Fire-Roasted Tomato and Red Pepper Soup

The recent cooler temperatures have me wanting to make soup all the time. Soup is warming and pure comfort for the soul and body. It’s also a great way to use up those not so great looking veggies or the excess. For me, I’m still working on using up those 22 pounds of fire-roasted tomatoes…

Fried Green Tomatoes with Goat Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

A gentleman at the community garden shared some green tomatoes from his vines with me over the weekend.  Finally, fried green tomatoes were on the menu.  I had found a sumptuous looking recipe for them on the JustLuxe website that combined green tomatoes with goat cheese and red peppers.  The pictures just made me drool and I had…

A View Into the Mind of the Cook with a Side of Roasted Red Peppers

My husband asked me an interesting question yesterday.  He asked “why do you love to cook so much?”  The easy answer is because I love to make other people happy.  People just get happy when they eat good food; many of my happiest moments involve food and the people I love.  You can cook a wonderful…