I used to have a different recipe for this soup but it wasn’t quite right. There was something missing and I didn’t even know it until I made this version. It’s Ina Garten’s Mexican Chicken Soup from her Barefoot Contessa at Home Cookbook. I stuck fairly close to her recipe but did make a few
My 5 year old’s creations It was a very brisk and beautiful day. My kids and I just got back from a long walk to the park. The kids have been begging me to make Halloween cookies for awhile so we decided it would be the perfect afternoon project. I grabbed my old Betty Crocker’s
We were headed to our friends house on the Trask River last weekend and my wonderful friend Currié offered to make all the meals (don’t I have great friends?). I wanted to pitch in a little bit so I offered to make an appetizer for Saturday night. While looking for great recipe ideas on my
I grew up eating artichokes and they were always a special treat in our home. My sisters and I would be very excited on the nights my Mom made them. She always made them the same way, boiled and served with a side of mayonnaise…it was the best. I just bought a couple of really
I love this time of year because I can make soups and stews all winter long. It has been brisk and raining this week so I decided to make a big pot of soup. My mom made split pea soup in the crock pot when I was a kid and I have always loved it.
Our friends invited us for dinner and I was asked to bring a side dish. I was craving something warm and comforting since it had been raining all day. I had a zucchini and a yellow squash to use up so I decided to try a gratin. Gratins normally have a rich white sauce that