Chilly weather means a SOUPer weekend

ChickBond 007

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Feb 26, 2009
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I've got that urge to make a huge stock pot full of soup. The weather has turned cold, and it just feels warm/cozy to make soup and bread.
Thinking vegetable beef.
Got any other suggestions? Love to hear your best soup recipe please.
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wildorchid053

Songster
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May 12, 2009
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last night made beef stewp. beef stew without thickening it.. was great.. beef broth, stew meat, carrots, onion, potatoes, peas,, thyme, marjoram, garlic, and a bay leaf.... severed it with cornbread. easy in the crockpot
 

Katy

Flock Mistress
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I made the first soup of the season in the crockpot last night for lunch today. Sauerkraut & Sausage soup. It's yummy...and you don't even know there's sauekraut in it if you have someone who doesn't care for it. I posted the recipe last winter so it's in the recipe index.
 

Ken H

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The secret to making good chicken soup base is to not boil the stock hard. The ideal temp is to get only a couple of bubbles while cooking. Scoop the fat off often and you will have a clear virtually fat free base.
 

Chicks_N_Horses

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Mar 30, 2009
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I make deer stew all year long. It doesn't have to be cold for me to make stews/soups. I love it.

I love chilli in the winter time though.

...and do not leave out the cornbread!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
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thechickenchick

Born city, Living country
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Mar 8, 2008
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I made a vegetable Beef soup last week from all of our garden veggies including potatoes with homemade Herb Bread.

For tonight I have had a chicken in the slow cooker with carrots, onions and potatoes since 7:30 this morning! Smells so yummy! I am also baking Apple Sauce Oatmeal cookies right now!
 

KatyTheChickenLady

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Dec 20, 2008
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OMG, oh, polygamy, why were you banned. U.S.A. prudes?

I agree I want a sister wife!!! preferably one who likes to clean house! I told my husband to go find one, he's never sure if I am joking or not but he looked a little scared . . .
 

ChickBond 007

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Feb 26, 2009
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You're my kind of woman (cook)! Will you marry me?

Oh, Joe, where were you 20 years ago when I was short skirts, big hair, and 98 pounds?
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You were hiding from us high maintenance girls on the float, and running around in fast cars...weren't you?
 

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