Go-To Potato Leek Soup

Go-To Potato Leek Soup

THERE’S NOTHING LIKE THE AROMA OF HOT SOUP bubbling on the stove. Add this easy-to-make, delicious potato soup to your recipe box. It is one of our winter favorites! Easily adaptable, you can doctor it up with bacon and extra sour cream, or make it vegetarian,...
How Much Water???

How Much Water???

IF YOUR NEW YEAR’S GOAL HAS ANYTHING TO DO WITH HEALTH you probably know you need to drink more water. But how much? For a 175-lb woman, that means about 117 oz or ~15 cups of water per day. More if you’re going to be very active. Yikes! Half of your...
New Year’s Black Eyed Peas

New Year’s Black Eyed Peas

ONE OF THE BEST THINGS ABOUT NEW YEARS DAY is enjoying a warm, delicious bowl of Southern Black Eyed Peas. Serve it with cornbread & greens and you’re off to a prosperous New Year! There are many versions, start with this basic one and add ingredients you...
Writing Fuel

Writing Fuel

COOKING KEEPS ME OUT OF TROUBLE when I’m not dreaming up trouble for Logan to get into. With Fall and Winter in the air, I was craving baked apples. The best variety of apple for this is a Rome Beauty, but you can’t find them in the grocery stores anymore....
Warm and Hearty Potato Soup

Warm and Hearty Potato Soup

ALTHOUGH TODAY IS SUNNY, we had almost a month of rain here and it’s cold outside! Time for soup! This is a tried and true recipe I pull out every winter to warm the tummy and the soul. It’s fueled many a writing session and can be made from ingredients I...