Soups and Stews

corn chowder recipe

Ham and Cheddar Corn Chowder

Smoky ham, tender potatoes, sweet yellow corn and cheddar cheese are perfect together in this creamy, cheesy corn chowder recipe. Tropical Storm Lee blew through my area while the family and I were enjoying our time in Chicago. Bad news is, we came home to a leaking roof and water […]

Turkey Soup with Dill Dumplings

Turkey Vegetable Soup with Dill Dumplings

Got leftover turkey this holiday season? Turn it into a warm and inviting turkey vegetable soup packed with vegetables and fluffy dill dumplings. I hate to tell you this.  I just took my Halloween decorations down. They stayed up all through November and Thanksgiving and then last week we had […]

shrimp bisque

Shrimp Bisque with Spicy Croutons

Homemade shrimp stock and crunchy, spicy croutons make this creamy shrimp bisque a warm and inviting treat on a cold day. I swear, it seems like every time I make this bisque I rediscover just how good this is.  I mean, in my mind as I’m flipping through the recipe […]

turkey pumpkin chili

Turkey Pumpkin Chili with Black Beans

Easy turkey pumpkin chili is perfect for Fall! Black beans and Rotel tomatoes give it a Southwestern kick. A rich and tasty cold weather meal. Just about every food magazine this month contains tips, tricks, and techniques for a fabulous Thanksgiving feast — how to get the juiciest turkey, the […]

Black Eyed Pea Soup

Black eyed pea soup with ham is a hearty, smoky, and slightly spicy dish that will warm you up even on the chilliest of fall nights. Over a year ago, my husband and I had dinner with another couple at a local restaurant. My husband ordered a bowl of their […]