Cheesy Chicken and Sausage Chowder

This was dinner tonight and it was terrific. A bunch of things thrown together and put in a slow cooker. Yummy!

The Soup Diva

  • 1 lb chicken breasts or strips
  • 1/2 lb sausage, browned and drained
  • 12-16 small potatoes, cut into fourths
  • 1 small sweet onion, diced fine
  • 32 oz chicken broth
  • 1 can petite diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups shredded cheese (your choice)
  • 8 oz cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp chili garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
Put all ingredients except cheeses in large slow cooker. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6-8 hours. Reduce heat to low (or warm if available), remove chicken, shred, and put back in crock. Add cheeses and stir. Serve when melted and fully incorporated; add extra seasoning as needed.
This soup was born one Saturday at home, out of hunger, leftovers, and creativity!

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Sometimes An Upgrade Isn’t A Upgrade, Just Saying

636042899128040346992097692_Camera-Technology-to-Assist-Your-Property-Inspection-AppI am a Linux user and every few months there is a release of updated operating systems with loads of new things and bug fixes. Like the geek I am I check them out to see how they run and function. I have been testing three versions of the Ubuntu OS and I realize that staying put with what I am running which is Ubuntu Mate 16.04 is what’s best. iPhone users know what I am talking about when a new phone is on the market yearly it seems. Keeping up with technology let alone the Joneses is hard enough.

So sometimes an upgrade isn’t worth the hassle doing something new just because of some shiny new features that might cost one time and money. There must be a really good reason to need to switch to something new/different. So, In my thinking there is nothing wrong with staying put and making the best of what you already have.

I won’t lie I would love the new Google Pixel phone but I gotta pay the one I have off first which will come in November 2018.

So for the time being lets stick and stay. Keep things simpler that way.