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”