Crockpot Chicken Chili – A Simple Midweek Meal

Chicken chili is one of my favorite comfort foods. Using my crockpot ups the game making it one of the easiest busy weeknight meals. Any recipe that allows me to make dinner anywhere from 7am to Noon and have people eating starting at 4pm and continuing on into the night is a win in my … Continue reading Crockpot Chicken Chili – A Simple Midweek Meal

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Move over Pumpkin – It is time for Butternut Squash

Fall is full of magnificent flavors – pumpkin, apple, cranberry, and squash. Butternut squash is one of my favorite Fall flavors. Cooler Fall temperatures rev up my desire to serve soup on my table. Put the two together and Butternut Squash soup is what is left. My Butternut Squash soup is simple and goes from … Continue reading Move over Pumpkin – It is time for Butternut Squash

Tastes like a Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Baked Potato soup is one of the few soups my whole family loves.  While I love soup, the hubby and kiddos are not huge fans. The taste of bacon and cheese may contribute to their love of this soup, but can I really blame them for that?  Baked potato soup is very simple to make, … Continue reading Tastes like a Loaded Baked Potato Soup

Hearty Lentil Soup – Set it and Forget it!

I love soup. I also love things I can throw in a crock pot and not worry about for the rest of the day. Crock pot recipes with stages and steps are not my favorite.  I honestly want to “set it and forget it” as the saying goes.  When it comes to soup, I think … Continue reading Hearty Lentil Soup – Set it and Forget it!

The Cultural Fair Presents – Vietnamese Pho

My daughter comes out of school one day and as she is buckling her seat belt says, “I told Ms. Megan that you would make all the food for the cultural fair because you are such a good cook.  We need to make Pho.” I think I replied something along the lines of “OK.  I’ll … Continue reading The Cultural Fair Presents – Vietnamese Pho