Chicken Corn Chowder and Triple Threat Chocolate Cookies

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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.

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Cut up 1 - 2 chicken breasts into bite sized pieces.

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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.

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Cut up about 8 ounces of cooked ham.

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Chop up one small onion and about three celery stalks.

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Dump the 32 ounces of broth into a large pan and add the
previous ingredients.

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Peel 4 - 6 potatoes.

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Cut into bite sized pieces and add to the broth mixture. Bring the
broth to a boil and cook until potatoes are tender.

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Add 3 Cups milk.

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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
prefer.

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Add some nice crusty bread and it's the "brrr it's cold outside"
special.

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Triple Threat Chocolate Cookies

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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.

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Preheat oven to 350.

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Cut your candy in pieces.

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Soften 1 1/4 C butter and add to. 2 C sugar - mix well.

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Add and mix 2 eggs and 1 t. vanilla.

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Add to mixture 3/4 C cocoa,

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1/2 t. salt, 1 t. soda,

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and 2 plus a touch more flour. Mix well. Dump in and mix
completely.

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Drop on cookie sheet. Bake about 10 minutes - just until the
cookies gets crackle lines on top.

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Add fresh cold milk and you can handle that Triple Threat.

Stir Fry Chicken, Veggies and Pasta

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This is delish! It has everything you want in a meal. Chicken,
veggies and pasta! And, it's so easy.

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Cut up veggies - broccoli, cauliflower, celery, carrots, green
peppers and onion.

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Stir fry the chicken until cooked - make sure the pink is gone.
Salt and pepper to taste.

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While the chicken is cooking boil 1/2 pound of spaghetti - don't
overcook.

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Add the can of chicken broth and veggies to chicken. Add 2 T
lemon juice to veggies and chicken. Bring to boil. Mix 3 T soy
sauce with 3 t cornstarch. Add the soy and cornstarch mixture
to thicken the broth.

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Serve over pasta. Dig in, fill up and say Ahhhhh. Everything
you could want in a meal.

Pulled Pork - Easy Style

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I try to take food to the guys at the barn about once a week. I
can end up feeding some of them daily in the fields just to keep
things going, but I also try to do this for our milkers. This is so
easy and is so yummy.
The night before you want your pulled pork or 6 - 8 hours
before you want to serve it, place a pork roast in the crock pot.
Salt and pepper. Add about an inch of water, cover and put on
low. Snuggle into your comfy bed and forget about it until
morning.
It will be fall apart, fork tender in the morning.

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Take out of crock pot and pull apart the pork.
In another bowl mix Bar-B-Q sauce with root beer. Pour over the
pulled pork, mix together and put back into crock pot on low.

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I take it to the barn and put it on low in the lunchroom. The
guys help themselves. This is so easy, yet so so good.