Smoked Sausage & White Bean Soup – Instant Pot or Stove-top

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It could very well be that I’m in denial! I am astonished each time it snows! I do live in Minnesota, but really? Snow twice last week and again the other day. But snow to me = soup, so soup it is. Again. 🙂

Smoked Sausage & White Bean Soup, Instant Pot or Stove Top Smoked Sausage & White Bean Soup, Instant Pot or Stove Top

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Exceedingly Flavorful Chaos – Baked Wontons

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“Where are the hornless dragons which carry bears on their backs for sport? Where is the great serpent with nine heads and where is the Shu-Hu?” (Zhuangzi ca. 3rd-2nd centuries BCE).

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The dragon, it seems, is right here, but both Shu and Hu have gone visiting. Their host is none other than Mr Chaos, as Confucius scathingly calls him, otherwise known as Hundun, Hun-Tun, Wantan, or  – you got it! – Wonton. It all depends on your Chinese pronunciation, Beautiful People.

“The emperor of the South Sea was called Shu [Brief], the emperor of the North Sea was called Hu [Sudden], and the emperor of the central region was called Hun-tun [Chaos]. Shu and Hu from time to time came together for a meeting in the territory of Hun-tun, and Hun-tun treated them very generously. Shu and Hu discussed how they could repay his kindness. “All men,” they said…

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The Best Salad in the World

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I had it from a grocery store deli. The Best Salad in the World. Seriously, that’s what it was called – and I agree!

Best Salad in the World: Broccoli, bell pepper, red onion, cheese & salami sausage. It really IS excellent. The Best Salad in the World. A mixture of almost everything! Broccoli, Bell Pepper, Red Onion, Cheese & Salami. So good!!

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What Is In Season In August

August means summer and it is a good time to take advantage of all the great produce at the market. Tomatoes are tasting good now, lots of corn around, as well as eggplant, peaches and blueberries.…

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Chicken vegetable stew

Recipes by chefkreso

The cold days are behind  us, at least they should be since it is middle of spring but for a few days now it’s been colder than some days in March. At one moment you can’t see a cloud in sight and the sun is up, and then in the next everything changes and the rain cleans the streets while a cold wind chases away the few who wanted to enjoy a day in the park.

Every time it is cold I get that craving for comfort food, something to warm me up and at the same time cheer me up. My family has a lot of stew recipes and the one that is great in spring is Chicken vegetable stew, since spring is the best time to find all kinds of vegetables at your local market.

Easy to make, this hearty stew will warm you up any day of…

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