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Bitty Batches Blog
Chef Debo creates wholesome, all-natural, freshly sourced foods inspired by her family’s passion for cooking. She is determined to keep her ingredient labels straightforward and simple, sticking to natural ingredients for her recipes.

Chattanooga residents will recognize Debo and her husband, David Anziano, as owners of the famed Anziano’s Deli, which they operated from 2001 to 2008. From her family farm in Riceville, Tennessee, Chef Debo invites y’all to come stay, and enjoy her fabulous foods. Whether it’s just breakfast or you choose to add lunch or dinner to your stay, prepare yourself for her hospitality and the best foods you’ve ever had hands down.

Interested in cooking with a master? Book a Kitchen Experience with Chef Debo and learn delicious recipes, tips, and tricks that have stood the test of time.

Bitty Batches – A Tasty Blog

Thank Y’all…

For Loving My Foods!!! Yes, when you reach and say, “Hey Debo, can I get some ______ this week?”...it’s a boost. I love hearing from y’all! This next weeks menu for delivery Thursday, September 16th. Tomato Florentine Soup $15/quart Tomato Dill Soup $15/quart Shrimp...
I’m Cookin’

I’m Cookin’

Once every month or so I’ll be cooking for y’all. So if you have a request shoot it my way and I’ll meet it next time I cook. Place orders by 10:00 AM Monday, August 23rd. Available for delivery THURSDAY, August 26th: Gazpacho $8/quart Fresh out of the field: Corn...

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Chipotle Cheese And Potato Salad

Chipotle Cheese And Potato Salad

Memorial Day Weekend is here Time flies when you’re havin fun. Our 21st Wedding Anniversary is this Thursday. Has it all been fun? You know the answer to that. Though it is what you choose to make of it. The Lord tells us “IN” everything give thanks...not FOR...

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the Ladies that have taken on that role at any point and time in your lives. Howdy y’all. I won’t be cooking this next week (for y’all 😉). David’s parents will be in town and we usually celebrate everyday they are here. David’s Dad just...

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An Old Favorite

An Old Favorite

Our Honey Mustard and Chipotle Mayonnaise are favorites among many. These two spreads/dips are classics from Our Anziano Deli Days, Downtown Chattanooga (June 2001-September 2008). Along with Our Chicken Salad, Pasta Salad and Original Pimiento Cheese, these are all...

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Minestrone Soup

Minestrone Soup

Order a Quart of The Italian “Big Soup” Of The Week and a Loaf of Everybody’s Favorite Three Cheese Garlic Bread Salud (cheers) to Italy for this Hearty Vegetable Soup that so many of us have come to love. Minestrone means ‘Big Soup’. Pretty much containing the...

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Cream Of Burgundy Mushroom Soup

This week I am providing a natural source of Vitamin D...the only natural source found in the produce isle 😉 I’ve recently had a few people request my Mushroom Soup, so here she is. Mushrooms make me happy. Finding edible ones in the woods brings me JOY 🥰. A little...

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Hearty Chicken ‘n Dumplins

Hearty Chicken ‘n Dumplins

Howdy. A new dish to y’all. This one falls in the “very similar to soup” category. Hearty Chicken ‘n Dumplins. This recipe was actually created back in 2013/2014. Back then I worked with a man that connected me with ‘a company’ to do some recipe development. At the...

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Spring

Spring

This week last year was our last “normal” of the “old normal”. I have had to learn “new normals” for many years now. It’s not always easy, but you learn to grab ahold, hang on for the ride and make the best of everyday that you can. The Good Lord, Family and My Best...

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Meet Buckshot

Meet Buckshot

Buckshot is one our favorite customers. He has been a huge fan of our Bacon Cheese since it was first created. He and his family spend their evenings at the table with evening cocktails and Bacon Cheese. We now like the ring of “Buckshots Bacon Cheese” since he’s our...

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Bold and Hearty Five Pepper Black Bean Soup

Bold and Hearty Five Pepper Black Bean Soup

Hey Y’all. This week's soup is Bold and Hearty Five Pepper Black Bean Soup... do not fear the HEAT of “pepper.” It’s simply a combination of Dark Chili Powder, Sweet Roasted Red Bell Peppers, Chipotle Peppers, Poblanos, and Sweet Yellow Bell Peppers. $14.50/Quart...

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Braska Jennea

Braska Jennea

A few weeks ago professional photographer, Braska Jennea and a bride came to stay with us at The Victoria House for a photo session. Please click the link below to read how Braska Jennea enjoyed her experience and captured it in pictures. The bride to be...well she...

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hApPy BiRtHDaY Debo’s Kitchen

hApPy BiRtHDaY Debo’s Kitchen

Debo’s Kitchen is turning ten years old this month.  With this happening and with Debo’s Kitchen merging to become part of The Victoria House, our newly remodeled and OPEN for business Bed and Breakfast...look for t-shirts to debut soon. Book your stay at...

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Still Cookin’

Still Cookin’

Hey Y’all. Over the past two years folks have reached out and the messages are often the same, “Hey! I’ve missed hearing from you. Are you still cookin’?”  All who inquired thought they had fallen off my list of contacts. I quit reaching out to y’all and I’m...

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Thankful 2016

Thankful 2016

We are closed this next week for Thanksgiving.  NOTICE in stock now for after Thanksgiving: Classic French Onion Soup with a Brown Butter Gruyere Crouton...A bowl of my french onion soup is sure to be nothing like you've had at any restaurant lately.  When I...

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Pork Ragout with Butternut Wild Rice

An Italian Dish traditionally served with a fresh pasta, I am taking a seasonal spin with it and serving the Pork Ragout alongside Roasted Butternut Squash and Wild Rice.  The pork is braised in a rich tomato sauce, then shredded and tossed in the sauce.  I will...

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Soups On

Soups On

This is the last week for delivery before our fall break with the kiddos.  Please place your orders by midnight this Sunday for this next Thursdays (October 7th) delivery. Even though we love eating soup year around, it is so much more inspiring to create soups when...

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Today

Today

Sept 22, 2016...Happy First Day of FALL Y'all! Hey y'all.  I have been missing some of you!!  We are still delivering every week.  Please place an order when you can. I have made a batch of my Smokehouse Chili and will be serving it up this afternoon/evening from...

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Watermelon Festival

Hey y'all.  Again I apologize for the email sent out a few hours ago.  That was a mistake. THIS WEEK: We are delivering.  Although it is too late to place an order for this week, you may place an order for delivery next Thursday, August 25th. We will be hosting a...

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OOPS

Hey y'all.  I am not sure why that last email sent out again this week.  That post was from last THURSDAY.  I am sorry about that. To mend any confusion...I am NOT at The Ooltewah Farmers Market today.  I will be there this coming THURSDAY.  I will send out another...

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Pimiento Cheese Tasting

Pimiento Cheese Tasting

Come taste all of our Cheeses TODAY from 3:00-6:00 at The Ooltewah Farmers Market, located at THE Ooltewah Nurery.  Come by and see us.  We will also have our Chicken Salad, Hummus and Gazpacho for sampling and purchasing. We are out and about making deliveries today,...

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IN SUMMER

IN SUMMER

Howdy!  This is RUBY.  This Summer I had a bunch of fun. I went everywhere!! I went to New Hampshire, Dollywood, camping at Fall Creek Falls,and after that I went camping at Chester Frost.  I'm also about to go to Bear Cove in Pigeon Forge! The first place I went this...

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Back To School…Already

Back To School…Already

It is really hard to believe it is quite that time.  I miss my kiddos already!  I miss our time together.  It makes me cherish the long summer evenings that linger even after they start back to school. We are going to ring in the new school year with introducing TWO...

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fEaTuRe

Hey y'all.  This next week we are delivering on Wednesday, June 22nd. We are featuring: Our GAZPACHO...it's been said, "but I don't like Gazpacho" and they end up loving mine.  Serve it with tortilla chips like a salsa.  Serve it over grilled chicken with a dollop of...

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JUNE SCHEDULE

JUNE SCHEDULE

Just a reminder of our upcoming schedule for JUNE We will deliver WEDNESDAY, June 22nd and not be at the Ooltewah Farmers Market that Thursday. If you are wanting CHEESES,CHICKEN SALAD or GAZPACHO for your FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION We will be CLOSED for deliveries...

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Our Schedule

Our Schedule

Our summer schedule is as follows: We will be CLOSED the weeks of June 26th, July 10th, and July 17th Please mark these dates and plan ahead.  THANK YOU 🙂

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today :)

today 🙂

Good Morning Y'all! Our Gazpacho and our Classic Chicken Noodle Soups are back on the menu. Please place your orders by NOON today. THANK YOU!

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Soups On and Cheese too

Soups On and Cheese too

pictured is our Tomato Dill Soup...order some 🙂 This week we are DELIVERING on WEDNESDAY 🙂 Gazpacho is ON HOLD this week...we will probably alternate it biweekly this Spring/Summer. It will return next week. We have a new cheese on the menu...Smoky Pepper Cheese...a...

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Gazpacho too

Gazpacho too

Gazpacho is back. For now the tomatoes are coming from Dayton, but as soon as they're ready we will be trading for more local ones from fellow farmers at the Ooltewah Nursery's Farmer's Market.

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Radish Soup

Yep, that's what I said..."Radish Soup". We always concentrate on smaller batches, but this one will be extra small so please order NOW to be sure you get to try this soup. At The Ooltewah Nursery's Farmer's Market last week we gathered three different varieties of...

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Ooltewah Nursery’s Farmer’s Market

Ooltewah Nursery’s Farmer’s Market

Good Morning Folks. Everything you find online at www.deboskitchen.com is AVAILABLE. We have found that we have spoiled everyone to ordering whatever they want whenever they want it and we are A.OK with that 🙂 If it is not online then it is most likely not available,...

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Eight Versions and SOUPS

Eight Versions and SOUPS

Please place your order TODAY for the Lasagnas available this week. Beef Lasagna and Roasted Ratatouille Vegetable Lasagna available with these options: *Fresh Gluten Free Pasta *Traditional Pasta *Thin Vegetable Layers instead of Pasta *Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Boats...

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Our Lasagnas

Our Lasagnas

SMASH OF THE WEEK: Our lasagnas...Roasted Ratatouille Vegetable Lasagna and Beef Lasagna. Available with fresh gluten free pasta and traditional pasta. Remember to order enough to stock your freezer for a few weeks. XOXO

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Streamlining

Howdy Folks. We are working on streamlining a bit. We are working towards operating the way we did in the beginning in 2008...yes, it's been that long 🙂 What has happened: Our customer base has grown 🙂 and that's a GREAT thing, THANK YOU. What we are doing...

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St. Patricks Day Special

St. Patricks Day Special

Please get your orders in by midnight this SUNDAY for delivery this next Thursday, March 17th...It's St. Patrick's Day and we have a SPECIAL to suit the occasion 🙂 This is our last delivery before we are CLOSED the week of Monday, March 21st for Spring Break with the...

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Debo’s For Breakfast

Debo’s For Breakfast

I couldn't resist a snap shot at breakfast this morning.  I am no photographer, but it gives you the idea...Debo's For Breakfast.  Luke's Farm Fresh Eggs with Debo's Pasta Salad and Fruit Salad.  The crisp Italian Flavors in the pasta salad really set off the eggs=a...

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Victoria Acorn Squash

Victoria Acorn Squash

My mom being the most avid Acorn Squash fan I know, I decided to name this special after her.  I made it recently for her birthday and it was a huge hit to the young and older 🙂  Ground Turkey and just the right veggie, herb and spice combination.  It will arrive to...

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Confections

Confections

Pictured above...Our Victorian Stuffed Acorn Squash (Turkey Stuffing).  We are thinking about adding it to the menu in the future.  Is it something you would order?  Let us know. We have been making cakes and cupcakes for a while now for several customers.  When...

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Upcoming Soups

Upcoming Soups

Hey y'all.  The only way we grow is YOU...please spread the word.  You put the soup on our table...thank you 🙂 Additions to the menu this week, our Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup and our newest Dreamy Vegetable Stew Order TODAY for this next Thursday.

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Beef Stew Weather

Beef Stew Weather

This time of the year we all crave a bowl of warm and hearty beef stew.  We are cooking up a batch of classic beef stew this week.  Place your orders as soon as possible.  We will deliver Thursday.

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What’s Next

What’s Next

What's going to be added next to our online store...that's up to you.  This week our Barbecue Beef Brisket Potato Soup was requested.  It has been added back to the menu.  Let us know what you want to see next...whether it's our Beef Lasagna, Classic French Onion...

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Change Is Good

Change Is Good

(pictured above...a grilled cheese with our Original Pimiento Cheese 🙂 Just a brief update for for all newcomers...WELCOME aboard by the way 🙂  We lost an entire freezer full of inventory over the holiday season.  That is the reason for our sparse assortment at our...

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Up and Running

Up and Running

Pictured above is my freezer up and running and ready to go.  It was the simplest fix that I didn't dream was possible, but am ever so thankful for.  Just a couple of wires that had mingled and melted together.  Thanks to our incredibly talented maintenance guy (Ruby...

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One Soup at a Time

One Soup at a Time

In the beginning of Debo's Kitchen we operated in a way that allowed you to order the soup/casserole of the week, etc... and stock your own freezer with that particular item.  We will do this again.  One soup at a time, one week at a time and we will slowly build our...

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Hoppin’ John

Hoppin’ John

How many of you served black eyed peas on New Years Eve/Day?  It is said to be "good luck", "good fortune" for the turn of the new year.  For New Years, it's a tradition around here, but my mother cooked them year around when I was a child.  They were that "different"...

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A Lifetime Journey

A Lifetime Journey

Weight loss has been a lifetime journey for me.  I was overweight as a preteen. When I was 13 years old I joined my parents on a "diet".  It was on that diet that I learned to eat better.  We ate fish, chicken, salad, vegetables, etc.  I lost 40 pounds that year going...

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One More Hour

One More Hour

This Wednesday, December 23rd is our last delivery for this year. There is one more hour to please place your orders by 2:00 PM today for our last delivery of 2015. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from My Family to Yours!

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Creamy Chicken Noodle Goodness

Creamy Chicken Noodle Goodness

My Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup has become so underrated here at Debo's Kitchen. I am not sure what frightens people away from it. Don't get me wrong I have a few that order it and when they do they stock their freezers. It was one of our most popular soups when we had...

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Lamb Ragu for Christmas

Lamb Ragu for Christmas

Please email us moc.nehctiksobednull@obed to reserve your Lamb Ragu for Christmas Week Delivery, Wednesday, December 23rd. Traditionally served over pasta, we are going to leave the choice of starch to you.  Our stew of lamb is available by the pint & quart at Market...

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Gift Certificates

Hey y'all.  Give the gift of Debo's Kitchen.  We have gift certificates available now.  They are available in the amounts of $25.00, $50.00 & $100.00.  Just add it to your shopping cart and fill in the recipients information and we will send it that way.

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Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

We are CLOSED the week of Monday, December 14th for a large catering we have that week. WE WILL DELIVER Wednesday, December 23rd for Christmas Week deliveries...please have all orders in by Sunday, December 20th at midnight.  THANK YOU <3

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Barbecue Potato Beef Soup

We have a new soup addition for this week, Barbecue Potato Beef Soup...I am hoping to have a picture of the completed product in the next couple of days.  It's kid tested and customer approved 🙂 Our black bean soup is renamed (Three Pepper Black Bean Soup), but...

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Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours

NEXT WEEK: Is there is something special you would like for us to prepare for your Thanksgiving?  Give us a holler by this Saturday Evening.  DELIVERIES for this upcoming Thanksgiving week are Tuesday, November 24th.  PLEASE have your orders in by Midnight on...

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New Soup

Hey Y'all.  I am adding a new soup to the menu this week.  It is not on my website yet so if you would like to order please just email me back.  There are many of you out there looking for low carb options.  This soup should be a great choice for you...Crab, Asparagus...

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Catering

Catering

When asked if I cater...yes, we cater to many people's needs, but this week, today, we are actually catering an event.  A customer from our Deli Days (Anziano's Deli 2001-2008) emails me and says, "They want the chicken and rice casserole you used to cook at the Deli....

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I had the privilege

I had the privilege

The year was 1995, I was fresh out of Culinary School and needed a job.  My first job, I was hired by 212 Market Restaurant, Downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee.  Little did I know the lessons that lay ahead of me.  I just wanted to be a chef. I worked for three ladies,...

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Crisp

Crisp

I describe the weather these past few days as crisp. It is so lovely and Fall is definitely in the air, but it's that time of year when you just don't know what to wear. You don't know what color of nail polish to use. And at dinner you can choose to serve Gazpacho or...

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Going Great

Going Great

REFRESHING LETTUCE SOUP is back on the menu for the end of the summer. ORDER SOME 🙂 Hey Y'all. Everybody seems to be LOVING this end of summer/back to school sale, so I are going to keep it going a little longer. I was going to make a batch of Debo's Down-home...

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Back To School SALE

Back To School SALE

Most products are on SALE...most soups are 50% OFF and our lasagnas, colcannon/corned beef, and chicken pot pies are ON SALE TOO, so stock up your freezer for the upcoming season. We also have a SUMMER SPECIAL for you to take advantage of to beat the heat: One quart...

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Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed Peppers

Hey Y'all! I am super excited about this new recipe. Chicken, Bacon, Swiss & Kale Stuffed Peppers. They are ready for you to take home and bake for dinner. The inspiration came last week when I was sitting at the Farmers Market with Luke while he was selling his...

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OPEN

OPEN

Hey Y'all.  We had a great vacation. From creek beds to waterfalls and favorite swim holes at Fall Creek Falls we stayed cool. How about y'all? Well we are OPEN and ready to serve you. Please place your orders. We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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Out of Date

Out of Date

We are removing the nutrition fact panel of our Black Bean Burger from our website because it is out of date/no longer correct/we need to get a new set of nutrition facts...we've crossed another bridge. Debo's Black Bean Burger is now GLUTEN FREE and SOY FREE....

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Butternut Recipes

Butternut Recipes

One of my most favorite ways to prepare butternut squash: Peel it Seed it Dice it Toss it...with coconut oil Sprinkle it...with salt and pepper Bake it...at 425 degrees until golden and browned in color This preparation gives you nice chunks of butternut squash to...

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Summer Select Items Sale

Yes! Buy One of the following soups and get One of the same kind/size FREE: Creamy Chicken Noodle Classic Chicken Noodle Robust Vegan Chili Smokehouse Chili ALSO AVAILABLE buy one get one FREE: Medium pan size of the Colcannon and Corned Beef Place your orders as...

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Green Gone Mason

Green Gone Mason

Maybe you like drinking beverages that are green, but maybe you don't. If you can get past the fact that it is green, then order it today and turn it up. This is something I've been indulging in for a while and I have decided to make it available to you. It will be...

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The Carrot Taste Test Challenge

The Carrot Taste Test Challenge

Carrots are Carrots, yes? No, they're not. I love carrots and have shopped the market quite a bit. In fact I DONT buy a 50 pound bag of carrots (from my food supplier) to cook with at Debo's Kitchen. The cost is much better, but the flavor...for that size of a bag of...

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Photo Shoot

Photo Shoot

These photos pictured here a striking. Don't you agree? This last week Debo's Kitchen had it's third photo shoot in six and a half years...not often enough I know. A lot of time and work goes into a photo shoot. Photos of our foods improving with each one. The...

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Grass Angels

Grass Angels

It has been too tempting. It looks as though you could jump and soar through the air and bounce once you land upon it. It's a field sown with Bermuda Grass in front of our house. We were walking around it and my husband says, "I just wanna make a hay angel"...and so...

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Wednesday and Gazpacho

Wednesday and Gazpacho

Wednesday is DELIVERY DAY this upcoming week. Please get your orders in by midnight on Sunday. And YES, tomatoes are coming in and all the other fabulously FRESH ingredients in gazpacho so it's time for slicing and dicing produce for Gazpacho...PLACE YOUR ORDERS:)...

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A Year Around Focus

A Year Around Focus

At Debo's Kitchen SOUP is a year around focus of ours and most of our clients.  I currently have requests for Broccoli Three Cheese Soup and Cream of Burgundy Mushroom Soup.  This week Cream of Burgundy Mushroom Soup is back on the menu and Broccoli Three Cheese Soup...

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This Week

This Week

I am making a fresh batch of my Potato Beef Soup with Wisconsin Cheddar and Tomato Dill Soup is back on the menu.  PLUS:  PICK THREE cheeses of the SAME SIZE and get 20% off them!!  With the pick three cheeses just email those orders to me please:)  From my kitchen to...

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Reuben’s Debo Style

Reuben’s Debo Style

If you like a Reuben Sandwich you are likely to crave one from time to time and sometimes you've just GOTTA get your hands on one.  If you don't eat gluten then you've hit a roadblock in the land of the Classic Reuben Sandwich...grilled corned beef and sauerkraut...

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An Easter tradition

An Easter tradition

Hi my name is Ruby and I will be telling you about an easter version of baseball that  my family and I made up made up. It all started in 2012 when we had left over easter eggs(boiled)  and there weren't many people here so we were thinking what to do and then we just...

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Mid April @deboskitchen

Mid April @deboskitchen

From a SPECIAL lighter chicken salad, we are calling it "Pass-A-Grille Chicken Salad", to Tomato Basil Crab Bisque...order one of each this week.  And our Colcannon and Corned Beef is ON SALE too.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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My Rabbits and Bunnies

My Rabbits and Bunnies

Hello my name is Ruby Anziano and I have five bunnies(babies) and four(adults). I will tell you about them.  The name of the mother of the five bunnies is Mamas Little Girl. The name of the five bunnies are Meunster, Walnut, Tie - die, Fluff, and Root beer. The name...

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Life

Life

As I have said before when you don't receive an email/blog notification from me, it does not mean we are closed.  We are open..."LIFE" is just simply happening.  Our lives are ever-evolving, and I must add the dynamics are exciting.  If it happened any other way, I...

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Tomato Basil Crab Bisque

Tomato Basil Crab Bisque

We recently visited our family down in Florida.  From pier fishing, to drip sandcastle islands, to mid day ice cream breaks, to the best restaurants around the area, to the most beautiful sunsets, then an ice cream break again...we had a swell time.  Of course I came...

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kitchen gadgets

kitchen gadgets

In my opinion they too often get in the way, collect dust, get shoved to the back of the drawer or cabinet. I usually don't purchase them, but THIS ONE is a lifer..."will be in my kitchen for life".  And guess what...it currently has been plopped down permanently in a...

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Back To School SALE

Back To School SALE

LOL...I couldn't resist!! YES...EVERYTHING at Debo's Kitchen is ON SALE. Some items are marked for CLEARANCE while others are simply ON SALE, but ONLY thru MONDAY. Please place your orders by midnight on Monday. The SNOW...it's been fun...it's been relaxing. We made...

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This Week’s SALE

Clearance SALE of 75% OFF Grilled Pumpkin Soup. Was $13.50, now $3.37 BUY IT NOW quantity is limited SALE of 25% OFF Robust Vegan Chili...Was $13.50, now $10.12 A few other items are on sale. Shop online OR just shoot me an email with your order moc.nehctiksobednull@obed....

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To Blog Or Not To Blog

To Blog Or Not To Blog

Yes, we've been OPEN this month. When we close for a week there will be a "without a doubt, Debo's Kitchen IS CLOSED" notification posted on our website. That will be the most sure way to know if we are Open/Closed. "You didn't send out an email/blog post", Favorite...

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Traditions for your Spirit

Traditions for your Spirit

  In life there are certain things you do that lift your spirit.  My family, friends and I have a Thanksgiving tradition that completely makes me giggle, laugh, smile big, and it completely lifts my spirit. It's been said, "you haven't even been drinking and you...

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Lukes Farm Fresh Eggs

Lukes Farm Fresh Eggs

Farmer Luke's (our sons's) chickens are producing eggs faster than we can sell them lately.  They're $4.00/dozen.  I will deliver them with your order this week, just email me and let me know you want a dozen or two or three or four 🙂

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SOLD

SOLD

It happened rather quickly.  We put our house in Cleveland, Tennessee on the market and we said..."we will give it six months."  We had been praying about moving for a couple of years now.  Yes, actually two to three years.  It was a big move we were praying about, so...

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Twelve Days of…

Twelve Days of…

Twelve Days of Christmas...I'm just kidding, but with all the Christmas decor around you feel those twelve days coming.  What I meant to say is Twelve New Dishes.  These twelve new dishes that I am speaking of are a project I've been working on this year with another...

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Fall Soup Sale

Fall Soup Sale

Hey Y'all!  Our freezer is OVERSTOCKED...hence the "FALL SALE". So, check out our SALE and stock your freezer for the fall/winter season ahead. Please go to our online shopping cart to place your orders and view the sale prices of the soups below. Refreshing Lettuce...

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Grilled Pumpkin Soup

Grilled Pumpkin Soup

This next week we will be grilling a fall favorite...PUMPKINS.  From what I have researched the pumpkin pictured above is known as a Red Kuri Pumpkin/Squash...if you know any different, please let me know.  I discovered this pumpkin last year, fall 2013.  It's...

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An Invitation

An Invitation

Chef Debo and Family Cordially Invite You To Visit Their New Website We now have an online shopping cart for your convenience.  Our email announcements have changed.  From now on you will receive a link to our latest blog post.  It may be about the Special of the Week...

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Chilis

Chilis

No, not the restaurant...although I could go there just for chips and salsa.  There's just something about those freshly fried thin crisp tortilla chips and Chili's delicate salsa.  'Tis the Season for some chili though.  I've been busy cooking up a couple of batches...

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All About Convenience

All About Convenience

Life is Busy these days for all.  Convenience in the foods we buy is very important.  While looking for convenience most are also looking for ways to: loose weight control blood pressure control sugar levels (diabetic) fight cancer ...just to name a few.  Here are a...

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Grill It, Shuck It, Silk It, Milk It

Grill It, Shuck It, Silk It, Milk It

...or in another order. Corn is cropping up all over the place and beckoning to be brought in. This week I am making a farm fresh batch of Grilled Corn Chowder. This batch is going to be a little different than my traditional Corn Chowder. Focusing more on fresh corn...

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Fresh ‘n Hot

Fresh ‘n Hot

It's fresh. It's hot, at least we think it is.  Our website is renewed.  There may be a few mistakes here or there that we didn't find. There may be something that you don't like about it. We would like for you to test the waters for us. Let us know what you think....

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Summer Flowers are spent

Summer Flowers are spent

Summer Flowers are beginning to look spent, at least mine are, but summer tomatoes and other vegetables are at their prime...making the best soups especially our Gazpacho:) This week we are trying our hand at a new soup. I found it on Twitter. A friend posted it from...

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My Garden

My Garden

Hi my name is Ruby and I am going to tell you about my garden.  My mom helped me plant my garden. We planted a lot of plants, such as basil, cilantro, ruby german green tomatoes, chocolate stripe tomatoes,  and a few other kinds of tomatoes, peppers, mint, marigolds,...

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To Tame Or Not To Tame

To Tame Or Not To Tame

Hi my name is Luke aka the chicken man.  Today I will talk about me and my Poppit trying to tame my rooster. One day he picked me up from school and  I asked him can we catch the rooster. he said yes. When we got to the house we went out to the chicken coop and...

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Cruciferous Challenge

Cruciferous Challenge

Don’t let the word cruciferous turn you away.  It’s simply a category of vegetables related to cabbage.  My favorite saying, “don’t knock it til you try it”.  Cruciferous broken down, simply has to do with the Latin word meaning CROSS.  For if you look at a growing cabbage plant, it’s four leaves join in resemblance of a cross.  It’s a big word, but it’s really that simple.

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A Lost Art

When you think of a "lost art" what comes to mind?  In this setting I'm referring to the culinary arts.  As of lately I have been asked, by a company, to set my best foot/hand forward and create some scrumptious good ole southern recipes/dishes.  Nothing gourmet at...

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Debo’s Mimosa Vinaigrette

Debo’s Mimosa Vinaigrette

Making a "Champagne Vinaigrette" first thing in the morning set off an inspiration to name it something entirely different. Tis where the seemingly appropriate name comes from...Mimosa Vinaigrette...I hope you enjoy it! 1 Tablespoon Diced Onion (I prefer to use a...

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The Queen of Greens

The Queen of Greens

I am often asked, "what is kale?".  If you're not sure what it is, the only example I can think of to describe it to you is...do you remember going to Shoney's or a steakhouse when you were a kid?  They would garnish almost every plate with it.  Kale was the curly...

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A New Meaning to Wear Green

A New Meaning to Wear Green

This time of year brings to mind Corned Beef and Cabbage, Shepherd's Pie with Lamb and enjoying a green beer :).  If you're "lucky" enough to live in a festive town, you may get to enjoy a St. Patrick's Day parade or other St. Patrick's Day festivities. I don't know...

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Diet

Diet

I like the NOUN definition of diet.  I find that it's the VERB definition of diet that I don't care for.  When I Googled it, this is what I found: diet (n) * The kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats diet  (v) * To restrict oneself to small...

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The Essence of Tableness

The Essence of Tableness

A table makes a room more inviting.  Imagine a dining room filled with chairs and no table...it seems empty.  You expect a table should be there.  Imagine a living room with a couch and a couple of sitting chairs and no end table and no coffee table.  Sure there are...

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Debo’s Savory Southern Cake of Beef

Debo’s Savory Southern Cake of Beef

You've heard it, "Beef...It's what's for dinner".  Well just try renaming "meatloaf"...you know, the traditional, all American, every mom/dad makes one.  Just about impossible to rename.  You may ask, "why would you want to".  For some reason the name is bland and...

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Debo’s Cajun Cheese Dip

Debo’s Cajun Cheese Dip

The only thing that stinks about making recipes is getting the urge to complete the task at 11:00 pm, thus completing the task, making a presentable plateful, then having to devour it because you just can't resist (*-*) As I researched for this recipe I searched...

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Debo’s Asian Quinoa

Debo’s Asian Quinoa

Pictured Above: Roasted Chicken, Debo's Light Ginger Quinoa, and Mixed Greens tossed with Debo's Asian Dressing Quinoa is a grain-like crop grown in South America for its edible seeds.  It is naturally very rich in flavor.  It is a complete protein and a good source...

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Teachers at Christmastime

Teachers at Christmastime

Pictured above, my Mom, one of my most favorite teachers! Typically this time of the year we parents are wondering, "what is something unique and special to get for our children's teachers to let them know how special they are at Christmastime?".  My thoughts were a...

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Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

This blog is directly a result of the fact that I am preparing deviled eggs for Thanksgiving tomorrow.  They're like the perfect food for the day...they go over well at breakfast, brunch, lunch, snacks, then of course the main dinner.  I am making plenty, for those...

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Debo’s Quinoa Dressing

Debo’s Quinoa Dressing

The inspiration for this newest/first publicly shared recipe 🙂 began the other day while I was browsing through the Williams-Sonoma Store.  I am pretty sure I passed by a box/bag of ready to make quinoa stuffing/dressing.  That is how in fact most recipes begin for...

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One Answer

One Answer

There's only one answer.  Someone has asked you, "if you had to pick ONE food to live with for the rest of your life what would it be?".  Well, is it fair to say... "soup"?  There are infinite possibilities with soup, but it is often considered a singular food on it's...

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Something Orange

Something Orange

It seems as though a lot of orange tends to take over the Farmer's Market this time of year.  Crowding out any late summer tomatoes...IT  just takes over.  It is lovely! IT  is anything from a wide variety of pumpkins in many hues of orange...sweet potatoes, peppers,...

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No See-ums and Garlic??

No See-ums and Garlic??

A reason to create a blogging category titled "To relish or to Not To Relish"...all it took was the first day of Fall feeling every bit like the first day of Fall should with the exception of the remainder of the summertime "no see-ums".  Granted, I probably won't...

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a “Chili” day

a “Chili” day

In more ways than one, it was a "chili" day.  In fact now that I think of it, I can recall at least four ways. I awoke to the reality of knowing my cousin began chemo last night...again.   For he is in the hospital now for a relapse of cancer...that in itself is a not...

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Just…relish

Just…relish

In one sense "Relish" is about taking pleasure in what you are creating in the kitchen.  Relishing the food on your plate.  You've heard this before...we eat with our eyes first. It's easy to get stuck in a rut with your kitchen routine and what you create on a day to...

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