Soups & Stews

Borracho Beans (Drunken Beans)

Plus 2 pantry staples I can’t live without! Oh how delicious and satisfying a humble bowl of beans can be. Especially when you make them from scratch. Cooking dried beans is so simple and the result is soooo much better than canned. All you need is a little extra time. […]

Corned Beef, Cabbage, and Guinness Stew

All of your Saint Patrick’s Day goodness in one bowl! Tender corned beef, perfectly cooked potatoes, carrots, and cabbage, all simmered in a rich braise of Guinness beer and beef stock…sign me up! My family has always loved my St. Patty’s day corned beef and cabbage dinner. It has never […]

Spiced Butternut Squash Soup

It is 103 degrees as I type this right now!! Not much soup making happening around here this week. I made this delicious fall soup last week when I hosted my girlfriends for dinner. One friend’s comment after her first bite was, “This is a flavor party in my mouth!”.  […]

Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

In the cooler months, I make soup at least once a week. My big green Le Creuset pretty much lives on top of my stove all winter long. Soup is not only comforting to eat, but I really enjoy making it. I know there can be a lot of chopping […]

My Best EVER Corn Chowder!

Oh YUM, this was good! I make corn chowder quite a bit, but this one was the BEST! There are a few things that made it extra delicious. The first is fresh corn. I make corn chowder in the winter as a cozy warm-you-up soup, but I use frozen corn […]

Simple & Delicious Chicken Noodle Soup

The perfect cure when you are feeling under the weather… You don’t actually have to feel under the weather to enjoy this delicious soup, but it does hit the spot if you do! Both my boys came down with pretty nasty colds over the weekend and I made this soup […]

Short Rib Stroganoff

Serious Comfort Food… Happy Holidays Juicy Bites readers! I know posts are coming a little slowly these days…’tis the season :).  I am trying not to let too much time pass before I get a little something yummy out to my faithful readers. I know I say this every year, […]