Category Archives: Main dish

Creamless Slow Cooker Pea Soup

I love soup this time of year – and the best soup is the one that is ready when you get home and has filled the house with wonderful smells! And this split pea soup does exactly that! And it’s … Continue reading

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National Bouillabaisse Day

Bouillabaisse? What the heck is that you might ask. It’s a seafood stew (or soup) that originated in France. There are many versions and no one quite agrees which is the most authentic. The stuff has been around in some … Continue reading

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Corn and Cheddar Chowder with Bacon

I love winter – and I love the soups and stews that seem to make the table so often.  I had some corn from this summer in the freezer and wanted to use it before it started to freezer burn. … Continue reading

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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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