Creamy Cabbage, Bacon & Sausage Soup

Time: 90 minutes Music Selection: Kelly Clarkson – Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) Summer vacation is nearly over and for whatever reason, I love to make soups and hearty foods in the Fall. Using vegetables from your garden or a local farmer’s market make this even more delicious. This soup is healthy, simple to make…

Vietnamese Duck Soup

Time: 1 night marinating; 2 hours prep and cooking time Music Selection: Only C – Yêu Là “Tha Thu The other day, I had a great conversation with a lady from Vietnam who told me about Duck Soup… I was intrigued and decided to try it this weekend. Now, this recipe takes some preparation and…

Bacon, Potato & Kale Soup

Time: 1 hour This was an insane week – our stove shorted out and we have to wait 2 weeks to get replacement parts!!! So, we are using our BBQ and crockpot a lot this week! Wanting to have something healthy, we decided to make this soup on the burner on our BBQ… and it…

Chicken & Mushroom Stew with Wild Rice

Time: 60 minutes This is another dish Hubby made this week. He truly is a saint – he decided to use up what we had in the fridge and freezer, resulting in this absolutely delicious, healthy and fairly simple recipe. We have been having a very cold month (getting into the -30 deg C weather),…

Dill Pickle Soup

Time: 30 minutes Growing up in the ’70s – this song was played at every wedding, resulting in a mass group of people doing the polka! I haven’t heard it in years, but I made this delicious soup (which we love to have at a local Eastern European Restaurant) and it jogged my memory –…

Beef Noodle Soup

Time: 20 – 30 minutes ” Someone told me long ago, there’s a calm before the storm. I knowIt’s been comin for some time.” On days when you have a lot going on, but need a quick delicious, hot meal, consider this recipe. It is quick and covers the major food groups: vegetables, protein, fruit…

French Canadian Split Pea Soup with Ham

Time: 4 hours on stove; 4 hours on high in crockpot; 8 hours on low in crockpot My dad was visiting the other day and was gushing about the amazing split pea soup my mom made from scratch using a smoked ham hock… he made me think I should make some, too. Split Pea Soup,…