Taste this soup and it will put a smile on your face. You won’t even have to say, “Cheese.” (PS. take some advice from a photographer and never ask your subjects to say cheese…that’s where the term “cheesy smile” comes from. So, just ask them to smile.) This soup has everything a comfort food soup […]Read More Say “Cheese”..as in Broccoli Cheese Soup with Smoked Chicken and Bacon
And so my favorite season started on September 23. Well, my favorite season after the Christmas season. But fall makes me happy. I love the beauty of the changing colors, clouds in the sky, fires in the fireplace and sweaters. Here in the Sierras, we also look forward to the rain.Read More Mulligatawny Soup with Apple/ Mango Salsa. It calms the soul in times of stress.
Now, here’s a recipe that can be made quickly and is great for a weeknight autumn evening. Satisfying, spicy, shrimpy and delicious. But, don’t forget to remove the shells from the shrimp.Read More Who left the shrimp feet in the Brazilian Shrimp and Andouille Sausage Stew?
Activities are starting to heat up around the Schmautzhaus, even though the weather has been a little chilly, because my only daughter is getting married this summer and we have lots of planning to do. What better way to conquer the cold and plan a wedding at the same time than making something in the […]Read More Spicy Red Chicken Posole in a Crock or What to Eat While You Are Planning a Wedding
I think anyone who reads this blog knows how our family feels about home made soup. We love it. We even love soup in the summer as long as it is a cold soup like gazpacho. Many soups are also good for the waist-line (and every other body line, for that matter) and many people […]Read More Get over your wintertime blues with French Onion Soup!
I love soup…especially homemade soup. I think there is nothing more homey and comforting than soup. It makes the house smell good. It warms me up. It can be easily shared. It can be frozen for a later date. It’s economical. And, it gets better the next day. What more could you ask of food?Read More Turkey Soup: It’s what’s for supper (and probably lunch)
There are two things I look forward to in the summertime: Farmers Markets and Great Tasting Tomatoes. It seems like I can’t seem to get enough of either. I try to go to the Farmers Market as often as possible and I can’t resist the tomatoes (both buying them and taking pictures of them.) So […]Read More Gazpacho with Cornbread Croutons or Everyone says Toe-may-toe…nobody says Toe-mah-toe