White Turkey Chili

The other day The Kid and I went to the mall to kill some time. We wandered into Williams Sonoma which (surprise!) is one of my favorite stores. I rarely buy anything in there, but I do like to take advantage of their Nespresso demonstrations and gladly sit through a sales pitch to get my […]

Thai Butternut Squash Soup with Grilled Chicken

I’m on a mission lately to empty out my freezer and use up all those random ingredients I have lingering in there. Every time I open the freezer door, I’m amazed at what I find. I hate to throw food out so if I’m pretty sure I won’t use something before it goes bad, I […]

Chilled Carrot Miso Soup

Have you heard the news? Beans are the new cream. Seriously. Those innocent looking high fiber, low fat, low calorie beans are a wonderful cream substitute in a lot of recipes. They add a nice health punch to risotto, pesto, and even soups. Not only that but they keep the calories low and they’re just […]

Homemade Ramen Noodle Soup

A couple years ago The Kid and I gave up our cable TV service since the prices were getting ridiculous. We moved to watching network TV with an antenna and watching other fun stuff through Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. The other night I was poking around in the section of movies they recommended for […]

Spicy Poblano Pozole

Have you ever tried pozole? LOL, it’s just fun to say pozole. Holy pozole! OK, I’m done. I promise. 😉 Pozole is a Mexican stew of sorts. It’s like a soup but thicker. Instead of potatoes, it’s got hominy which are puffy, soft kernels of corn. If I had to describe it, it’s like a taco […]