Tuscan Bean and Italian Sausage Soup

If you read my blog fairly frequently you might think I just posted this; I even questioned it myself but they are different soups with similar ingredients. This one I adapted from a recipe I found in allrecipes.com that was submitted by domesticgoddess. It comes together quickly and has fabulous flavor and fits the bill around here. We got over a foot of snow here … Continue reading Tuscan Bean and Italian Sausage Soup

Shortbread thumbprint cookies – Mantecaditos

I made these cookies last week for our #worldwidewednesday family dinner. They were crazy good and I will be adding these; not only to my Christmas baking list but I have plans to make them later today. We have family up for the weekend and who doesn’t need a little treat now and again. The original recipe asked for guava paste but I could not … Continue reading Shortbread thumbprint cookies – Mantecaditos

Sausage, Spinach and Bean soup

I am sitting here enjoying the last of the soups I made last week and I think you should make this or something close with the things you like eating. I mean homemade soup is really easy to adapt to what you have on hand. Technically there are three components to making a lovely soup or stew. 1st is liquid, 2nd aromatics and 3rd volumizing … Continue reading Sausage, Spinach and Bean soup

Herbed Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Happy Healthy New Year! I am currently sitting at my island writing this on a Friday night, come Sunday when you read this I should be sitting on a beach or maybe by a pool on an island. My husband and I are spending his birthday relaxing doing a whole lot of nothing. I am going to share what I made for Christmas dinner with … Continue reading Herbed Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Butter Cookies – Norwegian Serinakaker

After a couple of years hiatus we had our annual Christmas party last night. I decided to keep it small, which ended up being a really good idea. We had a Friday snowstorm with a foot of heavy wet snow. For those of you that knows what that means is power outages; and lots of them. The dog got me up crazy early Saturday morning … Continue reading Butter Cookies – Norwegian Serinakaker