Category Archives: soups

Recipe: Spicy green chili

Well another soup is on the menu this week. This came from my latest Penzey’s catalog and the flavor is delightful!! Ryan and I both agreed that once the weather cools down again, we’ll have to repeat this yummy meal. … Continue reading

Recipe: Vegetarian Chili

Yummy vegetarian chili With Fall upon us, we were anxious to get some chili cooking away on the stove! This is easy and delicious, and smells lovely as it boils and brews Vegetarian Chili – approx. $0.89 per serving Ingredients … Continue reading

Recipe: Panera Broccoli Cheese Soup

Well it’s sort of like Panera’s version! As a sucker for anything Panera (seriously… it’s all so good!), when I found this recipe I knew I had to give it a try: It’s really a snap to put together … Continue reading

Recipe: Barley Soup

Chef Laura Carr is right – “fix and forget” Another brilliant recipe from my Penzey’s Catalog – via Chef Laura Carr. This is a great recipe to fix when you’re in a jam! Lately I’ve been feeling a little uninspired … Continue reading

Recipe: Wild Rice and Cheese Soup

Making me think of Minnesota in the Fall… The weather in Austin has been all over the place lately – hot one moment, cool and drizzly the next. During one of those gray moments I indulged in a warm cheese … Continue reading

Recipe: Broccoli Leek Soup

Too many substitutions, not enough additions, but proof that your side dish can save the day! I’ve had this recipe cut out from the Oprah Magazine for a while. Thanks to Chef Laura Pensiero for submitting to Oprah and making … Continue reading

Recipe: Bean-Potato Chowder

Everyday Easy Food from Better Homes and Gardens = awesome dinners! This recipe is from my archives – a September 2007 edition of BH&G. Yep, I am ashamed to admit that I cut this recipe out almost 6 years ago … Continue reading

Recipe: Minestrone with Tortellini and Pesto

All veggie and all flavor! Recently I have noticed a shift in myself – I was watching tv and a commercial for Outback Steakhouse came on… they were showing all their various meat offerings. I thought, wow that doesn’t look … Continue reading

Recipe: Tomato Soup with Pasta Shells and Basil

Veggie goodness to celebrate a rainy day! I roasted a chicken last night in an olive oil, fresh parsley, lime/lemon juice, and garlic marinade. It was super yummy and I wanted a vegetarian side to accompany it for dinner this … Continue reading

Recipe: Slow Cooker Sweet Potato Soup

Seasonal allergies are the worst… So Ryan and I have both been feeling under the weather this weekend and week… Oliver has been great, cuddling up to us whenever he can to keep us warm and happy! I found this … Continue reading