This is What’s For Lunch

Weekends have been pretty busy lately.  Today was one of those rare Sundays when I was able to plan and execute a meal plan for the week.  One of the things that I made was a thick soup - or stoup if you prefer - to have on hand for lunch or a quick dinner.  I used up some cooked tri-tip I had in the freezer and some dried beans I had on hand.  I really did not need to go out and buy anything to make this - had everything either in my pantry, refrigerator or freezer.  It made the house smell … [Read more...]


I am a big fan of soup. I like all kinds of soup-Mexican, Chinese, Thai, Italian and down home American (read that with the Southern accent I don't have) to name a few. It is soup season so I will likely be making lots of it. Soup is filling, nutritious and comforting. It is generally a pretty healthy option if you don't load it with cheese, cream or other naughty stuff. The naughty stuff makes it tassty but, you can make a flavorful soup without all those calories so save the naughty soups for … [Read more...]