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Asparagus and Tomato Summer Soup

Shoepeg Corn, Asparagus and Tomato and Summer Soup with Havarti Grilled Cheese Croutons


If you’ve never made homemade soup, this is a fantastic way to get started. You’ll fall in love, especially with croutons that are actually mini Havarti Grilled Cheeses! One of my favorite things in the world is tomato basil soup with grilled cheese sandwiches to dunk. If you’ve never actually tried that, please do, and I would suggest that you add some sherry to the soup because it takes it from average ass soup to Oh My Damn this is so good soup. This is a made with fresh ingredients, and is so damn good I could eat my weight in it. Although it doesn’t look hearty, it actually is.  I used to think that soup was only when fall…

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Appetizers, Featured, Seafood, Vegetables

Crab-Mango Pico de Gallo

Would you be interested in the difference in salsa and pico? Salsa is wet. It happens to be the Spanish word for “sauce”, from what I’ve learned. I’m always wanting to be schooled. Tell that to my mother who…

Appetizers, Featured, Vegetables

Feta Dip

There are so many aspects of Greek food to love. Want some history? Click here. Feta cheese is my favorite part. Now…what’s not to love about feta. Good Lord…. the soft, crumbly texture and salty, sharp taste is absolutely irresistible.…

Appetizers, Vegetables, Vegetables

Shoepeg Corn Pico de Gallo

I have to admit, I have a thing about salsa, pico, dips, spreads….. You get the point. Have I mentioned that I’m an appetizer whore? Why yes, I think I have. There’s something about the anticipation of a meal……

Chicken, Featured, Main, main recipes, Vegetables

Greek Chicken with Tzatziki

I love, love Greek/Mediterranean food. Hummus, tabbouleh, stuffed grape leaves….I could go on and on. We have a locally owned Mediterranean restaurant that makes baba ganoush like nobody’s business. I can’t even come close to replicating it…not sure what their…

Featured, Pasta

Italian Meatballs Wrapped in Jumbo Pasta Shells

Unfortunately now that I’m working again I’ve discovered I don’t cook well when I’m exhausted. I want to, I really do.  I’m like a toddler that can’t stop playing even though she’s way beyond exhaustion and ill as hell.…

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