Turkey Soup with Spinach and Orzo

Tasty Turkey Soup with Spinach

Tasty Turkey Soup with Spinach

We made two turkeys for Thanksgiving this year. The whole family was gathering at my sister’s and we do love our turkey! That’s a lot of carcass to make bone broth from afterwards and I was happy. Instead of the nice big pot of turkey wild rice soup I usually make, I was going to divide the freshly made turkey bone broth into 3 different soups. Soup heaven! Continue reading

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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

Braised Hunter’s Stew

Braised Hunters Stew

Braised Hunters Stew

Braising has become my new favorite food technique.  As much as I swore I’d never use the Dutch ovens my P.S. (Purchaser of Stew ware/ hubby) brought home, I find I like to throw stuff in them and see what results.  I still think Dutch ovens are super heavy to lift down from where they’re stored, and to wash them isn’t pleasant.  But the food coming out of them has been fabulous. Continue reading