Dad’s Favorite Soup: Saurkraut and Shredded Pork Shoulder

Dad's Sauerkraut Shredded Pork Soup

Dad’s Sauerkraut Shredded Pork Soup

Time to return to my favorite hobby: food blogging. I took a break for a few months after my father’s death.  I needed to deal with grief as well as his estate. I have, however, also been photographing my most interesting recipes in the meanwhile.  It’s about time to make them into posts again. Hopefully I’ll remember the steps I took in making them! Continue reading


Artisanal Tater Tot Hotdish

Artisinal Tater Tot Hotdish

Artisanal Tater Tot Hotdish

I was seriously excited recently when my P.S. found some new soups at the grocery store. I’d asked him to pick up soups so that I could make tater tot hotdish for supper. The cold, snowy day called for comfort food. I just needed cream of mushroom soup and cream of celery soup to fulfill that need.  My P.S. texted me a picture and I gasped.  No way! Continue reading

Chicken Noodle Soup with a Twist

Chicken Noodle Soup with Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Noodle Soup with Mashed Potatoes

I was watching The Chew the other day and a man wrote to ask if they’d replicate a recipe from his late wife.  She used to make him chicken noodle soup and served it over a mound of mashed potatoes.  What!?!  Two of my favorite things together!?!  The hosts made the soup, served it over the mashed potatoes and all 3 loved it.  They couldn’t imagine why they’d never thought of it themselves!  I couldn’t WAIT to try it! Continue reading