Breene’s Vegetable Soup with Kale

This recipe was developed for the slow cooker or dutch oven by one of my beta readers (and sister-in-law) Breene. It is good for anyone who wants a nice, hot meal but doesn’t have a lot of time to cook! Vegetable Soup with Kale Ingredients: 6 cups chicken stock or vegetable stock 1 large onion…

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Potatoes and Tomatoes Vinaigrette

  This recipe combines the heartiness of a winter root vegetable (potato) with natural sources of vitamin c (tomatoes and bell peppers). Ingredients: 3 Potatoes, cut into 1″ cubes (Red potatoes or Yukon Gold work well) 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1/4 Cup white wine vinegar or rice vinegar 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh basil or 1…

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Roasted Tomato Soup

It’s that time of year when the temperature starts to dip and my family starts requesting warm comfort foods. This soup will help to take the chill off a fall day! Ingredients: 3 pounds of roma tomatoes or any type quartered (washed and cored) 1 yellow onion halved and quartered 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped…

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Grilled Yukon Gold Potatoes

Since the weather is unusually warm this fall, there is still plenty of opportunity to cook outdoors. This is a recipe I usually cook in the oven modified for the grill. Ingredients 2 lbs. of Yukon potatoes 1/4 cup total of chopped fresh mixed herbs: parsley, chives, rosemary, oregano 2 garlic cloves minced 1/4 cup…

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Sloane Taylor’s Breakfast Treat

Omelets are delicious for breakfast with croissants, jam, sausage and perhaps a mimosa on special occasions. Dress them up with French bread, butter, fruit salad, and iced tea for a refreshing lunch. And nothing is better on a hot summer night than an omelet with sautéed broccoli, sliced tomato, and a cool glass of white wine. Give them a try and then tell me which one is your favorite.

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Quick Suppers with Sloane Taylor

Calling the final meal of the day “supper” has been a standard in my family. Only later in my life did I ever hear of it being called “dinner.” For my family, “dinner” was actually the middle meal of the day. I think it must be regional. It is nice to see that Sloane, who is also from the Midwest, enjoys “supper” as well! Chris

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