John Manke is an active former Bay View resident who is involved in numerous neighborhood organizations, including the Bay View Historical Society, the Humboldt Park Fourth of July Association and the Shore Shore Farmers Market. He believes Bay View has a fine tradition in its past that we do not want to lose in the future.
When you get hungry and want a quick but easy to make meal, consider making some homemade pea soup.
Ingredients: 1 ham bone with traces of ham on it
1 to 2 cups of ham diced or sliced small
2 large bags of pea soup peas
1 or 2 bags of little carrots
1 onion cut up
1 stick of oleo & 1 large kettle to cook in
Cook: Cook 2 bags of peas plus enough water to cover them as requested in package of peas and
ham bone with the stick of oleo to keep the soup from sticking to the kettle.
When peas have thickened, add cut up onion, carrots and ham pieces to mix.
When the carrots have cooked enough, turn off the gas and let the soup cool off a bit.
Serve: Whenever all of the above is done. Enjoy a quick but filling meal. Save the leftovers for