Tagged with comfort food

Chicken noodle casserole

One of my favorite comfort foods growing up was tuna noodle casserole (or tuna-noona, as my sister is still fond of calling it). But alas, I married a man with an aversion to seafood. His aversion, to be precise, is of the hives-and-throat-closing variety. (Actually, I have no idea what happens if he eats seafood, … Continue reading

Meaty chili

If for any reason you don’t eat meat, you should probably stop reading now and move along. Find another blog to read today. Otherwise I fear you’ll be completely overloaded by this post. That’s the pile of meat that went into my vat of chili. And this picture is a little misleading because you can’t … Continue reading

Pumpkin stew

As far as I’m concerned, the best thing about stew is that it has all the benefits of soup, plus it’s hearty enough to fill you up as a meal. Recently I was perusing recipes on SparkPeople and found one for Spiced pumpkin soup. It gave me an idea: why not use pumpkin as the … Continue reading

Pumpkin

Well, I sure have been slacking off this week! I blame a nasty cold, which sapped all of my energy and required me to be in bed by 8:30 most evenings. Thankfully today was a turning point, and I feel much more normal. Heck, it’s 9 pm and I’m still wide awake! I’ve done a … Continue reading

Corn chowder

Maybe this is just me, but I feel like fall is staging a stubborn resistance this year. Tomorrow is forecast to be 90 degrees in Chicago, and I hear there’s a similar state of affairs on the East Coast. Does this stop me from making, enjoying, and writing about soup? No way. A recipe for … Continue reading