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#Potato-Leek Soup

I really dove right into Chrissy Teigen’s latest cookbook. This #Potato-Leek Soup reminds me of the Chrissy we know with indulgent ingredients of comforting favorites. Pillsbury pie crust “hashtags” dipped in stodgy soup–YUP! Rating: A- How to make it an A+: It’s good, but…

January 22, 2023

Easter Brunch!

What an Easter! Our second in lockdown, and this time I prepared the meal under some loud roof construction, but it was all worth it! See below for detail on our Easter brunch lineup of a Honey-Glazed Spiral Ham and Watercress, Strawberry. and Toasted-Sesame…

April 5, 2021

Split Pea Soup with Crispy Kielbasa

I am just obsessed with Ina Garten’s new cookbook: Modern Comfort Food. Everything looks as to die for as, say, the Cravings cookbook series, but without the ridiculousness. Just reliable classics, with that Barefoot Contessa twist! Check out Ina’s Split Pea Soup with Crispy…

October 20, 2020

Beef Cobbler

Delicious Magazine featured a Red Wine Braised Beef and Vegetable Stew that I made awhile back. This recipe could be made and enjoyed night one, and then whipped up into something completely different night two! I’ve previously made the Enchiladas, but tonight, the Beef…

December 15, 2019

Spiced Sweet Potato and Leek Soup with Stilton

  I’ve had this Spiced Sweet Potato and Leek Soup with Stilton, from Waitrose Food magazine, saved for awhile. Finally not pregnant, I can indulge in things like blue cheese. While stilton is typically pasteurized, most blue cheeses are not, so I just put everything…

October 5, 2019

Fettuccine with Asparagus, Leeks, and Mint

    Another lame title from Real Simple, but another flavorful, EASY meal, fit for the whole family. (I scoop out a portion for my toddler before adding the red pepper flakes, but everything else, gets her stamp of approval.) If you’re looking for…

June 9, 2018