Beef Lentil Chili

I woke up this morning and it was in the 30s, which was to my surprise. I didn’t realize we were going to get yet another cold front in south Texas. I needed something to eat that would warm me up. Chili it is!! I also had all the ingredients to make cornbread, so it…

Lentil Soup with Butternut Squash and Collard Greens

The title pretty much says it all, except well it has bacon, onions, peppers, celery, carrots…what am I missing? Oh yeah fire roasted tomatoes! Everything leftover in my kitchen is what went into this soup. Slow simmered all day on my stove top, my house smells amazing. I did a little research on what you…

Brisket and Bacon Beans

These are not my traditional beans, but they are pretty close. Mostly what I have done different with this batch was add brisket. Usually my beans just consist of bacon and sometimes salt pork. I will have to say this turned out to taste more like a brisket bean chili. Probably because I added tons…

Feel Better Soup

A few months ago a summer cold swept through my household. Of course my first thought was I finally got to make soup during the summer! At the time I didn’t think about writing a post with this recipe, but with the cooler months approaching I figured this would be the perfect opportunity. Plase feel…

Italian Beef and Pepperoni Soup aka pizza soup

This soup was one of the first soups I had ever made. I was craving pizza and wanted something that wasn’t as fattening as pizza usually is. I found this recipe in a Southern Living cookbook I have. I just adapted it a bit to fit to my tastes. It’s super simple to make and…