coming over at 7:00 … Continue reading

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Mushroom-Cheddar Soup

Preparation time: 30 minutes Serves: 6 ¼ cup butter  1 large onion, finely chopped 3 celery stalks, finely chopped 1/3 cup flour 4 cups chicken broth, preferably not hot 5 cups thinly sliced mushrooms ½ cup whipping cream ¼ tsp. … Continue reading

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Cream of Broccoli Soup

Preparation time: 45 minutes. Serves: 8  1 1/2 pounds of broccoli, washed and cut into small pieces (save florets for later). Much of the broccoli stalks can be peeled and diced or sliced 4 1/2 cups water 3/4 teaspoon salt … Continue reading

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Traditional Chili Recipe

Preparation time: approximately 2 hours for cooking beans. Serves: 10-12. Ingredients: 2 l/2 cups dry pinto beans, soaked overnight 2 1/2 pounds lean ground beef or ground chuck 1 1/4 chopped onions 2 l/2 cups liquid from cooked beans 2 … Continue reading

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