Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Chicken gnocchi soup is delicious and healthy.  Boil a package of chicken breast in half pot of water with half onion, stick of celery and some leaves, salt and pepper til done. Remove chicken from broth and strain into bowl. Chop 1/2 onion, celery, 1 garlic clove, and a little carrot and add to pot…

Pecan Praline

This is sort of ez. Put 2c packed brown sugar in pot and 1c white sugar. Add 1c water and 1c good heavy cream.  Mix up and put candy thermometer on side of pan.  Heat on medium til it slowly reaches 238 soft ball. Take off a little early if you are at 5000 ft…

Cream of Mushroom Soup

  This soup is ez, delicious, and healthy for a brisk windy fall day. Just heat two cloves of garlic in 3T butter add 3T  flour and cook for a few minutes. Then add 6 cups water, mushroom stems, parsley sprig, thyme branch, bay leaf, salt and peppercorns and simmer for 30 min. Strain and…