Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Recipe Wednesday

Haven't been doing much...we did pull an Ed Dray (love ya Ed!) yesterday when we went to 3 Banana's for lunch, closed on Tuesdays!  So we stopped in at Belle's Bistro and had a salad and sandwich.

This morning I watered my plants and pulled one tomato because it just looked pitiful!  The days are getting hotter and the tomatoes don't like it.  Jim putzed around for a bit outside.  We took Boo for a walk and then stayed inside for the next few hours.  We both read our books, Jim finished The Thief by Clive Cussler and I started My Beef With Meat by Rip Esselstyn.  Jim napped for a bit while I checked my eyelids for leaks on the Lazyboy.

Late afternoon we had a wild thunderstorm roll through. Power went off several times but all is quiet now.

For dinner we had Minestrone Soup and corn muffins



Minestrone Soup---my way

1 onion chopped


2-3 cloves garlic, crushed/minced


1 1/2 cups celery chopped, 3 ribs maybe


olive oil for sauteing if you want


1 can diced tomatoes


6 cups water


1 t oregano


2 bay leaves


2 t basil


2 cups veggies like carrots, bell pepper, potato....what ever you have


1 can kidney beans, drained and rinsed


1 cup pasta,uncooked


1/2 cup parsley

cook! make sure your hard veggies are soft before adding pasta...
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