Thursday, March 19, 2009

"Don't say I didn't try to warn you!"

My good friend and co-worker Eric J. ...

... has a catchphrase that's fitting for so many occasions: "Don't say I didn't try to warn you!"

Ol' Eric was spoutin' his catchphrase today when folks at work were eatin' bowls of my cabbage soup, which had a a double-dollop of Hungarian hot paprika in it.

By popular request ... here's the recipe:

Joltin' Django's Cabbage Soup


8 slices lean bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1 large cabbage, cored and chopped
1 large white onion, large-diced
5 carrots, pealed and diced
5 potatoes, pealed and large-cubed
1 tablespoon hot paprika
2 tablespoons salt
2 tablespoons course-ground black pepper


Brown bacon over medium heat in a Dutch oven, 6-8 minutes. Add onions and cook until clear.

Add cabbage, carrots, and potatoes; stir well and just cover with cold water.

Throw in paprika, thyme, salt and pepper; cover and bring to a boil.

Reduce heat to simmer-low and cook for 2 hours.


Brian Stanley said...

Is he holding a giveaway bat? Sounds perhaps?

Tony C said...

Eric J needs a 'guest blogger' post...sounds like a man of wisdom.