Mastering Ministrone

So now that we’ve bought the perfect pot, found the perfect recie, bought the best veggies, sliced and diced, and so forth… Now what? 1.Constantly keep an eye on your soup while it is cooking. This will allow you to  adjust the spices and cooking temperature as needed. 2. Cook on low heat. Don’t thinkContinue reading “Mastering Ministrone”

Making the Perfect Chili

The perfect chili will depend on your own person preferences…beans, not beans…beef of chicken…plain or served as chili dogs… burgers topped with chili… (usually without beans)….chili fries…chili mac…or Frito pie and flavored to perfection…(more on this later)… As we all probably know by now, especially if you live in Texas, chili is a type of spicyContinue reading “Making the Perfect Chili”

Finding the Perfect Pot to Pea In

Before you start making your own homemade soup, there is certain equipment that you must have on hand. And the most important equipment of all—a big enough pan. You could find the very best recipe, spend hours making your own stock, buy the best ingredients, take the time to finely dice all of your vegetablesContinue reading “Finding the Perfect Pot to Pea In”

Soup’s On

Having these nightly meals requires planning and thinking ahead…more so when you find our that your significant other has type 2 diabetes…the main thing I have learned this last year. Fortunately this is also the time of year for one of my favorite things… SOUP… Soup is definitely the ultimate comfort food—both nourishing and warmingContinue reading “Soup’s On”

Finish the Dish

But what? But what if you go to all this trouble and simply find your soup one great big inedible or at least tasteless mess… Then what? There are still some things that will help rescue your failed soup and to also make your soup one that you would even be happier to feed yourContinue reading “Finish the Dish”