Chicken, Potatoes, and Corn Slow-Cooker Chowder

Chicken, Potatoes, and Corn Slow-Cooker Chowder

Are you ready for soup?  I am!  When my friend Maribeth asked if I had seen the chicken and sweet potato corn chowder recipe in the latest copy of Southern Living, I hadn't. But when Maribeth gets excited about a recipe I get excited too! She is an...

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Hen of the Woods Cream of Mushroom Maitake Soup

Updated:  September 24, 2018, Since writing this blog post it has generated several comments from folks who know more about mushrooms than I.  The good news is that this Hen of the Woods soup recipe tastes great with either mushroom!  Pictures have also been updated....

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The Gift of Time

The Gift of Time

Today I was given a beautiful gift. The gift of time.  For many of us our daily calendars fill up with running from place to place. From task to task.  UP and out of the house early, in and out of the car, home again and then off to a meeting or the grocery store! So...

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Souper Blessings and White Chicken Chili

Souper Blessings and White Chicken Chili

I've just got a minute and that seems long enough to brag, I mean blog about my sous-chef dish-washing mom.  Last week she made her delicious Alice's Apple Goodie dessert and I mentioned she is adding a dessert-a-week to our dining menu. But yesterday I had a Servant...

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Ham, Potato and Corn Chowder

Ham, Potato and Corn Chowder

Are you ready for soup?  I am! That is why I am starting my fall soup-a-thon  with a luscious ham, potato and corn chowder that is not only filling but very lovely in color and texture too! For me this soup started with ham that needed used up in my frig.  And then I...

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DIY Crackers

DIY Crackers

Why in the world would anyone make homemade crackers? I'm bored.  No.  Absolutely no.   I am never bored. I'm curious.  Maybe. It's snowing and I just made Chili Soup and I have no soup crackers.  Bingo!  I didn't want to drive 10 miles on this road to get...

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Shrimp Bisque With Friends

Shrimp Bisque With Friends

 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.  Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.  You are my friends if you do what I command you.  No longer do I call you servants,   for the servant does not...

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Pasta e Fagioli Soup

Pasta e Fagioli Soup

One of Olive Garden's most popular soups is also one of my sous-chef dish-washing mom's favorite.  Olive Garden's recipe can be found all over the internet and includes ground beef.  But the recipe I chose to use came from Our Best Bites and includes bacon but not...

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