Fowl, Not Foul Potato Soup

Fowl Potato Soup

Fowl Potato Soup

I started making dinner with a plan to make a pot of potato soup.  I’d been craving it for a while but every time I went to make it we were out of bacon.  I knew we had bacon in the drawer this day and plenty of potatoes on hand due to the UND Potato Bowl specials.  The local stores usually feature potatoes that week and we had been daring and purchased two bags.  I was stocked for my pot of soup. Continue reading

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Wiener Water Soup

Wiener Water Soup

Wiener Water Soup

I usually don’t remember where my more unusual recipe ideas come from.  I do know this recipe came from a family time.  We were having our annual lefse-making spree and it had been a long day.  The rowdy group was myself, son Justin, daughter Emily, and cousin Shirley.  We are usually a crazy bunch.  I’m not sure how the subject came up but suddenly I knew I needed to make wiener water soup. Continue reading

Fresh Corn, Zucchini and Potato Chowder

Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder

Fresh Corn and Zucchini Chowder

Zucchini is my fun vegetable.  I’m always amazed by the wide variety of recipes using zucchini, whether soups, salads, casseroles or desserts.  I’ve blogged many of them over the years.  If you do a search for “zucchini” in the search bar you’ll be as surprised as I am by the number!  And yet I still find more recipes I want to squeeze in during the limited summer growing time for the vegetable that has very little flavor of its own. Continue reading