Easy Tom Kha Gai (Chicken Coconut) Soup

We have a much beloved and much anticipated tradition in our family for Christmas Eve dinner.  Everyone gets to pick 1 or 2 things that they want for dinner and that’s what we have.  It’s usually a smorgasbord of deliciousness! Courtney wanted this soup from her favorite Asian restaurant but they were closed so I … Continue reading

Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Soup

Good, easy, hearty winter soup.  That is all. 1 (16 oz) bag frozen cooked Italian meatballs, thawed 2 cups beef flavored broth 1 cup water 1 (14.5 oz) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic and oregano, undrained 1 (19 oz) can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon dried onion 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning Parmesan … Continue reading

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