Bacon Burger Tater Tot Casserole

I made way too much Bacon Cheeseburger Soup last night. So I topped it with tater tots and more cheese. ❤️ Voila, Bacon Burger Tater Tot Casserole. The leftovers freeze pretty well so I’ll have 5 or 6 meals ready to go. 💕   Bacon Burger Tater Tot Casserole Servings: 6 Cooking Time: 1 Hour 3Continue reading “Bacon Burger Tater Tot Casserole”

30 Minute Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

I made entirely too much. 😂  Anyone want a bowl? A 30 minute meal is just what I needed tonight. ❤️ I made some Parmesan Crostini’s to round out the meal. You can use Velveeta instead of cheddar, but I honestly can’t stand the stuff.  30 Minute Bacon Cheeseburger Soup Servings: 5 Cooking Time: 30Continue reading “30 Minute Bacon Cheeseburger Soup”

Spicy Curried Parsnip & Cauliflower Soup

My brain’s all fuzzy.  It took longer to type up this recipe than it did to make the soup. 😂 Sick or not, I have a weird thing about eating the same dinner two night’s in a row. This time I made Spicy Curried Parsnip and Cauliflower Soup. Take THAT sinuses! 😂 It’s simple, deliciousContinue reading “Spicy Curried Parsnip & Cauliflower Soup”

Pork & Mushroom Stew with Rosemary Cornbread

It’s finally cooled off a bit so I decided to make Pork Stew with Cornbread. ❤️ It turned out great! The cornbread was just sweet enough to compliment the herbs and spices without taking over. I’d never actually made Pork Stew before, but I just assumed it was similar in preparation to beef stew. Yes, there areContinue reading “Pork & Mushroom Stew with Rosemary Cornbread”

Pesto Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

My local grocery store had a sale on Cauliflower and I got 9 lbs for $3. 🤣 I didn’t really know what to do with it all but it’s overcast and dreary out, so perfect soup weather! I made a giant jar of pesto the other day and thought they’d go well together. It wasContinue reading “Pesto Cauliflower and Carrot Soup”

Leftover Ham and Potato Chowder

I love Holiday leftovers! So many possibilities but I always start with the classics. The herbs and tender vegetables go so well with the slight smokiness of the ham. 😊 I also made a garlic and rosemary Pain d’Epi or Scissor Loaf brushed with herb butter to go with it. Leftover Ham and Potato ChowderContinue reading “Leftover Ham and Potato Chowder”

Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder

‘Tis the season for soups, stews, chili’s and chowders! This Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder definitely hit the spot! It makes a LOT so it’s perfect for a large family or someone who wants lots of delicious leftovers! Potatoes & Bacon Ends Chowder 4 cups Russet Potatoes; peeled and cubed 2 cups Carrots: peeled andContinue reading “Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder”

Seafood Broth

This was my first time breaking down a whole crab. It was way easier than I thought it’d be! This broth is so delicious and makes a great base for seafood stews, chowders and soups. Seafood Broth 2 pounds Seafood “leftovers” (bones, shells, skin and heads) 2 large Onions; quartered 2 heads of Garlic; smashedContinue reading “Seafood Broth”

Thyme & Curry Butternut Squash Soup

I remember this soup fondly from holidays as a teenager. To this day, I defer to my mom for taste testing and improvements. Seems only right considering she was the first person to make it for me. I LOVE it! Nutty, rich, herbaceous and creamy! Thyme & Curry Butternut Squash Soup 1 Large Butternut Squash;Continue reading “Thyme & Curry Butternut Squash Soup”

Holiday Puppy Chowder

A bare bones, but delicious chowder to warm you on a winter day after the new puppy has finally passed out. Plus it uses up of a LOT of Thanksgiving leftovers! P.S. No puppies were harmed in the making of this Chowder. Holiday Puppy Chowder 1 cup Carrots; chopped 3 cups Russet Potatoes; peeled andContinue reading “Holiday Puppy Chowder”