Super Easy Mushroom Soup

I’ve had more than one person mention that some of my soup recipes seem hard, take a long time or just have a lot of steps making them too involved. Bone broth, stocks and the effort they require are not for everyone, so today I thought I’d make a quick soup that can start with … Continue reading Super Easy Mushroom Soup

Short Cuts keep the weekend Low Key and Easy

As far as weekends go, this one has been pretty low key. I’ve been fighting a migraine in my neck for over a week, the doctor decided muscle relaxers needed to be my friend and after calling in sick one day and suffering through the other three I was scheduled to work I was ever … Continue reading Short Cuts keep the weekend Low Key and Easy

Easy Monday Chicken Bean Soup

2 cups dried soup mix - beans, peas, lentils, barley - soaked overnight and pre-boiled for about one hour 4 boneless, skinless chicken thighs either roasted or pan fried 2 litres stock - chicken, turkey or vegetable 1 750 ml bottle strained tomato 2 sticks celery 1/2 green pepper 3 cloves garlic 1 medium white … Continue reading Easy Monday Chicken Bean Soup

Spicy Jack Queso

4tbsp butter 4 tbsp organic wheat flour 1tsp each salt, garlic powder, onion powder and dried thyme 2 cups grated spicy Monterey jack cheese 500 ml whipping cream, warmed Melt butter in saucepan over medium high heat. Mix flour and spices together before adding to hot butter. Cook for a few minutes until raw flour … Continue reading Spicy Jack Queso

Baked Parmesan Potato Chips

3-4 potatoes washed and sliced thin on the mandolin 2-3 tbsp. fat of choice I used bacon dripping and duck fat 2 tsp pink Himalayan salt 1 tsp black pepper 3 tbsp. grated Parmesan Preheat oven to 400 degrees Line to baking trays with parchment paper. Mix thinly sliced potatoes with oil, spices and cheese. … Continue reading Baked Parmesan Potato Chips

Ham and Cheese Galette

I 9" pie crust premade or recipe of choice 1 cup precooked ham, chopped 4 slices provolone cheese 1 cup cheese sauce (see recipe for Spicy Jack Queso) 1 small onion halved, sliced thin 1/2 green pepper sliced thin 3 garlic cloves sliced 1 celery stick, sliced thin egg wash 3 tbsp. grated Parmesan Cheese … Continue reading Ham and Cheese Galette