Minute Minestrone

What do you do when you’ve got the leftovers of a spaghetti dinner? Well, besides having spaghetti again?  I know some folks would mix up a Baked Spaghetti dish, but my people aren’t fans of that. So, I needed a different option to make the most of our leftovers. If you’re doing the Pantry Challenge […]

Spring Vegetable Soup Recipe

Spring has arrived! With it comes a variety of spring vegetables to toss into the soup pot. Enjoy this Spring Vegetable Soup for a delicious meatless meal. For several years we subscribed to an organic food co-op. In addition to saving some money on organic produce, getting a weekly produce box grew me as a cook. […]

Tortellini Soup with Sausage and Vegetables

Warm up your tummy with this comforting Tortellini Soup with Sausage and Vegetables. It comes together quickly and easily serves a crowd. This whole produce box thing is really giving me a workout. And I don’t mean just lugging it from car to kitchen. I have met some vegetables and fruits in real life that […]

Roasted Vegetable Soup with Fresh Oregano

Roasting vegetables in the oven caramelizes their flavors. Blend them with herbs and seasonings into this Roasted Vegetable Soup for a lovely meatless meal. Years ago when my husband and I were visiting friends in France, they had to step out for a few hours, promising to be home for dinner. We encountered a little […]

Egyptian Lentil Soup

Welcome to What’s On Your Plate?! What’s on Your Plate? is designed to be a conversation amongst good eaters. Tell us about a recent meal. Did it meet with rave reviews? Or did it bomb? What side dishes did you pair with the star of the show? Did you try a new ingredient? Find the […]

Turkey Noodle Soup

I’ll never forget the first Thanksgiving dinner I ever hosted for my family. I cooked and cleaned for days. And, it turned out to be the best Turkey dinner ever or since. Even though I’ve recreated some of the same recipes, for some reason, they don’t taste as good as they did that triumphal day. […]

Chihuahua Chili Recipe

This easy Chihuahua Chili comes together quickly on the stove or in a slow cooker. Flavorful from enchilada sauce, beer, and spices, it is the perfect bowl of red. When I’m going to feed a crowd, this is one of our favorite recipes. It’s hearty and filling and easy to serve. Just dish up bowls […]