Nutritious & Delicious Cauliflower Turmeric Soup

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I’ve read an awful lot about the health benefits of turmeric, but rather than take a supplement, it makes sense to eat delicious, healthy foods packed full of the vitamins Continue Reading →

Baked Chili with Ground Beef & Beans

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I’ve been making chili with macaroni noodles the same way for probably 30 years. My guys love my Chili Mac. But a friend and I were discussing the age-old subject Continue Reading →

Crock Pot Irish Beef Stew

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I’ve been making beef stews for many long years and they’re always mighty delicious and filling. One thing led to another and I ended up all over the internet looking Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Tortellini Soup, Or Not

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Vegetarian Tortellini Soup was born of a need for a vegetarian side for my Portobello Mushroom “Burgers” with Sun-dried Tomato Aioli. A recipe challenge prompted me to explore some vegan/vegetarian Continue Reading →

Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup with Homemade Bone Broth

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This delicious soup is loaded with a rustic, Old World flavor. It looks thick and dense, but it’s actually wonderfully brothy. Perfect for dunking bread or rolls. I love sopping Continue Reading →

Melly’s Easy Chili Mac

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Anytime’s a good time for chili. I don’t know who came up with the notion that certain foods are “cold weather” foods, but it doesn’t really make sense to me. Continue Reading →

Turkey & Sautéed Mushroom Soup

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Here’s another scrumptious soup, but it’s nothing like yesterday’s lovely Turkey Vegetable Soup. This one’s loaded with earthy baby Portobello mushrooms sautéed in butter, red wine, and finished off with Continue Reading →

Turkey (or Chicken) Vegetable Soup

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I absolutely adore fresh vegetables, or as close as I can get to fresh. It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, I’m always in the mood for any Continue Reading →

Beef, Barley, & Mushroom Stew with Crusty Homemade Buttered Bread ~ Perfect Cold Weather Fare

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This dish is a winner! Everyone in the house and our little dog, too, loves this meaty stew filled with yummy mushrooms and rutabaga! It’s really easy to make–don’t let Continue Reading →