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A casserole dish of Chili with Cheesy Grits

Chili with Cheesy Grits

The weather has turned frigid, it’s not supposed to be in the single digits in the Carolinas! Perfect weather for chili. I thought I would share this version that we’ve made a couple of times already this fall. While I still love a big piece of Brown Butter Corn Bread with chili, topping it with […]

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Cream of Chicken Soup

Cream of Chicken Soup

While Spring is in the air, we are still having cool rainy days that call for a pot of chicken soup. My problem with most chicken soup recipes is that they don’t have much flavor. We all know the best part about chicken is the skin which we have been brain washed into not eating.

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Crockpot Chicken Ancho Chili

Crockpot Chicken Ancho Chili

Crockpot Chicken Ancho Chili   With a bag of ancho chilies (dried poblanos) in my pantry, I went in search for something to do with them.  I found this crockpot recipe that not only uses a poblano chili but has chicken instead of beef.  It called for a fresh pepper, but since I had a dried one,  I soaked […]

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Chili with Acorn Squash

Chili with Acorn Squash

The snow is finally here. I’ve been experimenting with chili this winter with snow days in mind. I like my chili with lots of meat and no beans, but I just haven’t found the perfect combination of ingredients. They have all been good, but just not outstanding. This one really sounded interesting and is now […]

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A bowl of Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli is just what you need on a cold dreary day.  A stick to your ribs comfort food that is full of flavor. Anchovies, pancetta and a parmesan cheese rind contribute to a fabulous soup that comes together in just a few minutes.  Great for a weeknight dinner.

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Chicken Gnocchi Soup - a healthy way to enjoy a rainy day with tender gnocchi and chicken, with a bit of vegetables thrown in | butterandbaggage.com

Chicken Gnocchi Soup

I love soup, any kind, meat or vegetable, it’s hard to find one that I don’t like. However, my family is not quite so open minded, and I can rarely find one that both girls will eat. Much to my surprise, this healthy creamy soup was a hit. I have wanted to try cooking with […]

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