Kerry’s Basic Chili

(Forgive me for the generic picture this week. The nephews had me so busy that I forgot to take pictures. I'm sure you can imagine what your standard chili looks like. Just more orange.) Everyone should have a basic chili recipe. It's one of those recipes that you can pull out and feed a crowd [...]

Chicken Edamame Chowder

Still working on our house. This week I am doing some organizing. You know those small items I kept? Now they need to be organized. Tony is great for organizing big things. He HATES organizing small items. I don't mind that. I did this a while back when I helped him clean out our garage. [...]

Smoky Chicken-Chile Soup with Tamale Dumplings

This week has been a tough week. End of summer Eastern Equine Encephalitis is rearing it's ugly head along with COVID-19. Needless to say, I have had a few late nights. However, like all outbreaks, they are really busy in the beginning and then a rhythm sets in. 18 years doing this, I'm pretty used [...]

Black Pepper Beef and Cabbage Stir-Fry

I just celebrated by 44th birthday and it made me think about how some people think getting old is something we just do. I am older, but not old. Some parts of aging, like grey hair, perimenopause, and some limitations to my workouts were expected. Do we really have to "get old". For every passing [...]