Tag: bay leaves

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup Recipe

Your family will love this easy chicken tortilla soup recipe! It’s chunky, hearty, and really easy to control the level of spiciness. This soup was a BIG hit with our family, so much so that I now make a double batch. Even the one year old and three […]

Homemade Vegetable Stock Recipe

Homemade Vegetable Stock Recipe

This homemade vegetable stock recipe just might blow your mind! (Today’s post is an update from the archives, originally posted in October of 2010.) When you’re on a tight budget, you’re always looking for ways to scrimp and save.  One of the easiest ways to […]

Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe (Vegan!)

Vegetable Barley Soup Recipe (Vegan!)

It’s raining again.  That’s typical for spring in the Pacific Northwest.  We really have two seasons, rainy and summer.  I’m so anxious for my vegetables to grow and it’s tough to be patient.  I’m surviving off of frozen and canned vegetables, (with the occasional tiny […]

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

Simple Seafood Chowder and I’m off to Mexico!!!

This time of year in Washington, I want hearty warm meals like soup, stew, and chowder.  Some of my stew recipes simmer for hours to reduce and thicken, so I make a huge batch that I can freeze for a quick meal later.  But sometimes […]