Hearty Minestrone Soup

We just had our first blast of chilly air this season.  It was so cold.  I almost died.  The first thing I did after deicing myself was run over to the grocery store and stock up on all the essential ingredients to make my minestrone soup.  My mom gave me a variation of this recipe about…

Spicy Chicken Stew

Saturday nights are usually pizza night at my house, the last night before we do the grocery shopping for the week.  Tonight the cupboards were especially empty – I sent my husband to do the weekly shopping last week and he missed more than a couple items on the list.  Pizza was out of the…

Not Your Average Cincinnati Chili

My husband is from Cincinnati and thinks that they invented chili.  One Saturday, he got it in his head that he wanted some Cincinnati chili, so we drove 100 miles, from Orlando to Clearwater, to the nearest Skyline Chili.  No offense to all you Ohioans, but that was one of the nastiest things I have…