The first thing to do in a blizzard is come to terms with, you’re not going anywhere. The states of Pa., N.Y. and where I presently sit, Ct are under a mandatory travel ban, only authorized and emergency vehicles are allowed on the road..
This is heavy wet snow and a lot of windy gusts..
The 2nd thing you do is get the outside necessities out of the way and get back in the toasty warmth asap.. Stewie must agree 😄 he made a beeline for the truck the minute he was done his business..
3rd on the blizzard to do list, is make some comfort food ! And pair it with a piping hot cup of coffee or hot chocolate.. (I’m saving my hot chocolate moment for the brownies I’m making later..
I wanted something different, something new but not having to work for it.. I’m shut down in a blizzard, who wants to work on a snow day ?
I’m once again fortunate enough to have another experiment turn out pretty darn good.. It’s easy, tasty and just right.. Light enough to not bog you down after eating, heavy enough to give you comfort food fuzzies.. I guess I’ll call it, Blizzard Stew
1 cup pasta
1 cup water
1 14.5oz can Margaret Holmes tomato, okra and corn
1/4 cup cottage cheese
Instant mashed potatoes, add to desired consistency
1 TB of butter or substitute
Pinch of salt
Add water, pasta, butter and salt to skillet
Cook on high, until pasta is slightly undergone for your preference
Turn down the heat, add veggies, juice too, and let simmer about 5 mins
Add cottage cheese
Add garlic to taste
Lastly, add instant potatoes sparingly as your thickener..