One thing I grew up with, going to florida so much as a child, was a love for seafood! Nothing like crableg feasts at the beach. And then the coquina soup with oyster crackers our PopPop would make after we caught hundreds of tini coquina on the ocean day outings. Once I moved to Oregon-… Continue reading Seafood Chowder – yum overload!
Goodness in a bowl with white beans and roasted chicken. Keep mild for the light spice people or add a dash of tobasco to spice it up. Roasted chicken - deboned 1 red pepper sm yellow onion 1 crused chopped garlic glove three cans whitebeans 1 can white canolli beans 1 can fire roasted red… Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Soup
Growing up I thought I was the richest kid on earth with the meals Momma would whip up. We never had the fancy cereals or cookies posted on TV. She did everything from scratch... even when the options got slim. She could whip up a feast. She always called this end of month soup or… Continue reading Momma’s Potato Soup
Warm spicy and home cooked to warm your soul. This wonderful recipe was inspired by a friends mother that taught me to always top this tasty bowl with crumbled corn chips and fresh lime juice. Baked whole chicken (de-boned and skinned) 4-6 cups chicken broth 1/2 chopped onion 1 can chopped green chiles 1 can… Continue reading Tortilla Chicken White Bean Chilli
There are few vegetables that my teen cant get enough of but, he loves the hot steamy leaves in this tangy dipping sauce. Easy to make... 1-2 fresh artichokes Two courts chicken or vegetable broth Quartered lemon Two bay leaves Two sprigs fresh parsley ( or Tbs dried) Four peeled fresh cloves garlic Tsp salt… Continue reading Steamed Artichoke with Garlic Aioli. Teen and Mom Approved.
Summer fare can consist of fresh corn on the cob, garden dug tatars and sliced ripe tomato. Momma always added a fresh chopped salad with a dolop of hommade thousand island dressing or simple oil and vinegar. Fresh is best! When it comes to farm living you appreciate every little morsel . One item I… Continue reading Jamaica Beef Oxtail stew- over coconut rice
Summer back yard time isn't complete without this easy appitizer. Fresh basil from the portch garden and tomatoes off the vine. This was a added item to my menues once I came to the West Coast. So tasty! Bread is so important! A good fresh French crostini or bole is so key to this taste.… Continue reading Caprese Crustini -summer must – easy , fast, classic, yum!