Last November’s Thirty Recipes for Thanksgiving!

Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week?! It has completely snuck up on me so in lieu of new Thanksgiving recipes, I’m re-publishing these recipes from last November’s Thirty for Thanksgiving project.  Hopefully there are some recipes you want to make for your friends and family this Thanksgiving!  Triple Chocolate Mocha Pudding with Pumpkin Spiked Whipped Cream was definitely the dessert favorite at our table last year.  Happy early Thanksgiving! I hope … Continue reading Last November’s Thirty Recipes for Thanksgiving!

My Favorite Way to Cook Bacon

I tried all kinds of methods for cooking bacon before I settled on this easy way that leaves you with perfectly crispy bacon every time. All you do is preheat the oven to 400 degrees and line a cookie sheet with 2 layers of aluminum foil  (one layer won’t protect your pan from grease.) Next, place a metal cooling rack over the foiled baking sheet … Continue reading My Favorite Way to Cook Bacon

10 Soups to Make this Fall

Here are ten of my most popular soup recipes, all simple and delicious. Happy fall and happy soup cooking! Spicy Buffalo Chicken Soup {in your Crockpot} Beef and Dark Beer Chili Chicken, Greens and Rice Noodle Soup Fire-Roasted Tomato Soup {in your Crockpot} Broccoli Cheddar Soup {in your Crockpot} Loaded Baked Potato Soup {in your Crockpot} Spicy Chipotle Corn Chowder {in your Crockpot} Shrimp and Corn … Continue reading 10 Soups to Make this Fall

Broccoli Cheddar Soup {in your Crockpot}

 This is a delicious, simple soup that is full of broccoli and sharp cheddar cheese.  I decided to puree the soup with my immersion blender before I added the cheese but you could skip this step if you like a chunkier soup.  I added some splashes of sriracha and red pepper flakes for a little heat and diced bacon because bacon makes everything better. What … Continue reading Broccoli Cheddar Soup {in your Crockpot}

Boeuf Bourguignon {in your Crockpot}

Boeuf Bourguignon is a classic French dish, popularized by the one and only Ms. Julia Child and guaranteed to fill your kitchen with the rich, savory aroma of onions cooking with beef and red wine.  The most important parts of this recipe are the bacon (and the rendered bacon fat) and the red wine.  Both give the dish layers of flavor that set it apart from beef stew. … Continue reading Boeuf Bourguignon {in your Crockpot}