Alfredo Chicken Corn Chowder

Remember that half bottle of Alfredo sauce? I hope you saved it because it will get used up in today's recipe. We are going to make a one-pot chicken chowder. The definition of a chowder means a soup with milk or cream. We'll get the creaminess from the Alfredo sauce without adding more dairy. So, …

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Sunday Chat

So many little things to talk about today, time for a Sunday chat on a lot of subjects. First, I want to thank you all for the kind words, and encouragement as My Sweet Babboo recovers and we get back to a 'normal' life. We now turn our attention to the enjoyment of each day, …

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Sunday Ham Dinner and Leftovers

Are you cooking a ham today? It is a tradition in many households, and one that usually leaves a lot of leftovers. While having nice slices for sandwiches for a few days is nice, I usually want something else before we can finish it off. See my post on Ham Dinner and Ham Casserole to …

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Shrimp and Grits – A Fast Meal

Before Mardi Gras, I promised to give you all the recipe for my Shrimp and Grits. This is stupidly simple, and a really fast meal when I've forgotten to defrost anything for supper. I use frozen raw shrimp that will defrost in half an hour in a bowl of cool water, and quick cooking grits …

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Book Reviews and Artichoke Linguini

For our Sunday chat pleasure today, I have several books to tell you about, along with a fabulous new recipe made from my Milk Street Vegetables cookbook. So shall we read first, then eat? I adore the Seasons series, and I finished the fourth one. I am trying to read them in the months that …

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Fun with Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras is Tuesday, March 1 this year, just about as late as it can possibly be. Does this mean a late spring too? Perhaps, so we need something bright and cheerful for winter days. It is a good time to do a new table with only what I have on hand. We'll have some …

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