Chicken Tortilla Soup Leftovers – Part 1 – Chicken Nachos
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Chicken Tortilla Soup Leftovers – Part 1 – Chicken Nachos

This week Amelia brought me a whole pot of her awesome Chicken Tortilla Soup.  It’s not even my birthday!  We ate a good bit of the soup by itself but the leftovers made great dishes in their own rite.  Assuming you actually have any leftovers, these nachos make a filling meal and are easy to … Continue reading

Chicken and Roasted Garlic Lavash Roll-Ups
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Chicken and Roasted Garlic Lavash Roll-Ups

The title says it all right?!?  We have to give a phat shout out to our sister, Theresa, the OGG (original go-getter) and mother extraordinaire, who, despite a hectic work and family schedule, still manages to throw down some awesome grub like this! Heat oven to 325.  Season chicken breasts and thighs with salt, pepper … Continue reading

Breakfast Quiche
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Breakfast Quiche

Quiche is a really simple, awesomely versatile “comfort food” dish.  If you can buy a pie crust and crack eggs, you can make Quiche.  And, given the gobs of food people generally prepare this time of year, Quiche is also a great way to repurpose leftovers!  I had some leftover breakfast sausage and potatoes so … Continue reading

Ham & Cheese Soup with Broccoli – Holiday Leftover Soup
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Ham & Cheese Soup with Broccoli – Holiday Leftover Soup

Prep time: 5-10 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Anyone who has recently hosted a holiday party probably has an abundance of leftovers in their refrigerator. The tastiest was to burn through those leftovers? Make soup! This recipe uses up leftover ham, leftovers from your vegetable tray, leftover cheese from your cheese tray, any leftover stock, … Continue reading

Smoky Pumpkin Soup
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Smoky Pumpkin Soup

This past weekend, my friend Reggie invited me over to share her Smoky Pumpkin Soup recipe.  This delicious recipe comes courtesy of the care2.com website and, judging by the date on the web print out, she’s been using this recipe the better part of 10 years!  What an awesome, flavorful, satisfying soup.  I couldn’t get … Continue reading

Crab and Shrimp Gumbo
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Crab and Shrimp Gumbo

Crab and Shrimp Gumbo When the weather outside is frightful….have some nice hot gumbo!  Gumbo has been a family favorite for generations.  I asked mom when she first remembered having gumbo. Mom said she first remembered having gumbo at our Granny’s coffee shop in Ocean Springs, Mississippi in 1965 (she was 18 at the time).  … Continue reading

Campfire Cooking Post #10 – Vegan Chili With Cornbread At The Halau
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Campfire Cooking Post #10 – Vegan Chili With Cornbread At The Halau

This flavorful campfire vegan chili recipe is sure to please the masses, whether you cook it on the campfire or a pot on your stove! Out of our entire trip, camping at the Halau has to be our favorite. Our dear friends David and Victoria have a super beautiful place in Lakebay, Washington with a serene … Continue reading