Once again this is a throw together recipe. I will try to be as
accurate as I can. The more you cook the more you will see that
you do things by sight and feel.
Cut up 1 - 2 chicken breasts into bite sized pieces.
I sort of stir fry the chicken. Quickly cook it in 1 T. olive oil. You
can boil this in water and create your own broth, but I'm not
the most patient person. This method works well for me.
Cut up about 8 ounces of cooked ham.
Chop up one small onion and about three celery stalks.
Dump the 32 ounces of broth into a large pan and add the
Peel 4 - 6 potatoes.
Cut into bite sized pieces and add to the broth mixture. Bring the
broth to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender.
Add 3 Cups milk.
Add about 4 cups of corn. In the summer I take about 4 or 5
ears of corn and blanch it then cut the corn off and use it
straight from the cob - yummy. Add salt and pepper to taste -
at least 1/4 t. pepper.
Bring the mixture to a boil. Mix together 4 T flour with 1/2 C of
water. Slowly add to the boiling mixture - stirring until the
chowder is as thick as you like. You can use corn starch if you
Add some nice crusty bread and it's the "brrr it's cold outside"
Triple Threat Chocolate Cookies
I just "hatched" these cookies this week. It's a chewy chocolate
cookies with chocolate chips, Rolo candy and Reese's Peanut
Butter Cups chopped up.
Preheat oven to 350.
Cut your candy in pieces.
Soften 1 1/4 C butter and add to. 2 C sugar - mix well.
Add and mix 2 eggs and 1 t. vanilla.
Add to mixture 3/4 C cocoa,
1/2 t. salt, 1 t. soda,
and 2 plus a touch more flour. Mix well. Dump in and mix
Drop on cookie sheet. Bake about 10 minutes - just until the
cookies gets crackle lines on top.
Add fresh cold milk and you can handle that Triple Threat.