One Pot Bean Dinner

One Pot Bean Dinner

This one pot bean dinner is like chili without the chili, meat and beans are the main ingredients with a few other things added for a rich smoky flavor. Maybe you could call it BBQ beans, but it’s not so dark and vinegary, it’s smoky…

Lemon Mezzaluna Egg Drop Soup

Lemon Mezzaluna Egg Drop Soup

52 weeks of cooking – Citrus As spring slowly starts to creep in and push winter out I still want to eat my fill of soups. Winter soups and stews can be heavy and don’t put me in the mood for spring, but if you…

Pho

Pho

52 weeks of cooking – Stocks and Broths There are two parts to a good Vietnamese pho, a rich flavorful stock and the toppings. Let’s start with the stock. Lots of people use the term stock and broth interchangeably, but there is a difference. My…

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup

When I taught myself cook I went through old recipes that my mom used to make, one of our favorites was roasted red pepper soup. It takes a lot of peppers and patience so I don’t make it often; but when I do I’m generous…