Skinny? Not so much. Delicious? Of Course!

No I will admit it, I am no size 2, or 4, or 6. But if i can eat something that looks good, taste good, and is easy as heck to cook, I am going to do just that, when is healthy is a great bonus. There are many meals that I have made that … Continue reading Skinny? Not so much. Delicious? Of Course!

Feeling Veggie?

Vegetable soup is one of those soups that are versatile. Chicken soup must have chicken, tomato soup has tomatoes, the list can go on. BUT, vegetable soup can have meats in it, different broths, different vegetables, added tomatoes, spices, and herbs. Its a never ending list. This soup was fun to create, and easy to … Continue reading Feeling Veggie?

Soup: Tomato, Beef and Macaroni & Nosferatu.

This is a great start to the soup season. Don't forget about soup week in November/December. If you don't watch good old classic horror movies, then you might not know who/what Nosferatu is. Its basically the original vampire. It's a silent film, yes, silent. No spoken words, just music & words on the screen. It's … Continue reading Soup: Tomato, Beef and Macaroni & Nosferatu.

Where in London?

The London Cookbook by Aleksandra Crapanzano This book is the adventures of the author Aleksandra Crapanzano in London.In search of tahini cookies, she ended up with a fantastic book filled with delicious recipes.  It has so many dishes from the top restaurants, cafes, and hole in the walls. I couldn't wait to try some of these! … Continue reading Where in London?

Thanksgiving Week.

It's almost time to bring out the fancy dishes, and the fabric tablecloths. A time when you can express all day how thankful you are for everything in your life. Then a few hours later, go crazy to buy things you don't need. Yes, I am a black Friday shopper, proud of it. I really do … Continue reading Thanksgiving Week.

Soup Week Day 7 : Veggie & Noodle Soup

Welcome to the last day of Soup Week. Here is the last soup: Veggie and Noodle Soup. Ingredients 2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 3 (14.5 oz) cans chicken broth or vegetable broth 2  cans diced tomatoes (undrained) 1 box of noodles. I used these little ones. I think elbow would be … Continue reading Soup Week Day 7 : Veggie & Noodle Soup

Day 6 of Soup Week : Beef and Barley Soup.

Hello. It's day 6 of Soup Week. Only 1 more day left.  Then the holidays take a turn into the crazy season. I had never cooked with barley before this soup. I knew barley was involved in making various alcohols, but never intended the whole house to smell of beer. Speaking of beer, I think … Continue reading Day 6 of Soup Week : Beef and Barley Soup.

Day 5 of Soup Week : Summer Stew. Yes, Summer.

Welcome to day 5 of Soup Week: Summer Stew. I know it's November and there is no reason to even mention Summer. But, this soup does not have to be made only in the summer. It's just a lighter soup. I found this recipe on Better Homes & Gardens Summer Stew Ingredients 17 ounce package … Continue reading Day 5 of Soup Week : Summer Stew. Yes, Summer.

Day 3 of Soup Week: Beef and Macaroni Soup

Hello, Welcome to day 3 of soup week. Today's soup is adapted from the recipe over at : The Kitchen Magpie I altered it a little bit by not using a crock pot and it was so good. It's a comfort soup, and it perfect any time of the year. Beef and Macaroni Soup 1 pound ground … Continue reading Day 3 of Soup Week: Beef and Macaroni Soup

Day 2 of Soup Week: Cabbage Soup.

Welcome to Soup Week day 2. Today is a good one, if your into cabbage. Cabbage Soup.  Fun Fact: I do not like cabbage, or sauerkraut. I can handle a little on a ruben if I can't scrape it off, but no thank you. Yet again this was a soup make for my family. They … Continue reading Day 2 of Soup Week: Cabbage Soup.