I think split pea and ham soup might just be my favourite soup. It’s not a particularly pretty soup, but it’s packed with flavour and doesn’t require a bunch of fancy or complicated ingredients.
One of the best things about winter time is making big pots of hearty soups and stews. This beef stew is one of my absolute favourites. To maximize its deliciousness, it does require a little bit of extra love and effort, but it’s not particularly difficult, and it is definitely worth it.
While visiting my family over thanksgiving weekend, a lovely friend of ours gave us a heap of vegetables fresh from her garden including some leeks, a big bag of potatoes, squash, eggplant and some fresh bay leaves. The first thing I made with them was this creamy potato leek soup with bacon.
This hearty hamburger soup is the ultimate comfort food. It’s simple, easy to make, and a perfect way to warm up on a chilly fall day. I didn’t even know hamburger soup was a thing until I tried it at my in-laws for the first time.
This is one of those recipes that I raised my eyebrows at the first time I heard about it. I like watermelon. I like mint. I like feta. I would not have ever put them together, yet as soon as I tried this, it quickly became one of my favourites.
I don’t make these all the time, but I am filled with intense joy whenever I do – partly because they are fun and delicious, and also partly because I listen to the Adventure Time Bacon Pancake x Rihanna remix on repeat the entire time I’m making them. It’s pretty epic.
This summer I grew my first zucchini plant. This isn’t the first time I’ve tried planting zucchini, but it is the first time I’ve successfully grown one. I hadn’t really planned to grow any this year either, it was just a happy accident. Continue reading “Grilled Zucchini”