Pea soup

I am reminded of the old rhyme “Peas porridge hot, peas porridge cold, peas porridge in the pot nine days old!” I certainly hope this doesn’t last nine days, as it sounds quite good. We are big fans of pea soup in my house, so perhaps I will try this one. Pea Soup Put into … Continue reading

Oyster Soup

This recipe for oyster soup had me turning to the internet to research. Because this is at least 110 years old, some cooking terminology and ingredients have changed over the years. Right off the bat I must make it clear that the oysters are to be shelled prior to cooking. It might sound like common … Continue reading

Basic Soup

Finally the last item.  Soup.  The narrative is self-explanatory Basic Soup (GrammaA) Soup is a lovely, warm, nutritious meal.  It is also quite personal.  It is time consuming, but well worth it. The Broth – Use most any kind of leftover bones, i.e. chicken, turkey, beef, ham, or purchase a soup bone with a little meat … Continue reading

Green Beans Oregano

Looking for a way to turn those boring old green beans into something new and interesting? Here is a recipe for Green Beans Oregano that is somewhat reminiscent of the famous green bean casserole you find at Thanksgiving dinners across America. Green Beans Oregano 6 cups green beans (frozen) 1 can (10 oz) condensed cream … Continue reading

Chili (Mary Jo Higgins)

This recipe was written inside a notecard and from years of use the notecard has torn in half at the fold and been taped back together. It has obviously been well used and loved. FYI, a #2 1/2 can is approximately 3 1/2 cups volume, or 27-29 ounces. The #2 can is 2 1/2 cups, … Continue reading