Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

Mediterranean Chopped Salad

My favorite way to eat cauliflower is simply mashed with potatoes and butter.  Close behind would be cauliflower in a salad with black olives, tomatoes and a zesty vinaigrette.  This Mediterranean chopped salad recipe was good but I had to do a few substitutions and tweaks.  I added carrots and subbed orzo for Israeli couscous.  I omitted the feta as I didn’t have any on hand. Continue reading

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Lovely Ham Bone Broth Soup

Ham Bone Broth Soup

Ham Bone Broth Soup

This year around Easter my P.S. (Personal Shopper/ hubby) bought two different hams.  Lover of making bone broth that I am, I used each bone in turn to make a good pot of broth.  Eventually my fridge was full and I wanted to make a big pot of soup with the broth and vegetables.  I didn’t have a plan, I just used what I had in the fridge.  The result was the best soup, ever!  Ham bone broth rocks! Continue reading

Turkey Vegetable Soup with Dumplings

Turkey Vegetable Soup with Dumplings

Turkey Vegetable Soup with Dumplings

Do you ever look in the freezer and realize you’re falling down on the job?  I will freeze meats such as leftover pulled pork or roasted turkey and promise myself to use it up in a week or two.  Yeah, that rarely happens.  Eventually I take a month and seriously work on reducing my leftovers.  Having turkey breast leftover is good in many dishes.  This day I decided on some soup. Continue reading