Mexican Meatball Stew

This was a big hit, especially with the men in the house so I guess that means that meatballs are manly.  Also it was super easy to put together, you might even have on hand all the ingredients you need, there are only 5! 2 (14.5 oz each) cans Mexican style stewed tomatoes, undrained 2 … Continue reading

Smoked Sausage and Baked Bean Soup

When I saw this recipe with cocktail sausages and baked beans in a soup, I knew I had to give it a try even though it sounded a little weird.  Turns out it’s delicious! 1 tablespoon oil 20 smoked cocktail sausages, halved 2 sticks celery, diced 1 carrot, diced 1 onion, diced salt and pepper … Continue reading

Crockpot Cabbage Roll Soup

This is the perfect hearty soup for a cold winter’s snow filled night like it was here last night, highly recommend! 1 pound bacon, diced (or a handful or two of bacon crumbles) 1 large onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound hamburger or sausage 2/3 cup uncooked long grain rice 6 – 8 … Continue reading

Fiesta Turkey Soup

And the holiday turkey is gone!  Finally!  I used it all up, such a feeling of accomplishment!  And now the ham . . . 1 cup onion, chopped 1 teaspoon oil 2 teaspoons minced garlic 4 cups turkey or chicken broth 3 cups chopped turkey or chicken 1 (15 oz) can black beans, drained and … Continue reading

Delicious Ham and Potato Soup

I’ve been working my day job in film and tv lately so have a bit of catching up to do on the blog.  I’m still trying to work my way through the leftover ham and turkey so this was one of those recipes that I made for dinner.  It was really good and hearty, very … Continue reading

Crock Pot Zuppa Toscana Soup

I just love a good pot of soup in winter and this one did not disappoint! 1 pound sausage, hot or not, your choice 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 yellow onion, chopped 4 russet potatoes, diced pinch salt pinch pepper 4 cups chicken broth 1 bunch kale, stems removed and torn into bite size pieces … Continue reading