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Savory Butternut Squash Soup

Savory Butternut Squash Soup

Savory Butternut Squash Soup hints of autumn’s colorful warm glow. Its flavor mellows your soul as you debate should I turn the heat on yet? this soup cuddles you in its warmth, diverting your attention from that thermostat for another day. My intention was to make […]

Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew on a cold winter’s day brings memories of summers sitting along the beach. Once again, the warmth of the sun and the salty air penetrates the stressful soul to relax the heart.  Although I have never made it before, I thought I should realize that […]

Florentine Chicken Tortellini Soup

Florentine Chicken Tortellini Soup

It’s that time of year when soup is requested to take the chill out of the air and warm your heart and soul. This Florentine Chicken Tortellini Soup does exactly that! It tastes like you’ve worked for hours, but the truth is, from start to finish, its […]

Old Bay Sweet Corn Chowder

Old Bay Sweet Corn Chowder

Don’t let summer’s fresh corn exit the season without making Old Bay Sweet Corn Chowder ! The supply is dwindling as the summer winds down with it’s fresh choices as our palates switch gears to the fabulous autumnal flavors which coordinate well the crisper air. […]

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

I have had this butternut squash staring at me in the kitchen for a few weeks. Fortunately, it has been patient in waiting  to be transformed into a marvelously Spicy Butternut Squash Soup. This vegetarian/vegan soup is slightly sweet and a bit spicy. If you […]

Spicy Tomato Basil Soup

Spicy Tomato Basil Soup

It’s a cold winter’s day with a blizzard pending nearby. School is closed, and all of my papers are graded. I will enjoy the day in my kitchen preparing some warm comfort food for the family. To accompany the Grilled Pimento Cheese Sourdough Sandwiches, we must have […]

Healthy New Year’s Black-Eyed Peas

Healthy New Year’s Black-Eyed Peas

  Happy 2017! This was originally posted for 2016, but another year of fabulous blogging has passed by. The pictures, except one,  have been updated to reflect today’s efforts. Now, back to last year…… The task at hand was to quickly prepare my Healthy New Year’s Black-Eyed Peas […]

Spicy Maryland Crab Soup

Spicy Maryland Crab Soup

  Look at that combination of vibrant colors in my Spicy  Maryland Crab Soup ! Flavor at its summer peak. I’m fortunate to live in a part of the world which revels in this combination. Specifically, Maryland, the home of the best seafood seasoning, Old […]