Recently on Instagram I posted on making soup out of almost anything. On March 17, (St. Patrick’s Day), I made our usual dinner of corned beef and cabbage. I have learned that corned beef is one of the most stubborn meats God ever made, so you have to cook it for hours to get it … More Make soup! Have fun with “leftovers”
I recently went to a new little interesting looking place called, “The Italian Lady”. It’s in Pinetop, Az., and is literally a shack with 3 ladies crowded inside, small kitchen, serving fabulous Italian food. We had two of the wonderful sandwiches, and I saw the soups at the bottom of the menu. We didn’t have … More SAUSAGE POTATO SOUP….with homemade sausage!
I hope you are reading this in 2026 (and that I am still around….) you may not remember the virus from 2020 (Covid 19). But right now people are having trouble finding certain foods: eggs, flour, chicken. Fortunately because I cook so much I always have lots of food available. Since there are only two … More GREEN CHILI…”CHOPPED” STYLE…THANKS, VIRUS!
WHITE CHILI SAGA (If you get bored reading this I understand. Scroll down to the bottom and I have listed the ingredients.) A couple of weeks ago I posted my white chili recipe that I was going to enter in our annual Chili cookoff here at Red Mountain Ranch. You have to make enough for … More Chili Cookoff news: I won again! But, wait…..there’s MORE!
In a couple of weeks my neighborhood will hold their annual Chili Cook off. Last year I won! If you want that recipe I posted it under soups, stews, main dishes and International. Over the years I have won 4 other contests with that chili! But this year I am taking a BIG risk, changing … More WHITE CHILI…..here comes a contest and a Secret Marinade!
A lot of people think Arizona is all desert. If you have never been to this spectacular State, you need to look into the White Mountains. You’ve probably heard of Flagstaff, which is another gorgeous area with a Ski Resort, Northern Arizona University, and the San Francisco Peaks. But I’m guessing if you live in … More SWEET CORN SEASON! A new method for Corn Chowder and Corn Soups
To the cool guy at the bar the other night, Jeff, (don’t get excited….his gorgeous wife Dara was there too). I was picking up food to bring home and tasting Rose, and ended up staying two hours talking food with this cute couple. (We laughed a little too). Jeff asked if I could make a … More COUNTRY CREAMY POTATO SOUP thanks to the cute guy at the Bar at Alessia’s!
We LOVE Beef Stroganoff! I’ve been making if for a long time, and we especially like it now because it is LO Carb! Yes. Think about it: Beef (just don’t roll it in flour), onion, mushroom, sour cream, broth. All perfectly acceptable on a Lo Carb diet. This time I made the dish in … More Beef Stroganoff Soup….a Happy Mistake!
Whenever anyone gets sick, has an operation, moves in or out, has a baby, gets mad at me, gets a good grade, does me a favor, oh well…..you get it. ANY occasion, I do what I do best. Make SOUP! People ask me a lot what my favorite things to cook are. And I … More HUNGARIAN MUSHROOM SOUP…. John’s favorite. And we aren’t even Hungarian!
I have blogged Green chili stew before, but I thought I’d like to show you another way to do it. Especially since Pork Butt (bone in), was on sale and I got 4 lbs. for $6.00! Who could pass that up? I have so many things I like to do with these fatty, meaty cuts. … More GREEN CHILI PORK BUTT