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Crockpot chicken tortilla soup

We wanted a good soup to take to some friends who are easing into a new schedule with their adorable baby. This fit the bill! It also helped us to have it ready when we got home from the vet.

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Penne a la Betsy

I’m sitting in the vet’s office with a nauseous kitter, but here is last night’s dinner. We found it…Pioneer Woman (binder) We made it…As written, except for leaving out parsley and using whole wheat pasta. Next time we might cut

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Sausage, kale and potato soup

We’ve made this soup before, but it always seemed heavy and way too spicy. We made a few modifications this time and I think it’s a keeper. Source: Pioneer Woman Cooks Notes: We halved the recipe and cut back on

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New Year Traditions 2013

A new year is a good time to revive this blog to make it a bit more manageable and useful for us (and hopefully you, too!). We hope to have periodic posts that talk about some of the things we’ve

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Jan. 2)

Happy New Year!  We had a lovely, quiet new year’s eve.  We played a board game (any Ticket to Ride fans?), did crossword puzzles and read.  Yes, we are old people, why do you ask?  I was pleased that we

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Nov. 14)

We’ve got quite an eclectic menu this week, but I think it’ll be tasty!  I’m also trying my hand at a minified version of Olive Garden’s chocolate lasagna.  We’ll see how it turns out! meatloaf with roasted cauliflower – it

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What’s for dinner at the White house? (Week of Oct. 17)

So, I should apologize for not keeping you posted on an entire month’s worth of meals.  But, we had a crazy few weeks! First we went to North Carolina to visit family.  We enjoyed the beach, but the seafood even

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