Spiced Chestnut Soup

    Fall is here and certain flavors are starting to be used in everything from coffee to dish soap. Yes, I am speaking about the omnipresent Pumpkin Spice. It is everywhere. But it is not here. Nope. Not happening on this blog. But I know Fall is about so many other flavors. Like chestnuts. […]

Hatch Chile Meatball Soup

  When it comes to soups, I love mine chunky. Sure, a velvety Potato Leek Soup, or a Spicy Carrot-Sweet Potato Soup have their place, and are welcome on my dinner table. But I do love a soup with pieces of meat and vegetable floating around in the bowl, like this Hatch Chile Meatball Soup. My […]

Hatch Chile Chicken Stock

  Sadly, another Hatch Chile season is almost at a close. Hopefully you got your case of Hatch chiles, and had them roasted for you at one of the Melissa’s Produce Hatch Chile Roasting events near you. There are still a couple of events coming up, in case you missed one. This recipe for Hatch Chile […]

The 24-Hour Wine Expert

I like to consider myself a wine aficionado, although I am probably closer to being a wino. . . I mean a wine lover. While I was in culinary school, one of my favorite classes was an intensive wine course we were required to take. This class was a combination of lectures, tastings and wine […]

Vegan 3 Ingredient No Churn Coconut Milk Ice Cream

    Only three ingredients? And it is vegan? And you don’t need an ice cream maker? And it actually tastes really, really good? Yes. This Vegan 3 Ingredient No Churn Coconut Milk Ice Cream is fabulous! Mix it. Freeze it. Eat it. This recipe came into existence because of two things. First, I wanted something […]