Shrimp and Corn Chowder


Making (and eating!) soups are one of my favorite wintertime activities. There is just something about a giant pot of delicious soup simmering away on the stove that makes winter not seem so bad.

Ok, who am I kidding? Winter still stinks. I mean, let’s just be honest. Is there anyone out there [Click to continue…]

Beef and Barley Stew


Have I ever told you I’m not a fan of steak? My husband thinks I’m crazy…actually, most people I know think I’m crazy for not enjoying it. It isn’t even that I don’t eat beef. I do eat it, not a lot, but I do enjoy a good hamburger from time to time. I [Click to continue…]

Hearty Vegetable Soup


Many years ago, I joined Weight Watchers in an effort to try to lose some extra pounds. I was pretty successful at that program, and really liked the philosophy behind it. The program has gone trough several revisions since I was a member so I’m not quite sure what it entails now, but at [Click to continue…]

Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup


I know, I know. I just posted a soup recipe.

But I have been sitting on this one for a while, and wanted to share it before we get full swing into the Christmas spirit! And with this time of year being as busy as it is with shopping, decorating, parties and events, who [Click to continue…]