Category: Soups

Potage Parmentier “Potato Leek Soup”

Leeks are a vegetable that I have a great love for, but are many times overlooked.  Maybe it’s because they are green, maybe it’s because many consider them like an onion- but I think leeks are a very versatile veggie. From breakfast casseroles, to…

Heart-Warming Potato Soup

A piping-hot bowl of soup can chase away the chills on a cold winter day.  Here is my family’s recipe for Potato Soup that is fairly easy to make for a great weeknight meal that is both filling and delicious. Ham and potatoes is…

Winter Oxtail Stew

I know what you are thinking, “Oxtail…the tail of the ox?”  Yes, that’s correct- oxalis come from the steer’s tail. Now that I have your attention, Oxtail Stew is one of those childhood memories for me that take me back to the kitchen of…

Let It Snow…

It started Thursday evening….freezing rain, then sleet and by Saturday morning we had about 10 inches of powdery snow. Our family was happy to be “snowed in” together for 4 days! Caston (pictured) was trilled to miss school and play, play, play… Holiday baking…

Mushroom Barley Soup

I vowed that in 2013 I would incorporate lots of healthy nutritious foods into my family’s diet.  More whole grains, the least amount of processed foods as possible and many new recipes- and we’ve kept that promise thus far.  I try to think in…

Quick Chicken & Gnocchi Soup

  One of my family’s favorite soups is Chicken & Gnocchi and I’ve got a recipe that is not only easy to make, but tastes like heaven on a cold wintery day.  This is a rich soup that features chicken, potato gnocchi, fresh spinach,…

No-Fail Chicken & Dumplings

Chicken & Dumplings are the truest of comfort foods!  Hearty and filling, this dish will warm you right up on a wintry day. I can remember my Grandmother Hart making this dish at all the family functions and she was known for dropping a…

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