As sweater weather approaches, it’s a good time to start thinking about the warm feeling and savory smells of cold season soups.
Generations have gathered around the table to enjoy this hearty dinner staple. From the January/February 2021 Our Ohio magazine, from Ohio Farm Bureau.
Melt butter in pot. Add vegetables and saute over medium heat until lightly browned. Add chicken stock and nuts. Cover pot and simmer for 1 hour. Season to taste.
Every cook makes broth/stock for sauces, gravies, soups and stews. The methods for bone broth are many, but essentially you want to roast and then simmer bones with your choice of vegetables and herbs. This recipe uses 4 pounds of bones, including neck and leg bones. Add a chuck roast to make a meal.
A red pepper is simply a green pepper allowed to mature on the plant, gaining great color and terrific sweetness. There’s nothing hot about this variety. “Pear” it up with some of the season’s naturally sweet vegetables in this soup that looks and feels like a cream soup on the tongue yet doesn’t contain a drop of cream.
Stock may be stored in the refrigerator for up to three days or frozen for up to three months.
A slow cooker is ideal for simmering these meaty little ribs cut from the chuck section. It’s a one-pot meal that frees you up to do other things leading up to dinnertime.
Ready-cut stew meat is easy to find in the meat case but if you’re inclined to cut your own there are a variety of cuts from the shoulder or rear that will do including chuck shoulder or roast; bottom or top round roasts; rump roast; or English roast. Trim away some of the fat before cutting the meat into 1-inch cubes.
This recipe looks really beautiful using different colored carrots; maroon, yellow, orange…they do bleed into one another during cooking so the colors stay pretty vibrant.
Try this easy chili recipe on a brisk autumn day. It cooks in only 60 minutes.