Spicy Turkey Noodle Soup

The weather here lately has really sucked. It’s been freezing cold, rainy, misty, or unseasonably warm and sweaty. Gah. If it’s going to be weather like this, it should at least snow or look pretty. Nope. Just plain bleh weather. I confess I actually went out and bought a heated blanket so I could sit […]

Faux Pho – Quick Vietnamese Beef Noodle Soup

As you know, I have a thing for international meals especially all things Asian. Now, I’m not great at geography so I’m not sure if Vietnam officially qualifies as Asian but it’s over there <insert wild hand gesture> somewhere. One of the Vietnamese staples of comfort food is an amazing soup called pho. It’s pronounced […]

Spicy Poblano Pozole

Have you ever tried pozole? LOL, it’s just fun to say pozole. Holy pozole! OK, I’m done. I promise. ๐Ÿ˜‰ 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 […]

5 Minute Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken and dumplings are one of those recipes that you kinda cringe when thinking about making it. At least that’s what I did the other day when The Kid asked me to make it for dinner. It takes some time to make since it’s almost like making chicken stew first and then boiling or baking […]

Italian Tomato Soup with Orzo and Spinach

The Kid doesn’t often ask for special things for dinner so when she sends me a recipe idea to try, I typically jump right on it… LOL, since it involves The Kid and food, time estimation = 5 seconds. Give or take, of course. ๐Ÿ˜‰ In all seriousness, I do get quite excited when she […]