Shipwreck Stew

Seemed like a good dinner to make during these crazy quarantine times and bonus, it was really good.  The men in my house in particular really liked it, probably because it was quite hearty. 2 pounds ground beef 5 – 7 potatoes, peeled or unpeeled, sliced thin or cubed 1 onion, sliced thin or chopped … Continue reading

Tomato Vegetable Soup

One of my favorite comfort foods is homemade soup and quarantine time is the perfect time for comfort food. 1 onion, chopped 1 yellow squash, cut into chunks 1 zucchini, cut into chunks 1 large carrot, sliced 1 cup broccoli florets 1 cup frozen peas 1 (15.25 oz) can corn with liquid 1 (14.5 oz … Continue reading

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

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