It shall be this one's duty to offer recipes and menus. These will be easy to follow, and tested to be good enough that a slave would allow his Master to serve it to Master's Guests and reflect only the best of his Master.
For far worse than Master's anger is Master's disappointment.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
Socialslave's Mulligan Stew
over the Mulligan
a good old
Irish name, more attached to a stew than to a
by accident, slave learned it was a golf term indicating a free
“do-over”! (Simply drop another ball and trying again with no
penalty.) Ah, how often could we use that maneuver? slave
emphatically needs a Mulligan!
when it thought about March recipes, of course Irish dishes pop into
mind. How about a “Mulligan Stew”? OK, give me a break, i've been
fighting the Martian Death Flu for more than a week, maybe the
codeine had an effect on my thought processes. :-)
this chicken based “make over” stew will keep your special one
warm. However from the taste, He'll
never know how healthy it
pounds of boneless, skinless chicken breast
lbs reduced fat country style sausage
stalks celery, cut into bite-size pieces 1 cup baby carrots 1
(14 1/2-ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice 2 (15-ounce) cans
Northern (navy) beans, drained & well rinsed.
(14-ounce) can low-salt chicken broth
teaspoon Herbs De Province
tsp baking soda
up the sausage in the skillet and cook over a medium heat until
completely cooked and no longer any traces of pink! Transfer to
paper towel lined plate to drain.
chicken into the reserved grease and cook
side is browned,
2 to 3
minutes per side.
to a plate and
cut into bite sized pieces. Turn down the heat on the leftover grease
to a low to medium low. While that cools slightly, spray the crock
pot with cooking spray and set to high to warm.
the drained beans, the loose sausage and the chicken chucks, cover
and get back to the stove.
the celery, carrot, and onion to
Season with herbs, salt and pepper. Sweet
the vegetables until the onion is translucent, about 8
out most of the vegetables into the crock pot, leaving some in the
and cook, stirring with a wooden spoon to scrape up any browned bits,
has reduced by about half, 2
in the tomatoes with their juices, continue
stirring. Now carefully sprinkle the baking soda into this.
Remember that you are adding a base (soda) to an acid (vinegar and
tomatoes) so you are going to get a foaming action! This is ok, just
stir and watch it so no bubbles over the side. Cook about 6
contents of pan over the top of
the food in the crock pot and give it a quick stir with a wooden
take the skinned garlic cloves and make one cut down the length. If
any green line is there, use the point
of the knife to remove.
Sprinkle these slivers over the top of your stew and cover!
the setting to LOW and
cook on for 7 to 8
can make a topping to sprinkle over the stew by mixing a 1/4 cup of
panko style breadcrumbs and 2 tsp of chopped parsleyin
a no stick pan and
heat over medium high heat until it turns golden and crisp and the
parsley is fragrant. Add 1/4
cup of Parmeasisn Cheese and mix
Serve warm in
a small dish to the side for guests to sprinkle a spoonful over their
the meal with a store bought
bread that you finish baking
in the oven.
you love this makeover Mulligan Stew!
slave did get a “Mulligan” from My Master Indy! He's the
satisfy and restore.
nourish, support and maintain.
gratify, spoil, comfort and please,
nurture, assist, and sustain
buy slave's cookbook:
Little Black Book of Indiscreet Recipes by Dan White