Category Archives: Soups & Stews

Lentil Stew

This is a very good, nutritious, hearty “stew” or soup. Original source:  Fit or Fat Target Recipes by Covert Bailey and Lea Bishop.
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Jen’s Minestrone Soup

This is another recipe I created by combining the best of other similar recipes. It makes a very hearty soup and is a good way to get your veggies.
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Jim’s Minestrone Soup

Here’s another good minestrone soup. Jim makes it in the crock pot. Original source: Crockery Cookery by Mable Hoffman.
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LAPD Chili

My dad got this chili recipe from a fellow detective he worked with on the Los Angeles Police Department. We nicknamed it LAPD Chili. It’s easy to make and very flavorful. If you can’t find French’s Chili-O, you can substitute another brand of powdered chili mix. Or, a healthier alternative would be to make your own mix using chili powder.
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