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21  COOKING / Recipes and Cooking Tips / Stupid Easy Taco Soup on: January 29, 2016 05:33:05 PM
This is a recipe my whole family likes, including my 3 nephews! It's stupid easy to make too! A little chopping, brown the meat, throw everything in and let it simmer.



Stupid Easy Taco Soup

1 T oil, if you are using lean beef or turkey, can omit if beef has higher fat content
1 cup diced onion
3 cloves garlic, pressed or minced
12-16 oz ground beef or turkey*

1 can refried beans
2 cans pinto, white, or black beans, drained and rinsed
1 can Rotel, do not drain (tomatoes with green chiles)**
1 can whole kernel corn, drained
1 cup Salsa
2-3 cups broth (chicken, beef, veggie)
2 T. ranch mix powder
2 T. taco seasoning

Optional Toppings

crushed tortilla chips
shredded cheese
sour cream or yogurt
chopped cilantro
diced tomatoes
sliced black olives
chopped green onions

In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat and add onions and garlic. Saute until soft and translucent and add ground meat.  Cook until no pink remains and add beans, 2 cups of broth, corn, tomatoes, salsa, and seasoning. Stir and simmer, adding 1 more cup of broth if you need more liquid. Simmer, stirring occasionally, for 20-30 minutes. Top with tortilla chips, sour cream or yogurt, and other optional toppings.

*Make vegetarian by omitting and using extra beans, tvp, or faux meat crumbles
**If you can't find Rotel or similar, substitute with 15 oz can diced tomatoes + 4 oz can green chiles

22  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: nerdy science ribbon star quilt on: January 28, 2016 05:10:06 PM
This is so awesome! Love that fun fabric with this pattern!
23  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: Birthday Stocking on: January 28, 2016 05:04:38 PM
This is lovely! What a fun idea and your execution is just darling!
24  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: 2016 QuiltAlong, now with prizes! on: January 28, 2016 04:52:33 PM
Woohoo, I have a sweet prize lined up for Quarter 1!


Prize for Quarter 1
Quarter 1's prize is going to be a pattern from Hunter's Design Studio! Thank you so much Sam Hunter for your donation! Sam is the designer of oodles of fun patterns as well as the author of the popular book Quilt Talk, her wonderful paper pieced alphabet with lots of fun projects to go along with it!

If the winner is in the US they will receive a physical pattern of their choice, for an international winner the prize will be a downloadable pattern of their choice.

You could win one of these cool patterns, or a different pattern from her site!

Photos credit Sam Hunter, Hunter's Design Studio
25  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: Whipped Body Butter (super easy mini tutorial) on: January 28, 2016 08:55:54 AM
Kittykill, we should take a field trip to my soap supplier together! They have a fun little shop out on 82nd near the mall!
26  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: 15 Quilt Projects in 2015 on: January 28, 2016 07:04:28 AM
Hey peeps! I've got the new QuiltAlong up, I'm sorry it took me so long, but you know...things came up! Plus I wanted to change how I've run the QuiltAlong in past years, so I had to decide how to do that. Please head over to the new thread to read the rules and sign up for a new year! Feel free to ask questions if something is confusing or I forgot something! Oh, and there will be more prizes this year!

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=442665.0
27  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / Re: 2016 QuiltAlong--8 Quilts in 2016 on: January 28, 2016 07:01:21 AM
Click on a name to hop to that Quilter's To Do List

alwaysinmyroom
amazon_warrior
carolmb
cursive_queen
MareMare
meleriffic
sloth003


28  QUILTING / Quilting: Discussion and Questions / 2016 QuiltAlong, now with prizes! on: January 28, 2016 06:57:51 AM
Welcome to the 2016 Quilt Along! Please join in as we work on various quilting projects this year. The point of this Quilt Along is to motivate ourselves and others to work on their projects and provide a space to discuss projects during and after their completion, as well as fill the Quilting Board with beautiful quilts.

To join our Quilt Along, please post a list of the 4-8 quilts you will be working on this year, baby sized or larger. We are going to have quarterly prizes this year for anyone that completes 1 or 2 quilts per quarter and checks in weekly. There will be an additional prize drawing at the end of the year for anyone that completes at least 1 quilt each quarter.

Of course, discussing and sharing in-progress pics of any quilted projects, large or small, quilted mug rugs, wall hangings, and whatever smaller projects you are working on this year are always welcome, they just won't be eligible for the drawing each quarter!

I'll keep track with links in the second post of people's lists so you can find your "master list" quickly and easily.

Why did I change the QuiltAlong rules from previous years?
The last few years the QuiltAlong hasn't been as formal, vocal, or as had as much of a feeling of community as it used to have, and a lot of that is because I've been super busy being an officer in my local quilt guild. This year I am back to being a "civilian quilter" for the first time in 3 years and want to make this a fun environment where we get things done! Also, by reducing our lists and having prizes and quilting deadlines, I'm hoping we'll all be able to make some real progress this year!

How to join the 2016 QuiltAlong:

1.) Make a post introducing yourself (tell us about your quilting likes and dislikes and your quilting journey) along with your list of 4-8 Quilts, baby sized or larger that you are committing to working on this year. They could be started already or quilts you haven't started yet, tops languishing ready to be quilted, or any stage in between.

2.) Check in weekly as much as possible. I'll try to have fun check-ins where I ask a question you can answer, or share what you're working on. If you miss a couple check-ins, you won't be out of the quarterly prize drawing, but if you never participate you won't be eligible.

3.) When you finish a project on your list, make a post for it with picture(s) on the Quilting Board AND share it in this QuiltAlong thread with a picture and link to your post on the Quilting Board.

You can have up to 2 entries per quarter for quilts that are completely finished and are at least baby sized or larger. Each entry will give you a chance in the drawing. The prize could be a pattern or fabric, but since shipping is crazy expensive now, if you are international to me (outside of US) it will probably be a downloadable pattern. It's also possible I can get a sponsor or two for this QuiltAlong Wink At the end of the year there will be an additional prize drawing that includes all people who have finished at least 1 quilt on their list every quarter.

2011 QuiltAlong Thread
2012 QuiltAlong Thread
2013 QuiltAlong Thread
2014 QuiltAlong Thread
2015 QuiltAlong Thread


Quilt by amazon_warrior in 2015 QuiltAlong



Prize for Quarter 1
Quarter 1's prize is going to be a pattern from Hunter's Design Studio! Thank you so much Sam Hunter for your donation! Sam is the designer of oodles of fun patterns as well as the author of the popular book Quilt Talk, her wonderful paper pieced alphabet with lots of fun projects to go along with it!

If the winner is in the US they will receive a physical pattern of their choice, for an international winner the prize will be a downloadable pattern of their choice.

You could win one of these cool patterns, or a different pattern from her site!

Photos credit Sam Hunter, Hunter's Design Studio
29  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: mickey inspired triangle quilt on: January 27, 2016 06:15:44 PM
This is too cute! Love me a triangle quilt!
30  BATH AND BEAUTY / Bath and Beauty: Completed Projects / Re: Whipped Body Butter (super easy mini tutorial) on: January 26, 2016 02:39:19 PM
Ooh looks lovely!  The shelf life should be as long as the oils' life, so basically until the oils go rancid, probably 1-2 years.
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