My Easy-Peasy Loaded Baked Potato Soup Recipe

Easy-Peasy Loaded Baked Potato Soup recipe Ingredients: 7-8 large russet potatoes (peeled) 4 cups chicken broth 1 medium yellow onion 2 tablespoons butter 2 cups milk 16 ounces Velveeta 1 packet ranch dressing mix 1 can cream of mushroom soup Salt to taste + Toppings: sour cream, chives, bacon, cheese, etc. In a large stock…

crushed red pepper

One of my favorite things to do at the end of summer is to grab all my leftover red chili peppers (plus any other red colored peppers I have lying around) and dry them out to make crushed red pepper flakes.  It is so easy!   This process begins with drying out whatever peppers you…

pesto

I LOVE hanging out with one of my best friends, Justine!  I love her passion for making things herself and doing anything she puts her mind to. A few weeks ago she asked me if we could make pesto together.  It was lovely!  She showed me how you can use different types of nuts and…

canning – basil peach pepper jelly

One of my favorite late summer hobbies is canning.  It is exciting to see the completion of all the beautiful glass jars filled with yummy goodness.  I had one of my good friends, Justine, come over to help can with me a few weeks ago.  She was awesome at helping take pictures and jotting down…