Cookbook Review: 365 Slow Cooker Suppers

I received a complimentary digital copy via NetGalley of 365 Slow Cooker Suppers by Stephanie O’Dea to review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  I have discussed many times before my love of the slow cooker. I have 2 programmable ones, a 3.5 quart and a 6 quart. If you are a regular follower […]

Menu Plan Monday – April 8

Our children had Spring Break this past week and we took a day to go to the Atlanta Botanical Gardens to see all of the tulips in bloom, which were stunning. Thankfully it wasn’t too cool and it had stopped raining. The kids loved it, as always. We got a family pass this past year […]

Recipe Redux – Cauliflower Celery Root Baked Potato Soup

The theme of this month’s Recipe Redux is A Trend in Every Pot – combining soup, perfect for this time of year, with at least one of ingredients from the predicted 2013 food trends. By the way, Janet Helm has a terrific summary of all of the 2013 food trends. I love soup, and you […]

Recipe Redux – Mango Gazpacho

This month’s Recipe Redux theme is “beat the summer heat with no cook meals.” Summer is peak growing season for many fruits, vegetables and fresh herbs. While cooking can bring out a variety of flavors as well as enhance nutrients in some cases (i.e., cooked tomatoes have a much greater lycopene content than raw), there […]

Recipe Redux – Creamy Creamless Asparagus Soup

So happy that spring is here. Farmers markets are cranking back up and a whole new crop of fruits and vegetables are arriving. For this month’s Recipe Redux theme of “First Shoots of Spring” I chose asparagus. Asparagus is one vegetable that I did not start eating until after college. I don’t know if I suddenly developed […]