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. [...]

Fall Harvest Quinoa Salad

I decided to go for a warm salad this week. We've been pretty busy around here. Tony has been hanging drywall in our new to us house. I am doing the painful task of breaking out a shower pan that I built and starting over. I am definitely not a great cement layer. However, I [...]

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 [...]

Hearty Quinoa, Lentil, Chicken and Corn Chowder

I love a good chowder recipe.  It's finally getting cold enough for great soups, stews and casseroles.  There are so many recipes I've been dying to try, but the weather was too warm.  The cool weather is finally here.  Yes, I am happy about that.  Summer has never been my thing.  Before you say, when [...]

Mango and Lentil Chicken Tinga

Another Mexican-inspired dish for you today. According to Wikipedia, the dish originated from Puebla, Mexico. Regardless of where it started, it's a pretty good dish. Shredded chicken in a tomato and chipotle sauce. I found a great version from Better Homes and Garden where they made a mango version. I'm taking a step further and [...]