Pippin Chicken and Sam Clam Soup

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Mirepoix: yellow onion, carrot, celery. Taco chicken breast, cento red clam sauce, poblano pepper, green and red bell pepper, cabbage, zucchini, black truffle oil, parmesan cheese, garlic, basil, sugar.

The clam sauce was a great find–tasted in the vein of Manhattan chowder. The taco marinade on the prepared chicken slices had cayenne and other usual Mexi flavors, but was fairly subtle.

“Fool of a Took! This is a serious journey, not a hobbit walking-party.” Gandalf, The Fellowship of the Ring

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Korean Ham Soup

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Mirepoix: yellow onion, celery, carrot. Ham, smoked bacon, cabbage, snap beans, beef bulgogi sauce, sesame seeds, ginger, soy sauce, sugar, sambal oelek, parsley, lots and lots of garlic.

The condiment shelf at the food bank sometimes harbors some real jewels. Today it was Korean bulgogi marinade, totally enticing, so in it went. 맛있는!

보기 좋은 떡이 먹기도 좋다 Translation: “good looking ddeok tastes good.”

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Chicken Salad Sandwich Fixings

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Covid 19 fears kept our sandwich makers at home today, so I stepped in and made some chicken salad sandwich filling as well as my regular soup. The above was with green, red, and orange bell peppers, Dijon mustard, tarragon, white pepper, and salt.

Below, I used curry powder, turmeric, Greek yogurt, lemon/ginger juice, jalapeno hot sauce, green, red, and orange bell peppers, black pepper, and salt.

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Rangoon Chicken Mushroom Soup

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Mirepoix: yellow onion, celery, carrot. Tyson grilled and ready chicken breast, sautéed white and crimini shrooms, sautéed portobello shroom, cauliflower, green snap beans, roasted zucchini, roasted eggplant, raisins, yellow curry paste, fresh basil, lemon/ginger burst juice, fish sauce.

We were donated a couple cases of yellow curry paste, so you may see more Asian-inspired offerings in the near future.

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