Gluten Free Chili Con Carne

Gluten Free Chili Con Carne

My husband says that our Christmas tradition is that we have no traditions.  As much as I hate to admit it, it’s true.  I have nothing against traditions, its just that I get bored much too easily.  I like to shake things up, keep people guessing.  At least that’s what I tell myself so I don’t have to face the fact that I’m a disorganized

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

homemade cream of soup

Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup Is anyone else as startled as I am to find out that Thanksgiving is only 19 days away?  I did not see that coming.  It’s not that I don’t want Thanksgiving to come – I’m excited about it more this year than in most years past.  But it comes so quickly after Halloween and by the time Thanksgiving is here

Chile Lime Chicken with Black Beans and Rice

Chile Lime Chicken with Black Beans and Rice

Is it just me, or are one pot meals just tastier than any other kind of meal?  I know when I’m browsing recipes I always stop on the ones with the phrase “One Pot” in the title.  They automatically conjure up images of hearty, family meals with layers of flavors and textures.  And one pot meals appeal to Moms who dream of cooking up a

Pasta with Tomatoes, Feta, and Basil

One of my favorite flavor combinations is sweet tomatoes, savory feta, and fresh basil.  I use it on grilled chicken, steaks, and all sorts of pasta.  This dish couldn’t be any easier or faster to make so it’s a staple for meal planning during the week.  We’re trying to eat a little less meat around here (don’t tell John, he doesn’t know it yet) so

Cassoulet Style Casserole

Quick – what’s a stronger word for love?  I may need to invent one to describe how I feel about this dish.  I adore it.  I covet it.  I wish I was eating it right now.  It’s the perfect mix of deliciousness and ease.  The flavors are natural and earthy –  impeccably perfect for fall.   The original recipe is from Pam Anderson’s new cookbook