Monday, January 26, 2009

Green Chili Soup

Yummy I love this soup

1 lbs. of what ever meat you like.... I usually do what is on sale or no meat at all

6 potatoes peel and dice

2 7 oz cans of green chili (do what you want depending on what you like)

1 onion

4 tablespoons of chicken bouillon

3 bay leafs

1/2 tablespoon of pepper

1 1/2 cups of cheese

a bushell of cilantro

put your meat, potatoes, green chili, onion, bouillon, pepper and 1/2 of the cilantro in your pot and than fill it 75 % full of water.... let boil...when the potatoes are done add the cheese and keep stirring until it is all melted and then add the rest of the cilantro and let simmer for about 15min and then it is done!

I put more cheese on top when I serve it and I eat it with a tortilla or chips!

Friday, January 23, 2009

Half Baked is the winner

Kristy won! Um I dint have you a cool winners suprise.....but i am trying to think of one so who knows you might get a cool something in the mail someday!
And also if you are posting recipes without pictures that is fine but next time you make that recipe or someone Else tries a picture please.

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Tortilla Soup

We love this soup!
2 1/2 Cup Chopped Raw Chicken
1 Can (15.25 oz.) Corn, drained
1 Can (10.5 oz.) Cream of Chicken Soup
1 Can (4 oz.) Diced Green Chile
2 Tbls. Fresh Cilantro
1 1/2 tsp. Taco Seasoning
1 Can (14 oz) Chicken Broth
1 Cup Water

Mix in pot & cook until the chicken is done.
THEN, take 1 cup soup juice & 1 Cup Sour Cream & mix together until smooth & add back into the soup. Serve with sliced strips of tortilla.

Sunday, January 18, 2009



4 (15 ounce) cans chicken broth
1 pound crumbled ground pork
1 small head green cabbage, cored and chopped-to-bite-size
1 1/2 cups fresh bean sprouts
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1 (15.25 ounce) can whole kernel corn
10 fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root
1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
1/3 cup distilled white vinegar
1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/4 cup Szechwan sauce
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/3 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Pour chicken stock into a large pot. Stir the crumbled ground pork into the stock, and simmer over medium heat until the pork is cooked through and no longer pink, about 15 minutes. Stir in the cabbage, bean sprouts, green onions, corn, mushrooms, ginger, garlic, vinegar, sesame oil, Szechwan sauce, soy sauce, and cayenne pepper, and cook 5 minutes more. Adjust seasonings to taste. Makes-about-6-servings.



This makes a huge batch. (About 6 dozen! Yeah, plan on freezing some or giving some away.)

Extraordinary Chocolate Chip Cookies
1 1/2 C. butter or margarine, softened
1 1/4 C. sugar
1 1/4 C. packed brown sugar
1 T. vanilla
2 eggs
4 C. flour
2 t. baking soda
1/2 t. salt
1 bag (24 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix 'til fluffy butter, sugars, vanilla and eggs. Add dry ingredients and last of all the chips. Bake 11 to 13 min. Don't be afraid to add nuts, oatmeal or whatever you like!



Bake taco shells according to package directions.
This recipe is good for 10-12 tacos.

3 C. cooked chicken, chopped in bite sized pieces - I microwaved a few chicken breasts for this.
1 package (1 oz.) Old El Paso taco seaoning mix - I used a generic brand.
1/2 C. Ranch Dressing

Mix the chicken and taco seasoning and microwave 'til hot (about 2 min.), then stir in the ranch dressing.Stuff shells with meat and top with your favorite taco toppings (cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, salsa, etc.) You can also drizzle a little more ranch dressing on top. Then you feast!

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Yummy! Cauliflower Soup

I just made this soup for dinner. It's easy! I must admit that I altered the recipe just a tad. I'll review in just a second and get back to you.

I am stuffed! I thought is was very tasty, creamy, and too hot to gobble up... my tongue is a little scorched. :( Thankfully not burnt or I would look like this />{o} ....just goofing.

I followed PW's recipe pretty close, although I don't usually measure. I added some ham chunks and sauted that with the veggies. Mel thinks it would be better with picnic ham...saltier I guess but what does he know he double salts everything and besides that he has a terrible head cold! ;)

The veggies were probably chopped up finer than PW's because I didn't use a knife...that was fine but next time I will leave the cauliflower chunkier. Cheese would also be nice and next time I may have to make it NM chili, anyone?

Friday, January 16, 2009

Pick the name--------

Alright I put the four winners on the left So vote which one you like!!!! Thank all of you for your input on what the Book should be called.. You will have one week to vote as many times as you want!

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Gallbladder Woes....

Sorry Cadie, but this old woman needs to pass this tip along.
We know the fifth food group is butter and other high fat content foods. If your gallbladder is starting to give you fits...try taking 1200 mg. of lecithin with your meals. I don't leave home without it!

House Keeping Details...

Please add a label for your post. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, side dish, tips, etc.
That way, when we publish the blog, hopefully labeling will make things easier. Thanks.

Twice-Baked Potatoes

I guess that I can start off the blog! Apperently Cadie requested this recipe, so I'll start with it, and maybe I'll get a picture to add later.

1.Scrub and bake medium to large sized potatoes and bake in the oven till soft.

2.Cut in half lenth-wise and scoop the insides out into a bowl or an electric mixer, set aside the peel shells for later.

3.Add butter, a splash of milk (to get the "These potatoes are so creamy" comment!), and whatever you like to have on your baked potatoes like, sour cream, bacon bits, salt and pepper, etc.

4. Mix all together and blend the potatoes until smooth I really like to use my kitchen-aid to do this!

5. Scoop potato mixture back into peels and top with cheese, then bake at 350 until cheese is melted and potatoes are hot!

I don't have much experience at writing recipes, so if any of this isn't clear let me know and I can re-write it!

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Jensen cook book

Hey everyone! Me and Lacie thought this would be so fun to do! So if we all could post some recipes every once in a while by Christmas time we should have a cook book ready! How fun! I am so excited! So we didn't know what to call the blog so we are going to have a contest.... so post as many titles as you can and the winner is going to get a really cool surprise! So lets here it! If you don't want to do this well to bad its fun and you will love it when it is all done! So lets have fun with this even if you just post a couple recipes.