Pork Chili Verde

Baby, it’s cold outside. And when it’s cold outside, one thing that will always warm you up is a hot bowl of chili, especially when it has a kick! This recipe from Slim’s Last Chance in Seattle was featured on an episode of Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, and I just had to try it. And … Continue reading

Rustic Minestrone Soup

This might be one of my favorite soups of all time. First of all, it’s delicious and loaded with flavor – garlic, onion, herbs, and Italian sausage! Second, it’s super soul-warming on a cold fall or winter day. Third, it only takes about a half an hour to make and requires just a few ingredients … Continue reading

Winter Squash Soup

It was cold this weekend (I know, I know, 50°F isn’t really cold), so I decided to make a warming winter squash soup out of pumpkin puree and a leftover half of butternut squash. It was a perfect for lunch on a lazy fall weekend. This soup is based on a recipe for winter squash … Continue reading

Chipotle Turkey Chili

There’s definitely something soul-warming about a bowl full of spicy chili on a brisk fall Sunday, particularly if it comes with cornbread. Chili is a definitely a crowd-pleaser – particularly for football fans you may be hosting to watch the week’s Big Game – and it’s super easy and relatively cheap to make. For this … Continue reading

Easy Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Hands down, one of the best fall flavors has got to be pumpkin. Hands. Down. Especially when it’s mixed with delicious spices. Many scrumptious autumnal recipes – such as the classic Thanksgiving staple, pumpkin pie – often call for a can of two of pumpkin puree. I’ve used the canned puree before – Trader Joe’s … Continue reading