Three Meat Cassoulet

Do you start craving soups and stews when the weather starts cooling off?  I admit that I don’t think it’s ever too hot for soup, but my husband disagrees.  Fortunately for me, the weather has been gloomy and cool and it’s a perfect time for this Three Meat Cassoulet! This recipe comes from my sweet Momma.  She got it from a friend who was taking a cooking class years ago and she just played around with it.  Momma actually shared {Read More}

Mexican Vegetable Soup

For many years, I worked with a wonderful lady named Brenda who enjoyed cooking AND eating as much as I do!  Brenda sometimes brought treats to share with our co-workers and I always looked forward to cold weather, because I knew she would bring her Mexican Vegetable Soup. Although it’s not necessarily a “Christmas” dish, Mexican Vegetable Soup is warm and hearty.  It’s also very easy to make and recipes like that are invaluable when the busy holiday season hits! {Read More}

Everybody’s Favorite Bacon Potato Soup

Even though the weather wasn’t exactly fall-like today, I have been craving fall foods like soups and stews and casseroles.  I really wanted to make potato soup for supper.  Well, what I really, really wanted was to have a space-age kitchen in which I could push random buttons and my “order” would pop out just like in the cartoons.  But alas, it was not meant to be. So I cooked it myself.  And it was as wonderful as I knew {Read More}