Ingredient: low-sodium chicken broth

Roasted Squash & Apple Soup

Soup. It is the ultimate in comfort food when the weather turns crisp. The desire to dig into a steaming hot bowl of big flavors...

Porter-Braised Chicken Thighs

Fall needs to hurry up and get to South Texas! In the meantime, I’m trying to force the cooler weather with warm & hearty dishes...

Creamy Farmer’s Market Fennel & Potato Au Gratin

Fennel fronds.  Fennel seeds.  Fennel bulbs.  Fennel is everywhere these days.  In fact, right now our farmer’s markets are bursting with these bulbous veggies (yes,...

Hoppin’ John–Not Just for New Year’s Anymore

** This post contains product reviews.  I received complementary sample product from the producer, but all opinions are my own. ** Happy New Week! What? ...

Crock Pot Gumbo

Oh. My. Gawd.  Are you as exhausted as I am after the holiday crush?  Whew.  And with all of the holiday cooking that I did...

Leftover Turkey Chili

Ah, turkey.  We see it once, maybe twice a year as the centerpiece of holiday meals.  We ooh and ahh over the browned skin, the...

Juicy Roasted Citrus Turkey, Ghetto Style

Oranges.  Lemons.  Citrus.  Sunshine.  I love November. Wait, what?  You thought I was talking about Summer weather?  You expected a post about light and bright...

Risotto Primavera

Ciao, Bella.  Risotto Primavera just sounds so exotic, doesn’t it?  Like you should say it with an Italian accent. I got a bug in my...

Pork & Ricotta Meatballs in Parmesan Broth

Meatballs.  Whenever you see meatballs at a restaurant, are you too embarrassed to order them because you feel like you’re ordering off of the kids’...

Stone Soup, the Later Years

Cold day? Trapped indoors? Raid your pantry & freezer, and make your own version of Stone Soup! Hearty, simple, and a life-saver on those days...