Showing posts with label soups and salads. Show all posts
Showing posts with label soups and salads. Show all posts

Monday, May 13, 2024

Fresh and Flavorful Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe

Fresh and Flavorful Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe
Summer is just around the corner and that means tomato season is nearly upon us.  If you are a gardener chances are you already have your plants in the ground and are counting down the days till those little ruby red gems bless us with their bounty and goodness.  There are DOZENS of ways to enjoy …

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad

Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad
Here in West Virginia, we are finally embarking on warm weather!  I love this time of year!  Why?  Because this is the time of year where the meals get lighter, and the ingredients get fresher.  A perfect example of this is my Chicken Pesto Pasta Salad . Packed full of savory chicken and fresh veg…

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Homemade Minestrina Soup: Italian Penicillin Soup

Homemade Minestrina Soup:  Italian Penicillin Soup
I have been feeling a little under the weather this week and have been graving comfort food, and i n the realm of comfort food, few dishes hold as much promise as the humble Minestrina soup, affectionately dubbed the "Italian Penicillin Soup." This beloved classic isn't just delicious…

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

Simple Vegetable Beef Soup

Simple Vegetable Beef Soup
I have a confession.  Sometimes I over complicate things.  As a food blogger I'm always trying to reinvent the wheel, come up with the next great thing, etc that sometimes I lose sight of what makes a great recipe great.  Take this Simple Vegetable Beef Soup Recipe .   The other day I was watchi…

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Italian Meatball Soup Recipe

Italian Meatball Soup Recipe
If you ask my husband he will tell you that the best soup is a delicious, creamy soup.  When I ask him why he replies because they are just so hearty and comforting.  He's not wrong, but there are PLENTY of soups that are equally as hearty and comforting that have no cream in them.  Take my Ita…

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Creamy Homemade Potato Soup Recipe

Creamy Homemade Potato Soup Recipe
Today is was cold and snowing in West Virginia.  On wintery days like this there is only one thing my heart desires, Creamy Homemade Potato Soup .  There's just something about it that warms your very soul.  It's one of my very favorite things.  I have spent years perfecting this Creamy Homem…

Friday, January 19, 2024

Country Style Black Eyed Peas Recipe

Country Style Black Eyed Peas Recipe
Beans are a staple here in West Virginia.  They are warm, filling, nutritious, and affordable.  That's why they make frequent appearances on our table.  Honestly you give me a pot of beans, some cabbage, fried potatoes, and corn bread and I am in Heaven.  That's why I think everyone should …

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Easy Creamy Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup Recipe

Easy Creamy Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup Recipe
Some of the best recipes are born out of just throwing some things together from your fridge and pantry.  Point in case this Easy Creamy Mushroom Soup Recipe .  I had some mushrooms in my fridge that NEEDED to be used up and it was super cold out, so soup it was!   Easy Creamy Mushroom and Wild Rice…

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

The BEST Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

The BEST Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe
The other day my husband was feeling a little under the weather.  I wanted pamper him and decided to make some homemade chicken noodle soup.  Now one would think that The Best Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe would be one that was a long and arduous process, but would you believe me if I told you mine wa…

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Instant Pot Split Pea Soup Recipe

Instant Pot Split Pea Soup Recipe
I love split pea soup.  There I said it.  I love it.  Sure it looks like baby poo, but I don't care because it's dang delicious!  You know what I like even better?  That I can make it in minutes using my Instant pot!    You brown your bacon, throw everything in, set it and forget it!  It'…