Sauteed Cabbage and Leeks with Pancetta

I’ve seen more varieties of cabbage in Ireland, then anywhere else in the world that I’ve been. The Irish love their cabbage. And I love both the Irish and their cabbage. Ireland is full of happy, cheerful people who greet strangers on the street with a smile and a kind conversation. I think it’s because…

Fall Harvest Bisque

It’s the last week of October and time to start thinking about cool weather and the upcoming holiday season. Denver is finally cooling off, it’s been unseasonably warm but we have frost in the forecast for tonight. Fragrant rosemary, lemon scented geraniums and the fluorescent fuchsia pink blooms of my regular geranium line the windowsills….

Warm Happy Feelings from Potato Leek Soup

The weather is cooling off outside and here in Denver, we’ve had our first snow.  The weather just makes me crave a nice warm bowl of soup.  Homemade soup has a way of warming not only the insides but the heart and soul.  It’s also great for warming up the home as it simmers away…