Butternut Squash Soup

1 small onion, chopped

1 large carrot, chopped

1 stalk celery, chopped

1 clove garlic, minced

1 medium potato, peeled and chopped

1 butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cubed.

32 ounces chicken stock

2 Tbsp. butter

Salt, pepper and nutmeg to taste.

Sour cream


Melt butter in a large pot.

Sauté onion, garlic, carrots, celery, potato and squash until lightly browned.

Pour in chicken stock.

Make sure all the vegetables are covered.

Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer until the vegetables are tender – about 45 minutes.

Transfer to a blender, a couple of cups at a time, and blend until smooth.

Return mixture to pot.

Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Put a spoon of sour cream on top and serve.


Toll House Cookie Brittle

Blend well:

1 cup margarine

1 1/2 tsp. vanilla

1 tsp. salt

Gradually blend in:

1 cup sugar

1 cup chocolate chips

1/4 cup nuts


Press evenly into an un-greased 15” x 10” pan.

Sprinkle with nuts and press in lightly.

Bake at 350º for 25 minutes or until golden brown.


Break into pieces.



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