Fowl, Not Foul Potato Soup

Fowl Potato Soup

Fowl Potato Soup

I started making dinner with a plan to make a pot of potato soup.  I’d been craving it for a while but every time I went to make it we were out of bacon.  I knew we had bacon in the drawer this day and plenty of potatoes on hand due to the UND Potato Bowl specials.  The local stores usually feature potatoes that week and we had been daring and purchased two bags.  I was stocked for my pot of soup. Continue reading

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Picnic Fried Chicken

Picnic Fried Chicken

Picnic Fried Chicken

Back in the days, I was famous for my fried chicken.  I was pregnant with our first child and I fried chicken all summer long for picnics, trips to the lake, or just meals at home.  I was on a fried chicken binge and was rather good at it.  I also gained a record amount of weight during that pregnancy, I’m thinking the fried chicken was part of that.  Eventually I moved on to other meats and actually lost my fried chicken recipe.  Drat! Continue reading

Curried Panzanella

Panzanella is s light, summery Tuscan salad made with day old bread and tomatoes.  Other ingredients enhance the dining experience based on your own tastes.  Usually the crusty bread is dipped in water before being added to the salad.  I found that coating the bread with a creamy curry dressing instead of water gave it flavors that were out of this world! Continue reading