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

Autumn Squash Soup {Spaghetti and Hubbard Squash}

Autumn Squash Soup

Autumn Squash Soup

I’m not such a fan of squash, but when my P.S. (Purchaser of Squash/ hubby) brings squash home with a hopeful look in his eyes, I cave.  I find recipes and am usually surprised that I like the finished dish.  I guess it’s not that I don’t like squash, I just resist embracing it because it seems like so much work.  Although that’s not always true either.  If I can get my P.S. to chop it up, it’s easy sailing from there on. Continue reading