My dinner tonight

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  1. hockeygrl

    hockeygrl Cancer hand Gold

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    Its time for another cooking thread!:cheer:

    Tonight I made Tomato-Basil Parmesan Soup.

    Start with two cans diced tomatoes (undrained), 1 cup each finely diced carrots, celery, and onion, and 1 bay leaf. Place all ingredients into slow cooker.
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    Add four cups chicken broth and place on low for 5-7 hrs (I only did 5 today).
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  2. ChuckZ

    ChuckZ You're so pusillanimous, oh yea.

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    looks good
     
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    After the 5-7 hrs, make a roux by melting half cup butter. Once butter is melted, whisk in 1/2 cup flour. Stir constantly for 5 mins. Next take 1 cup of soup from slow cooker and whisk in. Continue (cup by cup) whisking in soup till you have mixed in 4 cups.
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    Add contents of pan back into slow cooker. Add 2 cups of warmed 1/2 and 1/2. Also add 1 Tbls dried basil, 1 teaspoon dried oregano and 1 cup parmesan cheese. Add salt and pepper to taste. Mix well, continue to cook on low for 1 hour.
     
  5. hockeygrl

    hockeygrl Cancer hand Gold

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    Here is the final product, I made sure to include my cute holiday nails in the pic. :c

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  6. hockeygrl

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    :rolleye: Do not care.
     
  7. Mark Mayonnaise

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    Well okay it looks a lot better when it's done


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  8. hockeygrl

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    Thanks Chuck!
     
  9. hockeygrl

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    I could make it with skim milk instead of 1/2 and 1/2 for you... I mean because of the diet and all. :)
     
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    Looks like rotel. How is it on tortilla chips?
     
  11. ChuckZ

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    looks even better finished... :c
     
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    Looks good. Kind of like tomato bisque. Maybe I'll give it a shot on Saturday if it gets a bit colder this weekend.

    It was in the 60s today.
     
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    Vegetables seem overcooked. Beet only cooks them for 20 minutes. :dontknow:

    Looks like this is it for me 2nite

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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    MRE'S Are so much better today
     
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    what are you crazy? it rocked the house
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    No I love the new at Mare's