Category: soup and sauce

lasagna soup

Lasagna soup! - Deliciously melts in your mouth with taste of Italian ground beef, garlic & onion in a tomato soup. Best part is that there are noodles!

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Campfire Stew

This is my third year going to something called “Camp Fear.” For those of you who don’t know what that is. It’s essentially the name. You camp and people scare the living day light out of you. Last year, it was my friends bachelorette party and I was too drunk to remember anything. I’m laughing…

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Chicken Cheese Tortellini Soup

Sometimes I like taking shortcuts, ok a lot, especially if it ends up with the same result. Sometimes that works and sometimes your disappointed. Like defrosting meat in the microwave, it takes less time than the overnight method in the fridge and it usually works out. Sometimes you get tough tips. Cooking the same meat…

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Pita Bread (Gyros)

In order to have a proper gyro you need pita bread. They are fairly easy to make and they are really cool to watch bake. They puff up like huge oyster crackers in the oven. This bread is a great alternative to sandwich bread, due to that pocket that happens naturally in the baking process. You…

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Stew Pasties

What to do with leftover stew? I know it is better the second day, but no one at my house is good at eating leftovers. So I have to find ways of completely re-inventing the original dish, especially soups. So I was browsing on the internet and came across a recipe on one of my favorite cookbook…

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Sweet baked potato

Not everyone likes sweet potatoes, maybe its their color? I happen to love them, YUM!! I usually eat them with brown sugar, butter and pecans; at thanksgiving and christmas. And here is where I think the true misconception begins.  Sweet potatoes do not always have to be prepared sweet.  As in pies, pancakes, or the traditional…

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Fabulous French Onion Soup

I have been completely knocked out with a head cold for the last few days. When I finally felt up to a cooking something other than ramen noodles, I was craving something comforting and easy on the throat. However, I wasn’t able to go to the store, so I had to work with the supplies I…

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