Last week I went to a friend’s house so our boys could enjoy an afternoon of airsoft in their huge yard. While the boys rode quads and shot at each other for hours, my friends and I gathered around a pot of this amazing soup. Every single person loved it and I knew it had to become a staple in our home! Luckily I have amazing friends who share their recipes with me so that I can share them with you! I adapted this a bit to use what I had in my house, so this is my version of her delicious soup. Continue reading
As I think about Easter and hams and leftovers, my mind drifts to a delicious bean soup. I thought I’d post this one in preparation for the season! I actually buy the spiral sliced ham bones from the deli at our local Heinens grocery store. They are under $5, make a huge pot of soup, and usually have plenty of meat left on them.
Start by making stock with your ham bone. Follow the directions here. It’s for turkey stock, but I do it exactly the same whether it’s chicken or turkey or ham. Throw the onion and celery tops into the pot with water and the ham bone and cook it down!