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…

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 –…

Creamy Cheesy Grits

Time: 20 minutes “Hold on tight and let the flight begin” – words from the theme song of one of my favorite James Bond movies – Roger Moore is my favorite Bond… These creamy cheesy grits are amazing for breakfast, brunch or a side dish. For a breakfast cheat, you can make them the night…

Creamy Shrimp Alfredo

Time: 20 minutes This is a quick, healthy seafood pasta dish that is deliciously filling. Inspired by the pasta, I am pairing it with Patrizio Buanne in this funny tune that is a dialogue between a mother and a daughter who wants her mom to find her a husband because the “moon is in the…

Grilled Cheese and Creamy Tomato Soup

Time: 20 minutes Makes 4 servings Love Is All Around when you serve comfort food for the soul like Grilled Cheese with a hot bowl of creamy tomato soup to dip your sandwich in…. yum. We make this for breakfast, lunch, dinner and days you just aren’t feeling great. I also found this was a…

Garlic Parmesan Potatoes Au Gratin

Time: 1 ½ hours Makes 6 side-dishes Music Selection: Celine Dion – All By Myself Seriously, while these potatoes are good enough to be a meal on their own, they really do not want to be “all by myself”. They need some love – some roast beef, meatloaf, parmesan meatballs or fried chicken love. Now,…