Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder Corn Chowder ingredients 1 1/2 lbs russet potatoes, cut into cubes 15 oz can of corn, drained 1 1/2 cups ham, diced 1 onion, diced 4 ribs of celery, diced 4 carrots, peeled and diced 4 cloves garlic, minced salt and pepper 32 oz chicken broth 2 cups milk 2 T cornstarch 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup sour cream   Instructions Place the first 9 ingredients into a crockpot. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. Then in a small bowl whisk together milk and cornstarch. Then turn the crockpot on high and add the …

Cream of Broccoli Soup

Cream of Broccoli Soup Looking for an old fashion cream of broccoli soup. Similar to the Cream of Broccoli Soup by Jamie Oliver or similar to Panera Cream of Broccoli Soup Well here it is!! It is super easy and can be made in a little over 10 minutes. Making soup does not have to be hard! Pair it with a roll or bread bowl and you have an easy weeknight fall recipe! Cream of Broccoli Soup ingredients 3/4 cup butter 1 qt half and half 8 ounces cream cheese 1 (14 oz) can chicken broth 3/4 cup flour 2 …

Chunky Baked Potato Soup

Chunky Baked Potato Soup

My oldest sons favorite food is baked potatoes! He asks for them multiple times a week! So we almost always have russet potatoes at our home to add as a side dish or an after school snack for my son.  This soup is a perfect one to use up your extra baked potatoes. Which is great with meal prep and planning. I always like planning out my meals so that I know ahead of time to make a little extra of something to make my life easier on another meal. Also if I do not plan ahead especially on bacon …

Kid Friendly 30 minute Chicken Noodle Soup

Kid Friendly 30 minute Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup is a fall and winter time staple. It is comfort food for the soul and makes me feel like a little kid again when I eat it. This is one of those soups that is a guarantee that everyone will eat it and will enjoy it. It is also one of those soups that NEEDS to be homemade from scratch. There are some pretty easy homemade versions out there.  This recipe has been made for me through out my whole life by my mother so of course this is my favorite. It has now become my kids …

Creamy White Chicken Chili

Creamy White Chicken Chili

Easy White Chicken Chili Are you looking for the best white chicken chili recipe. Here is an yummy easy white chicken chili recipe for you! We have not always been one of those families who eat super regularly. I don’t know if its because it doesn’t get very cold in Arizona or what but I make soup occasionally. Mostly when it is raining or when I am craving it. I recently found out that my oldest son who is 7 loves chili. It never was his favorite food until recently. The funny thing is that he asked for chili dogs …

Tomato Basil Soup and the Perfect Grilled Cheese

Tomato Basil Soup and the Perfect Grilled Cheese

Tomato soup and a grilled cheese is totally comfort rainy day food to me! Since I live in Arizona rainy days don’t come very often but when they do happen I almost always mix this meal into the day! Bonus is that it is very kid and family friendly so my whole family eats it! This tomato soup just slides right down your throat and is so yummy. I paired this soup with a buttery grilled cheese with Kerrygold cheese inside it and it is rich and good! Tomato Basil Soup 5 tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced 4 cups tomato …

Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder is such a yummy, easy, family friendly soup. It is even better when you can cook it in the crockpot. Corn Chowder 1/4 cup butter 10 slices of bacon, thinly chopped or crumbled 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/3 cup chopped celery 2 cups potatoes, peeled and diced 1 cup half and half 1 cup chicken broth 10 ounces frozen corn 1 (14.75 ounce) can creamed corn 1 Tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon pepper In a skillet add butter, chopped bacon, onion, celery and potatoes. Saute’ for about 5 minutes or until bacon starts to become crispy. …

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

With the holiday and holiday food behind us and the cold weather still in full force I always try to mix in a soup every once in a while. I have a few go to soups like my crock pot baked potato soup, toscana soup, chili, and a white chicken chili.I made a few different types of soups a few weeks ago with my mom and her friend gave this amazing gnocchi recipe to her. If you are a gnocchi fan this is a must try! Head over to her blog to get the complete recipe and directions. Plus do yourself a favor and …

Toscana Soup

There is a close family friend named Allison that I remember visiting and playing with her kids when I was young. Her and my mom have been friends for years. Recently they decided to go to culinary school together and become catering partners. I work hand in hand with my mom on her share of the catering jobs and her partner Allison does the other half. Both of them have published their own cookbooks and are excellent cooks. I love when I get to cater events with them because they help me to learn new tricks in the kitchen and …

Award Winning Chili

Award Winning Chili

Chili and Cornbread is one of my husbands very favorite meals. Even though it usually stays pretty hot here until the end of October I always try to throw in some soups here and there through out the month of October. Then when the busy holiday months of November and December come soups are had once a week. Chili is a perfect meal to make ahead or to throw together when you are in a pinch. Make this chili with Krusteaz Cornbread and you have yourself a great meal! Award Winning Chili 1 1/2 pound ground beef 1 pound ground sausage 2 …