Bacon and Potato Leek Soup

Bacon and Potato Leek Soup

Potatoes make an amazing soup, no matter which way you go with them. Creamy baked potato, a good seafood chowder with chunks of tender potatoes, or in this case, potatoes and leeks. Leeks look like giant green onions, but they taste much milder. Sweet and silky, they...
Everyday Instant Pot Beef Stew

Everyday Instant Pot Beef Stew

Beef stew is a dish of magic. How else would you explain being able to turn tough chunks of beef into velvety, rich morsels of tastiness in a matter of hours? Okay, I’m sure there’s some science involved, but I’m going with magic. You can make this in a slow cooker or...

Everyday Cabbage Soup

These last several months, my eating habits have been all over the place. Lots of salads and veggies, but just as many (okay, probably more) cookies and ice cream sundaes. Not getting out of the house means that the things I look forward to are suddenly food related....
Winter Grilled Chicken and Lemon Farro

Winter Grilled Chicken and Lemon Farro

We’ve had some unseasonably warm weather this winter, and when that happens, I usually try to grill something. My grill is right on the back porch, and it’s nice to get outside without a coat and scarf, even if it’s only a few steps. Naturally, the easiest thing to...

Apple Cheddar Chicken Burgers

  If you’ve ever had any kind of burger made of poultry, you may think they can only be dry and bland. This is because chicken or turkey has less fat than beef, which is what makes beef burgers so juicy. And, well, you probably know that chicken is less...