Sunday, September 7, 2008

Sunday Sunshine

Today is a beautiful sunny day here. After a very raining day Saturday the sunshine is a welcome sight. We never lost our power yesterday which was awesome! The lights didn't even flicker! I know there were a lot that did lose theirs and I haven't watched the local news so I don't know if they are back on yet, I hope they are.

I have to go to the grocery store today because I didn't leave the house yesterday. I was watching a show on Food network a little while ago, it was called "Big Daddy's House" and the guy made Cheesesteak Soup. It looked really good so I want to get the stuff to make it for dinner one night this week. Here is the recipe:

Cheesesteak Soup Recipe
courtesy Aaron McCargo
See this recipe on air (Food Network) Sunday Sep. 07 at 1:30 PM ET/PT.
Show: Big Daddy's House Episode: Mentor Madness

1/4 cup canola oil
1 1/2 large onions, diced small
2 tablespoons kosher salt
2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
2 to 3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon granulated onion powder
2 tablespoons garlic powder
2 1/2 pounds beef tenderloin sliced lengthwise and cubed
6 cups water
1/4 cup beef bouillon cube powder
8 ounces sliced American cheese
Bread bowls, hollowed out, for serving
Sliced chives, to garnish
Chopped parsley leaves, to garnish
In a large stockpot or Dutch oven, heat oil. Add onions and saute for 2 to 3 minutes on high until fragrant and tender. In a large bowl, mix salt, pepper, flour, onion powder, and garlic powder together. Add meat to seasoned flour. Dredge to coat and add flour and meat to pot with onions. Cook until meat is lightly browned, stirring frequently for about 8 to 10 minutes. Add water and beef bouillon to pot and continue to cook and stir on high until soup begins to thicken. Bring to a boil. Turn heat off and add cheese. Cover the pot with a lid and allow the cheese to sit and melt. Pour into bread bowls and garnish with chives and parsley.


Swansong said...

Oh ok I see you will make some guys cheesesteak soup but not my cheesesteak pizza HMPH!


Shirla said...

Ohhh I forgot all about your cheesesteak pizza! :( I promise I will make it soon!

Julieann said...

The soup looks really good. Let us know how it turns out. I am glad the storm has subsided and you did not lose your power:)