Thursday, September 28, 2017
1 large onion,chopped
2 cloves of garlic,chopped
4 lbs. of carrots,chopped (approx 1 inch pieces)
8 c. chicken stock
2 tsp. olive oil
2 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary
1 c. sour cream
salt & pepper to taste
In a large stockpot, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and onion and saute until tender,approximately 5-7 minutes.Add carrots,stock and rosemary. Bring to a boil then lower to a simmer and cover. Let it simmer approximately 45 minutes to one hour.Remove from the heat when carrots are tender and set aside to cool.Add the sour cream and stir well. Puree the soup in a few batches using either a food processor or blender, until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
This soup can also be served on tasting vessels as shown in the picture above. It is a delicious addition to any meal or party.
The soup will be thick. You can thin it with a bit more stock when you plan to eat it. Divide the soup into freezer containers,seal well and freeze.
Monday, July 10, 2017
After all of the graduations were over, the cookie theme turned to birthdays. I made these minecraft cupcakes and a cookies platter to celebrate the eighth birthday of my friend's twin boys.
Have a great week!
Friday, July 7, 2017
Here is a special carton of egg cookies.So cute.
This assortment was made for a Star Wars themed party for a young boy. Not bad for someone who has never watched any of the Star Wars movies. Oh well, not a sci-fi/fantasy fan,what can I say? I will be back tomorrow with the last set of cookie creations for graduations and summer fun!
Thursday, July 6, 2017
Over the past few months I've made cookies and assorted treats for a variety of celebrations. Many lovely ladies were celebrating engagements,bridal showers and weddings. Here are some of my favorite creations from those celebrations.
For this shower ,the bride to be requested chocolate covered strawberries as well as calendar "save the date" cookies.
I will be back tomorrow with more cookie creations! Enjoy your day!
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Due to the storm, the cute Valentine placemats I ordered didn't arrive on time, so we used parchment paper instead.
Once they felt comfortable, we moved on to adding flowers to the cookies.