Butternut Squash Lasagna

I often struggle with ideas for weekday lunches. I like dishes that I can make on Sunday, and then freeze or refrigerate. When I’m ready to head out the door, in a rush or with time to spare, all I have to do is grab the pre-made lunch from the refrigerator or freezer and be … Continue reading

Shrimp and Grits

Ever since I discovered Geechie Boy Mill grits at an event at Art & Soul, I’ve been obsessed with them. They are not only great to make traditional grits, they are wonderful in cornbread too. Geechie Boy Mill grits are made by Greg Johnsman from sweet heirloom corn. The grits have a deep corn flavor, … Continue reading

Tortilla Soup

Cooler weather makes me crave warm and comforting dishes, especially soup. Whenever I make soup, I want it to be hearty, flavorful and filling. The secret for this tortilla soup is using Pacific Foods Tortilla Soup Base. It’s already perfectly seasoned, and it has a thick consistency. So you get soup that tastes like it … Continue reading

Shrimp and Rice Noodle Soup

I recently received a sample of Pacific Natural Foods Organic Pho Soup Base and Tortilla Soup Base. They are holding a Creative Chef contest. For more details click here. The very day I got the samples in the mail, I had no idea what I would make for dinner. I opened my pantry and refrigerator … Continue reading