Do you need a healthy and tasty soup that cooks up in under 30 minutes and will leave you filling satisfied? How about vegan, vegetarian, low fat and/or gluten free? Then you are going to love this Creamy Carrot and Lemongrass Soup. This soup is based on Carrot and Ginger Soup from Bitchin' Kitchen Cookin'… Continue reading Creamy Carrot and Lemongrass Soup plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party
Oh, do I have a treat for you! This Moroccan Lentil and Tomato Soup is flavorful, vegetarian, gluten free and "guaranteed" to bring you good fortune in the new year if you eat a big bowl on New Year's Day. Well, the last part is folklore, but these lentils were fabulous! The spice combination in… Continue reading Moroccan Lentil and Tomato Soup plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky
Gifts in jars are so much fun to make and receive. All the recipient has to do is add a few ingredients and voila, dinner, or dessert, or an appetizer, or a relaxing bath.... All you have to do is put in the ingredients, decorate the jar and add the instructions. Who doesn't need easy… Continue reading Fun and Unique Gifts in Jars plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party
October is almost over and it is actually getting chilly at night the last week or so here in Southern California. And that means it is finally SOUP WEATHER!!!! The other night I whipped up this easy and filling Ham and Potato Soup for dinner. The 7 year old devoured it! Time for the Happy Mommy Dance.… Continue reading Hearty Ham and Potato Soup plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party
Cajun Gumbo. Simple Cajun stew with chicken and or shrimp and okra in a thick gravy like base. Paul Prudhomme's browned flour roux substitute.
It is officially Autumn! Do you hear that, Mother Nature?! We are heading back up to 100 degrees by the weekend? Could you please turn down the thermostat a bit? Just a little bit. Please, Ma'am. If it isn't too much trouble. I am trusting her to hear my plea and am going through the archives for… Continue reading Sopa de Pollo Borracho (Drunken Chicken Soup)
Get away from me with all of your pumpkin and apple recipes! It is only September 1st! It is still SUMMER! At least for 3 more weeks. Or at least can we wait until Labor Day. It is still time to savor the vine ripened tomatoes and zucchini and watermelon and spicy peppers. Enjoy them now before they… Continue reading 20 Fabulous Summer Produce Recipes – Tasty Tuesdays Linkup
While flipping through the original May I Have a Copy of That Recipe cookbook that was the precursor to this website, I came across a recipe for Curried Sweet Potato Soup that I knew wasn't on the blog yet. Mostly because I know Ma'am never made. She put it in as a joke for a… Continue reading Curried Sweet Potato Soup plus Tasty Tuesdays Link Up