- 5 lb. potatoes, diced
- 10 or so carrots, scraped and sliced
- 1 bunch celery, diced or cut up
- 3 big onions, cut up
Put all of the above in a large kettle or roaster and mix well. Add to sterilized jars with 1/2 teaspoon canning salt to quart jars. Fill jars with cold water, remove bubbles with a knife, wipe jar tops and put on lids and covers. Process for 3 hours in boiling water bath. Then, when you're ready for soup or beet hash, cook you meat and dump a jar in the juice and meat and your soup's ready. OR for hash, just drain a jar, add beets and warm up in a fry pan with butter.
- 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
- 2 tablespoons flour
- 1 teaspoon butter
- 3/4 cup chicken broth
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
- 2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard
- 2 teaspoons grainy mustard
- 4 scallions -- minced
- Salt and freshly ground pepper -- to taste
Dust chicken lightly with flour. Melt butter in nonstick fry pan and
saute chicken over medium-high heat until brown on both sides, about
2-3 minutes per side. Remove chicken and keep warm.
Pour broth into skillet, increase heat and deglaze skillet by boiling
and scraping loose browned bits on bottom of pan. Add ginger and
cook, stirring frequently, 2 minutes. Stir in mustards and scallions.
Season with salt and pepper. Spoon sauce over chicken.