Three Bean Chicken Stew
There’s something reassuring about having dinner in the slow cooker on a busy day. It affords me the freedom to enjoy myself, even if it’s just getting things done at home. I think the whole family likes the smell of a home cooked meal. We can almost taste in the air, the flavors mingling together to form rich juices & tender meats. Somehow at the end of a more productive day, I feel a sense of accomplishment, & my reward is a simple yet delicious dinner – the result of planning ahead.
So with that being said, this recipe could not get any easier, but the flavor would have you believe otherwise! Continue reading
Herbed White Bean Soup
Happy New Year, everyone. Would you believe here in Tucson we welcomed the New Year at midnight with SNOW! What an exciting way to begin the first day of the year! Continue reading
Crooked Neck Squash & Tator Soup
This week’s rescued produce included a bunch of yellow crooked neck squash, which I adore! I grew up having fresh squash sliced, cooked, topped with butter, & seasoned with only a little salt & pepper. To this day, I believe there is no better way to serve yellow squash. The mildness of this squash is only enhanced by simple preparation & seasoning. I love the tender little seeds with each mouthful. So delicious!
So, in keeping it simple & showcasing this lovely vegetable, I made this delicious squash & potato soup. Continue reading
Market Day Vegetable Soup
There’s a seasonal program that my sister Jill & I took advantage of last year, that “rescues” produce that would normally go to waste. This organization of volunteers network to obtain & distribute this produce before is expires. For a small fee, you can fill a box or basket Continue reading
Recipe by: Designs by Jeanne R
One of my Mom’s friends grew up in Peru, where they make a delicious stew called Pasole. This friend was kind enough to share the basic recipe, Mom shared it with us, & we’ve been making ever since! Pasole is very simple to make, and it requires very few ingredients, including Continue reading