Recipes For My Boys: Winter Recipes
Showing posts with label Winter Recipes. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Winter Recipes. Show all posts

Monday, November 5, 2012

Chicken Noodle Soup

It's cooler, I want soup!  Hubby, one of the twins and I just love soup!  Homemade soup that is. Soup that is made with love and not from a machine.  Although they do come in handy every now and then when hubby cooks for the boys.  It's just too easy to make soup from scratch.  A little this, some of that.  What's left in the fridge, in the pot it goes and you made a new favorite!  This one, however, is an old classic.  Super easy and ready to eat in 30 minutes.  Enjoy!

Chicken Noodle Soup

2 chicken breast halves
12 cups chicken broth,  homemade or bought
1 1/2 cups celery, sliced
2 cup carrots, sliced, I cut up baby ones
1/2 cup onion, diced
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper, or to taste
1/2 to 1 teaspoon sea salt, to taste
1/2 teaspoon ground garlic
1 16 oz package thin egg noodles, make your own egg noodles
thyme, optional

Rinse chicken breast.  Put in large stock pot along with broth, celery, pepper, garlic, salt and onion. Bring to a boil and simmer, to low boil, 20 minutes. 
Take chicken breast out and cut into bite size pieces if done, not pink inside. Raise heat to boil broth. Add egg noodles (whole package makes a lot of noodles) , carrots and chicken pieces to pot.  Cook according to directions on egg noodle package.  
Sprinkle with thyme before serving if desired.  

Thursday, November 24, 2011


With cooler weather come Greens!  I just love a big ole pot of greens, but no collards for me please,  that have been simmered with ham seasoning.  reid  I see someone was on my blog.... <3  I like to cook them while in season and put in freezer bags for later in the year.

A standby side dish, or just eaten as a meal with Corn Bread and's a Southern favorite.  I have to admit, I hated them as a youngun and didn't acquire a taste for them until I was in my late 20's.  My boys don't like them now but I am certain, when they get older, they will like them, too.

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