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Butternut Squash Soup

Fall temperatures have finally reached Houston! We are certainly enjoying our brisk 60 degree days.  I know many of my northern friends just cringed as they read that sentence, but yes we consider 60 degrees to be fall here in the South.  I even wore long sleeves today!  No jacket, but a long sleeve sweater … Continue reading

Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 carton of chicken stock 2 medium carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 3 medium red potatoes, scrubbed and diced 1 small onion, chopped 1/2 cup of frozen corn 1/2 cup of frozen peas 1/3 c. water 1/3 c. flour 1 Pillsbury Pie Crust … Continue reading

Our favorite Banana Bread Recipe

The warm spicy smell of banana bread baking in the oven always draws my kids into our kitchen. I believe hot banana bread right out of the oven is one of the best tastes in the world. It is so comforting and soothing. The warmth, as you take that first bite, just spreads from the … Continue reading

Quiche Lorraine

During the hot summer months, one of our favorite evening meals consists of Quiche Lorraine, a simple salad, and crusty French bread.  It is a light meal and easy to prepare, which is perfect on those days when the temperature outside climbs up over 100 degrees.  I found the base for my current recipe online … Continue reading

Welcome back to my kitchen

Welcome to our kitchen. I tend to run a pretty tight ship in my kitchen. We have breakfast, lunch and dinner at home most days. I plan my menus ahead of time, since it is easier to know each morning what I will be cooking for dinner that night.  Lately, since I have started writing … Continue reading

What’s Cooking?

We tried a new recipe this week.  In our home that can be a dangerous thing, since that means someone might go to bed hungry.  In this case, we had tremendous success. I enjoy cooking and like to try new recipes, but since having children new recipes has become a bit of a lost art … Continue reading