The lighting was a bit too dim, but overall it was ok. It's wonderful!Martha in KS. Wow! Place the two tablespoons of butter in a Dutch oven or large soup pot on the stove over a medium-high heat to melt. The Congressional Club Cookbook. And though it's not a community cookbook, you might like W. Park Kerr and Norma Kerr's El Paso Chile Company's Texas Border Cookbook. Recipes also frequently call for oleo, which makes me giggle. If you ever see a copy of "Beyond Parsley" from the Kansas City Junior League, grab it. My favorite is Fiesta, which my mom gave me when I left for college. First Firday–Thank you! Lisa,You've come to my rescue again! Add your review, photo or comments for Green-Chili Chicken Chowder. I have a bag of Poblanos on my desk right now for dinner tonight – Pork Riblets w/Poblano crema – so good.Luchesse on your mind? I love it because the recipes are distinctly Mexican, but they have that same lady-food quality that your grandmother refers to. As you know, it is Hatch Chile season at HEB so I bought a bag of already roasted peppers. Marsha–I bet my grandma has the original blue Dallas Jr. League cookbook. I am addicted to JL Cookbooks! I made this chowder a few days ago and loved the flavor. That pasta sounds heavenly! What a wonderful surprise seeing you here! You did mention a Colorado JL cookbook already, but my favorite is the Creme do Colorado cookbook. Enter your email and you'll receive a message every time a new post is published. The Beaumont Jr League's last one, Dining Without Reservations, has a microwave praline recipe. I, too, LOVE Junior League cookbooks and I wholeheartedly agree with those who recommend Houston JL "Stop and Smell the Rosemary" I received their new one "Peace Meals" as a Christmas present and I am loving it, as well! I lived in the Dallas area for 9 years before moving to the Houston area, and everyone near Denton swears by the Denton Woman's Club Cookbook. I am glad you like my lovely city – yes the food is great and I think we are a friendlier bunch than the rest of Texas (sorry!). The Gasparilla Cookbook from the Junior League of Tampa Bay Florida from the early 60's is my favorite. At what point in the recipe would I add a roux? With your subscription you’ll receive access to exclusive content for just pennies a day. It only takes minutes to make and is perfect for Cinco de Mayo! Puree the rest of the soup until smooth and then mix the smooth with the chunky. I'm all for something called girdle-buster pie! It has recipes from 1916! I was happy I managed to find poblano peppers in Ottawa! I realize as a former JLDallas member I might be a tad biased, but I really do love Dallas Dish and it is my go to gift for showers, housewarmings, and hostess gifts! I love both the Colorado Collage and Houston's Peace Meals books. You will have to get these on ebay or something like that. }); blogherads.adq.push(['medrec', 'skm-ad-medrec-1']); blogherads.adq.push(['medrec', 'skm-ad-medrec-2']); blogherads.adq.push(['flexrec', 'skm-ad-flexrec-2']); If you enjoy reading and cooking from Homesick Texan, please consider supporting the site with a paid subscription. (The jalapenos will probably cook faster so remove them first) Place poblanos in a paper bag, close it and let them steam for 15 minutes. My mom has that one, too! . And I bet a cookbook out of San Marcos is wonderful. Goodness. just won the Gourmand Cookbook award at the Paris book show. One of the best recipes is for a chocolate layer cake, but I make it in a bundt pan, chill it, then sprinkle with powdered sugar. On a 6-quart Instant Pot, select More/High Sauté. Simply Classic, Seattle's Junior League. Victoria–Hooray! In a large skillet, heat oil and add garlic, corn, zucchini, and chiles. Hooray for pimento cheese! Despite such high praise, this green chowder recipe—Maxon’s green chile chowder, to be exact—was not the reason why I had bought the book. The posole was better than at The Shed, but not as good as at Rancho De Chimayo, IMO. I have about 10 or 12 of them, mostly ones from Virginia, Louisiana, and Florida. I'll go look through my cookbooks, but I'm pretty sure I have a half dozen Jr. League cookbooks at least. Debbie–I love that title, Delicious Decisions. Mexican cuisine is a huge part of the food culture here, as it is in Texas. Another fan of "Stop and Smell the Rosemary" — it contains one of the best tortilla soup recipes I've ever tried. Green-Chili Chicken Chowder recipe: Try this Green-Chili Chicken Chowder recipe, or contribute your own. We put that out maybe five years ago and it is a beauty. We've lived here in East Tennessee for just six months and are about to move again, so I was happy to pick up a local cookbook. Lo–The best tortilla soup recipe you've ever had? I'm out of shelf space but my obsession continues! Lydia–Yes, that's very good to know. River Road has stayed in print for years (I think I've had my copy for 30), not sure about Traditions…Traditions has wonderful comments and stories from Richard Allin, a well known essayist on things southern who is now deceased. It's annual collection of recipes submitted by the wives, husbands and assorted family members of the Members of Congress along with recipes from the Senators and Representatives themselves. Esmer–Peace Meals, Stop and Smell the Rosemary and Colorado Colore are going on my list. The other is the grandma of 'em all though…. Greetings from San Antonio! Janus–I love the title of that one, though I've never heard of the group. I'll have to ask her about it. BTW love the website and nice to see an ex-Xippie doing so well (: Oh, Lisa, this post is wonderful—and the "two-season" chowder sounds great, too! Category: Healthy Recipes, Vegetables, Chowders, Chili. Working Girl–I love it! Mrs. It was so popular that they made a second, Charleston Receipts Repeats. . You can order them on Amazon. Puree 1 cup of corn with 1 cup of milk in a blender. Each bite was followed with an "UMMMM". My mother used to always make a cookie recipe from the Abilene JL cookbook called "Tumbleweeds" – my dad loved them. Favorite Junior League cookbook ever: from Junior League of New Orleans. I was in Half-price books around town in San Antonio lately and it is rare to find a used Flavors in stock.It has aged well and a lot of younger folks keep it alongside the Joy of Cooking. Add the scallion whites, garlic, I have a few versions–wedding present and ones I bought when I lived in El Paso. I have Flavors, being a native San Antonian. It is fun flipping through it, because the recipes that we used are on stained pages. Madcook–I will definitely stop by on my next trip home. It's one of the best clam chowder recipes we have tried, and I was happy to see the calories aren't horrible! I'm sold! Kathi–Yes! My favorite cookbook of this type is THE GALACTEGG GOURMET. A cookbook from the staff of the now defunct San Diego based PSA airlines. I was preparing my grocery list today when I read your post. I'm also a big fan of the Augusta "Tea Time at the Masters" and the Louisiana (New Orleans?) It was the most exotic thing in our Michigan home while growing up. I'm putting ingredients on the shopping list right now. Regional Recipes for the World's Favorite Chile-Cheese Dip. When I was growing up in the Pineywoods, we had a copy of the McAllen Junior League's "La Piñata." One of my fav enchilada recipes for decandent chicken enchiladas is in the Beaumont JL cookbook. Add lime juice and cilantro and bring to a boil. But– do you think I can substitute hatch chiles for poblano peppers? I'm amazed that such a small town is able to produce so many cookbooks. Keep up the good work. These recipes are my favorites. Mar 14, 2013 - I probably say this all the time but…..I am so excited to share this recipe with y’all today!!!! And one of the things I love about Junior League and community cookbooks–the back story behind each recipe. Sep 24, 2015 - Green chile corn chowder is a fresh, delicious, creamy yet light soup that is easy to make and perfect for summer and fall alike! Say the word green chili and I start salivating! . (Nor the green chilis!). After I finished that book, I moved on to her copy of a Colorado Junior League cookbook and one from Savannah as well.