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  Soup in the Summer? Absolutely! Right now tomatoes and corn are at their peak season so this chowder is full of in-season flavor and veggies! The best part is that this soup can be served either hot or chilled.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! This year for Valentine’s Day I am craving a quiet night in with a hearty bowl of soup…add a glass of wine, cozy oversized blanket, and a few shows on the DVR and I am one happy

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Ready for a holiday detox? After days (or maybe weeks…) of holiday bingeing on rich meats, cheeses, desserts, cookies and eggnog your body is most likely screaming for something clean and nutritious. This toasted barley soup with kale and white

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Once the temps dipped back down into the 50’s this past weekend I was ready to get back into action with my soup recipes! This Chicken Soup with Fennel and Farro came together in less than 45 minutes and is

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After a decadent anniversary weekend in wine country I’m trying to get back on track with some healthier dinner options…the 5 course dinners with wine pairings, desserts, and bread courses were insanely fabulous; but definitely a treat! During the week

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My favorite thing to do as the weekend is fast approaching is to find a new recipe to test out in the Slow Cooker. Something that can simmer away all day leaving savory smells wafting through the kitchen. If I

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I am always looking for new and creative ways to use my favorite Fall ingredient…Pumpkin! I decided to try out a recipe I found recently which incorporates the warm spice blend of Pumpkin Pie Spice (a blend of cinnamon, a little

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After a nice weekend Up North in Michigan to enjoy my hubby’s birthday we are back home and I am armed with lots of new recipes to test out in the kitchen! One of my favorite Up North activities is

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Happy Cinco de Mayo! No Cinco de Mayo celebration is complete without homemade guacamole! There are so many versions of guacamole, but I must say, whenever I am cooking Mexican food I turn to the Chicago Godfather of Mexican food…Rick Bayless.

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Who doesn’t love a little comfort food on the weekends? I’m usually a classic Chicken Pot Pie gal with a full blown pie plate and homemade top and bottom crust – however, I must admit you’ve got to be ready

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