Thursday, September 2, 2010

Perfect soup for a rainy day!

Pork and Green Chile Stew

1 tablespoon olive oil plus extra
1 1/4 # pork tenderloin, 1/4" cubes
1/2 large onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
5 small potatoes, diced
3 small tomatoes, diced
5 or 6 green chiles, roasted, peeled and chopped
4 cups low sodium chicken broth
1 large can green chile enchilada sauce (medium)
2 teaspoons salt
3 large dollops light sour cream

Heat oil in large frying pan. Add onion , garlic and pork and saute until meat is browned. Put mixture in a crockpot. Add a bit more oil to the frying pan and brown potatoes and tomatoes. Add this to the crockpot. Add 1 cup chicken broth to the frying pan and deglaze for 2 - 3 minutes and add this and remaining ingredients to the crockpot, except for sour cream. Cook on low 5- 6 hours. Add the dollops of sour cream and stir well.

Serve with toasted tortilla strips and consume until crockpot is empty!

Wednesday, September 1, 2010


CorbinSweater, originally uploaded by bindakay.

Froggie Sweater for a little guy named Corbin! I knit Tasia's Sweater by Cabin Fever using Katia's Mississippi Tex Cotton/Acrylic.