Category Archives: Main dish

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Crock Pot Beef Shanks & Leafy Greens Soup

This hardy soup is perfect for a week night- just put it in the crock pot, go to work and it’s done when you get home!  Add some hot garlic bread and it is simply delicious!

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South Western Pinto Bean Soup

It’s been a cold winter and it doesn’t seem to be over yet!  What’s better on a cold night than a big bowl of hearty, hot soup!  Here’s one that will make your mouth and your tummy happy!

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National Tortellini Day! Have some Tortellini Soup for Pasta of the Month~

It’s National Tortellini Day – a day to celebrate these little, stuffed pastas!  Not to be confused with tortelloni (a big stuffed pasta),  these are round and bite sized morsels of deliciousness.  The region of Bologna claims to have been … Continue reading

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Thai Coconut Shrimp and Noodle Soup

Looking for something rich and spicy?  How about a Thai inspired soup rich with coconut milk, shrimp and spicy curry?  Here’s a recipe that’s quick to prepare and delicious!

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Split Pea and Ham Soup with Cheesy Garlic Croutons

Looking for a delicious, creamy and hearty soup for dinner by the fire?  How about this made from scratch (but super easy) Split Pea soup?  Homemade and served with cheesy garlic croutons.

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Southern Inspired Greens, Beans & Ham Soup

Here’s a soup inspired by Southern Comfort food – just throw it in the crock pot and when you get home – It’s Dinner!  You can use some of that left over ham we made yesterday!

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Bacon, Cheddar and Potato Chowder

Looking for something to warm you on these cold winter evenings?  Here’s a pretty easy chowder that fits the bill.  Creamy potatoes, smokey bacon and mounds of cheddar cheese.  It’s pretty easy to do 

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Thai Beef Noodle Bowl – Pasta of the Month

It’s another National food day – National Noodle Day.  No one seems to know where this National day came from, but it’s a perfect day to share the Pasta of the month!

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Hearty Pinto Bean and Ham Soup

After Easter, if you had ham like we did, you have that big ol’ bone full of meat you can’t get off very easily.  We froze ours – and this is what we made with it.  The chiles give it … Continue reading

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Pho

This Vietnamese soup is becoming all the rage!  Traditionally it is made with beef, but you can also use shrimp – since the hot broth cooks the meat, I would recommend pre-cooking any other meat you might choose.  But the … Continue reading

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