“This soup sneaks up on you.” These were Ryan’s exact words shortly after we finished eating this. You see, he has this belief that soup isn’t that filling so he always eats two bowls. And despite my warning that tortellini, sausage and kale can be quite filling, he decided to eat two bowls of this. About 30 minutes later he was so close to a food coma that he didn’t care I was watching American Idol.
Being a broth based soup, the kind of broth that you use for this soup is pretty important. You may notice that I use two kinds of broth: chicken and vegetable. I love the combination of the two together but if you only have one or the other feel free to use only one kind. I also suggest using a low sodium broth because that allows you to control the amount of salt in the soup. Because you are using sausage in this soup, which can be kind of salty, the ability to control the amount of salt is important.
If we are ever together at a party, you would most likely find me hovering over the food. More specifically, you’d find me hovering over the charcuterie board. All the different kinds of meats, cheeses, spreads, crackers and breads. So many different flavor combos to create. So much deliciousness to enjoy. It is my most [...]
This time of year has always been super busy for me but add two little ones to the mix and now I can barely remember to brush my hair in the morning. And with Christmas about a month away now, it’s only going to get busier around here. That is why when the nice people [...]
While the big meal is certainly what we all look forward to on Thanksgiving, the appetizers are one of my favorite parts too. We’ve always had trays of salami and cheese, pickles and olives, deviled eggs and, my favorite, the dips. This year, I thought I’d throw a new one in the mix with this [...]
A rustic stuffing with crusty bread, kale, bacon and Parmesan cheese.
A delicious, colorful salad, perfect for your holiday spread.
Tangy goat cheese, cream cheese, sweet garlic and crispy bacon make this cheeseball perfect for the holidays!
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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