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Month: October 2010

Autumn recipe

Here the leaves are falling, but we still have beautiful autumn sun. But it can only be a matter of day until the cold days are coming. So I would like to share a recepie from my friend Teresa Kwon that will definetly keep you warm.

Rustic Potato, Leek & Chicken Soup
Ttakes about 40-50 minutes including prep time-
Servers 6-8 large servings.
5 medium sized potatoes
2 carrots
1 onion
2-3 leeks
4 cloves (or more) of garlic
2 quart of chicken broth
1 rotisserie chicken (cooked)
1 can of coconut milk (or some heavy cream)
2 table spoons of cooking oil
1/2 cup of wild rice
garlic salt, pepper, rosemary, thyme, lemon juice (all to taste)
(do step 1 and 2 simultaneously)
How to do it

bring a half full stock pot of water to boil
peel and cube the potatoes, carrots
boil the potatoes and carrots till tender
chop the leeks including the gre

ensin a large pan,

heat to med-high heat and add 2 table spoons or more of cooking oil
start stir frying the leeks
after a few minutes, add garlic (minced)
add onions
stir fry all until tender and somewhat golden
add garlic salt, pepper taste
when potatoes/carrots are tender, drain in a collander
add the potatoes/carrots back into the stock pot
pour in 1-2 quarts of chicken broth
add in the leek/onion/garlic mixture straight from the pan with the juices (when it is done)
boil for about 5 minutes together while adding rosemary and thyme
*optional, you can add half a cup of wild rice at this point
tear-up the rotisserie chicken into chunks and add it into the pot (with the bones)
boil for 10 minutes on med-high until the chicken begins to fall off the bone
add in a can of coconut milk (some people prefer not to add this)
add the juice of half a lemon (or equiv) to the pot
stir and simmer for about 10 until ready to serve


Thanks, Teresa for sharing.


Edit your life

I just read an article by my collegue Erica Kramer from Ark Media in the Netherlands they are the nice guys who published some of Spieler konnen in einer virtuellen Welt aufgehen, in der das traditionelle auf die Macht des Online Glucksspiels trifft. my Micro books / Impulshefte in Dutch. She wrote about editing texts. Not only edititing texts authors wrote, but allowing people to “edit” your life. You find her article here.

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