Soup: It’s What’s for Dinnner

We’ve had several cold rainy days and there’s more to come.  Sounds like soup weather to me!  I have a little of this and some of that in my pantry and refrigerator and I was sure I could find something that I could use to make into a tasty batch of soup for dinner.  Here’s…

Pumpkin, pumpkin everywhere ……

So I made the dog treats and I’ve got most of a can of pumpkin leftover.  Now what?  Here’s what I did: I made this Pumpkin Cinnamon Applesauce that I found here. I didn’t add either the vanilla or lemon juice and it still came out soooooo tasty!  I guess I should have actually looked…

Not your usual Risotto.

Risotto — that lovely creamy rice dish.  So delicious.  So filled with carbs and fat.  So what’s a risotto loving girl to do? I decided to try something that I’ve heard about — cauliflower “rice” “risotto”.  Is it rice?  No, it isn’t.  Is it smooth and creamy?  Sort of.  Is it tasty?  Actually, it is…

4 Ingredient Salsa

I love reading other blogs.  I read some that are considered lifestyle blogs.  There are several personal style blogs that I enjoy as well as some that are rather eclectic (kind of like this one.)  And then there are the food blogs.  I stole this recipe from one of those. The post was for their…

Krispy Lunch Pickles

I grew up in a home where canning and pickling were a normal Summer activity. One thing we always made were a variety of bread and butter pickles — Krispy Lunch Pickles. I used Armenian Cucumbers for my pickles.  They were one of Mom’s favorite for these pickles because they always stay crisp and have…