Stuffed Acorn Squash with Black Rice, Roasted Carrots, and Dried Cherries

We had friendsgiving last weekend.  It was awesome, albeit small.  But the people who did come were awesome and the food was great.  Really what more can you ask for?

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#SundaySupper: Chicken Chowder

#SundaySupper is a group of bloggers who are on a mission to bring back supper around the family table in every home.  This week the theme is comfort food.

Whenever I think of comfort food I always think of soup.  Soup always makes things better.  If I have a cold or if I am homesick I want soup.  Soup always makes me feel better; always warms my soul.  I use to have to go out for soup.  But I am working on it.  I have been collecting soup recipes and slowly but surely attempting to make them.  Some times they are horrible, but lately I have been making some really delicious soup!!!

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Red Lentil Salad

 

My friend Kelzee made this delicious salad.  It is full of flavor and amazing textures.  It has tons of spices and a very complex flavor.  Everyone loved it!

Does not that look like a wonderful picnic meal?  It was just perfect.

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Spring Rolls and Peanut Sauce

 

Those delicious spring rolls were made by my friend Kelzee.  They vanished rather quickly.  She also made this great peanut sauce.  Which added some wonderful flavoring to the spring rolls veggieness. (its a word, I just created it)

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Roasted Vegetables with Cocoa Spice Rub

This was really good!  My friend Kelzee made it.  Nobody could guess the secret ingredient, cocoa powder.  I could not taste the cocoa powder, but the whole combinations of spices tasted really good.  I totally recommend trying this.  I am going to make this when I get a chance.  The vegetables she used was just what she had on hand.  I really liked the variety.

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Slow-Roasted Turkey Breast

This was our Easter table, there is so much food!!  It was delicious!  Today I am going to talk about our favorite turkey recipe.  Before cooking turkey this way, I never really like turkey, especially white meat.  I thought it was dry and bland.  This turkey is none of those things!!  It is absolutely delicious!

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Irish Carrot Potato Soup


Last but not least the soup!  This soup is pureed, so there are zero chunks of anything.  My friend, Leslie, has been to Ireland and is partially Irish.  She told me this is how it is done in Ireland.  Pureed soup.  Works for me.

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Shepherd’s Pie

I had a dinner party for St. Paddy’s day!  It was so much fun!!  OMG I have to do that more often!  We made so many delicious dishes.  And I will be sharing them all with you in the next coming days!

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