Ham & Beans to Beanie Weenies

Ham & Beans to Beanie Weenies | Culinary Craftiness

Why buy canned baked beans when you can turn your leftover soup beans into the most delicious baked beans ever? And why not go one step further and add your Continue Reading →

Nutritious & Delicious Cauliflower Turmeric Soup

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I’ve read an awful lot about the health benefits of turmeric, but rather than take a supplement, it makes sense to eat delicious, healthy foods packed full of the vitamins Continue Reading →

Baked Chili with Ground Beef & Beans

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I’ve been making chili with macaroni noodles the same way for probably 30 years. My guys love my Chili Mac. But a friend and I were discussing the age-old subject Continue Reading →

A Delicious Taste of Autumn – Long Island Squash Soup

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You never know what you might find at your local farmers market. I love browsing the stalls to see what gorgeous fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, and other local organic goodies Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Tortellini Soup, Or Not

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Vegetarian Tortellini Soup was born of a need for a vegetarian side for my Portobello Mushroom “Burgers” with Sun-dried Tomato Aioli. A recipe challenge prompted me to explore some vegan/vegetarian Continue Reading →

Creamy Chicken & Wild Rice Soup with Homemade Bone Broth

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This delicious soup is loaded with a rustic, Old World flavor. It looks thick and dense, but it’s actually wonderfully brothy. Perfect for dunking bread or rolls. I love sopping Continue Reading →

Turkey & Sautéed Mushroom Soup

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Here’s another scrumptious soup, but it’s nothing like yesterday’s lovely Turkey Vegetable Soup. This one’s loaded with earthy baby Portobello mushrooms sautéed in butter, red wine, and finished off with Continue Reading →

Turkey (or Chicken) Vegetable Soup

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I absolutely adore fresh vegetables, or as close as I can get to fresh. It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, I’m always in the mood for any Continue Reading →

Beef, Barley, & Mushroom Stew with Crusty Homemade Buttered Bread ~ Perfect Cold Weather Fare

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This dish is a winner! Everyone in the house and our little dog, too, loves this meaty stew filled with yummy mushrooms and rutabaga! It’s really easy to make–don’t let Continue Reading →