Montana Jones

Montana n: A state of the northwest United States bordering on Canada. Admitted as the 41st state in 1889. The fourth largest state in the union, it includes vast prairies and numerous majestic mountain ranges.
Syn: Treasure State, Big Sky Country, Last Best Place.

Jones n: slang. An addiction or very deep craving.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

Broccoli Beer Cheese Soup

Start with a big soup pot.

1/4 cup butter.
1/4 cup flour.
A little bit of diced onion.

Melt the butter, stir in the onion, mix in the flour.

Add 1 can of beer.

Add a bunch of chicken stock. 3 cups oughtta do it.

A good dose of white pepper and black pepper and a little bit of cayenne pepper. A dash of garlic powder and a smidgen of celery seed.


Simmer for 10 minutes.

1 pound of sharp cheddar cheese, shredded.
A dozen or so slices of American cheese. (Next time I am going for a pound and a half of the sharp cheddar.)

Slowly stir the cheese into the concoction until melted.

3 head of broccoli - chopped into bite sized florets.
2 white potatoes - diced into bite sized pieces.

Steam these before hand. (I hope you read ahead instead of following along.)

Stir 'em in.

Simmer for a few minutes until everything is good and hot.


Next time I am going to add some bacon bits.

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