Hello from South Carolina! This is my first post since relocating to Hilton Head Island and I’m so glad to have my crock pot unpacked and start getting settled in. I don’t know about you, but after eating out for days on end, we start to miss our favorites dishes. Nothing warms my heart more […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You’ll often hear me say that food isn’t just about sustenance, but also satisfaction. Entertainment. Emotion. Nutritionists focus on the content of food. Dietician focus on the balance of food. But when I sit down to eat– or more importantly– serve a meal to family and friends, it’s about the experience and the memories we […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I don’t usually put specific tags in the titles of my posts, but I think it’s really important on this one. It should really say… Crock Pot Split Pea Soup #noham but still #tastesyummy! Haha. I made those up. So this soup is hearty and delicious and still has a great smoky flavor, but doesn’t include […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Today was the first day that actually felt like fall. I don’t mean like a specialty coffee… I mean hooded sweatshirts, warm blankets, steamy bowls of soup and the sound of rustling leaves. And if you are lucky, you can enjoy all of those things at the same time. Tonight’s Crock Pot Creamy Potato Soup […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Summer is almost here which means it is officially BBQ season! I love starting side dishes in my crock pot and then finishing them with fresh veggies and herbs. So for this past weekend’s festivities, I picked up some pattypan squash at my local farmer’s market. I think they are so cute and fun to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I had three reasons for creating crock pot hot and sour soup this week… 1. Chinese New Year was on Monday and I forgot to order takeout. 2. I’ve been trying to do at least one meatless meal each week. 3. Hot and sour soup is amazing for clearing up a stuffy nose and a winter […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This afternoon, I went with my family to an apple orchard to pick fresh, local produce to enjoy. It felt organic. Not in the “lacking chemicals and pesticides” way, but in the “feeling connected to the earth and supporting something good”. My kids loved picking the fruit and sampling all the different kinds of apples. […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
I’m totally enjoying soups this week and I hope you are getting a chance to enjoy some of these recipes too. I love it when I can make an entire meal in ONE pot and feed the whole family. This soup is a variation on my crock pot potato soup recipe (search for it in […]Continue Reading... No Comments.