Tag Archives: Chicken Stock

Best! Mashed Potatoes

Last year, I came across Tyler Florence’s crazy good mashed potato hack, where you actually boil the potatoes in heavy cream, and then save that cream (and all that potato flavor) to mash the potatoes! Like I said, crazy good, … Continue reading

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(Kinda) Cowboy Chowder

My husband came across this chowder recipe on delish.com, and thought it would make for a nice dinner. I agreed, but thought that potatoes and corn in a soup might could be a bit of a starch overkill, so imagine … Continue reading

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Creamy Gorgonzola & Toasted Walnut Pasta Sauce

Rich gets recipe notifications from Sweet Paul that he shares with me if it especially interests him; or, if he thinks that it will especially interest me. A pasta sauce with Gorgonzola, cream, and toasted walnuts? Heck, yeah! When I … Continue reading

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Chicken Tortellini Soup

After an overnight snowfall, today dawned bright, sunny, and a might bit chilly – it is currently a balmy, dry 10º F – so, what better time to talk about making a nice pot of chicken tortellini soup? Full disclosure: … Continue reading

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Tomato and Feta Soup in the Pressure Cooker

First, let me be totally honest here; I really liked this soup! My husband? Not so much; but, even after 20 years together next month, he is kind of a traditionalist when it comes to some flavor blends: Pumpkin should … Continue reading

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Asparagus Soup With Ricotta and Sherry

How’s this for a perfect springtime soup? Asparagus, cooked with shallots in chicken stock, then blended with sherried Ricotta cheese and served warm. And, the whole thing, with just a wee, tiny bit of prep, comes together in well under … Continue reading

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Fresh Mussels

So, I have a confession to make: When I‘ve made mussels at home in the past, I usually start with the frozen stuff from the market. I mean, I still make my own white wine and garlic sauce for cooking … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Risotto

A friend of ours *grudgingly* gets her kids and husband to eat “mommy’s rice”  – cauliflower processed into rice-like grains and usually served Spanish-style with a spiced tomato sauce – every now and again. This version, loaded with cheese and … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas – A Healthier Option

I make these pretty terrific chicken enchiladas, from a recipe given to me by my mom in law – and they are very, very good. But… they call for a can of cream soup, plus sour cream, plus bottled salsa, … Continue reading

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Chicken Gravy

So. We’ve tossed leftover chicken trimmings in a pressure cooker with a few tasty things to make a very respectable chicken stock. Next, we’ve combined a bag of seasoned stuffing mix and dried out biscuit crumbles with some veggies, seasonings, … Continue reading

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