Soups & Stews

Course: 
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 small onions, halved, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 small potatoes (12 ounces), peeled and diced
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 4 cups milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon English dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon Hungaarian hot paprika
  • 1½ cups sharp cheddar, freshly grated
  • salt and pepper to taste

Sharp Cheddar Chowder

Sharp Cheddar Chowder

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Chili

  • cooking oil, as needed
  • 3 cups onions, diced
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2½ lbs ground beef
  • 4 tablespoons ground chili powder, preferably dark
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans dark kidney beans
  • 1 can original Rotel tomatoes
  • 3 cups beef broth, or more as needed
  • salt, as needed
  • cornmeal, optional

Garnish options

  • sour cream, 
  • grated sharp Cheddar
  • diced onion
  • sliced green onions
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  • jalapeño pepper slices
  • corn chips
  • saltine crackers
  • hot pepper sauce
  • lime wedges

Tailgate Chili With Rotel, Kidney Beans, Ground Beef 

Tailgate Chili With Rotels, Kidney Beans, Ground Beef  

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Course: 
  • 1 smoked ham hock
  • 12 cups chicken broth (salt free since ham is salty)
  • 1¼ lbs collard greens
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup salt pork, minced
  • 1¼ cup onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup celery, minced
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • sachet: 6 peppercorns, 4 parsley stems, 1 fresh thyme sprig tied together in cheesecloth pouch or teaball
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 4 teaspoons malt vinegar or as needed
  • Tabasco sauce as needed

Ham Bone and Collard Greens Soup

Ham Bone and Collard Greens Soup 

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