|Me & Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., at Blogalicious|
This weekend was our family's annual Soup & Salad dinner. Each year one aunt makes chili, and my mother makes her chicken ala-king. We can always count on the hosting aunt to make her bread pudding for dessert, and her sister can not show up without her broccoli bread.
My cousin and I always make a different soup every year. We're more adventurous when it comes to food.
One of my favorite swag items from Blogalicious was a cookbook. Not any cookbook, Food Network star, Chef Aaron McCargo Jr., of "Big Daddy's House," first cookbook, 'Simply Done, Well Done.'
Excited, I thoroughly went through the pages, one by one. His Loaded Baked Potato Soup recipe, jumped out at me. Immediately I knew it would be my soup for this year's gathering!
I tweeted about making the soup, and the Twittersation went as follows...