Soups

7 Bean Soup Mix plus Recipe

This easy 7 bean soup mix project makes a great hostess or housewarming gift

For most of the year, I am not normally much of a soup girl.  But when autumn rolls around, I find myself making soup all the time.  This 7 bean soup mix is the perfect fall recipe. It is rich and hearty and has a lovely spicy herb blend to give the soup a lot of…

Taco Chicken 15 Bean Soup

Taco chicken 15 bean soup

 Welcome Fall with this Taco Chicken 15 Bean Soup. Don’t you just love it when the temperatures start to fall and you know that all the holidays are around the corner?  I do, and I also love fall for the homemade soups that I feel like putting together.  For some reason, to me, Autumn =…

Review: Ebook – 101 Healthy Vegan Food Recipes – #Jonathavine

Ebook - 101 Healthy Vegan Asian Food Recipes

101 Healthy Vegan Food Recipes Ebook by Jonathan Vine Review I just downloaded a great ebook from Amazon called 101 Healthy Vegan Food by Jonathan Vine. If you follow a vegan diet and also love Asian food, this cookbook is a must read.  It is made for Kindle, but I simply downloaded the free Kindle…

Slow Cooker Beef stew

Crockpot Beef Stew @crockpotrecipes #slowcookerrecipes

Ah…crock pot recipes!  Pop the ingredients into a big pot, smell them cooking all day long and have a meal all prepared at dinner time.  What is not to like? This Crock pot beef stew is one of my favorite ways to get dinner on the table in a very easy way. This recipe for…

Crock Pot Vegetable Beef Soup

Slow Cooker Vegetable Beef soup

I love making crock pot recipes all the time, but particularly in the winter months.  One of my favorite things to make in it is a great tasting crock pot beef soup recipe. This delicious slow cooker vegetable beef soup is nicely seasoned soup and tastes so good. It is very convenient, too, since it…

Viva Italia! Favorite Italian Recipes

Viva Italia! Round up of 11 delcious Italian recipes

Some of my Favorite Italian Recipes. I am very fond of Italian cooking. It is hearty and delicious and the recipes are normally fairly easy to do.   Since I cook with fresh herbs most of the time, I can make use of the  oregano and basil that I have growing on my patio as much…

Braised Red Kapusta Soup

My page fans for the Gardening Cook on Facebook are a very active group of people.    They often submit recipes, DIY projects and gardening ideas to the page for others to share. This recipe for braised Red Kapusta Soup is such a recipe.  For those of you who are not familiar with the dish, it…

Home made Corn Chowder

Home made potato and corn chowder

This is the month of comfort foods for me.  Rich, hearty dishes like this home made corn chowder seem to hit the spot perfectly when the weather is cold and the days are short. This recipe is lovely and creamy. It can even be a  meal by itself since it is very filling because it…

Egg Drop Soup Recipe

Chinese Egg Drop Soup

Printable Recipe – Egg Drop Soup One of the staples of a Chinese Buffet is egg drop soup. It is mild and delicious and makes a great start to a Chinese dinner.  There is no need to get take away when you have a desire for this taste, though.  Just make your own egg drop…

Curried Carrot Tofu Soup with Scallions

curried carrot soup

Curried Carrot Tofu Soup makes a wonderful and luxurious starter to a healthy meal.   The recipe uses tofu and vegetable broth and is easy to make. Healthy Curried Carrot Tofu Soup This is a great soup for vegans.  There are many things that you can substitute for normal diet ingredients to make a recipe suitable…

Split Pea Soup for Prosperity in the New Year

There is a New years tradition that dates back to the civil war that says that if you eat black eyed pea on New Year’s day it will bring prosperity and luck in the new year to come.  My grandmother revised this tradition to say that if you eat Split pea soup with ham on…

Butternut Squash Soup with Sherry and Leeks

Butternut Squash soup with leeks and sherry

Fall and winter are the times of the year when I make soups, so I am always on the lookout for new crock pot recipes each year at this time. This creamy Butternut squash soup is my latest attempt and it was a huge hit at a dinner party this week, even with non squash…