February 18, 2006
Navy beans 1 lb.
kidney beans 1 lb.
lentils 12 oz.
1) Wash beans and lentils. Soak overnight in cold water. Drain.
bacon fat 8 oz.(or vegetable oil, if you prefer)
garlic 1 clove
onions, chopped 8 oz.
celery diced, 1/4 inch 8 oz.
carrots, diced, 1/4 inch 8 oz.
2) Melt fat. Cook vegetables in fat until transparent.
flour 4 oz.
3) Add flour and blend well.
chicken stock 2 1/2 gal.(canned or from boullion)
bacon rind 3 lb.
4) Add water. Mix well. Add beans, lentils and bacon rind. Cover. Simmer 2 to 2 1/2 hours or until beans are tender.
raw potatoes, diced 1/4 inch 1 lb. 8 oz.
pepper 1/2 tsp.
5) Add potatoes and pepper. Simmer another 1/2 hour or until potatoes are done.
***Note: You can speed up this step by using diced pre-cooked potatoes
February 12, 2006
First up, over at Aussie Wife, Amanda has a recipe for Pasta with tomato, basil and chevre sauce. How can you go wrong with two cloves of freshly minced garlic?
David Gillies posts a recipe for fried pork wontons at Daily Pundit. I'm definitely making them soon.
This recipe over at In the Headlights is quite a mouthful: Chicken-noodle-bacon-um-potato-onion soup. In addition to being a winning Scrabble word, it looks mighty tasty. Be sure to thank Riannan when you make it.
The instructions that CalTech Girl lists with her recipe for Pork Chops Stuffed with Smoked Gouda and Bacon includes directions for cooking on the grill. Sure, you can cook them in the oven, too, but why would you?
Speaking of grilling, everyone needs a recipe for good homemade barbecue sauce, and Grill Maestro helps out with his recipe for Really Cheap Coca Cola BBQ Sauce. I'm still not certain where I can find a 20 cent can of Coke, though. I must shop at the wrong stores.
The next recipe comes from a blog down under, Keewee's Corner. Jennifer's recipe for Chicken Chow Bake looks both easy and delicious, two things that appeal to me.
Muse at Me-ander presents for your inspection her variation of a recipe for a traditional Kewish food, In the Kishkes. It looks like it would go great with some latkas. Muse also offers up a recipe for Diet Killer Crumble. Like I need more diet-killing recipes.
Kim at Life in a shoe is this first entry this week that includes both an a entree AND a dessert. Go check out Mexican Chicken Chowder w/Peach Cobbler. What's that you say? It's a soup and not an entree? Good chowder IS a meal. So give it a try.
My entry this week is a recipe for Chili Soup, which I think that you'll enjoy.
Taleena of Sun Comprehending Glass gets us off on the right sweet tooth foot with her recipe for Strawberry Tarts and Clotted Cream. Here's where I do my best Homer Simpson impression: ::drool::. Hey, I didn't say that it was a GOOD impression.
I hope that you enjoyed this week's collection of recipes from around the blogosphere. Be sure to visit Carnival #79 next week, hosted at The Ministry of Minor Perfidy. And if you're interested in hosting the COTR, send an email to Recipe (dot) Carnival (at) Gmail (dot) com and be sure to include the word "host" in the subject line.
February 11, 2006
Kidney beans, dried*** 2 lb.
1) Weigh beans before washing. Wash beans. Soak overnight in cold water. Drain.
Margarine 6 oz.
ground beef ""
green pepper, chopped 10 oz.
onion, chopped 1lb.6oz.
chili powder 1/2 oz.
curry powder 1 Tbsp.
garlic, crushed 1 clove
2) Cook beef, pepper, onion, chili powder, curry powder and garlic in margarine until meat is browned.
Beef stock 1-1/2 gal.
tomato puree 2 qt.
salt 1/2 oz.
pepper 1/4 tsp.
sugar 2 oz.
worcestershire 1 Tbsp.
3) Add stock, drained kidney beans, tomato puree and remaining seasonings. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer until beans are tender, 2 to 2-1/2 hrs.
flour 6 oz.
cold water 3 cup
4) Mix flour and water. Add to soup. Simmer 15 minutes. Remove from direct heat.
***3 lb. drained, canned kidney beans may be substituted for each 1 lb. of dried kidney beans.
February 10, 2006
FWIW, I plan to post the Carnival late Saturday evening.
February 07, 2006
Update: Well of course I'm behind the times. Again. Anyway, Prochein Amy is the hostess with the mostess for Carnival #77. It has a pretty yummy chocolate theme going on.
Ugh. That means that I have to think of something for this week. Double ugh.
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