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Southwest Potato & Corn Chowder

Posted by on Tuesday, February 18, 2014, In : Recipes 

8 slices bacon, chopped
1 large onion, chopped
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 orange bell pepper, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 Tbsp butter
1/3 cup flour
1 tsp salt, plus more to taste
1/2 tsp freshly-ground black pepper, plus more to taste
1 tsp ground cumin
8 cups chicken broth
4 cups unpeeled potatoes (about 6 potatoes), cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 lb frozen corn kernels
1 cup half-and-half
1/2 cup grated Pepper Jack or cheddar cheese, for serving
1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro, for serving
Cook bacon in a la...

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Beans and Cornbread

Posted by on Friday, February 7, 2014, In : Recipes 


Ingredients
Bean Ingredients:
4 cups Pinto Beans
4 slices Thick Bacon (can Also Use Salt Pork, Or Ham Hock, Or Diced Ham)
1 teaspoon Salt
2 teaspoons Ground Black Pepper
Cornbread Ingredients:
1/4 cup Plus 2 Tablespoons Shortening
1 cup Yellow Corn Meal
1/2 cup All-purpose Flour
1 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Buttermilk
1/2 cup Milk
1 whole Egg
1 Tablespoon Baking Powder
1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda
Preparation Instructions
BEANS: Rinse beans in cool water; pour into a pot, cover with water by 2 to 3 inches. Bring to a bo...

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Sweet-Roasted Rosemary Acorn Squash Wedges

Posted by on Friday, February 1, 2013, In : Recipes 

Adapted From Tasty Kitchen 

 
 Ingredients
2 whole Acorn Squash, Cut Into 8 Wedges Each
4 dashes Olive Oil
Salt To Taste
1 stick Butter
½ cups Brown Sugar (lightly Packed)
2 Tablespoons Rosemary (minced)
Preparation Instructions
Place wedges in a baking dish and drizzle with olive oil. Sprinkle lightly with salt, then roast in a 350-degree oven for 20 minutes.
Combine butter, brown sugar, salt, and rosemary in a bowl and mix into a paste.
Remove squash from oven and smear paste all over squash. Return t...

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Acorn Squash Quesadillas and Sausage with Tomatillo Salsa

Posted by on Monday, January 14, 2013, In : Recipes 
Adapted from SmittenKitchen
The secret to getting your quesadillas crisp is to cook them in either butter or lard, and no skimping. A griddle is best if you have one, but a regular old frying pan will do in a pinch.



 1 small/medium acorn squash
4 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons diced white onion
1 tablespoon minced jalapeno (you can also use the dried chili peppers)
1 clove garlic, minced
2 poblano chiles, roasted, peeled and cut into strips
Salt and pepper to taste
10-inch flour tortillas
1 cu...

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