Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tuesday Tip of the Day ~The Best Way to Store Asparagus ~~and link to recipe for Parmesan Garlic Roasted Asparagus

It's asparagus season.
It is fresh and abundant...
and the price is right, too.

The best way to keep it fresh, to prevent it from drying out...
Cut about an inch from the bottom of the stems and place in a container with about an inch or two of water.

Make sure all the tips are in the water.
For longer storage, place a plastic bag over the top and keep in your refrigerator.
Change the water when it becomes cloudy.

We have made this in the oven or out on the grill.

It's a delightful side dish.

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup
1 can Fiesta Nacho Cheese Soup
1 can Cream of Chicken Soup
1 can Enchilada Sauce
2 2/3 cup Milk
1 can Chicken
1 can Mild Green Chilis

Whisk together and place in crockpot 
or your stockpot on top of the range.

When preparing for a larger group,
I use my slowcooker and double the ingredients.
(And the difference in color results from using different brands of enchilada sauce)

Combine soups and enchilada sauce.

Shred the chicken with two forks.
You can also use leftover chicken or turkey.

Cook until heated through. 

Garnish with sour cream,
shredded cheddar cheese,
and tortilla chips.