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Mexican Recipes Chicken Tortilla Soup and Avocado Tacos

And Summer Pottery Projects Tortilla Soup and Avocado Taco Our favorite restaurant in East Nashville is Mas Tacos. I always get the Chicken Tortilla Soup and the Avocado Taco. Charlie learned how to duplicate these recipes. The Tortilla soup is a wonderful recipe, though time consuming. Charlie loves to chop and dice and does not mind spending hours in the kitchen. I am more of an open a can of soup cook. Tortilla Soup Ingredients: 1 4-pound chicken 1. onion,quartered 1 carrot, peeled, chopped 5 garlic cloves, smashed 2 dried… Read more Mexican Recipes Chicken Tortilla Soup and Avocado Tacos

Rice Krispie Cookies and Summer Pottery

Frances’ Reese’s Goodies This makes a good recipe to take to parties or give as a gift for Christmas. The recipe makes about 4 dozen cookies. Mix in large bowl: 4 cups or Rice Krispies 10-12 oz peanuts 6 -7 oz of miniature marshmallows Have this mixed before you melt the chocolate Melt 20-24 oz white chocolate melted in the microwave ( Cook about 30 seconds and stir. Continue this until all of the chocolate is melted) Mix in 1 cup of peanut butter and 1/4 teaspoon of almond flavoring… Read more Rice Krispie Cookies and Summer Pottery

Spring Pottery and Two Vegetable Recipes

Handpainted pottery with a Spring butterfly theme. Vegetable Recipes These recipes are dedicated to my daughters who love vegetables. Cheesy Zucchini Gratin 1 large zucchini, sliced thin and cut is half circles 1/2 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 4 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, sliced thin 1/4 cup of beef broth 1 cup mozzarella and asiago mix cheese 3 large cloves of garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1/2 teaspoon of pepper 1/2 cup heavy cream Instructions: In a large ovenproof skillet, melt butter with the onions until lightly caramelized,… Read more Spring Pottery and Two Vegetable Recipes

January Soup Recipes

I am working on my January Booth at the Inside Out Market. The Campbells Soup sculpture was fired yesterday. The booth is all ready for cold soup days with many new soup bowls and mugs. Also, there are free soup recipes of my favorite soups on the front table for anyone to take. . The cracker tray is the perfect size for Ritz crackers. I had a hard time parting with this one and will make another one for myself soon. Julie’s Crock Pot Chili This is a recipe that… Read more January Soup Recipes

Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole and Sophie Story

Mashed Sweet Potatoes 3 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and chopped into large chunks 2 TBS butter 1/4 cup milk or half and half 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 2 TBS brown sugar salt to taste Topping 4 TBS softened butter 1/4 brown sugar 1/4 cup all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup chopped pecans ( candied pecans makes this delicious) 2-3 cups mini marshmallows Instructions: 1.Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease a 2 or 2 1/2 quart casserole dish ( 8 X 11 is good). 2.… Read more Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole and Sophie Story

Clay Christmas Ornaments and Bacon Wrapped Sausage Horderves

Bacon Wrapped Sausage The trick is to cut the round sausage in half and put the flat side down so that the treats do not roll when cooking them. Bacon Wrapped Sausage Recipe 1 smoked Sausage or Kielbasa (Hellshire Farm) 1 lb. bacon 1 cup light brown sugar 3 TBS whole grain mustard 3 TBS. white wine vinegar black pepper to taste splash of bourbon (optional) Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut the sausage in bacon width pieces. Then cut those in half lengthwise so that each piece has a… Read more Clay Christmas Ornaments and Bacon Wrapped Sausage Horderves