Recipe #76: Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup

I’ve been making quite a few soups from this book lately and it’s been so great with all the cold weather. It’s nice to have something so warm and comforting. This one was particularly good because it’s called a soup but it had lots of meat and veggies, so it was almost a chili. I…

Recipe #68: Beef & Italian Sausage Bolognese

This was a super hearty (almost like a chili) meat sauce and I would have eaten it just with a spoon. It was that good. This recipe was similar to the lentil and mushroom pasta sauce that I made a little while ago (Recipe #35), except that this one had ground meat instead of lentils….

Chili and Cornbread

It’s been really cold here recently so I made a really nice and warm dinner. Chili and cornbread is one of my favourite combinations. The cornbread is based on a recipe I found online (joyofkosher.com), but I added some corn kernels and diced jalapeño for extra flavour and texture. The original recipe makes a big…

Chicken and Sweet Potato Ragout

This is just an awesome meal, super filling. I guess you could say it’s in between a soup and a chowder.  Pretty simple and healthy, which are two things I love. Start by sautéing chopped onions then add chopped sweet potatoes (and carrots) and start to cook them. Then add chicken broth, shredded cabbage (I…