Gina Puckett to me Superstar Soup

Warm your bones with this easy, hearty, inexpensive soup
1 bunch fresh spinach
6 large white mushrooms
2 medium ripe tomatoes
4 oz. dried “star” macaroni
4 cups vegetable or chicken broth
2 tbsp. olive oil
sea salt, fresh ground pepper to taste
Thoroughly wash vegetables. Remove stems from spinach, discard.
Slice vegetables into thin pieces approx. 1” long.
Add all ingredients into a small […]

Pumpkin Bread

Recipe By Anna Loutsos

Makes 2 loaves
Ingredients needed:
Cooking Spray to grease pans
1 can (15oz) Pumpkin Mix (not pumpkin pie mix)
1 2/3 cups sugar
2/3 cups vegetable oil
2 tsp vanilla extract
4 large eggs
3 cups whole wheat flour (or all purpose)
2 tsp baking soda
½ baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
½ tsp ground cloves
½ chopped walnuts
½ cup chopped dried […]

Thanksgiving stories


Thanksgiving dinner is in a way a rite of passage for future cooks. It is the time when we all want everything to be Norman Rockwell perfect and we secretly wish for those dinner guests to sing our praises as they bite into the creamiest mashed potatoes and the juicy and tender […]

Roasted Chicken with Pine Nuts

Roasted Chicken with Pine Nuts

Roasted Chicken with Pine Nuts

1 3.5 lb chicken
olive oil, garlic salt and lemon pepper
1 Tbs. fresh marjoram
1 Tbs. fresh thyme
3 Sprigs of rosemary, finely minced
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
1/2 cup of plumped raisins (soak in hot water for 10 minutes)
3 cloves of garlic, minced or pressed
1/2 lb of bacon
1/3 […]