Gobble, Gobble, Gobble!

Today is Thanksgiving and that means it’s “turkey time”! Traditionally, at my house, we have turkey, potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes (just enough for a few people who like them), green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, rolls, and pumpkin pie. It’s pretty basic and doesn’t vary much from year to year. It’s nice to have traditions,…

It’s Soup Time!

One of the things I really love about fall is that it’s colder outside and it makes me want to cook soup again. I think soup is warm and comforting. It’s one of those things that make you feel right at home. I don’t like canned soup. I prefer home-made soups and I especially like…

Ham & Potato Soup

Easter was Sunday, so guess what? I have left over ham and au gratin potatoes! Jack took some to work today for his lunch and there’s still plenty left. I love ham and potatoes, but I don’t want to eat them for the next week. And there’s the question of what to cook for dinner…

Cream of Aspargus Soup

I love soups and creamy soups are my favorite.  Asparagus was on sale a few days ago and the spears were nice and thin, just as I like them, so Jack picked up a couple of bunches for us.  It was a bit chilly out yesterday, so Cream of Asparagus soup sounded like a really…

Vegetable Soup

I love making vegetable soup and using the crock pot frees up my time to do other fun things during the day. I start with about 10 small potatoes.  I used a combination of red and gold since that’s what I had on hand.  With the potatoes, I also have one onion, about four stalks…