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The Best Ever Potato Cheese Soup

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This is a soup my Sister LaRae got from a pot luck at work it was like 32 yrs ago. It is so delicious I had to share it with you. My family loves it so I make it every winter.

POTATO CHEESE SOUP

1 lb of bacon ( I use the thick bacon so I fry about 8 slices ) save the bacon grease!

3 to 4 tomatoes

1 bunch of green onions

5 lbs of potatoes or as much as you like. I like lots of potatoes so I make a big pot that covers 2 burners and do 10 lbs.

8 to 16 cups of Chicken broth

1 can of green chilies. Lg or small  what ever you like or as many as you like.

1 can of milk

and a bunch of cheese ( we like Monetary jack or Mozzarella cheese )

Fresh French bread and butter

 

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This is the thick bacon I buy. So first you fry the bacon then set it aside.

 

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While the bacon is frying I’m cutting up the tomatoes

 

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and green onions to put in the bacon grease.

 

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Then you let it cook for about 20 min.

 

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While I’m frying the tomatoes and green onions in the bacon grease I’m peeling the potatoes and cutting them like this.

 

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Now I put like 8 cups of water then I put 4 tbs of the chicken broth powder and whisk away. You can put it to your liking you can also use canned broth what ever you like.

 

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So I have the potatoes cooking til tinder.

 

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Chop the bacon

 

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grate the cheese

 

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Here I have the green chilies and the can of milk waiting to be put in the soup.

After the tomatoes and green chilies are done add them to the boiling potatoes and Chicken broth.

Then add the green chilies and bacon to the soup.

When the potatoes are tender and ready to eat add the milk and some cheese.

Have a bowl of cheese ready so people can put cheese in their own bowls to there liking.

 

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Here is the soup with everything in it ready to serve.

 

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It’s served and ready to eat! Oh wait one more thing.

 

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You have got to have some fresh french bread and butter with it.

I hope you enjoy the soup!

Thank you for taking the time to read my blog and have a blessed day.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Love you

Lady Beth

 

 

 

 

 

Teriyaki Chicken with Mac n Cheese

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Here is the Teriyaki Chicken. I put chicken thighs and 2 chicken breast. I started them frozen. Then I put so minced garlic, brown sugar and some Teriyaki sauce. Put it in the crock pot all day on low. And it turned out so good.

 

In a lg bowl I grated Cheddar cheese, Monterey Jack cheese and Mozzarella cheese.

 

In 3 small bowls I put 2 table spoons of flour, In the next bowl I put 1 egg, in the third bowl I put salt, pepper and dry mustard.

 

In a lg bowl I put about 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 cups of milk.

 

My pasta is cooked and drained awaiting the cheese sauce. In the next pot I have started my cheese sauce. I melted some butter then I put a small amount of minced garlic in the butter. Then I added the flour after a few min. I added the cold milk. After it heated up I put in the salt, pepper and dry mustard. After it is hot I took a soup ladle and added the hot sauce to the egg slowly.  Then I added the egg to the sauce.  I stirred it for a few more min. then I added the 3 cheeses to the sauce. And of course I had to try it and it was so yummy!!

 

I poured the cheese sauce on the pasta.

 

I buttered this dish and poured the mac n cheese in it. The dish was a little small and it started over flowing. So I took some out and Tiffany, Tony and I ate it.

 

I had saved some cheese to put on top before I baked it.

 

350 degrees and 20 min later this is what came out of the oven.

 

To go with the Teriyaki Chicken I cut and cooked in some oil and butter an onion and 1 huge red bell pepper.

 

Then I added some crushed pineapple about 3 table spoons to it after the onions and peppers were cooked all the way.

 

And here it is all on the plate. My husband loved it! Well they all did my son and daughters.

Thank you so much for reading my blog I hope you enjoyed it.

Love Lady Beth

 

 

Mac n Cheese

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I have always made Mac n Cheese out of a box. Then one day I was checking out the Pioneer Woman on you tube. And I watched her make Mac n Cheese it looked so easy. So I thought I would try it. Now again I always made it from the box and you do not bake that one. So I made it with out baking it this time. And it was yummy 🙂

While you are cooking the pasta you can start the sauce about the last 5 min the pasta is cooking. To make the sauce add

2 tbsp of butter. Melt it in a sauce pan then add

2 tsp of flour. Add to the butter whisk it around then add

about 2 to 2 1/2 cups of milk then add

salt and pepper. Let it get hot! In a small bowl crack an egg in it. After the milk is hot add some of the milk slowly to the egg and whisk it so the egg will not scramble. then slowly pour the egg in to the milk sauce. Then add

Cheese. As much as you like and as many as you like. I did Mild Cheddar and Monterey Jack Cheese.

After it is melted then add the pasta and stir 🙂

If you would like to bake it you would bake it at 350 for about 15 to 20 min. What I like to do is put half in the baking pan and then put more cheese on it then add the rest of the Mac n Cheese then cover it with more cheese!

Along with the Mac n Cheese we had fresh green beans. I covered them with water and put a lid on it. Cooked it at med. high heat. after the water had reduced I take the lid off to let the rest evaporate. Then I add salt, pepper and garlic butter that I make.

Then we had Tri-Tip and that garlic bread that I make. It was so yummy!

I hope you enjoyed my blog thank you for reading it.

Lady Beth