Soups and Stews

Seafood Shrimp Gumbo

Seafood Shrimp Gumbo

Rich and hearty shrimp gumbo recipe is laden with tender shrimp, crabmeat, oysters and herbs and spices for an authentic Creole flavor. Every summer, my family and I try to make a short trip to the Alabama coast for a few days. We rent a condo with a kitchen and […]

How to Make Shrimp Stock

Homemade Shrimp Stock

Add a whole new level of flavor to your seafood dishes. Learn how to make your own shrimp stock from seafood shells at home. It’s easy! I am going to go out on a limb here and assume since you are perusing a recipe blog, you’ve done some cooking. Even If […]

collard greens soup

Pot Liquor Collard Greens Soup

Pot liquor, the flavorful liquid leftover after cooking down a pot of greens, is the base of this hearty collard greens soup. It’s also chock full of tender beans and veggies. This post may contain affiliate links. Click here to learn more about how affiliate links are used on this […]

Tomato Basil Soup recipe

Tomato Basil Soup

This classic and easy tomato basil soup recipe is slowly simmered with diced tomatoes, onions, garlic, basil, and other fresh herbs. The Husband and I have run into a little problem this summer. We are over run by tomatoes!! I realize this is a good problem to have. And I don’t […]

chicken wonton soup

Thai Garden Vegetable Chicken Wonton Soup

Tender chicken tortellini, veggies and tangy Thai chili vinegar make give this garden vegetable chicken wonton soup a spicy kick. Panera Bread has finally come to Mississippi. At last, I get to see what all the fuss is about! A few weeks ago, I met my parents at Panera for lunch. […]