Italian Sausage Soup

It actually snowed today for the first time all season! Definitely a soup night! 🍲 Italian Sausage Soup with Garlic Parmesan Crostini and hot tea is just what this night needed! Italian Sausage Soup • 2 lbs Italian Sausage• 3 Garlic Cloves; minced• 1 White Onion; chopped• 2 quarts Beef Broth• 14.5 oz Italian StewedContinue reading “Italian Sausage Soup”

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

Such a great winter weeknight dish! It’s a childhood favorite of mine! Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup 1 bag of dried Split Peas2 quarts chicken broth2 ham hocks1 C bacon ends1 lg onion; diced2 cloves garlic; minced3 celery stalks4 carrots; diced1 russet potato; peeled and diced1 tsp thyme1 tsp tarragonSalt and pepper to taste 1.Continue reading “Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup”

Tomato Pesto Soup

What an amazing lunch! Homemade Tomato Pesto Soup is rich, creamy and makes for an amazing winter meal! If you can’t make homemade basil pesto, store bought will work, but fresh can’t be beat! You can also substitute the fresh tomatoes for 4 large cans of stewed tomatoes. It can, unfortunately, leave a metallic aftertasteContinue reading “Tomato Pesto Soup”

Cornbread Chicken Pot Pie

I’m making one of my favorite leftover dishes with the last little bit of chicken soup I had left! Thickened it up with cornstarch and a splash of heavy cream. Then added some steamed potatoes, corn and peas! Top with corn bread batter! So amazing!

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! Total cost was just around $15 and it can feed 5 people at least with seconds! MyContinue reading “Potato & Bacon Ends Chowder”

Italian Sausage Soup

Italian Sausage Soup with Garlic Parmesan Crostini’s are perfect for a cold night like tonight! It’s rich, hearty and packed with vegetables. Using fresh herbs and garlic is key and will elevate the dish. It also freezes really well, so make a giant batch and store in freezer safe containers for those long, rough weeknightsContinue reading “Italian Sausage Soup”

Spiced Roasted Chicken & Broccoli Rice Bake

Last meal of 2019! Spiced Roasted Chicken with Broccoli Cheddar Rice Bake, Zucchini Au Gratin and garlic herb mashed potatoes! It was a hack of a meal to wrap up the year. I am so going to use the leftover chicken to make Chicken & Green Chile Chimichangas tomorrow. But for the first meal ofContinue reading “Spiced Roasted Chicken & Broccoli Rice Bake”

Seafood Broth

First time breaking down a whole crab. It was way easier than I thought it’d be! The crab legs are hanging out with the mussels in the fridge. The broth has to simmer for 4 more hours then it’s dinner time! Seafood Broth • 1 crab shell; cleaned• Salmon scraps; belly and bones• 2 largeContinue 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. It also makes for a great palate cleanser between courses.Continue reading “Thyme & Curry Butternut Squash Soup”

Chicken & Wild Rice Soup

I woke up completely exhausted and miserable. I’m so glad I had a jar of turkey bone broth in the freezer that I could defrost and use to make some soup. This makes about 6 servings, so this is definitely lunch and dinner. It’s got another 30 minutes or so to go before I canContinue reading “Chicken & Wild Rice Soup”