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This is a great soup to enjoy anytime of year. It is quick and easy~ and best of all Delishhhhhh!!!

1 lb ground Italian sausage
1½ tsp crushed red peppers
1 large diced white onion
4 Tbsp bacon pieces
2 tsp garlic minced
10 cups water
5 cubes of chicken bouillon
1 cup heavy cream
1 lb sliced Russet potatoes, or about 3 large potatoes
¼ of a bunch of kale
Sauté Italian sausage and crushed red pepper in a large pot. Drain excess fat, refrigerate while you prepare other ingredients.
In the same pan, sauté bacon, onions and garlic for approximately15 mins. or until the onions are soft…
Mix together the chicken bouillon and water, then add it to the onions, bacon and garlic. Cook until boiling.
Add potatoes and cook until soft, about half an hour.
Add heavy cream and cook until thoroughly heated.
Stir in the sausage.
Add kale just before serving…..Mangia!!!

Awhhhhhh~~ A childhood favorite and STILL one of our favorites!! I also make these upon request and leave the chocolate out, BOTH ways are DELISHHHHH!!! Another quick dessert, and no baking!!!

2 cups Sugar
1 Stick Margarine or Butter

 1/2 cup Milk
4 Tablespoons Cocoa

Mix above well and Boil hard over medium heat for 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and add:
1/2 cup Peanut Butter
Dash of Salt
1 Tsp. Vanilla
3 Cups Oatmeal ~ Quick ~ 1 Minute Type

Mix well, and drop by spoonfulls onto waxed paper. Store in airtight container…..Enjoy~~ Mangia!