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Using up the odds and ends

December 14th, 2011 at 04:27 pm

I have a cornish hen thawing and will prepare that later today. Some will go to work with me tonight and the rest will be eaten later this week.



I also had an opened tiny bottle of white wine and some chicken stock leftover from when I made the saucy chicken a few days ago. In the fridge I found some woody asparagus stalks (I save those for soups and purees) and onion that needed to be used so I tossed the wine, broth, garlic and a bit of Glory beef base in a pan and let it boil then simmer and cook down a bit. I added the languishing vegetables and threw in some mushroom, green pepper, carrots, and mukimame. It's now simmering on the stove and smells absolutely great. I love soup on a cold day and since I work a long shift tonight and will be at Mom's tomorrow, having this soup ready will keep me out of drive thrus and/or eating turkey bacon and eggs again for dinner! It also uses up a few things that would have ended up being thrown out soon.

3 Responses to “Using up the odds and ends”

  1. Amber Says:

    hmmm looks yummy Smile

  2. LuxLiving Says:

    That looks scrumptious! Going in now to see if I have veggies that I could save by drowning them in some chicken broth! Big Grin Thanks for the inspiration, it's cold and damp here and soup sounds good!

  3. DeniseNTexas Says:

    Thanks, y'all. It was delicious!

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