February 17, 2010

Salmon, Sweet Potato, and Broccoli Chowder

• 1 large onion, chopped (2 cups)
• 3 tablespoons unsalted butter or vegetable oil
• 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
• 3 cups veggie broth
• 2 cups whole milk
• 1 large sweet potato, peeled and diced (1 1/2 cups)
• 1 bay leaf
• 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
• 1 pound skinless salmon fillet, 1/2-inch cubes
• 1 small broccoli stalk, cut into pieces (about 1/2 cup)
• 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
• freshly ground black pepper
1. In a large, heavy saucepan, over medium heat, cook the onion in the butter until softened, about 5 minutes.
2. Add the flour and stir until smooth. Whisk in the broth and milk, then add the sweet potato, bay leaf, and thyme. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 8 minutes.
3. Add the fish and broccoli; simmer 5 minutes.
4. Season with the salt and pepper.

February 14, 2010

February 13, 2010


Kai laughed this week!

Cake Walk

Remember how much fun it was to have cake walks when you were a kid?

This weeks crafts

February 11, 2010

Quote of the Day

"Dad, I found this poker (a stick) so now can we play that game poker?"

February 6, 2010


I have been SO inspired to craft theses days thanks to so many crafty bloggers.

Cave Men

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