Tag Archive: ham

Amazingly Easy Navy Bean and Ham Soup (Tasty Tuesdays)

Navy Bean and Ham Soup, simple yet delicious soup made with a leftover ham bone and dried beans. Perfect winter soup.

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Hearty Ham and Potato Soup plus Tasty Tuesdays Linky Party

October is almost over and it is actually getting chilly at night the last week or so here in Southern California. And that means it is finally SOUP WEATHER!!!! The other night I whipped up this easy and filling Ham and Potato Soup for dinner. The 7 year old devoured it! Time for the Happy Mommy Dance. …

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Authentic Red Beans and Rice: 3 Ways to Prepare

New Orleans classic Red Beans and Rice recipe with three different cooking methods: stove top, pressure cooker and slow cooker. Great for Mardi Gras.

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Scalloped Potatoes with Ham Great Use for Holiday Leftovers

Scalloped Potatoes with Ham, thinly sliced potatoes in a creamy cheesy sauce loaded with ham. Great use for leftover ham.

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are upon us, and since they will be held in Soichi, Russia I thought it was time to pull out some Russian cuisine to get in the mood. Strawberries Romanoff might be delicious, but it is a little too cold in most of the country for that right now. Instead, I am …

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Ham Hocks and Black Eyed Peas in a Pressure Cooker

Ham Hocks and Black Eyed Peas with Cornbread are a family tradition on New Year’s Day. My brother and I were told (as Ma’am and her brothers were told and probably generations before were told) that you will earn a dollar in the coming year for every black eyed pea you eat on New Year’s Day. I …

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An easy one dish meal that can be adjusted to your family’s tastes and cooks in about 30 minutes? Oh! count me in! I know I just posted Shrimp Creole last week, but as I mentioned in that post, we have loved Lousiana cuisine for a long time in my family. And even though the …

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Another Hodgepodge

We’ve had a bunch of things going on in our kitchen the past few weeks, nothing to write an entire blog about so we are going to have another mishmash entry. Easter: I made the best ham I have ever made this year. Not the best holiday ham I have ever had – that honor …

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auld lang syne

As we count down the final days to the roller coaster ride that was 2010, I am preparing my resolutions for 2011 both for cooking and for the website. prepare vegetables with (or in) every dinner.  Yes, I know it should be every meal, but the way I have been lately this is shooting for the moon, …

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Free E-Guide: Choosing Healthy Fats

As a thank you for signing up for our biweekly newsletter we will send you a copy of 30 Tips for Choosing Healthy Fats in Your Diet. Then every two weeks we will send you delicious recipes and other food related fun.