Beefy Golden Mushroom and Rice Casserole

Beefy Golden Mushroom Rice Casserole {Copy Cat Recipe}

Beefy Golden Mushroom Rice Casserole {Copy Cat Recipe}

I’ve always loved golden mushroom soup but as I can’t eat canned soups any more I missed it. I thought I’d posted a copycat recipe for the soup but can’t find it now. Ever do that? Lose a post you’re pretty sure is there? Sigh. Well I didn’t find it so I found a new recipe for golden mushroom soup already built into a beef and rice casserole.  Since a ricey kind of casserole is what I was wanting to make, it was a good find! Continue reading

Vegetable Beef Soup {Childhood Favorites}

Vegetable Beef Soup

Vegetable Beef Soup

It’s anniversary time!  Four years ago today I started my food blog.  I’ve learned so much from writing a blog!  I’ve also learned so much about writing a blog.  I recently spent about 8 hours learning to post the recipes in a neat little box where you can print them easily.   I’ve been able to write web pages in html since 1998 but that recipe box was HARD!  I’m now a pro at it (not). Continue reading

Broccoli Cheese Soup {Copycat Panera}

Broccoli Cheese Soup {Panera Copycat}

Broccoli Cheese Soup {Panera Copycat}

I do love my soups and when we dine out I get a chance to find more soups to copy and recreate. I had Panera’s broccoli cheese soup a few weeks ago and have been craving another bowl ever since.  From the farmer’s market, I now had two large heads of broccoli in my fridge.  It was time to use some of that broccoli in a new soup recipe. It was a dreary day that needed a cheerful slurp of soup! Continue reading