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Foodies BS Thread.

Discussion in 'Food Talk' started by ryanjboutin, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. Aug 19, 2012 at 9:11 AM
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    Xaks

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    This is my tomato sausage soup, after about two years of making it monthly and tweaking it as I went along. This is the recipe that's actually printed out on paper and next to the stove in the 'go-to' pile now.


    Ingredients:
    * 1 pound hot Italian sausage
    * 1 pound medium Italian sausage
    (note - if you don't like spicy heat, use all medium or garlic sausage)
    * 1 sweet onion, chopped
    * 2 (14 ounce) cans petite cut or diced tomatoes (do NOT drain!)
    * 6 cups (or 2x26oz) stock - I use beef and chicken, home-made is best, but store bought is OK
    * 2 tablespoons basil (or italian spice mix, if you have that)
    * 2 cups pasta - I use egg noodles, but you can also use spirals, penne, whatever
    * about 5 whole garlic cloves, minced
    * 1 cup chopped celery
    * 1 cup chopped carrots
    * 1 cup chopped mushrooms (fresh is best)
    * 1 1/2 - 2 cups shredded cabbage
    * black pepper to taste

    As usual, I prep all my ingredients before starting to cook. I like having everything laid out so I don't wind up missing something. The cat wandered in and decided to supervise...she is so spoiled rotten it isn't even funny.

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    Here it is, all portioned out. I like using paper plates (disposable/recyclable/compostable) to hold things.

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    Directions:

    1. In a soup pot, cook sausage over medium heat until no pink remains. Stir often, using medium high heat. Only put a wee bit of olive oil in the pan for the start...fat will cook off quickly and prevent further sticking.

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    2. Add onions, mushrooms, celery, and carrots. Cook uncovered until onions and celery are soft. I cook a minute, stir the whole mess, cook another minute, stir vigorously, cook another minute, stir, etc. Takes 8-10 minutes for it to all cook down.

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    3. Add tomatoes (including juice), stock, cabbage, garlic, and basil. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for about 50ish minutes, stirring every 10. Yes, this will look vaguely like one of satan's bowel movements. Trust me, your patience will be rewarded.

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    4. Stir in pasta and cover. Simmer for 10 minutes, or until pasta is tender to your liking.

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    Season with salt & pepper to taste. Serve.

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  2. Aug 19, 2012 at 9:18 AM
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    ImpulseRed008

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  3. Aug 19, 2012 at 9:24 AM
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    JayDirt

    JayDirt I owe it all to little chocolate donuts

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    Here's the bone in prime rib from Captain Jack's in Sunset Beach.

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  4. Aug 19, 2012 at 9:28 AM
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    HOLY CRAP!!! :eek:

    how much was that?? loooks gooooooooood

     
  5. Aug 19, 2012 at 9:39 AM
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    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1345394317.064186.jpg Just caught lunch!
     
  6. Aug 19, 2012 at 9:48 AM
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    Breakfast TaterTot Caserole

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  7. Aug 19, 2012 at 10:00 AM
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    Wow everything looks really good today!!!!
     
  8. Aug 19, 2012 at 10:13 AM
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  9. Aug 19, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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    Bump ^^^
     
  10. Aug 19, 2012 at 11:05 AM
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    JayDirt

    JayDirt I owe it all to little chocolate donuts

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    I want to say it was $39.95 :D
     
  11. Aug 19, 2012 at 11:10 AM
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    just dug my jerky recipe out...
     
  12. Aug 19, 2012 at 11:56 AM
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    spare ribs on the grill right now.

    this is them prior to the slathering of homemade sauce.

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  13. Aug 19, 2012 at 12:04 PM
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  14. Aug 19, 2012 at 12:18 PM
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    Deb Fries from Eat at Joe's in HB.

    Fries
    Cheese
    Bacon
    Grilled Onions
    Pepper for the colon!


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  15. Aug 19, 2012 at 1:12 PM
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    Nice. I'd be turning it into sushi!
     
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  17. Aug 19, 2012 at 4:18 PM
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    Wow!! Looks great everybody!! ^^^ :eek:
     
  18. Aug 19, 2012 at 5:11 PM
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    Wesley - I don't have a hibachi recipe to help out, but maybe try searching google for ideas and recipes to start with?

    Everything has been looking really good here the last few days! :)

    Simple breakfast burrito... eggs, cheese, potatoes.... called the "Country" burrito at Filiberto's here in Phoenix.
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  19. Aug 19, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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    Thanks man. I figured that would be easiest maybe. But I just figured I'd see if anyone had any experience with it.
     
  20. Aug 19, 2012 at 6:09 PM
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