Category Archives: Main dish

Mexican Style Beef and Bean Soup

It’s slow cooker season! I cleaned out the freezer and pantry and put together this amazingly good soup! Just dump in the ingredients and go. Some light prep when you get home and it’s dinner!

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Easy Seafood Gumbo

Gumbo or Jambalaya? What’s the difference? Since today is National Gumbo day (yes, yet another National day), I decided to find out. I found out there isn’t a great deal of difference. Both have rice, but jambalaya has the rice … Continue reading

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Garlic Day – Garlic Soup

Today is Garlic Day! Yes, Garlic Day! A day to celebrate this tiny but mighty bulb. It is related to onions and shallots and its botanical genus is Allium – a word derived from the Greek word for garlic! And … Continue reading

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Leftover Ham Recipes

What to do with all that ham? Easter is over and I made way too much ham!! Some will go in the freezer, some will become sandwiches, and some will be used in other ways. Here are a few ideas … Continue reading

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Wonton Soup

In honor of the Chinese New Year, here is a deliciously satisfying soup for a cold winter evening. It sounds more complicated than it is – and it’s so tasty!

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Homemade Minestrone Soup

January is National Soup month and what is better than a pot of homemade deliciousness?  This recipe sounds complicated, but if you prep all those veggies first, it’s super easy – and the smell of the simmering soup makes the … Continue reading

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Top Ten Recipes of 2017

What a great year we had!  So many visitors and supporters.  To you we say: THANK YOU!   Here are recipes for the top ten most visited posts of 2017 – If you’re looking for something great to cook that’s easy, … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls

A delicious chicken soup that I have learned is not a traditional Hanukkah food!   Hanukkah started yesterday.  Us gentiles don’t fully understand the significance of this holiday,

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Crock Pot Beef & Bean Soup and Bacon Cheese Biscuits

I don’t know about you, but I did a lot of cooking on Thanksgiving. We have some left overs, but we asked all of our guests to make themselves a “doggy bag”, so we aren’t overflowing with food we won’t … Continue reading

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Cabbage Soup – A Hearty Fall Meal

Cabbage is one of those local crops that loves the cold weather.  It’s fairly easy to get right now.  I love to make soup that brings back childhood memories. When I was about 8 years old, we had some friends in our … Continue reading

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