Soups & Salads

Lentil Soup


My very first memory of tasting a delicious bowl of lentil soup was early Spring at my mother-in-law’s kitchen table. I was newly engaged to My Yanni and eager to learn all about his Greek family traditions. Sunday night suppers were a cherished event filled with all sorts of delicious dishes, stories of the past, and planning of our […]

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup served in a Carnival Pumpkin


Serve some spicy butternut squash soup in a carnival pumpkin for a festive start to a holiday meal! It’s a darling presentation that will impress any guest! See that darling little carnival pumpkin up there holding a delicious creamy & spicy butternut squash soup? Just between you and me…it took moments to prepare. Don’t tell anyone. […]

Turkey Black Bean Chili


As soon as the weather turns chilly outside I instantly turn to a bowl of chili to warm me up on the inside. Sometimes food just has the ability to wrap you up in a warm blanket that soothes the soul doesn’t it? It’s kind of like that old friend that you haven’t seen in […]