Sunday, September 22, 2013

Authentic Ukrainian Borsch

Ok, hold up.  Before you scroll past this one, let me clear a few things up.

First -- real Ukrainian borsch is NOT beet soup.  It's true that beets are one ingredient in the borsch.  It is NOT the main ingredient.  There are more carrots and potatoes both than beets.  The final

Friday, September 13, 2013

Coconut Curry Pumpkin Soup

So here in our neck of the woods, it's definitely fall.  The birch trees are all decked out in their yellow leaves and the weather is overcast and crisp.  I love this time of year.  Time for jeans and cozy sweaters and new school supplies and baking bread while it rains outside.

And time for soup.  On a chilly day, a comforting bowl of soup is the perfect way to warm up.  Add some rolls or a salad and you are all set.

This particular soup has that amazing flavor combination of coconut milk and curry, plus the addition

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Crockpot Chicken Parm Sandwiches

This is a non-recipe kind of recipe that I stumbled upon while browsing Pinterest.  Yes, okay, I have a small addiction to Pinterest. Admit it, you do too.  It's like crack.  Not that I would know what crack is like, but I imagine it's like Pinterest in it's addictive qualities.

So I came across this idea over at greenlitebites and decided to try it.  Lo and behold, it was