This soup should start with bacon, but since it is Lent the pig must go. Any other time and…well, BACON. It is what I missed most when I was a vegetarian, although the veggie bacon I did eat wasn’t bad at all. Actually, it was a lot easier to make and way less messy. Moving … More Chow’dah time.
I do love having Mondays off work, if only to avoid someone telling my grumpy ass self, “Looks like someone has got a case of the Mondays.” I’m going to spit in your face. And it is going to be a big loogey. That’s a great description to have in a food blog, isn’t it? … More Cupboard clearing veg & herb stew
Last Monday, Jan. 31, had me running to Kroger after work to pick up supplies to survive the ice storm that swept through the Midwest last week. While I was there I remembered this post on the lovely blog Orangette by the equally lovely Molly Wizenberg. Although the deli counter was sold out of pre-sliced … More Of ice storms and split pea soup.
Fall arrived on September 22, and she brought a present: illness. Yep, I am sick. Which is odd because I – usually – have the immune system of a horse. And this isn’t just some mousy little sniffle and cough number. At the beginning I sounded like a veteran chain-smoker with a drinking problem. It … More Veggie Soup for the Sick One’s Soul