Island Cookies

It is cold and wet and wintery here so perfect day for cookies and pajamas!  These are from “The Cookie Bible”. 1 2/3 cups flour 3/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened 3/4 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 … Continue reading

Pasta Fagioli Soup

A Cooking Light recipe, so good!  I should have doubled it so there would be more leftovers! 12 oz Sante Fe chicken sausage, halved lengthwise and sliced (such as Amy’s) (I used 14 oz of turkey sausage) 3 cups fat free, less sodium chicken broth (I used two 14 oz cans of chicken broth) 1/2 … Continue reading

Italian Vegetable Soup

This is a really easy Taste of Home recipe.  I doubled it so that there would be plenty for lunches during the week. 2 (14 1/2 oz each) cans reduced sodium chicken or vegetable broth 1 medium potato, peeled and cubed 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium carrot, chopped 1 celery rib, chopped 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Dinner at Pizzeria 712

Bob and I had dinner tonight at Pizzeria 712 and I have one word to say – YUM!  My dad sent me an email asking if we had ever eaten there because USA Today named it one of the best pizza places in the country!  WOW!  So we wanted to try it out.   It is … Continue reading

Meatball Soup

This recipe comes from Charlotte who submitted it as an entry into my last giveaway for the Pampered Chef Fall Colors Prize Pack so thanks Charlotte!  Made it today, for lunch tomorrow. Bring to a boil: 16 frozen meatballs 4 cups beef broth (I also added 1 cup of water along with the broth) 1 … Continue reading

Zippy White Chili

This is a Taste of Home recipe that I found in my new Taste of Home cookbook, “Guilt Free Cooking 356 home-style recipes for healthier living”.  I doubled the recipe but I could have probably tripled it and had a good amount of leftovers for lunch tomorrow. 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into … Continue reading