Asparagus Bisque with variations

2 pounds fresh asparagus 2 T. butter 4 green onions, including tops, sliced 1 small potato, peeled and diced OR 1/4 cup or more uncooked quinoa 47 oz. regular strength chicken broth 1/2 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. pepper 1/2 tsp. each Worchestershire and dill weed 2 egg yolks, beaten 1/2 cup whipping cream or half-and-half […]

Beef Sukiyaki

  Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1/lb thinly sliced beef 1/2 package of cellophane noodles (3 bundles in the pink bag – soak them in warm water) 6 shiitake mushrooms, stems removed (keep the water you soak it in ) 1 ¬†package enoki mushroom, trimmed 1/2 cup of sliced onion Scallions- long, thin slices ¬†(1/3 of […]

Posole, C’s version

4 medium onions, divided 7 T. olive oil, divided 4 T. special seasoning (see recipe below) or ancho chili powder 2 T. plus 2 tsp. dried oregano, divided 6 to 6-1/2 pound bone-in pork shoulder (Boston butt)* 5 cups (or more) of chicken broth (low sodium or not) 4 7-ounch cans green chilis (or more) […]