Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Hey Grandpa, what's for Supper

Dinner today was very "Eastern European".

Split-pea soup with smoked sausage, barley, and baby-lima beans. Seasoning in the soup was salt, garlic, onion and celery that were sauteed with the sausage.

The "slima beans" and barley add mouth-feel.

Mrs ERJ is trying to keep me healthy so I used Eckrich smoked turkey sausage.

Freshly baked, yeast-rising rolls, 1/3 whole-wheat and 2/3 "white" bread flour, served with honey.

Salad of Napa cabbage and shredded carrots.

I am stuffed! Best of all, there is enough for another meal.


  1. Dutch Oven tonight

  2. Replies
    1. Cheap, but it takes four hours to get the split-peas soft. If I cooked it on a regular basis I would us the pressure cooker.

    2. Did you grow the cabbage?
      Will the recipe work in a crockpot?

    3. I did not grow the cabbage.

      A crockpot is probably a great way to cook the peas. They get thick as they cook and are likely to burn on a conventional stove.

  3. I make a similar dish, less ingredients. Poor man’s supper. Potatoes, chopped cabbage, onions, sausage of choice. Cook and simmer. Can add carrots if you like. Add a white sauce with a slice of cheese, serve with good bread. Cheap and filling.
    Hermit Lady


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