Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon

Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon

The last few years I’ve been experimenting with butternut squash in a few recipes. This Butternut Squash Bisque with Bacon is a delicious dish to serve your guests as an appetizer or soup course. It’s easy enough to make and if desired, you can prepare …

Creamy Cabbage and Bratwurst Soup

Creamy Cabbage and Bratwurst Soup

Creamy Cabbage and Bratwurst Soup is a delicious light soup to serve on a cool evening. Seasoned with celery, carrots, onions, and chunks for bratwurst, it’s sure to please anyone who enjoys cabbage. I like to serve this soup with a hard crusty sourdough bread, …

Thick Venison Chili

Thick Venison Chili

For the first 15 years of our marriage, our family practically lived on venison that my husband hunted, both deer and elk. After much trial and error, I learned the best recipes for using the roasts, steaks, and burger. This Thick Venison Chili recipe is …

Easy Egg Drop Soup

Easy Egg Drop Soup

Easy Egg Drop Soup is a delicious and simple recipe to serve with Fried Rice, Egg Rolls, or your next stir-fry dinner. I like to serve the soup with fried wonton strips. So yummy!  Our youngest daughter loved this soup when she was young and …

Easy Baked Potato Soup

Easy Baked Potato Soup

This Easy Baked Potato Soup is a recipe my mother-in-law gave me. It’s easy, creamy and delicious. So yummy. My mother-in-law uses crumbled fried bacon in her version, but I like to use chopped ham for a heartier soup. If you bake your potatoes ahead …

Sourdough Bread Bowls

Sourdough Bread Bowls

This past spring I made Sourdough Bread Bowls for the first time. They turned out so delicious, I have big plans to make them a lot this fall to serve with soup. To make them, I adjusted my Tangy Sourdough Bread recipe to make 8 …

Game Day Chili with Beer

Game Day Chili with Beer

I love Game Day Chili with Beer that simmers long and slow on the stove. Seasoned with ground beef, kidney beans, tomatoes, onion, garlic, and green chiles. Years ago, I named this recipe Spicy Super Bowl Chili, but have since lightened up on the heat …

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

Easy Chicken Noodle Soup is the perfect recipe when you need an easy, yet comforting meal. It’s my go-to recipe when one of my loved ones gets sick. A soup with hot herbal chicken broth, flavored with celery, carrots, peas and onion and made easy …

Shrimp Chowder with Bacon

Shrimp Chowder with Bacon

My husband is always skeptical when I try a new recipe. I think he’d be happy to eat beef and potatoes every day of his life. This Shrimp Chowder with Bacon is a soup we both enjoy! I love the creamy sweetness, the chunky pieces …

Sausage Bean Soup

Sausage Bean Soup

Sausage Bean Soup is a recipe my cousin Brenda shared with me years ago. It’s perfect for a cool night. When fall arrives, my daughters and I begin to crave this soup.  It’s also a quick and easy soup to prepare, which makes it great …