Soup For Days

Soup For Days

There is nothing like coming in from the cold winter air and sitting down to a steamy, big bowl of soup!

This blog has two recipes shared by IRL employees!

So, grab a cup of coffee and start thinking about your next snow day meal!

The first is an easy, throw together recipe from our Human Resources Manager, Tammy.

This is one of her favorite, go-to soup recipes and there is no measuring – so it is all up to your preference!


Tomato sauce
Deer burger
Cayenne pepper
McCormick’s Chili seasoning

Cook deer burger & drain.

Saute onions.

Add burger, onions & the rest of the ingredients to a large pot.

Bring to a simmer and enjoy!

The second recipe is a favorite of our Social Media & Marketing Expert, Nikki. This Loaded Baked Potato Soup can be made in a slow cooker which makes it super easy!


4 slices bacon
2 lbs russet potatoes (peeled & chopped)
3 cups chicken stock
1/2 onion (chopped)
1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1 tablespoon butter
2/3 cup soup cream
1/2 cup heavy cream
Seasoning [garlic powder, salt, pepper for taste]

Cook bacon and chop

Place potatoes, chicken stock, onion, butter, bacon & seasoning in slow cooker.

Cook on low heat for 7-8 hours or high heat for 3-4 hours.

Mash potatoes until desired consistency, with a potato masher.

Stir in cheese, sour cream, heavy cream and seasoning.

Cover and cook for another 20 minutes.

Serve and enjoy!

While you are savoring your bowl of soup — scheduled your free estimate for the outdoor project you are daydreaming of by clicking here or giving us a call at 717-285-2750!

It may be winter but we are ready and looking forward to meeting with you!

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