I tried two new recipes this weekend, getting both from The Pioneer Woman Cooks! website. I like trying new things now and then and figured I had plenty of time, what with being snowbound all weekend.
Saturday night, I made [Pioneer Woman’s Mushroom Soup] for dinner and served it with some rustic toasted bread. Now I love the P-Dub, I really do, but I must say that I did not love this mushroom soup. I wanted to, I really did. My husband asked where the real mushroom soup was. And I agreed with him. I like [my own recipe] better. You may like it, though!
What I did love was the next recipe I tried. For the Super Bowl, I made her [Restaurant Style Salsa] just to see whether or not I’d like it.
And the heavens opened up and angels sang. Can I tell you something? I love this salsa. This is not the salsa that you get in a jar from the supermarket. This is real, honest-to-goodness flavor. I will tell you that it has quite a nice kick, so if you’re not into the heat you may want to delete the jalapeno pepper from the recipe. The green chilies in the Ro-Tel diced tomatoes are probably enough for most people. But I loved the extra heat that the jalapeno packed.
There are just a few ingredients and I used my blender. Perfect salsa that took about five minutes.
We’re watching the Super Bowl and school has already been cancelled for tomorrow. Today I accomplished my single goal which was to hike down to the end of the driveway and back up. It took me an hour through deep snow to hike the third-of-a-mile-long road but I did it. And my knees are only complaining just a little bit.
I’m not really into the game like my husband is. But I do enjoy the witty commercials. Here’s my favorite so far.
Have a great Monday, all!