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Month: October 2017

Cream of Potato and Thyme Soup

Cream of Potato and Thyme Soup

Furnace Update and Cream of Potato and Thyme Soup…… Well, the furnace update is as follows:  my indoor thermometer read 13 degrees this morning when I woke up.  That is 55 degrees F for my American friends and freaking chilly.  Instead of being a food […]

Creamy Crunchy Mac and Three Cheese Muffins

Creamy Crunchy Mac and Three Cheese Muffins

These little Creamy Crunchy Mac and Three Cheese Muffins are just what the doctor orders for pure, unadulterated comfort food.  You get all of the regular cheesy gooeyness of regular Mac and Cheese but avoid the war for the crunchy top and sides.  In every […]

Spicy Scone Breakfast Sandwich

Spicy Scone Breakfast Sandwich

Just a quick follow up on yesterday’s post on Cheesy Pepper Savory Scones.  For this morning’s breakfast, I made this Spicy Scone Breakfast Sandwich re-purposing yesterday’s scone into a home for my breakfast sandwich.  Instead of bread or an english muffin,

Cheesy Pepper Savory Scones

Cheesy Pepper Savory Scones

  Well, as we are coming up on the end of the fourth week with no furnace here in the middle of October, I woke with a need for a hot cup of coffee and a hot breakfast. I stuck my nose out of the […]

Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff

Ok, I have to make one thing very clear right up front on this one.  This Beef Stroganoff is not a low-cal dish.  This is not a low-fat dish.  It is, however, a self-indulgent, warm, rich, filling main course for a cold, fall night.  And, […]

Bruschetta Baked Three Cheese Chicken

Bruschetta Baked Three Cheese Chicken

Sometimes, when the world seems really messed up, cooking just seems to ground me.  It allows me to focus on something positive and enjoyable rather than wondering where the heck this world is going!  Sharing that food with family and friends and sharing some laughs […]

Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough

Often times we enjoy having friends over on a warm summer evening for a night of pizza made in our outdoor pizza oven.  While the variety of pizza toppings and flavors vary, the common ingredient to all of them is the pizza dough. That is […]

Wood fired Brie Pizza with Carmelized Onions and Poached Pears

Wood fired Brie Pizza with Carmelized Onions and Poached Pears

At my house, we put in an outdoor kitchen a couple of years ago because, well you know, one kitchen to clean isn’t enough. As part of that project, we installed a wood-fired pizza oven.  Despite the huge effort and expense of building our outdoor […]

Potato and Beef Soup

Potato and Beef Soup

As the days shorten and chill down, I start to change my food focus like many of us.  Less focus on fresh garden veggies and more focus on home style comfort foods.  This Potato and Beef soup recipe kind of combines them both as it […]