Sunday, July 28, 2013

Sunday Social

1. If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
-Pizza. There are so many different kinds & it's all so delicious!
2. What's your guilty pleasure/comfort food?
-Thanksgiving food!  Turkey, mashed potatoes & gravy, stuffing, & cranberries.  YUM!!
3. What's the weirdest/craziest thing you've ever eaten?
-I ate bull & buffalo testicles in Colorado.  I've also eaten cow tongue, deer heart, squirrel, chicken liver... I'd eat it all again too.
4. What foods do you avoid at all costs?
-Pineapple, coconut, anchovies...
5. What meal reminds you of your childhood?
-Pizza rolls, mac & cheese, sandwiches w/meats & cheeses from the deli, hot egg & tuna salad sandwiches.
6. Share one of your favorite recipes and the story behind it.
-Chicken Wild Rice Soup (There's no great story behind's just my favorite soup that my mom makes)
2/3 c uncooked wild rice
2 Tbsp butter
1 Tbsp minced onion
1/3 c diced carrots
1/3 c diced celery
1/4 c flour
1 qt chicken broth heated
2-3 c diced chicken
1/2 tsp salt
pepper to taste
1/2 tsp poultry seasoning
1 c half & half
Rinse wild rice, soak in cold water for 1 hour.  Drain rice; cover with boiling water & cook over low heat for 40 minutes.  Melt butter in 4 qt pan.  Sauté onion, carrots, & celery until tender; blend in flour.  Gradually add the heated chicken broth stirring constantly until slightly thickened.  Stir in the rice, meat, & seasonings.  Simmer over low heat for 10 minutes.  Add the half & half slowly to the soup.  Heat just to serving temperature.  Makes 6 bowls or 12 cups.


  1. Stopping over from Sunday Social :) And Thanksgiving food is totally my comfort food as well! I love my post-feast nap with a full stomach of turkey and stuffing :)

  2. Amen on the pizza. There's never a bad time for pizza. Just thinking about Thanksgiving food is making me hungry. Thanks for stopping by the Drastic Fantastic.