Comfort Food

Making Black Bean Soup

Making Black Bean Soup

Soup really hits the spot on cold days. Granted, here in coastal Alabama, we’ve had a relatively mild winter, but we have had some nights where we had to take tender plants indoors. On nights like that, we enjoy making soup or chili. Last night…

Making Chicken Pot Pie

Making Chicken Pot Pie

Occasionally I make little individual pies, and freeze them. It’s a bit more trouble, but on days when we do not want to cook, it’s nice to be able to reach into our freezer and pull out two of these individual servings of chicken pot…

Making Strawberry Jam

Making Strawberry Jam

A couple of years ago we spent a week in Scotland and England, where we ate delicious scones with strawberry jam every day. In England, we had them with clotted cream. In Scotland, butter was used instead.   After returning home, we decided to try…