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Easy Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

Easy Roasted Tomato Vegetable Soup

On Sundays I make soup.  Most of the time that is.  I love being able to have leftovers for the week.  This Sunday I was looking for something easy to make.  I knew that my version of tomato soup is always pretty simple.  Roasting the […]

Sheet Pan Ramen Noodles

Sheet Pan Ramen Noodles

I love making Asian food at home.  MSG and I don’t mix so I have a hard time eating Asian food out for this reason.  I like making simple meals that don’t take a lot of time to put together but have big flavor.  These […]

one pan unstuffed bell peppers

one pan unstuffed bell peppers

I love stuffed bell peppers, but I don’t love stuffing them.  I find that there is a lot of time wasted by pre-baking the pepper and then stuffing it.  So I have found a way to remove some of the time and keep all the […]

Creamy Parmesan Orzo

Creamy Parmesan Orzo

I have a few recipes that when I go home to visit my dad I request for him to make me.  His creamy parmesan orzo dish is one of them.  He used to make a huge pan of it when we were younger and we […]

Baked Feta Pasta (with Roasted Garlic)

Baked Feta Pasta (with Roasted Garlic)

We went to get feta at the store one night for Greek salads and it was sold out.  Apparently we missed the memo that baked feta pasta had gone viral on social media courtesy of the recipe from Finnish blogger Liemessa and her recipe for […]

veggie enchilada soup – soup sundays

veggie enchilada soup – soup sundays

My husband could eat Mexican food everyday (he is from Texas).  It was Soup Sunday so I decided to appease him and make some veggie enchilada inspired soup for him.  This soup is a one pot meal that makes clean up soup-er easy! Enchilada Inspiration…. […]

Italian Inspired Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Italian Inspired Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Guess how we kicked off the New Year?  With soup of course!  I made a big pot of Italian inspired creamy chicken noodle soup on New Year’s Day.  I don’t make a ton of meat soups because I usually eat them through out the week […]

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

Italian Inspired Mac & Cheese

  Hi, I am Karissa.  I am a carboholic.  If you are new to my blog then I am glad we got that out of the way.  For those of you who have been around you are well versed in my love for carbs but […]

Non-Traditional Pasta and Bean Soup – Soup Sundays

Non-Traditional Pasta and Bean Soup – Soup Sundays

After enjoying our Thanksgiving weekend and eating a some richer than usual food I was really craving some veggies.  And of course it was Sunday so Soup Sundays.  I was so conflicted.  I wanted something brothy but hearty.  Something with protein but no meat.  And […]

boursin cheese mashed potatoes

boursin cheese mashed potatoes

For the past three years my husband and I have been cooking dinner for 20 or so of our close friends on New Years Eve.  We host it at our BFF Christopher’s house because his kitchen was bigger than when we lived in our loft. […]