Take-out Tuesday, 3 Way Tortellini, Soup, Stew or Pasta

With the onset of cooler weather I have been drawn to hearty soup recipes, such as this Slow Cooker Lasagna Tortellini Soup from Olla-Podrida     Because I am lazy always looking for short cuts, I decided to really make it easy and use bottled marinara sauce     With sauteed onion,       … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Jazz up your Soup!

Somehow I got a cold… I can’t even blame the grands, they are healthy… I think it’s stress and exhaustion… The good news is the water leaks are fixed, 💦  {thank you for all your kind words!} hurricane season is winding down,   🎉 🍾  🥂 and we finally have some cool temps!  🍁 Let’s take … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Slow Cooker French Onion Ravioli Soup

Just a quick recipe today as the elves are busy getting ready for the Holiday Home Tour tomorrow   I saw these ravioli at Target the other day and got an idea     A wonderful,  fa la la,  fabulous  idea!   Slow Cooker     French Onion     Soup     with ravioli! … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, September Soup & Squash Croutons

A double treat’s in store today, a lightened up chowder made with roasted yellow squash and corn, topped with crispy bacon       AND Parmesan Squash Croutons!     Let’s make the croutons first so we can nibble on them while the soup simmers     All you need is some tempura batter mix, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Sausage Tortelloni “Stoup” with Kale and Cannellini

I made this last Tuesday, THE day after Alabama won the National Championship game!!   YAY! Go BAMA!!    There was a lot of celebrating…  🍷   🎉  👏   🍺     So let’s just say, I wanted to make something simple, effortless and comforting for dinner, we were worn flat* out!  😴 *worn flat out:  Southern … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, French Onion Soup with Roasted Garlic, Beer & Bacon

This is an amped up version of onion soup that you can make in a slow cooker I took my basic French Onion Soup recipe here and used Pumpkin Ale instead of wine and added roasted garlic The roasted garlic gives it a depth of flavor that is hard to describe, but let’s just say … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Peanut Butter & Celery Soup

This is a super quick and easy soup to warm up your chilly autumn days If you like peanut butter on celery sticks, you are going to LOVE this soup! My mom invented this soup for me when I broke my jaw in a horseback riding accident in college… having it  wired together for 8 … Continue reading

Tablescapes, Halloween Beer Cheese Soup Buffet

It’s so easy to overlook the potential of something that has been hanging around your house for years, and sometimes you just have to stop and think, “how could I do something different with this?”  The other day I spied this ceramic pumpkin on a shelf in my garage.  I had totally forgotten about it, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Roasted Cauliflower Soup, Baked Potato Chips & Grilled Romaine Salad

It’s almost the end of September and I realized that I hadn’t made many recipes from the “Paint Bucket,” my monthly bucket list of recipes [see Aug 31, 2012] Since I was at the beach for the first 2 weeks of September I didn’t do much experimenting in the kitchen so a lot of my … Continue reading

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