Tropical Hot Pepper Sauce

Last summer I planted a hot pepper garden to experiment growing and then using various kinds of hot  peppers.  Not because I like them.  In fact, I don't like them at all!  But I am fascinated by them and love finding ways to use them because all the guys in my family really like them.  I planted the standard hot banana and jalapeño peppers, but I also grew ...

Creamy Chicken, Mushroom & Wild Rice Soup

There’s nothing better on a cold, snowy winter’s day than a warm, hearty soup! I’ve been wanting a creamy chicken soup with wild rice for a while now, so when we got 5+ inches of snow last week it was time to experiment and make it. Just days before I had made a big pot of my Immune Support Chicken Broth (link below), so I had the chicken and the broth ready...

Immune Support Chicken Stock

Jump To Recipe I remember as a kid any time that I was sick I'd want chicken noodle soup.  I'd crave it, especially if I had a sore throat. I still do, though not the canned kind any more.  I used to keep cans of various kinds of chicken broth type soups on hand for recipes or just in case someone in the family got sick. BUT, now I know better! After studyin...

Chipotle Southwest Sauce

We use this sauce on just about EVERYTHING!  We used to go to Longhorn restaurant years ago and order their Wild West Shrimp appetizer and eat it with a salad and chipotle ranch dressing until our local Longhorn stopped offering the chipotle ranch dressing.   We searched and searched for a dressing that tasted like Longhorn's and never found it.... until I c...