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Old 01-31-2009, 03:38 PM   #81
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Old 01-31-2009, 10:17 PM   #82
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JustMeTo: I'd be happy to; it's really a "little of this, little of that" kind of recipe.

1 lb or so of chuck, diced small (that's my way; some like it large)
Brown lightly in batches, drain oil from pot.

add: 2-3 C good beef stock, return beef to pot
add: 1 turnip, diced small
1 or 2 carrots, depending on size, sliced 1/4 to 1/3 inch

simmer for 30 min or so (take your time, there's no rush)

add: 1 med yellow (or brown) onion, medium dice
3 stalks celery, 1/2 " slice
add more beef stock as the situation demands

simmer 30 min or so

add: 2 russet potatoes, pared and 1" dice
1 14oz can petite dice tomatoes, undrained

simmer till spuds tender, adding more stock to your liking.

You can also add, at the end, a small 6-8 oz can of peas or corn (drained) if you like. Sometimes I like, sometimes, I don't.

Sorry to get back to you so late, we spent the day sailing and whale watching. Soaked up plenty of sun; kinda pooped.

Enjoy the soup!
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Old 01-31-2009, 10:22 PM   #83
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Old 01-31-2009, 10:40 PM   #84
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Eating ice cream to celebrate the OFFICIAL END of my holiday season!!!
My Daughter's b-day is in early Nov, 1 son is Jan 2nd, today is the other son's.
The gatherings are constant from Halloween until Jan 26th.
YAY!!!!!! I'M DONE!!!!!!!!
I hear ya, Suzie. Our birthday wave starts in March and doesn't end until October. It's crazy!!! BTW, Happy Birthday to your son! (Which son is it?)
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Old 02-01-2009, 12:04 AM   #85
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Old 02-01-2009, 01:52 AM   #86
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As the weather gets worse we are hiding inside from the strong wind and torrential rain today [Sunday] as a Cyclone heads towards us. The wind has really started to pick up in the past few hours and the roads are closing so it could be an interesting night.
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Old 02-01-2009, 05:29 PM   #88
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