One of America’s Favorites – Booyah (stew)

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American-style booyah stew

Booyah (also spelled booya, bouja, boulyaw, or bouyou) is a thick stew, believed to have originated in Belgium, and made throughout the Upper Midwestern United States. Booyah can require up to two days and multiple cooks to prepare; it is cooked in specially designed “booyah kettles” and usually meant to serve hundreds or even thousands of people. The name can also refer to a social event surrounding the meal.

In cooking booyah, one makes a base or broth derived from meat bones, to which vegetables are added. Beef, chicken, and pork are popular varieties of meat for booyah (with all three often in the same kettle), with vegetables such as carrots, peas, onion, and potatoes also in the mix. A wide variety of seasonings are used, sometimes lowered into the kettle in a cheesecloth bag. Typical large-scale booyah kettles can hold more than 50 US gallons and are made from steel or cast iron to withstand direct heat and the hours (or days) of cooking.

The term “booyah” may be a variant of “bouillon”. It is thought to have derived from the French language words for “boil” (bouillir) and “broth” (bouillon). The spelling with an H has been attributed to phonetic spelling by Wallonian immigrants from Belgium. The Dictionary of American Regional English attributes the term to French Canadian immigrants; others attribute it to a derivation from the Provençal seafood dish bouillabaisse.

An article in the Green Bay Press-Gazette on October 29, 1976, speculating on the origin of the spelling and related fundraiser event, reads:

Booyah seasoned with peas, granulated vegetables and chicken

Lester (Rentmeester) relates recollections of his schoolteacher father, Andrew, probably the “pioneer” of the word “booyah” . “At the old Finger Road School where he taught, funds were always in short supply,” he recalls. “So my father hit on the idea of a community picnic to raise money for the school. He went around to parents and neighbors, gathering up beef and chickens for the traditional Belgian soup that would be the main dish at the benefit affair. And he also went down to the office of the old Green Bay Gazette, looking for publicity.” The writer handling the news of the benefit picnic, so the story goes, asked what would be served. “Bouillon—we will have bouillon,” came the reply, with the word pronounced properly in French. “The young reporter wrote it down as he heard it,” Rentmeester relates. “It came out ‘booyah’ in the paper. It was booyah the first time it was served at Holy Martyrs of Gorcum Church—an affair my father also originated–and that’s what people have called it ever since.”

A November 19, 2015, Press-Gazette article repeats Rentmeester’s claim but also suggests that the dish “could have erupted as a tradition in multiple places at once”. The article notes that there are several variations on the name “booyah” around the Upper Midwest that “appear to be attempts to phonetically manage the hard-to-spell word ‘bouillon’, and they all are pronounced roughly the same”.

Booyah is still made in northern and northeastern Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula at county fairs, VFW gatherings, at booyah cooking contests, and in smaller amounts at private gatherings. In a 2018 article in the Post Crescent, Booyah was reportedly sold at church and other non-profit fundraisers for $20 (U.S. dollar) per gallon. The Green Bay Booyah baseball team was named after the stew.

 

Healthy Comfort Food Recipes

December 14, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Comfort Food Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Comfort Food Recipes with recipes including; Skillet Chili Mac, Skillet Chicken Potpie, and Caribbean-Style Pork Stew. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Comfort Food Recipes
Find healthy, delicious comfort food recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Skillet Chili Mac
Poblanos add a kick of heat to this chili mac recipe. If that’s not your thing, swap in green bell peppers to tone down the heat in this easy pasta dish, which mashes up mac and cheese and chili into a seriously satisfying skillet dinner………………….

Skillet Chicken Potpie
A store-bought pie crust, frozen veggies and precooked chicken simplify the prep for this easy potpie. This healthy dinner recipe is comfort food at its best………………..

Caribbean-Style Pork Stew
This bean and pork stew recipe, spiced with peppery sweet ginger and piquant cumin, is rich in soluble fiber, which helps protect against heart disease………………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Comfort Food Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19699/cooking-methods-styles/comfort/

Slow-Cooker and Crock Pot Soup and Stew Recipes

November 9, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Slow-Cooker and Crock Pot Soup and Stew Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Slow-Cooker and Crock Pot Soup and Stew Recipes with recipes including Slow-Cooker Manhattan-Style Shrimp Chowder, Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili with Butternut Squash, and Southwestern Sweet Potato Stew. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Slow-Cooker and Crock Pot Soup and Stew Recipes
Find healthy, delicious slow-cooker and crock pot soup and stew recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Slow-Cooker Manhattan-Style Shrimp Chowder
Look for white, American 22-25 count shrimp—the fresher, the better. They’ll poach and become very tender in the hot slow-cooker liquid. Just be sure not to overcook them. Garnish with fennel fronds and serve with bread and olive oil, if desired………….

Slow-Cooker Turkey Chili with Butternut Squash
The sweetness of the butternut squash tames the kick from cayenne in this healthy turkey chili, making this easy crock pot chili just right for kids and adults alike, whether for weeknight dinners or tailgating parties. For those who prefer a spicier chili, just pass hot sauce at the table. This chili also freezes well, so save leftovers for hearty and healthy dinners and lunches for weeks to come………………..

Southwestern Sweet Potato Stew
This hearty Southwestern-inspired stew may take a while in your slow cooker, but it’s so worth it! Full of sweet potatoes, black beans, and hominy, it will satisfy your tastebuds and keep you full for hours……………….

* Click the link below to get all the Slow-Cooker and Crock Pot Soup and Stew Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/19369/cooking-methods-styles/slow-cooker-crockpot/soup/

Healthy Beef Stew Recipes

October 5, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Beef Stew Recipes. Find Delicious and Healthy Beef Stew Recipes like; Beef Burgundy with Skins-On Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Slow-Cooker Beef Stew, and Beef-Mushroom Stew. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Beef Stew Recipes
Find healthy, delicious beef stew recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Beef Burgundy with Skins-On Garlic Mashed Potatoes
This classic French stew “Boeuf à la Bourguignonne” is often served with noodles or chunks of potato, but this version is paired with garlicky mashed potatoes. A good choice for a weekend dinner, this slow-cooker meal also tastes great reheated the next day, because the flavors develop as it chills overnight……………..

Slow-Cooker Beef Stew
Load the crock pot and go with this stew recipe that’s prepped in the morning and simmers all day so you’ll come home to a Sunday-worthy dinner (and your house smelling downright heavenly). Tender beef, melt-in-your-mouth potatoes and carrots in a rich broth—this could be the best and easiest beef stew you’ve ever made…………….

Beef-Mushroom Stew
The sweet-tart combination of vinegar and molasses brings out the flavor of the beef in this slow cooker stew recipe………………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Beef Stew Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/22763/ingredients/meat-poultry/beef/main-dish/beef-stew/

Healthy Fall Recipes

October 2, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Fall Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Fall Recipes with recipes including Gnocchi with Bacon and Creamy Pumpkin Sauce, Southwestern Sweet Potato Stew, and Italian-Style Stuffed Eggplant. You can find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Fall Recipes
Find healthy, delicious fall recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Gnocchi with Bacon and Creamy Pumpkin Sauce
Get into the fall spirit with this one-pan gnocchi with a creamy pumpkin sauce. Some pumpkin and other squash sauces can be cloyingly sweet, but not this one—it’s savory all the way, thanks to the bacon, garlic and thyme. Instead of being boiled, a package of store-bought gnocchi—one of our favorite convenience products—is browned and crisped in a little bit of bacon fat. Then the sauce (made with canned pumpkin—another great convenience product) is prepared right in that same pan, so cleanup is minimal too. Serve with a simple green salad for an easy dinner that comes together in 30 minutes……………………

Southwestern Sweet Potato Stew
This hearty Southwestern-inspired stew may take a while in your slow cooker, but it’s so worth it! Full of sweet potatoes, black beans, and hominy, it will satisfy your tastebuds and keep you full for hours………………………

Italian-Style Stuffed Eggplant
Two favorite Italian dishes—lasagna and eggplant Parm—are rolled into one in this stuffed vegetable recipe…………………..

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Fall Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/18318/seasonal/fall/

It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Turkey Tortilla Stew

September 14, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in CooksRecipes, It's Chili Soups or Stews Saturday | Leave a comment
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday is a recipe for a Turkey Tortilla Stew. Made using Ground Turkey, Onion, Garlic, Diced Tomatoes, Pinto beans, Tomato Soup, Frozen Whole Corn Kernels, Diced Green Chiles, and Corn Tortillas. The recipe is off the CooksRecipes website where you’ll find a huge selection of recipes to please all tastes, diets, and cuisines. So be sure to check it out soon. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html

Turkey Tortilla Stew
Turn lean ground turkey into a hearty and satisfying Southwestern stew with onion, garlic, tomatoes, pinto beans, corn, green chiles and crispy corn tortilla strips.

Recipe Ingredients:
1 1/2 pounds ground turkey
1 medium onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
2 1/2 cups water
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes
1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans in chili sauce, undrained
1 (10.75-ounce) can condensed tomato soup
1 cup loose-pack frozen whole corn kernels
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 (4-ounce) can diced green chiles
12 (6-inch) corn tortillas, cut into 1/4-inch strips
2 tablespoons vegetable oil

Cooking Directions:
1 – In a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat sauté turkey, onion and garlic in oil for 5 minutes or until turkey is no longer pink. Add water, tomatoes, beans, soup, corn, chiles and black pepper. Heat until mixture is bubbly; reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
2 – In a large skillet over medium-high heat, sauté tortilla strips in the 2 tablespoons oil for 30 seconds or until lightly browned and crisp. Drain on paper towels. Add tortilla strips to turkey stew just before serving to let them soften.

Makes 6 servings.
https://www.cooksrecipes.com/soup/turkey_tortilla_stew_recipe.html

Kitchen Hint of the Day!

September 13, 2019 at 6:00 AM | Posted in Kitchen Hints | Leave a comment
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Overcooked vegetables…………

If you’ve overcooked broccoli, asparagus, or any other vegetable, don’t throw it away. Save it for later, when you can cut it up into small pieces and add to a soup, sauce, or stew. It’ll cook down even further, so you won’t notice anything but the taste.

Healthy Slow-Cooker and Crockpot Recipes

August 24, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Slow-Cooker and Crockpot Recipes. Delicious and Healthy Slow-Cooker and Crockpot Recipes with recipes like; Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup, Southwestern Sweet Potato Stew, and Slow-Cooker Chicken and White Bean Stew. Find these recipes and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Slow-Cooker and Crockpot Recipes
Find healthy, delicious slow-cooker and crockpot recipes including slow-cooker and crockpot chicken, beef, and vegetables. Healthier Recipes, from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Slow-Cooker French Onion Soup
In this genius slow-cooker soup recipe, two types of onions are caramelized for hours before adding a sherry-spiked broth. For a bistro-worthy presentation, ladle the soup into ovenproof crocks, top with the bread and cheese and broil……………….

Southwestern Sweet Potato Stew
This hearty Southwestern-inspired stew may take a while in your slow cooker, but it’s so worth it! Full of sweet potatoes, black beans, and hominy, it will satisfy your tastebuds and keep you full for hours……………….

Slow-Cooker Chicken and White Bean Stew
This load-and-go slow-cooker chicken recipe is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. Serve this Tuscan-inspired dish with crusty bread, a glass of Chianti and a salad……………

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Slow-Cooker and Crockpot Recipes
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/17987/cooking-methods-styles/slow-cooker-crockpot/

It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday – Turkey Vegetable Stew

June 8, 2019 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Jennie-O, Jennie-O Turkey Products | Leave a comment
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This week’s It’s Chili, Chowder, or Stew Saturday is a recipe for Turkey Vegetable Stew. This week’s recipe comes from the Jennie – O Turkey website. To make the Turkey Vegetable Stew you’ll be using the JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Boneless Turkey Breast Tenderloins along with Vegetables, Herbs, and Spices. You can find this recipe at the Jennie – O Turkey website. So Enjoy and Make 2019 a Healthy One! https://www.jennieo.com/

Turkey Vegetable Stew
Stew is more than just a thick soup — it’s special. Especially this one. Aromatic, savory and packed to the brim with veggies, this hearty stew makes a great weeknight dinner at under 300 calories per serving.

INGREDIENTS
1 (20-ounce) package JENNIE-O® Extra Lean Boneless Turkey Breast Tenderloins
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped onion
½ cup chopped celery
4 minced garlic cloves, divided
1 cup dry white wine
¼ cup tomato paste
1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
¼ cup chopped fresh Italian parsley
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest

DIRECTIONS
1) Cube turkey tenderloin and toss in flour. In large saucepan, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook turkey as specified on the package. Always cook to well-done, 165°F as measured by a meat thermometer.
2) Add mushrooms, carrots, onion, celery and 2 garlic cloves. Cook 5 minutes or until vegetables are softened, stirring occasionally. Add wine, tomato paste and rosemary. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, covered, 25 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring occasionally. Simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes or until thickened.
3) In small bowl combine parsley, remaining 2 garlic cloves and lemon zest. Sprinkle over turkey stew.
* Always cook to an internal temperature of 165°F.

RECIPE NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING

Calories 170
Protein 17g
Carbohydrates 14g
Fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 40mg
Sodium 320mg
Saturated Fat 0.5g

https://www.jennieo.com/recipes/555-turkey-vegetable-stew

Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas

April 7, 2019 at 6:01 AM | Posted in Eating Well | Leave a comment
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From the EatingWell website and Magazine its Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas. Here’s some Delicious and Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas. Find delicious recipes like; Hearty Chickpea and Spinach Stew, Roasted Buffalo Chickpea Wraps, and Chickpea and Potato Hash. I love Chickpeas as a Salad topping! You can find this recipe and more all at the EatingWell website. Enjoy and make 2019 a Healthy One! http://www.eatingwell.com/

Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas
Look no further than your pantry to get a quick, easy and healthy dinner on the table. Chickpeas are a versatile protein and also high in fiber. Crack open a can and try these healthy soups, salads, curries and more.

Hearty Chickpea and Spinach Stew
This satisfying stew comes together in a snap. Mashed chickpeas add body to the broth, and tomato paste adds a savory note without piling on the sodium. To simplify the prep, look for chopped fresh onion and shredded carrot or a soup starter mix in the produce section……..

Roasted Buffalo Chickpea Wraps
This vegetarian riff on a Buffalo chicken wrap adds the spicy Buffalo tang you love to crunchy roasted chickpeas all tucked into an easy-to-make wrap with carrot, celery and blue cheese. Make and take a wrap for a healthy packable lunch or serve them up on game day for a protein-packed snack everyone will devour………..

Chickpea and Potato Hash
The eggs cook right on top of this chickpea and potato hash–cook them a few extra minutes if you prefer hard-set eggs. Serve with warm pita bread and a cucumber salad with mint and yogurt………………….

* Click the link below to get all the Healthy Recipes That Start with a Can of Chickpeas
http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/23216/ingredients/beans/chickpeas/can/slideshow/healthy-recipes-that-start-with-a-can-of-chickpeas/

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