Lentil Soup with Lemon, Turmeric and Chicken

Boy, laying floor was killer.  Managed to smash my pinky with a hammer.  Luckily, it's not broken.  It looks pretty nasty, though. I haven't finished the flooring yet, so I will be working another couple of days.  In the meantime, I have to make dinner.  I chose something simple this week with my favorite ingredient, [...]

Navy Bean and Escarole Stew with Vegan Feta and Olives

We've finally had the hard frost we've been waiting for here in Michigan. If you haven't heard we have had an unusually high amount of cases of eastern equine encephalitis or EEE. It's a nasty disease that mostly affects horses, but can also infect humans. It has a high fatality rate. We even sprayed for [...]

Split Pea and Broccoli Soup with Turkey

Since I have this lovely turkey frame from my Thanksgiving in July post, I figured I'd better make something from it.  This will be the third meal I get from this turkey.  The breast went to extra protein for Tony.  The dark meat ended up in the Mexican Turkey Stew.  Now the leftover turkey frame [...]