Pressure Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

This pressure cooker chicken soup recipe takes only 10 minutes to cook but tastes like it’s been simmering all day.  Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion, diced 3 medium carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 2 medium stalks celery, thinly sliced 1 clove garlic, minced or put through a garlic press 4 medium boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite-sized pieces 4 cups chicken broth low or no-salt prefered […]

Tuscan Bean Soup Mix

This soup mix is one of the Soup of Success mixes.  The organization, Soup of Success, empowers women to make positive changes in their lives through education and resources to build self esteem, develop independence, and improve quality of life.   Tuscan Bean Soup – can be vegan or non-vegan 1 bag tuscan bean soup […]


The combination of flour, salt, yeast, and water is a magical one, producing a variety of loaves that grace dinner tables around the world. Still, there is something extra special in this no- knead bread, inspired by the original recipe by Jim Lahey, the bread maestro behind New York City’s Sullivan Street Bakery. Even the […]

Easy Pasta e Fagioli Soup Recipe

This hearty Italian staple comes together in no time. INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 lb. spicy (or sweet) Italian sausage 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 2 medium carrots, peeled and finely chopped 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 (15-oz.) cans Great Northern […]

Bacon Cheese Grits

Bacon Cheese Grits 6 strips of thick bacon, diced 2 cups chicken stock 2 cups whole milk 1 cup white or yellow grits 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 cup cream 1-1/2 cups grated white cheddar cheese 4 green onions Place diced bacon in a cold cast iron skillet and begin to cook over medium heat until […]

Sweet Tea

I had never heard of sweet tea before I moved to South Carolina. You may never bake a perfect tray of Angel biscuits (lighter than air) or cure your own country ham but I promise you that anyone can make a perfect cup of sweet tea if they follow this recipe   Sweet Tea Yields […]

Watermelon Feta Salad

Watermelon + cucumbers is one of the most refreshing combos of all time. Throw in some mint, red onion, and feta and toss it all with a very simple vinaigrette (just olive oil + red wine vinegar), and you’ve got yourself a mean summer salad. It’s the perfect summer side to go along grilled chicken, any cut of steak, or even a hamburger—beef, chicken, […]