Category Archives: Stew

Texas Chili – Cup o’ Red

Moving along on the state series – today we eat Texas! I’m loving learning about the foods that are special to each state. My daughter lives in Texas and she told me barbecue. Texas is all about barbecue. It’s also … Continue reading

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Kentucky Burgoo

Kentucky what?? Burgoo! This dish is a staple in many parts of the state. Its simply a hunter’s stew. There is really no particular recipe other than it has three kinds of meat (usually game), beans, a tomato element, corn … Continue reading

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National Bouillabaisse Day

Bouillabaisse? What the heck is that you might ask. It’s a seafood stew (or soup) that originated in France. There are many versions and no one quite agrees which is the most authentic. The stuff has been around in some … Continue reading

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National Chili Day

It’s National Chili Day! And today is a perfect day here in the upper Willamette Valley to celebrate this spicy dish. It’s cold and snowy and this warming dish fits the weather. But where did chili come from? Chili history … Continue reading

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Adzuki Bean and Squash Stew – slow cooker style

It’s National Bean Day! Did you know one cup of beans supplies more than 10g of fiber?  The water soluble kind that helps lower cholesterol. And they give us vitamin B6, iron, magnesium, potassium, vitamin C, protein and more! In … Continue reading

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